The Boston Globe
[Jack Bender's] in-your-face illustrations command attention… offer[ing] a potent mix of life's dark realities and the human drive to overcome.
Stephen King
If ever there was a children’s book for adults only, this is the one: sweet and surreal, playfully Picasso, and full of cockeyed wisdom. I was charmed, and I’m giving the damn thing to everyone. I think you’ll do the same. My advice is grab a copy immediately. Yesterday, if possible. 
Variety
Besides his work on “Game of Thrones,” he’s got plenty else to keep him busy. At the moment, for example, he’s also promoting and in the process of crowdfunding his illustrated book “The Elephant in the Room,” which he describes as a “children’s book for adults.”
The Hollywood Reporter
Before heading to Thrones, Bender is unveiling a gentler project: an illustrated book he describes as a children's book for adults.
International Business Times
Bender is currently promoting a crowd-funding campaign for his book, “The Elephant in the Room.”
Pasadena Weekly
Jack Bender in conversation with Rachelle Lefevre at Vroman’s Bookstore.
SF Station
Jack Bender at Books Inc. Opera Plaza in conversation with actor Jason Ritter.
The Rumpus
Jack Bender in conversation with Rachelle Lefevre to discuss and sign The Elephant in the Room. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Pasadena Now
Bender's vibrant first book, The Elephant in the Room, is a collection of stories told through his art, a lyrical interweaving of abstraction, rich color and texture, and surreal dreaminess.
J.J. Abrams
From the fertile mind of Jack Bender comes another imaginative, delightful tale, full of characters more colorful than anyone you know in your own life. It is sophisticated and sweet, much like the man himself.