Born in Taiwan, Abel Chen worked in animation for four years, followed by a year in advertising art for three Taiwanese television channels. He moved to Lyon to learn the French language. Settled in France, he began the comic series 'Des Contes de Par-ci Par-là' with scriptwriter Bertrand Escaich at Pointe Noire in 2002. He has also created 'Charles Le Chat Noir'. Since 2004, he makes the gag series 'Cos et Mos' with Richard Marazano at Ed. Carabas. This series is also published in Pif Gadget.