Philippe Petit was born in Angers, and studied Fine Arts in Angoulême until 1992. He had his first publications in some fanzines. He contributed a short story to the colective album 'Les Enfants du Nil' at Delcourt. He then went to work in animation. In 2002, he returned to comics with a comic adaptation of Grimm's 'Hansel et Gretel', published by Delcourt.