J. D. King
King's illustrations have appeared in The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. In addition to book illustration (Martin McIntosh's Beatsville), he has contributed to numerous magazines, including Adweek, US Postal Service, Audubon magazine, BusinessWeek, Entertainment Weekly, Fortune, Women's Wear Daily, The Smithsonian magazine, New York, The New Yorker, Princeton Alumni Weekly, California magazine, and Time. Beastniks, a comic strip inspired by beatniks, ran in Drawn & Quarterly and Twist during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
His artwork has been displayed in awards annuals, including American Illustration, Communication Arts and the annual of the Society of Publication Designers. He authored the Foreword for The Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora (Fantagraphics Books, 2007).