Stan Mack is a reporter/cartoonist who pioneered a documentary style of cartooning with his notorious New York comic strip Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies, which ran in The Village Voice for 20 years. His Adweek magazine comic strip, Stan Mack’s Outtakes, covered the New York media scene for a decade.

He has used his trademark style in newspapers, magazines and books. His latest book is Janet & Me: An Illustrated Story of Love and Loss. He has created two graphic histories, The Story of the Jews: A 4,000 Year Adventure and Stan Mack’s Real Life American Revolution.

He is the co-author, with his late partner Janet Bode, of several young adult non-fiction books including Heartbreak and Roses, Hard Time, and For Better, For Worse. He has also created children’s picture books, including the best-selling 10 Bears in My Bed.

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Mack is a former art director of The New York Times Magazine.

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For Janet & Me, Stan Mack creates a new genre, the illustrated memoir. It is the story of his partner's battle with breast cancer and of his role as her caregiver.
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