David Mack is the Emmy-nominated, New York Times Best-Selling author and artist of Kabuki, writer of Marvel’s Daredevil, cover artist of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and Norse Mythology, Jessica Jones, and Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk. He is artist on Marvel’s Jessica Jones opening titles and Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier film titles, as well as Cultural Ambassador for the US Department of State.
Mack created the Marvel Studios character Echo, who now has her own Marvel TV series on Disney+ and is featured in the Hawkeye Disney+ series. Mack has signed on to direct the HBO MAX television series of Cover, adapted from the graphic novel which is inspired by his work overseas for the US State Department. Cover was nominated for three Eisner Awards: Best Graphic Novel, Best Cover Artist, and Best Painter.
Mack created artwork for the opening titles of the Jessica Jones Netflix TV series (winner of the Peabody Award), based on the book on which he was co-collaborator. The opening titles he worked on with Imaginary Forces garnered an Emmy Nomination in the category of Outstanding Main Titles. For the Academy Award-nominated film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Mack created the art and concept for the titles sequence with Sarofsky Designs, which received recognition for the Excellence in Titles Design Award.
Mack’s comic book work has garnered nominations for ten Eisner Awards, four International Eagle Awards, and both the Harvey and Kirby Awards in the category of Best New Talent, as well as many other national and international awards and nominations.
Mack created the final two seasons of Dexter Early Cuts episodes for Showtime (the first, collaborating with legendary artist Bill Sienkiewicz). The latest season earned him nominations for both the Writers Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America.
In 2016, the US State Department honored Mack as a Cultural Ambassador selected to travel abroad to teach storytelling in other countries. In the country of Georgia, Mack taught at settlement camps for displaced persons, the Asylum Seekers Center, the Marneuli Youth Center, Tbilisi Arts Academy, and Special Needs school, and the Tbilisi Palace of Fine Arts Museum featured a massive exhibit of Mack’s work and books.
In North Africa and Asia, Mack taught at the school for the Deaf in Tunisia and Singapore, as well as several other schools and universities as a State Department envoy, and was a special guest speaker for an event in Libya.
Mack had gallery exhibits of his work in Paris and Brussels, and recently in Los Angeles and Chicago, presented with originals of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, and he spoke in Barcelona at the OFFFest presentation of trailblazing artists and designers, and delivered an inspiring TED Talk.
Mack directed popular music videos for Amanda Palmer and Dashboard Confessional, and has recently completed a new creator-owned project with Brian Michael Bendis from DC Comics called Cover, which earned him Best Comic Artist of the Year from Comic Watch. Mack is developing his creator-owned comic book Kabuki as a TV series with Sony. In 2018, Mack was honored with the prestigious Inkpot Award for his Achievements in Comicbook Art.