Jacob Elmer (born November 23, 1996) is an American cartoonist, guitarist and musician. Starting off as one of the creators of Space Pirate Captain MacTaggart, he is now a contributor for Critterton Concepts.
Life and career
Jacob was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He briefly lived in Mesa as a child, until his father graduated the police academy. At the age of four, he was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.
Jacob started drawing when he was a kid, influenced by Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes. He had full intentions being a cartoonist, especially after discovering webcomics like Sabrina Online and Transmission.
His current comic strip is A Furry Future, a slice of life comic strip that he post on Tumblr
Ever since he was a teenager, Jacob spends most of his free time playing guitar (He occasionally would play bass guitar). Jacob is an outspoken fan of Heavy Metal and Punk Rock. Because of this, he is a major contributor to the creation of the Field Marshals. He also created The Wild K-9's, which make sporadic appearances in the franchise.
His influences are, in no particular order, The Ramones, Bad Religion, Black Flag, the Misfits, Minor Threat, Green Jellÿ, Megadeth, Pantera, Motorhead, Anthrax, Nirvana, and Black Sabbath. Jacob's biggest idol, however, is Johnny Cash.
- Jacob is said to be an unapologetic firearms enthusiast.
- As a lifelong Republican, he is a supporter of the Second Amendment.
- He's had collaborations with other artists, even outside Critterton Concepts.