Christophe Chabouté studied Fine Arts in both Angoulême and Strasbourg. His first work appeared in the magazine À Suivre and in a collective album about Arthur Rimbaud in the collectin Les Récits of Vents d'Ouest. His real debut was in 1998, when he produced 'Sorcières' at Le Téménaire publishers. This was followed by 'Quelques Jours d'Été' and 'Un Îlot de Bonheur', which were published by the Swiss Paquet publishers. Back at Soleil, he conceived 'Zoé' in 1999, 'Pleine Lune' in 2000, 'La Bête' in 2001 and the 'Purgatoire' series from 2003. Chabouté has also collaborated on a collective album about Léo Ferré.