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George Gene Gustines (born 1971[1]) is a journalist who is the managing editor of T, a magazine of The New York Times.

George Gustines
George Gene Gustines

1971 (age 47–48)
New York City, New York, United States
OccupationMagazine editor, journalist, playwright
Notable credit(s)
The New York Times
Spouse(s)Steven Schack
Parent(s)Aida Gustines, Jorge Gustines

As a journalist, he has written for the "New Jersey",[2] Circuits (technology),[3] "Escapes",[4] "The City",[5] "Television"[6] and "Arts and Leisure"[7] weekly sections, and the daily National,[8] "Culture"[9] and "Business"[10] sections of the Times.

Gustines joined the staff of The New York Times in 1991.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Gustines is the son of Aida and Jorge Gustines. A longtime resident of New York City, Gustines lives with his partner, Steven Schack.[11]

Partial bibliographyEdit


  • "Books of the Times: A Bittersweet Tale of Father and Daughter." (Review of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic) The New York Times, 26 June 2006.

Off-Off-Broadway playsEdit


  • With Steve Schack. Papered Over. Producers Club, 1997 [self-produced].[12]

Graphic novels editedEdit

  • Bernatovech, Rich and Vecchio, Luciano. Sentinels, Book 1: Footsteps. Drumfish Productions, 2003. ISBN 0-9745885-0-4
  • Bernatovech, Rich and Vecchio, Luciano. Sentinels, Book 2: Masks. Drumfish Productions.


  1. ^ Sentinels Online - authors page
  2. ^ "Copper, Penny and Brass That Aren't All They Seem." The New York Times, 30 June 1996.
  3. ^ "Turning Mysteries of E-Mail and Technology Into Theater." The New York Times, 8 August 2002.
  4. ^ "FORAGING: Twisted Tales of a Comic Book Connoisseur." The New York Times, 19 April 2002.
  5. ^ "NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED: The Amazing Adventures of New York City." The New York Times, 3 November 2002.
  6. ^ "For Young Viewers: Adventures of Robin and His Merry Band of Mega Friends." The New York Times, 20 July 2003.
  7. ^ "COMICS: Straight (and Not) Out of the Comics." The New York Times, 28 May 2006.
  8. ^ "For Youth, Fun at Camp Is a Dream Come True." The New York Times, 19 January 1995.
  9. ^ "A Comic Book Gets Serious On Gay Issues; A Major Character Becomes A Victim of a Hate Crime." The New York Times, 13 August 2002.
  10. ^ "MediaTalk: The City Hall Superhero, on Gay Marriage." The New York Times, 14 February 2005.
  11. ^ "Steven Schack, George Gustines." The New York Times, 25 September 2005.
  12. ^ Off-Off Broadway Reviews, June-July, 1997. Accessed 7 April 2007.