Lokesh Khodke is an independent artist, illustrator, and a comics creator. He has created (written & illustrated) several comics and graphic narratives. Lokesh has worked for children’s books as an illustrator with several publications. Lokesh is also one of the co-founders and a core group member of their collective called Blue Jackal. Blue Jackal is a platform for publishing comics, picture books and zines independently. He is currently Director of Education at the organization called ArtFirst and is based in Delhi.