John Sprengelmeyer

John Sprengelmeyer is an illustrator/designer and a nationally syndicated cartoonist. His clients include DC Comics / Warner Bros, Hallmark, Marvel, Cartoon Network, Hasbro, CBS, Showtime, Netflix, BMW, The Nerdist, Whataburger, Chick-fil-A, Arby’s, Olive Garden and many more. His work is featured prominently in the Kevin Smith movie Jay & Silent Bob Reboot. His work has appeared in a New York Times bestseller, ComicBook Men (AMC), @Midnight (Comedy Central) and The Tonight Show (NBC). He has been a panelist at San Diego Comic-Con and Wondercon.

Along with Rich Davis, he created the comic strip CAPTAIN RIBMAN which was syndicated (by Universal Press Syndicate and Tribune Media Services) in over 300 newspapers. Yahoo! awarded it “Online Comic Strip of the Year.”  The strip was featured in The Hollywood Reporter, The Washington Post and Variety. In 2003, a restaurant, “Captain RibMan’s Meat Market,” opened in Lawrence, Kansas. In 2018, he published “Captain RibMan’s MASSIVE DUMP,” a compilation of his comic strips, debuting at #4 on Amazon’s Graphic Novel Anthologies list.

Throughout his career, he has had the pleasure of partnering with great talent like Stan Lee, Kevin Smith, Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Hamill, Tony Hawk, Sid Caesar & Fred Willard, to name-drop a few.




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Design & Illustration

John has an extensive array of design capabilities including corporate identity, character development, package design, 2-D and 3-D toy concepts, typography & logo design. He’s worked with a myriad of clients, each with different demands. He has the ability to work with the client to obtain their design objectives, from conception to final design, whatever their need.

Not only is John proficient at design, he also illustrates in a wide range of styles to suit each clients’ needs, providing each an individual look. He loves creating old science-fiction pulp art to fun cartoons. In particular, he loves dinosaurs and robots so, if you want him to draw one of those, awesome! From design to illustration, he’s a one-stop art studio.