Born in Trossingen, Germany, Alessio Fortunato moved to Italy at the age of 4. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bari. After having exhibited his illustrations and paintings, he joined the team of Ade Capone, with whom he cooperated on Liberty. He worked on series like 'Atto Zero', 'Kor One' and several episodes of 'Lazarus Ledd'. In 2001, he made the fullcolor book 'Neromantique', which collected a selection of his illustrations. Since 2003, he is part of the 'John Doe' team, and has done several short stories for Skorpio.