Artist. Thinker. Bourbon drinker.


Kevin Necessary* is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is best known as the editorial cartoonist for, where he also provides illustrations and the occasional story. He also works as a storyboard artist for several video production companies, and creates editorial and poster illustrations.

Kevin lives with his wife, Julie, and cats Huckleberry and Grayson in Cincinnati's Price Hill neighborhood. A tireless promoter of Cincinnati, he may have harsh words and possibly fisticuffs  with anyone who does not share his opinion that the Queen City is damn amazing.

*Yes, that is his real last name.