Piratas do Tietê

Piratas do Tietê is a humor comic book series published by Circo Editorial in Brazil, commencing in May 1990. Piratas do Tietê comics are published in black and white, with color only found on the cover, in Portuguese language. The illustrations within the comic book series are by female artist Laerte Coutinho (or simply ‘Laerte’ as can be seen on the cover).

Piratas do Tietê edition number 1 can be seen below, with the pirate donning a ‘Coca-Cola’ soft drink eye patch on the cover.

The Phantom makes an appearance as a parody in the comic book series, in the story titled ‘Vozes Da Selva’, which translates to ‘Jungle Voices’. The story is split across 3 editions, number 2, 3 and 4, all published in 1990. Diana Palmer and Guran are also featured in the comic strip.