Kateřina Čupová is a Czech animator and comic book artist and a graduate from the renowned Department of Animation at the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín. Many of her works have been published in magazines and comic anthologies. Her webcomic, The Author’s Apprentice, was published as a graphic novel following a successful Kickstarter campaign. In 2022, she won the Muriel Award for Best Children's Comic for her adaptation of Hrnečku vař! and for Best Short Comic for "The Horseshoe Meets Haha-Bimbi." Previously, she was also nominated for her comic book adaptation of Karel Čapek's R.U.R.