Gutemberg Monteiro

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Gutemberg Monteiro
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Biographical information
Born: December 4, 1916
Died: December 10, 2012
Nationality: Mini brazil.gif Brazilian
Occupation: Artist, Cover artist

Gutemberg Monteiro was a Brazilian illustrator, known in the United States as Goott. He was mainly active from the 1940s through the 1980s. Monteiro was born in Faria Lemos, Minas Gerais, and began his career in 1943, drawing for the comic book published by Rio Gráfica e Editora (RGE). There, he drew covers for Fantasma, Mandrake, X-9 and Ferdinando (Li'l Abner). He also worked on Brazilian stories with The Phantom.

In the 1960s, Monteiro was invited to work in the USA. He contributed to the Warren magazines Eerie and Creepy, and then illustrated many "Tom & Jerry" Sunday pages under the penname Goott, as well as "Casper the Friendly Ghost" and "Hot Stuff the Little Devil".

Phantom work by Milton Sardella


RGE stories

# Title Writer Artist
1 "The Meeting with Diana" unknown Monteiro ¤
2 "The Sunken Treasure" unknown Monteiro ¤
3 "The End of Singh Empire" unknown Monteiro ¤
4 "Desert Pirates" Novo Monteiro ¤
5 "Fantasma Extra 5 story" unknown Monteiro ¤


RGE covers