JAKe was born in Hull, in the North Of England, and now lives and works in London and has worked for clients worldwide, including the Prodigy, Lucasfilm, ( Star Wars, Indiana Jones ) VFestival and Carhartt.

He has also drawn and written comic strips for The Mighty Boosh, The Observer, NME, Sony Playstation, Motorola, Foyles Bookshop, The Official Chart Company, as well as the acclaimed graphic novel, HELLRAISERS (SelfMadeHero).

His recent Star Wars work includes the books 'How To Speak Wookiee' and 'How to Speak Droid with R2-D2' (Chronicle). He is also the author of 'The Mammoth Book Of Street Art' (Constable Robinson). He would never dream of using a cheap jedi mindtrick to make you follow him on Twitter @jakedetonator.