029: Follow Opportunity But Bring Your Passion With You with Jake Parker

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Click to Tweet: Jake Parker shares his journey on Comics Manifest podcast

 

 

It’s those three things, ability, passion, and opportunity

 

Jake Parker is a cartoonist and illustrator, He worked at Blue Sky Studios on amazing features including Horton Hears a Who, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Rio, and Epic, He is the creator of Inktober and his comics work can be found in the Flight and Explorer anthologies, Marvel’s Rocket Raccoon, his graphic novel series missile mouse and he recently ran a successful KickStarter that raised over one hundred thousand dollars to manifest his new graphic novel Skyheart Book One: The Star Seed into reality.

 


Episode Outline

 

I am honored to have Jake Parker on the show today. If you don’t know his name you will know his work, it’s everywhere. I call him a social media master and he has truly been able to tap into the power of social media and connect with so many people around the world through platforms like Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has some secrets to share and during these 30 minutes drops value bombs galore. Get ready to fly Dream Team

 

Deep Dive

 

  • The three avenues of a career in comics
  • The day job transition
  • The importance of sharing
  • Be your loudest voice and biggest fan
  • Consistency and Engagement
  • Opportunity/Passion/Ability
  • What does your audience want/need

 

Quick Round

 

  • Creator jake is loving right now | Mike Mignola – Hellboy
  • Personal Habit | To do lists
  • App/Program/Tool recommendation | Nope
  • Book Recommendation | Steal Like An Artist – Austin Kleon
  • What would Jake say | Stick to Your Guns

 

Closing Advice

 

Follow opportunity but bring your passion with you.

 

Links and Resources

 

Skyheart

Missile Mouse

Little Bot and Sparrow

Hellboy

Steal Like an Artist

Jake’s website

 

Connect with Jake

 

| Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Facebook |

 


Thank You for Listening

 

Thank you for joining me today. Any feedback that you would like to share? Leave a message in the comments section below.

 

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Thank you, Jake, for joining me on this episode of Comics Manifest

 


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