Botto Armando Armando.Botto at
Thu Apr 19 12:15:27 CEST 2001

Favio wrote:
> I bet that Italy has the record (if only for amator 
> publications which I think should be counted). [...]
> Also, 10 pages is a "usual" story for the Dutch weekly, while in 
> Italy, a "normal" story is 30 pages long (or was, until 
> recently) and - more or less - in many French publications 
> which were inspired by Italian ones. This may explain while 
> the most reprinted stories in France are long adventures, 
> and not ten-pagers as in the Netherlands.
> I would be interested to hear about the Italian record BTW, 
> if somebody has it.

Indeed, long adventures are the most featured reprints in Italy, too.

I'm not 100% sure about the record-holder, as the Inducks data are still
incomplete, but a good candidate is "The Ghost of the Grotto" (Four Color
159), recently reprinted for the 13th time in "Tesori 3"...


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