Ivar Gjørup, better known as Olfax, has a degree in classic philology and is a former schoolteacher. He was editor and artist of the University's student newspaper, Montanus. This led to more illustration assignments from 1977 onwards. In 1983, he started his comic strip 'Egoland'. This daily comic, containing cunning political and commentary on everyday human life, was published at first in Information magazine, and later in the much larger Politiken.