Clayton Noone was born in Harlem Ninja Town (New Zealand) in the early seventies. He was of Slavic, Irish and Maori extraction. On his first school day, he read 'The Seven Crystal Balls' by Hergé and loved comics since that moment, especially the symbols and the readability of comics. After a few unhappy years in Jacksons Wharf (Northland) he met Stefan Neville and other comic and music artists in Harlem Ninja Town.
He has been drawing comics as long as he can remember. Before he became a comic artist, he wanted to be a fashion designer. Once he has made a weird fashion comic. He has collaborated with Stefan Neville.