Jean-Pierre Dirick was born in Paris, France. He published his first comic, 'Le Voleur des Mélodies', in 1975. One year later, his 'Le Grand Inutile' appeared in magazine Pistil, and 'Lucien Crampon' in Footy and Tintin. Dirick went into animation, and returned to comics in 1980 with 'Tim', about a detective, in magazine Pif Gadget. This comic ran for ten years. Dirick created 'Docteur Psy' in 1986, 'L'Inspecteur Klebs' in 1991 and 'Le Divan de la BD' in 1999. He received several prizes for his work, such as the Prix de Rencontres in Angoulême.