About

“There is no doubt: Kemble is a talent to watch. He’s a sharp writer and an even better artist”  -Troy Brownfield, Shotgun Reviews

Joshua KembleJoshua Kemble is a freelance illustrator, and a Xeric Award Winning Cartoonist. He currently working on writing and illustrating his own comic books, while creating freelance illustrations for t-shirts, magazines and other media. His illustration clients have ranged from Scholastic to Random House and his comic work has been published in various anthologies and self published mini- comics.

An unabashed comic book geek, Kemble was born in 1980 in Tarzana, California, grew up in the Antelope Valley. He received his MFA in Illustration from California State University of Long Beach, and now resides in Long Beach, CA with his wife and fellow artist, Mai S. Kemble, and his pugs, C.K. Dexter Haven, and Dozer.

He also teaches as a part-time professor at Laguna College of Art and Design, and is the co-host of the illustration podcast Big Illustration Party Time.

Past and Present Clients:

  • Abrams
  • Activision Publishing
  • Alternative Comics
  • Caravan Canopy Int’l
  • Choices Magazine
  • Chris Linn
  • Clyde Snowboards
  • Colt 45
  • Damien Jurado
  • Design By Humans
  • The Devastator Quarterly
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Dutch Southern T-shirts
  • Fullhouse Interactive
  • Go Ape Shirts
  • Hamburger Disco T-shirts
  • Insight Editions
  • Jolt Online Gaming
  • LaFraise T-Shirts
  • Lakeshore Learning Materials
  • Low
  • Loiter Inc.
  • Miller Lite
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Nada Surf
  • Popdeck.com
  • Poseur Ink
  • Queen Beach Printers
  • Readers Digest
  • Royalstock T-shirts
  • Scholastic
  • Stars
  • TeeFury
  • Templar Publishing
  • Threadless.com/Skinnycorp
  • The Chop Shop (chopping block)
  • The Dandy Warhols
  • The University Reader
  • Three Rivers Inc, Random House
  • Toonlet.com
  • T-Shirt Hell
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Usbek and Rica Magazine
  • US Catholic Magazine
  • TheRoot.com
  • Vice Magazine
  • Washington Post
  • Weldon Owen
  • Willamette Week
  • Wired Magazine Italy
  • Women’s Health Australia
  • Worship Skateboards
  • Woot