Jean-Claude Götting, son of a Spanish mother and German father, published his first pages in several fanzines and magazines, like Slurp, Divergent 54 and Ice Crim's. In 1985, he started a longtime cooperation with Futuropolis publishers. This publisher published most of his books, like 'Crève-Coeur', 'Détours et la Serviette Noire', 'La Fille du Modèle' and 'L'Option Stravinsky'. He collaborated on A.N.A.L. publishers 'Patte de Mouche' collection with 'L'Amant'. Besides a talented artist, Götting shows talented in writing as well in books like 'Opéra', 'Grands Boulevards' and 'Love Songs'. He also wrote 'Le Chemin des Trois Places' for François Avril, and the 'Rebecca Bouquine' series for Martin Matje in Je Bouquine.
In addition to his comics work, Jean-Claude Götting is also active as an illustrator for publishers like Denoël, Hachette, Mango, Nathan, Gallimard and Bayard. For Futuropolis/Gallimard, he has illustrated 'Le Double' by Dostoïevski and 'Le Procès' by Kafka. In 1992, he took on painting and exhibited his work in Paris. He published his first novel, 'Duplex', with Castor Astral in 1994. In 1997, he illustrated 'Duel', a book about 1930s music halls, published by Alain Beaulet. He additionally drew 'Visages' at PMJ, and 'Indiscrétions' for Reporter. In 2004, he made 'La Malle Sanderson' for the Mirages collection of Delcourt.