Marc Delafontaine, who signs with Delaf, was born in Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada. He has illustrated folders for people with French as their second language. He also worked in animation, illustration for children and comics. Delaf illustrated 'Le Guide Junior pour bien élever les Parents', an album scripted by Jacky Goupil and Sylvia Douyé for the Collection Humour of the publishing house Vents d'Ouest. In 2004, he teamed up with Maryse Dubuc, with whom he created 'Les Nombrils'. After publication in the Quebec magazine Safarir, the strip was featured in the Belgian Spirou magazine.