Jacques Denoël made his comics debut in 1990 with the sole album of the series 'Les Aventures de Valérie' for the publishing house Glénat. He also cooperated on the monthly magazine Je Bouquine by Bayard Presse. By 1992, he succeeded André Juillard as the artist of the historical comic 'Arno' by Jacques Martin. He made three books with Martin until 1997, and subsequently illustrated several volumes in Martin's educational series 'Les Voyages d'Alix' from 1999. He teamed up with writer Michel Pierret to create the historical series 'Les Déesses', of which two books were published by Glénat in 2005 and 2007.