J.Q. Hammer is a comic book/ concept artist/illustrator and writer from San Clemente, CA. He began drawing at an early age, and pursued his artistic ability through highschool and and onto college, where he was the head of the art department for the college newspaper, writing and drawing a weekly comic strip. Upon graduating from college, people took notice of his unique art style and as a result, he has worked for various companies around the world, dealing in everything from comic books, childrens books, business cartoons, and animation. Currently, he is the head of the art department at ATOM Corp in Orange County. He runs a weekly drawing group called "Caffeine and Comics!" which meets every Wednesday night in San Clemente.