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John Porcellino

Biography

John Porcellino

John Porcellino was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1968, and began drawing and writing at an early age, compiling his work into handmade booklets. His acclaimed self-published zine, King-Cat Comics and Stories, begun in 1989, has found a devoted worldwide audience, and is one of the most influential comics series of the past twenty-five years.

John Porcellino

Books by John Porcellino

by John Porcellino - Autobiography, Graphic Novel, Nonfiction

THE HOSPITAL SUITE is a landmark work by the celebrated cartoonist and small-press legend John Porcellino --- an autobiographical collection detailing his struggles with illness in the 1990s and early 2000s. Porcellino’s work is lauded for its universality and quiet, clear-eyed contemplation of everyday life. THE HOSPITAL SUITE is a testimony to this subtle strength, making his struggles with the medical system and its consequences for his mental health accessible and engaging.