MILAN, ITALY--Luciana Giussani, who, along with her sister, Angela, created the comic character Diabolik, died here March 31, 2001. He was 72. He also had a story credit in the movie featured in episode 1013- DIABOLIK.
The Giussanis created Diabolik in 1962 and eventually sold more than 150 million copies of his adventures. In addition to the movie with which MSTies are familiar, there were also radio and television shows featuring the character. Angela Giussani passed away in 1987.