Marc Hansen received a degree in commercial art from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, before he began his career as a commercial artist in Chiccago. From 1986 to 1993, he published his popular comic book series 'Ralph Snart' with NOW Comics. Under the pseudonym Ty Addams, he also wrote 'Married... with Children' comic. In addition, Malibu Graphics published Hansen's three issue mini-series about a monster killer called 'Dr. Gorpon' in 1991.
Hansen also wrote scripts for Disney's 'Roger Rabbit' and 'Goofy' (1991-92) and did artwork on 'Lawdog' for Marvel (1993). From 1992 until 1994, he made the weekly comic strip 'Weird Melvin' for the Comics Buyer Guide, and it became a comic book in 1995. Hansen left NOW comics in 1994, and did no comic book work until 2005. In that year, he began self-publishing 'Ralph Snart' as a web comic.