Igort, Igor Tuveri, is a Sardinian-born author of comics raised on Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, and Tolstoy. He co-founded the post-punk art movement Valvoline, magazines like Dolce Vita, Fuego, and Due, and the publishing house Coconino Press. His comics span a wide range of topics, from the American jazz genius Fats Waller and KGB femme fatales to the Sicilian mob. He has written 13 graphic novels and his works have been published in 15 languages. 

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