Claudio Parentela 


       Claudio Parentela

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Claudio Parentela is an illustrator and a cartoonist who is very active in the international underground scene. He collaborates around the world with many 'zines and magazines of art and comics including Stripburger, Lavirint, You&Me, The Lummox Journal, The Cherotic Revolutionary, The Brown Bottle, Art Life, Mani Art, Pintalo De Verde, Crystal Drum, Chance, Untergrundblatte, Unwound, Moon Magazine, Lucid Moon, Evasion, Stampa Alternativa,Emozioni, BGA Comix, Innovation Studio, Kerosene, Lo Sciacallo Elettronico, Krimson Leer, Phony Lid Pubblications, The Benway Institute, Kastello, Cabezabajo, Que Suerte, Topaz, Sunburn, Fagorgo, Entmoot, Pssst zine, zzz zine, Stardust Memories, Helter Skelter, Germinal....and many others. He has illustrated poems of: Mark Sonnenfeld, Gary Sneyd, Shannon Colebank, Lisa Massei, Vittorio Baccelli, Michael Kriesel, Gavin Burrows, Cristiano Quadalti. Last yar he was guest of the BREAK 21 Festival in Ljubljana-Slovenia. He has published for various publishers some of his booklets of illustrations and comics: ''The Halved Nightmare'', ''The Slavering Rat'' (BGA Comix-Innovation Studio-Italy,) ''Black Kisses and other Stories'', ''The Book of Secrets'' (La Cafetiere Editions-Belgium,) ''Story'', ''Il Bombarolo'' (Progetto Siderurgiko-Italy,) ''Jeanne Dark you got Balls'', ''The Frogs Ballet" (self-produced). He also loves Mail Art and partecipates in all the mail art projects that he can find. He also collaborates with many punk, industrial, and metal bands.
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