Hans Nissen was born in Kuopio, Finland in 1976. He studied graphic design at the Lahti Polytechnic Institute of Design. He has drawn comics since 1992 and been a professional illustrator for several years. In his spare time he edits comics anthologies and writes prose and reviews for magazines. Nissen also manages a small publishing house/bookshop called Kreegah Bundolo. Some of the comics he published are 'Ubu', 'Sarjakuvastin' and 'Tourette'.