With the recent success of the Netflix film and Superbowl spot, it is important to highlight the impact Mister Cartoon has had on modern pop culture. A true LA kid, he had a feverish desire to draw and create. This passion followed him into adulthood. He was a hard worker, first being paid for his artwork at just 12 years old. Whether it was t shirts, impalas or skin, Mister Cartoon had a distinctive style and attention to detail that brought him to prominence. Influenced by the distinctive artwork found on prison letters, with a knowledge of lettering and signage, he was able to create a style that would go on to become a distinct signifier of much of the Hip Hop/Rap scene. His relationship with Estevan Oriol had him collaborating on logos and album cover art. His tattoo career further propelled him into the spotlight, with notable works on celebrities like Kobe, Eminem and Xzibit. It became a status symbol to have an official Mister Cartoon tattoo. His steady hand made him an icon at pinstriping on cars as well. No matter the medium, Cartoon was ready to dedicate himself to learning and mastering the artform. He has even moved on to digital illustration as that has become the new demand. His career has led to huge brand collaboration, such as Nike, Toyota, and other internationally known brands. Together with his friend and collaborator, he owns Joker Brand Clothing. Today, Mister Cartoon still tattoos and finds time to tell his story to youth. He works hard to inspire children of all backgrounds to pursue their passions and not let themselves follow the wrong path. His notable impact on LA culture and his dedication to uplifting all artists ensures his position as a modern icon.