Roger Blachon started out as a drawing teacher before he took on illustrating. His first drawings appeared from 1962 in Adam l'Enragé. He alternated his time between journalism and illustration and drew for magazines like Planète, Lui, Okapi, Le Journal du Dimanche and Penthouse. Roger Blachon is also known for illustrating numerous children's books. For L'Equipe Magazine, Blachon created several cartoons and comics, like the gag-series 'Des Oiseaux Ordinaires'. He is the author of several albums, mostly about sports.