Xavier Delaporte is a comic book artist from Savoy. He worked in a postal office for 17 years, while filling his spare time with drawing and self-publishing his first amateur comic book. He was already 40 when he was encouraged by Franck Biancarelli and Richard Marazano to become a professional comic artist. His first series was, 'Chaabi', an adventure trilogy set in the North of India, which was written by Marazano and published by Futuropolis between 2007 and 2011. In 2012, he was also the artist of the second installment in the series 'La Lignée', that is written by Damien Marie, Olivier Berlion, Jérôme Félix and Laurent Galandon for Bamboo.