József Sváb has graduated from Teacher Training College, Faculty of Arts in Nyíregyháza. After his short teaching in 1989 he joined an Italian-Hungarian publishing company called Línea where he published articles and comics in Menő Manó and Krampusz magazines. As the company was ceased he worked as a graphic designer then he founded his own firm. His volume of comics called Képregényiskola was published in 1992 and it catches a glimpse of the profession of comics art. Recently he has been working as a freelance graphic designer and creator of comic strips and illustrations in digital techniques.