Dubravko Mataković (1959, Ivankovo) is a freelance artist. He graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department of Graphic Arts, in 1983. Since 1984, he has been publishing comics in youth magazines, daily and weekly newspapers, other magazines and lately on the Web as well. He published a dozen comic albums. In addition to his comics, he works as an illustrator for newspapers, magazines, books, textbooks etc. He had a series of solo exhibitions of his paintings and comics. In 2006, he wrote a stage play based on his comic books’ motives From Kabul with Love, produced and performed since 2007 by the Civic Theatre Joza Ivakić Vinkovci. In 2008, he made an animated trailer for the World Festival of Animated Film in Zagreb. In 2009, he began working on his first animated film, a Zagreb Film production. He has received multiple awards and recognitions for artistic achievements.