Jean Solé made his comics debut in 1971 in Pilote. For this magazine, he made several comics from scenarios by Guy Vidal, Jacques Lob, and Jean-Marie Pélaprat. A year later, he made 'Jean Cyriaque' with scenario-writer Jean-Pierre Dionnet. In 1975, he began at Fluide Glacial, where he worked with Gotlib and Alain Dister. For this magazine, he took over 'Superdupont'. For l'Echo des Savanes, he drew several covers and the series 'Le Plombier Maudit'. After this, Jean Solé started making illustrations for the press.