Nikita Kannekanti

Nikita Kannekanti – Editor

Experienced editor of comics & graphic novels. I love working on diverse character-driven stories, no matter the genre!


Hello! My name is Nikita, and I am an editor always looking for character-driven stories to work on! I have had 5 years of experience in editorial overseeing the whole process of making a book from start to finish. I have worked with writers and artists from the initial outline to shaping scripts and art, getting the book ready for press, and crafting and finalizing marketing copy. I'm a very collaborative person - I love to hop on calls to discuss the creator's vision for the story and how we can get there together, and my goal is always to make sure the creator's vision is achieved.

Some graphic novels I have worked on are: ENOLA HOLMES: MYCROFT'S DANGEROUS GAME (the official graphic novel sequel to the first Enola Holmes movie) and original books such as THREE LITTLE WISHES (written by Paul Cornell and illustrated by Steve Yeowell) and CHAMPIONESS (written by Kelly Zekas and Tarun Shanker and illustrated by Amanda Perez Puentes).

Please reach out if you have any questions! I would love to hear from you and work with you!


"Nikita is a tremendous editor, supportive, into the fine detail and always willing to go the extra mile. She made a huge positive effect on Three Little Wishes. I can't wait to work with her again."

- Paul Cornell, writer of Three Little Wishes and Doctor Who

“Nikita is a great editor with careful, intelligent, and sensitive feedback. I never felt shoehorned into telling a story my editor's way, but rather that someone was there to spot the holes and pitfalls of the story I wanted to tell. She's also great at communicating and was always quick and informative with any questions I had.”

- Mickey George, writer of The Heart Hunter and Enola Holmes: Mycroft’s Dangerous Game

Action & Adventure Comics & Graphic Novels Coming of Age LGBTQ Fiction Young Adult Fantasy
English (US)

Work experience

Legendary Comics

Feb, 2018 — Present

Nikita has 2 reviews







Dec, 2023

I'm very fortunate to have had Nikita take on my graphic novel project. She was very responsive and great to work with. She brought a critical eye to evaluating and streamlining volume 1 of my script. Overall, I appreciated her editorial suggestions and professionalism.
Erika M.

Erika M.

Jun, 2023

Very helpful call, I really appreciated Nikita's knowledge of the publishing industry and encouragement.

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