Holger Aue is a cartoonist and longtime motor fan. He baught his first motorcycle in 1978, and several others followed. He studied social pedagogics, and worked as a tree doctor for two years. He began his studies in Illustration at the Fachhochschule in Hamburg in 1986. In the 1990s, he decided to combine his fascination for motors and his artistic talents, and this resulted in the series 'MOTOmania', which is published by Eichborn Verlag since 1995.