Spenser Jacob

BFA in Illustration

Biography

Spenser Jacob (B. 1995) is a comic book artist from Little Rock, Arkansas. He was raised on a farm and has maintained a lifelong interest in comics. He has been developing the idea that would become AKASHA since he was eleven years old.

Artist Statement

Spenser’s work explores the narrative and visual power of the comic book and subverts the classic tropes of the medium. His current project, AKASHA, is a science-fiction series that follows a mercenary militia of telekinetics as they struggle against persecution. AKASHA explores themes of perseverance through adversity, psychological and emotional turmoil, and reckoning with the expectations of others.