Books by John Porcellino

John Porcellino was born in the USA and lives in Illinois. He is one of the mini-comics most talented cartoonists ever. His self-published 'King-Cat Comic and Stories' has been running since the early 90s. His drawing style is simple and straightforward,

THOREAU AT WALDEN by John Porcellino
Released: April 22, 2008

"This graphic portrait will enrich the insight into his life and character afforded by Johnson's fictionalized episodes, or Robert Burleigh's Man Named Thoreau (1985). (bibliography) (Graphic nonfiction. 10-14)"
Pairing terse extracts from Thoreau's writings with very simple line drawings in squared-off panels, Porcellino artfully presents a compelling sense of the philosopher's voice, his powers of observation and his sensitivity to the world around him. Read full book review >
PERFECT EXAMPLE by John Porcellino
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Small lives portrayed with a certain elegance, but nevertheless hampered by small vision."
Growing up ain't easy—at times it can get downright depressing. Read full book review >