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J.O. Applegate



  • Google x NBA , Nike (Anyways/ItsNiceThat Creative)

  • Complex Media

  • Vice Media

  • Longreads.com

  • Crown Archetype/Penguin Random House

  • Chicago Tribune

  • Lyons Press

  • And more…


J. O. Applegate is a freelance illustrator based out of the Detroit burbs. He works digitally and in traditional media for both online and print. His influences are wide- from golden-age newspaper sports illustrators to Japanese slice of life comics. Interests are sports, books, food, and whatever else is going on in this crazy world.