“His graphic technique tells us his characters are smart, worldly and we want to know them. His use of line is just right. A minimalist at heart, Jakob reveals so much even when his clean line is replaced with a simple shadow or a shaft of light. Perfect compositions and beautiful muted colors are a delight in this cosmopolitan universe of hipness. As if pulled from a panel from some underground comic, his images reveal just enough of a story to keep us wanting more...”
From the introduction by Glenn Barr.