Born on 01/01/1974 in FRANCE 1974 - Birth in Nice, by chance. 1974 - 1984 Lived in a circus (yes, really) wanted to become an artist-cowboy-secret agent in space when he grew up. Drew "darkvadors". 1985 - Settled in Tours, traded drawings in the school playground. Drew pictures of Astérix and Lucky Luke... 1988 - 1993 Cannot remember much about this time, probably all acne and greasy hair. Drew girls (surprise, surprise). 1994 - 1997 Studied "visual communication". Drew 15 x 15 logos. 1997 - 1999 First jobs: freelancing, design, packaging - English words that say what they mean. Drew grinning labradors on packaging for dog biscuits. 1999 - Graphic artist for a web design company. Drew with pixels. 2003 - Said "Yes, sounds good to me!" when Hervé Bourhis suggested creating a cartoon strip full of pop singers, Vietnamese people and dead saxophonists. Worked for Poisson Pilote and Youpi. Drew boxes and speech bubbles (at last!).