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Stephen McCranie is the author of Mal and Chad.



A caricature of McCranie

Stephen McCranie has been drawing comics since before he could read or write. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Fine Arts and currently lives and works out of a small apartment in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He contributes to the comics anthology Parable, and is also working with Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin, to create a children’s comic book series featuring Mal and Chad.


  • He has multiple websites, including and
  • He has skyped with a school classroom.
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