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[[Image:Porcellino.jpg‎|thumb|right|John Porcellino (self-portrait)]]'''John Porcellino''' is the creator of [[King-Cat Comics and Stories]] (1989-Present). 
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'''The East Village Inky''' is entirely hand written and illustrated by [[Ayun Halliday]], and published in New York, U.S.A.  
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John Porcellino was trained as a painter. In the late-1980's, he adopted a deliberately "naive" style in hopes of making his artwork more accessible.  
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The title comes from Halliday's nickname for her daughter India. Much of the zine deals with parenting in a consistently light, humorous tone.
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From 1992-2000, John Porcellino ran the [[Spit and a Half]] zines and comics distro. His Spit and a Half record label released vinyl and CDs by The Felt Pilotes and The Cannanes, of which zinester [[David Nichols]] was a member.  
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Ayun Halliday is also the author of four self-mocking autobiographies ''The Big Rumpus'',''No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late'', ''Job Hopper and Dirty Sugar Cookies: Culinary Observations, Questionable Taste''. Her first children's book, ''Always Lots Of Heinies At The Zoo'' will be published in May 2009.
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Porcellino has collaborated with a number of zinesters and underground cartoonists, including [[Zak Sally]], [[Mr. Mike]], [[Lisa Carver]], [[Joe Chiappetta]], [[Missy Kulik]], and [[Delaine|Delaine Derry Green]]. ...
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''The East Village Inky'' was one of the zines featured on the 2003 and 2005 tours of North America by [[Mobilivre-Bookmobile]], a travelling library in a trailer of independent publications. As well, the zine was featured in volume six and volume nine of [[Zine Yearbook]]...
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John Porcellino (self-portrait)
John Porcellino (self-portrait)
John Porcellino is the creator of King-Cat Comics and Stories (1989-Present).

John Porcellino was trained as a painter. In the late-1980's, he adopted a deliberately "naive" style in hopes of making his artwork more accessible.

From 1992-2000, John Porcellino ran the Spit and a Half zines and comics distro. His Spit and a Half record label released vinyl and CDs by The Felt Pilotes and The Cannanes, of which zinester David Nichols was a member.

Porcellino has collaborated with a number of zinesters and underground cartoonists, including Zak Sally, Mr. Mike, Lisa Carver, Joe Chiappetta, Missy Kulik, and Delaine Derry Green. ...

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