Kelly Swann earned her undergraduate degree in Graphic Arts from Loyola Marymount in 2007. After working for the Santa Maria Times as a graphic designer, art department supervisor, copy editor, and community news editor, she attended the Center for Cartoon Studies. In 2016 she earned a Master's Degree in Cartooning. Her work is featured in Naval History Magazine, the natural science comic anthology Awesome ‘Possum, and in the cartoonist veterans project When I Returned. Her upcoming work Kilroy Was Here, is in progress.

Articles by Kelly Swann

Acts of Valor August 2021 hero

Acts of Valor: Navy Divers

Kelly Swann
August 2021
Graphic artistry re-creates the story of the four courageous U.S. Navy divers who earned Medals of Honor for rescuing the survivors of the sunken USS Squalus (SS-192) in 1939.