|EISNER AWARD NOMINEE |
(Writer/Artist - Daredevil: End of Days; JLA; Kabuki; Dexter Webisodes; The Shy Creatures; Dream Logic; Fight Logic, Writer - Electric Ant)
|David Mack is the New York Times Best Selling author and artist of the KABUKI Graphic Novels from Marvel Comics, the writer and artist of Daredevil from Marvel Comics, and the author and artist of his children’s book THE SHY CREATURES from MacMillan.|
Mack’s work has garnered nominations for seven Eisner Awards, four International Eagle Awards, and both the Harvey and Kirby Awards in the category of Best New Talent.
David Mack is one of the only creators to be listed in both the Top Ten Writers List, and the Top Ten Artists List in Wizard Magazine. Mack’s writing and art work on KABUKI, have earned him international acclaim for his innovative storytelling, sophisticated content, mixed media painting techniques, and page design. KABUKI is available internationally and has been translated in seven different languages, in addition to nearly two million copies of KABUKI Comics, Paperbacks, and Hard cover graphic novels in print in the U.S. alone. Mack has toured and exhibited his work throughout, Europe, Asia, and America with numerous gallery shows, and book signing tours at premier bookstores in over a dozen countries. He was the first American to be nominated for Germany’s most prestigious Max-Und-Moritz award in the category of Best Imported Comic. Mack has illustrated and designed jazz and rock albums for both American and Japanese Labels (including work for Paul McCartney), painted Tori Amos for her RAINN benefit calendars, designed toys and packaging for companies in Hong Kong, animation art for MTV, ad campaigns for SAKURA art materials, written and designed video games for film director John Woo and Electronic Arts, and contributed the artwork for Dr. Arun Ghandi’s essay on the “Culture of Non-Violence.”
Mack’s KABUKI books have been the subject of under-graduate and graduate university courses in Art and Literature, and listed as required reading. His work has been studied in graduate seminars at USC and he’s lectured at universities and taught classes in writing, drawing, and painting all over the world, including a Masterclass at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia, for Japan’s School of Communication Arts of Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka, and an invitation to speak at Harvard as the Guest of Honor at their annual Science Fiction Writing convention for 2005.
Besides working for Twentieth Century Fox as a writer of the treatment to the Kabuki motion picture, Mack’s film credits also include, Visual Designer, Creative Consultant, and Co-Producer.
Currently Mack is working with the Philip K. Dick Estate to adapt the Science Fiction Master’s work to graphic novels at Marvel Comics, Co-writing a new Daredevil story with Brian Michael Bendis, producing his new series Dream Logic and writing his new children’s books.