George Porteus is an Illustrator and Cartoonist. Born in Massachusetts, in 2007 he recieved a BFA in Illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art , in Baltimore, MD. Since he began making comics in Chicago four years ago they have appeared in local publications such as Lumpen and NewCity, and mini-comic anthologies like Dip and Old School Trolls. He has self-published six books, including this year’s Enter To Exit and Naked Mole Rats, and is a member of the comics collective Trubble Club and of Spudnik Press Co-operative, respectively. In 2016 he was named as a runner-up for the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo's annual CupCAKE award. He lives with his partner and their cat on the lower-west side of Chicago, IL.


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