After studies in the USA and Denmark, Michael Jensen started the historical series 'Lykkeridderne' ('The Soldiers of Fortune'). This series, about three Danish peasants who become mercenaries in Germany during the 1600s, was discontinued by the publisher in 1987. In 1986, Jensen became a member of the Gimle studio collective. Here, he made some historical comics and he did coloring for his colleagues at Gimle. Michael Jensen also is the author of the historical comic 'Bruderov i Böhmen' ('The Kidnapped Bride of Bohemia').