02/06/2018 – 28/07/2018
Jesse Jacobs è un artista e fumettista canadese. Nato a Moncton, New Brunswick, ha studiato al Nova Scotia College of Art and Design ad Halifax dove scopre il suo interesse per il fumetto. Nel 2009 ha vinto il Gene Day Award for Canadian Comic Book Self-Publisher e nel 2015 Safari Honeymoon e` stato candidato come miglior fumetto al Doug Wright Award. Il suo lavoro, nonostante i suoi trent’anni e poco più, ha ormai da tempo travalicato i confini del suo paese. Ha pubblicato Even the Giants (Adhouse Books, 2011), By This Shall You Know Him (Koyama Press, 2012) e Safari Honeymoon (Koyama Press, 2014), il suo primo titolo ad arrivare in Italia. Ha lavorato a Cartoon Network per lo show di Adventure Time e le sue opere vengono esposte in diverse gallerie in tutto il Canada. Oggi vive e lavora a Hamilton, Ontario.
Jesse Jacobs was born in Moncton, NB, Canada. He draws comics and things from his home in Hamilton, ON. In 2009, his books Small Victories and Blue Winter were short listed at the Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning. He received the Gene Day Award for Canadian Comic Book Self-Publisher of 2008. Even the Giants (AdHouse, 2011) marked his major publishing debut after several award-winning, self-published titles, and his work has appeared in the acclaimed Latvian comics anthology s!, as well as the 2012 edition The Best American Comics edited by Francoise Mouly and published Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He made his debut with Koyama Press in 2012 with the psychedelic creation myth By This Shall You Know Him, which was followed by the trippy take on nature versus nurture, Safari Honeymoon in 2014.