Kerry G. Johnson

Cartoonist, Author

1966 –


Who is Kerry G. Johnson?

Kerry G. Johnson is an African-American cartoonist, graphic designer, caricaturist and children's book illustrator.

He was born in Nashville, Tennessee on September 30, 1966. He attended Hillsboro Comprehensive High School, Columbus College of Art and Design and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Johnson is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

He specializes in caricatures but has created cartoons, illustrations and news graphic work in his career in newspaper and publication design. In 2005, he illustrated a coloring book for the American Physical Society about famous physicists. In 2005, he designed the official logo for the American Physical Society. In 2012, he worked with author Nicolle Brazil and illustrated the book You Can't Move an Elephant in One Day.

He is the co-creator of the science based teen superhero SPECTRA. In 2011, Johnson worked with writer Rebecca Thompson and published their third comic book. Spectra, The Original Laserfest Superhero comic book for the web site. Spectra, the main character, is also the mascot for Laserfest 2010, a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the laser.

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Also known as
  • Kerry Johnson
  • African American
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Nashville

on July 23, 2013


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