Max Lenvers began his comics career in 1955 with an episode of the series 'Louk Chien Loup' in Vaillant. For the same magazine, he produced a variety of short stories in the period 1957-1962. In the early 1960s, he was present in Artima's comic book Téméraire with 'Tomic', before becoming artist-reporter for France-Soir. In the late 1960s he returned to Vaillant (now called Pif Gadget) and took over the artwork of 'Jacques Flash', which he continued until 1971. He then produced two albums for Fayard & Mame and the French Red Cross ('Voilà les Barbus', 'Barbus par-ci, barbus par-là').
In the 1980s he was part Pierre Leguen's Five Star studios, cooperating on the comic adatation of the TV series 'Albator', while also working as a commercial artist and cartoonist. In 1982, Dargaud published his album 'Drôles de Bulles. He worked with Le Guen again on 'Les Grecs', published by Bordas in 1985. He also made an erotic album, 'L'Ordinatrice', with De Belleroche for Dominique Leroy in 1985. Lenvers has additionally as an illustrator for Fleurus, Le Hérisson and L'Os à Moelle (using the pseudonym Maxon).