J Hammond is a self-taught artist born and raised in rural Kentucky. He has had the opportunity to work on exclusive variant covers for Image comics as well as trading cards with companies like Topps, Upper Deck and Cryptozoic working on properties like Marvel, Garbage Pail Kids, Rick and Morty, Steven Universe, Mars Attacks and more! His art has also been featured in numerous art books celebrating films and tv, such as Ghostbusters, Halloween and Firefly.
J also has a special affection for fostering creativity in children, running a program at any events he attends called ‘Trading Capes’. While participating in this event, kids 12 and under can create art on a special sketch card and trade them with him for free. Further exploring this passion, he has also published three children’s books and been the featured illustrator of a fourth.