Brüno Thielleux, who signs with his first name, was born in Germany as the son of a soldier and a housewife. He attended the Estienne school in Paris before obtaining his degree in Plastic Arts in Rennes. Upon graduation, he drew his first short stories in magazines like Kalémia, Troo and Pili-Pili from 1995. Publishing house La Chose published his frist albums, that include 'In Articulo Mortis', 'Le Guide Crânien', 'Mais que Fait la Police?' and 'Vitr le Mo, Maître du Monde'. He then began an association with Treize Étrange, where he wrote and drew a free Jules Verne adaptation called 'Nemo' (2001-2004), as well as a book in the SF series'Voltige et Ratatouille' (2000) and his one-shot detective book 'Cold Train' (2000).
Inner City Blues
His one-shot war comic 'La Décimation' was published by Le Cycliste in 2001, while he worked on the detective noir series 'Inner City Blues' with scriptwrtier Fatima Ammari-B for Vents d'Ouest between 2001 and 2005. Between 2003 and 2006 he made the comic strip 'Les Aventures de Michel Swing' with Pascal Jousselin for the internet. An oblong book collection was published by Treize Étrange in 2006. Brüno returned to the Treize Étrange label to create two books of the series 'Junk' with Nicolas Pothier in 2008 and 2010, as well as his SF graphic novel 'Lorna' in 2012.
Since 2007 he has been working on several series for Dargaud. He teamed up with Appollo to create the science-fiction diptych 'Biotope' in 2007, that followed by the series 'Commando Colonial' from 2008 to 2010. Dargaud also published the comic adaptation he made with Fabien Nury of the 'Atar Gull' novel by Eugène Sue in 2011. Brüno and Nury continued their collaboration with the detective series 'Tyler Cross' in 2013.