Born in Haute-Savoie, Thierry Girod studied Fine Arts in Lyon and Annecy. He worked as an illustrator and advertising artist before beginning his comics career together with Laurent Tamanini. Together, the began the series 'Franck Blakmail' at the publishing house Agorma. In the mid-1990s, Girod began the western series 'Wanted' with scripts by Simon Rocca at Soleil Productions. In 2006, he took over the art duties on 'Durango' at Soleil, while Yves Swolfs continued to do the scripts.