Sukia – Italian comic book

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Sukia is a vampire-themed Italian fumetti comics series by Renzo Barbieri and Fulvio Bosttoli published by Edifumetto from 1978 to 1986 over 153 issues. In the series Sukia faces people or creatures who are trying to do some form of harm to the world or other. Sukia is displayed as an antiheroine since she at times helps people fight crimes against humanity or committing crimes for personal gain. Each issue usually was self-contained.

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The series was published in Italy, Germany, France, Spain and in Latin America where the series was published in Colombia and distributed all over Latin America. The Latin American version of the series can also be found in North America. The physical characteristics of Sukia were clearly inspired by the actress, Ornella Muti.

 

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Sukia Dragomic/Smith/McNought, is the main character of the series. Sukia is a descendant of the Counts Dragomic who originate from Transylvania. She died in the 13th century and was accidentally revived in 1724, Sukia moved to America and died again in 1801. She now lives in New York, In the first issue of the collection Sukia married with William McNought and then she killed him and she inherited his name and fortune. Sukia was affected by vampirism which was given to her by her father Drakul Dragomic, who tried to rape and kill her.

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Categories: 1970s, 1980s, comic book, urban horror, vampire

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5 replies

  1. Read this both in English and Italian. Great sex artwork too.

  2. I don’t know why the english wikipedia mentions Bozzoli (who probably contributed anyway) as main artist but I’m pretty sure most of the drawings were by Nicola dal Principe.

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