Maurizio Ercole is a italian graphic designer and cartoonist. Since 1988 he has collaborated with many publishing houses, such as Granata Press and Play Press. His comics and illustrations were published in some magazines and books like Frigidaire, Il Male, Mondo Mongo, Snuff, Bzz, Jam City, Mangazine, Kaos, Un Trapano nel cervello, Rumore, Bassa Fedeltà, Motel, Monstars, Graffiti 76% (Brasil) and Raw Comics (USA). The major influence of his comics is the oldies sci-fi and horror movies. Also the underground comix movement was a big inspiration for his early works.