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Cruel Thing Tarot
Luciano Vecchio ( is a comic book artist and illustrator based in Buenos Aires. One of his main work is “Cruel thing” (, a comic book written by Lean (Leandra Martinez) and edited by Editorial Norma in Spain. The story is about Cruel Thing, a kind of ghost, suffering of amnesia, fighting in the battle between good and evil.
The artist explains in the Aeclectic Tarot Forum that as he is but a learner at tarot he created the deck as an artistic piece in which the characters from the saga pose as the tarot cards, rather than as a usable deck. About the pip cards, “...the publisher asked for just a copy/paste grid of the same image...I didn´t want to do just that, but I couldn´t afford the time to illustrate each card either, so I did something in between. I followed the compositions from the Rider White deck, arranged the elements in the same way and added some details here and there...”
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