Announcing Svetlana Chmakova

Hydra Comic Con is excited to announce our next guest for 2017: Svetlana Chmakova!

Svetlana Chmakova is an internationally published, multiple award winning graphic novelist, with over 12 published books and her work translated into over 13 languages. Born and raised in Russia, she moved to North America at 16 years old to finish high school and then study Classical Animation at Sheridan College for 3 years. Becoming a full-time artist and writer after that, Svetlana has drawn and written for animation, how-to-draw books, toy designs, and most of all, comics and manga. Her full-length graphic novel series include the fan-favorite romantic manga comedy “Dramacon”, the award-winning urban fantasy manga “Nightschool: The Weirn Books”, as well as the manga adaptation of the NYT bestselling “Witch & Wizard” by James Patterson. Svetlana’s current work is middle grade graphic novels, with “Brave” being a follow-up to the critically acclaimed and Eisner-nominated “Awkward” (published by Yen Press).

For more information about Svetlana and her work, please visit her homepage and twitter