Willy Verschelde was born in Zulte, and studied at the Academy of Ghent. Between 1960 and 1973, he worked closely with animator Raoul Servais, cooperating with all the productions of the time. From 1970 to 1973, he worked at Pen-Film, also with Servais. Afterwards, he focused on advertising work, illustrations and comics.
Roosje en Kwak, an unpublished comic for Het Volk (1973)
He was a freelance journalist for art and film magazines like Vlaanderen and VBA-Flash. He also published in De Zondag. In 1969, he made a comic album with writer Julien van Remoortere, called 'Het Sprekende Geweer', published by Van In. He illustrated for Patskrant. In 1981, he made some gags with 'Piet Penseel' for Robbedoes.