Plutonia (novel Vladimir Obruchev, Misha # 9, 1987)
Igor Oleynikov (alternative spelling Oleinikov) studied at the Moscow Institute of Chemical Engineering. In 1979 he started working with the Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm based in Moscow. Igor has been working as children's periodicals illustrator and then in book publishing since 1986. He was one of the artists of the multilingual Soviet children's magazine Misha. Misha appeared in English, French, Hungarian, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish during the 1970s and 1980s and contained articles and comic/picture stories based on folktales and novels.