Jeff Zwirek is a self-publishing cartoonist. His comics work includes Jack Rabbit, Black Star, Pinstriped Bloodbath, and Burning Building Comix. He has received a nomination for an Ignatz award, and his comics have been named "Notable Comics" multiple times by the Best American Comics anthology. He also helps to organize CAKE, The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo. He lives and works in Chicago, with his wife and two sons.