Italian comic book artist and writer Stefano Tamburini has used a Zappa-like figure in some of his comics.
Stefano is also the writer of RanXerox, a comic that he made with Tanino Liberatore.
The album cover of "The Man From Utopia" shows Frank Zappa as RanXerox.
The picture below shows Stefano Tamburini - Frank Zappa - Tanino Liberatore in Rome 1982.
Stefano Tamburini's "Fuzzy Rat" comic.
The page is taken from the "Banana Meccanica" anthology, published by Coniglio Editore in 2006.
Originally, "Fuzzy Rat" appeared in :
as "Fuzzy Rat" in Combinazioni n° 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
as "Morning Glory" in Zombie International, oct/nov 1977
as "Carrara" in Stampa Alternativa, dec 1975
as "Ekonomia E Finanza" in Hot Minestrone, 1976
-- info: Luc Verbeeck