Giancarlo Alessandrini was born in Jesi and started his work as a drawing artist in 1972 in collaboration with Corriere dei Ragazzi (2000s, Lord Shark and some episodes of Il Maestro).

He later designed war stories for London’s Fleetway. Then he realized the Adventures of Eva Kant for the Cosmopolitan magazine.

In 1977 Alessandrini collaborated with the Cepim publishing house with the book The man from Chicago for the series A man, an adventure based on the screenplay by Alfredo Castelli and some episodes of the western series Ken Parker based on texts by Giancarlo Berardi.

In the meantime, he worked with Il Giornalino drawing the series On the edge of the adventure of Folco Quilici and Rosco and Sonny.

In 1982 he graphically created the character of Martin Mystère by Alfredo Castelli and of which he is still the owner and cover designer of the series.

In the same period, together with the screenwriter Roberto dal Prà, he made the Moscow man published in Italy by ACME magazine and in France by Bagheera and France Soire.

Alessandrini worked also on some episodes with the magazine Splatter and Monsters and on the tragic-comic detective adventures of Anastasia Brown, again with Dal Prà for the magazine L’Eternauta.

In the nineties for the Bagheera in Paris he designed the three volumes of the Indiana Jones saga with the texts of Claude Moliterni and two volumes of the fantasy genre entitled Outremer with texts by Vincenzo Beretta and published by the Albin Michel publishing house.

In 2007 he designed the fifth book of Frank Giroud’s Quintett for Dupuis. In the past two years he has created the two giant books of Tex and Dylan Dog for Sergio Bonelli Editore.

In his long career Giancarlo Alessandrini has received many awards, including in 1992 the prestigious Yellow Kid as best Italian designer.