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CHILLICOTHE, Ill.--The creator of Zorro was honored on Saturday June 8- 2013
8 - 2013
Ill.--The creator of Zorro was honored on Saturday by the Chillicothe
McCulley who graduated from Chillicothe high school in 1901, was the creator of
was the grand opening of an exhibit dedicated to everything this hometown hero
of the items and memorabilia are duplicates of Zorro specialist and artist,
Peter Poplaski's personal collection.
says McCulley created the 'original’ super hero. He said, "All the kids
that went to Zorro in the 20's... In the 30's they were creating their comic
book characters. So they invented Superman based on Zorro and Douglas
Fairbanks. Batman was an upgrade of Zorro from California in the old days to
modern day New York to now Gotham City and it continues to this day."
says he was happy to share his memorabilia with the historical society because
the Zorro exhibit is a great hook for Chillicothe.
The brothers POPLASKI Peter et William Poplaski, les années ’70, dessins.
Salle Delmas, Médiathèque de Ganges, L’Hérault en France. Mai 6 till Mai 26 2011
TARZAN Original sunday page created for the exhibition TARZAN at Musée Quai Branly Paris in 2009 Museum of Le Mans, France untill april 17 2011 Represented by Bernard Mahé at Galerie 9è Art, Pigalle, PARIS
Cover designs for Will Eisner comics by Peter Poplaski
Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York City 2011
ZORRO the Myth The Fear and the Image FIRN,Festival International du roman noir Exhibition, film and lecture 24 25 and 26 june 2011 at Frontignan near Sète FRANCE
SAO PAULO center of the Arts BRAZIL.
Will Eisner SPIRIT sculpture by Peter Poplaski represented by Denis kitchen.
ZORRO fighting U Giancu for the Rapallo's comicsfestival 2011 ????!
IN RAPALLO, ITALY, OCTOBER, 2010.
Rika and I have just returned from Rapallo,
Italy where we were given the red carpet treatment by Fausto Oneto and his charming wife, Adriana, at their San Massimo ristorante
UGiancu(ou-Jian-koo). The following photos show the ristorante U Giancu, a small part of
Fausto Oneto’s world-class original comic art collection, the Rapallo Antico
Castello Sul Mare located in old harbor, exterior and interior gallery spaces,
Peter Poplaski as Zorro, Fausto Oneto dueling with Zorro (recreating the classic Errol Flynn-Basil Rathbone 1935 Captain Blood
sword fight), Zorro crossing blades with Carlo Chendi, and the fortress at