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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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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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'''Chainsaw''' was a zine published by [[Donna Dresch]] out of Olympia Washington that later developed into a recording label.
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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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'''Chainsaw''' existed from the late 1980's to the early 1990's during which time four issues were released.  Musicians and writers featured in '''Chainsaw''' include [[Lois|Lois Maffeo]], [[Juliana Lueking]], [[G.B. Jones]], [[Larrybob]] of [[Holy Titclamps]],  [[Jena von Brucker]], editor of [[Jane Gets A Divorce]], Candice Peterson, and the bands Holy Sister of the Gaga Dada, and Vomit Launch. '''Chainsaw''' was an early queercore zine and was also influential for the emerging [[Riot Grrrl]] scene, since its primary focus was on women in music.  
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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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Issue two featured a family tree of the "Northwest Fanzine Family" and Chainsaw regularly featured reviews of zines, including [[Boysville U.S.A.]], [[Girl Germs]], [[Highschool Fag]], [[Homocore]], [[J.D.s]],  [[Teenage Gang Debs]], [[True Reality Rock Report]], and [[Twang]]...
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Chainsaw was a zine published by Donna Dresch out of Olympia Washington that later developed into a recording label.

Chainsaw existed from the late 1980's to the early 1990's during which time four issues were released. Musicians and writers featured in Chainsaw include Lois Maffeo, Juliana Lueking, G.B. Jones, Larrybob of Holy Titclamps, Jena von Brucker, editor of Jane Gets A Divorce, Candice Peterson, and the bands Holy Sister of the Gaga Dada, and Vomit Launch. Chainsaw was an early queercore zine and was also influential for the emerging Riot Grrrl scene, since its primary focus was on women in music.

Issue two featured a family tree of the "Northwest Fanzine Family" and Chainsaw regularly featured reviews of zines, including Boysville U.S.A., Girl Germs, Highschool Fag, Homocore, J.D.s, Teenage Gang Debs, True Reality Rock Report, and Twang...

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