Lucien Rollin studied political science, and after that, Plastic Arts in Rennes. He became an art teacher afterwards, and made his comic debut with 'Nébulo' in the fanzine Zinograph in 1971. Throughout the 1970s, Rollin occasionally contributed to magazines and fanzines like Dandy, Clair-Obscur, Iriakahn ('L'Homme de Pierre' with Jean-Claude Camano) and Et Après. He made his actual professional debut at Glénat in 1982, with the appearance of his first album 'Orage sur Valdor'.
In addition he worked with Camano again on 'Addington et Cie' in Frilouz and later 'Citoyen Liberté' for Casterman (1989). In 1989, from scenarios by Pierre Dubois, Rollin created the heroic-fantasy saga 'Le Torte', also at Glénat. In 1997, with the same writer, he made the album 'Saskia des Vagues' in the collection Long Courrier of Dargaud. A year later, he launched the series 'Ombres' with Jean Dufaux in the Grafica collection of Glénat. For the same publisher, he additionally illustrated 'Nahik', the eighth volume in Frank Giroud's series 'Le Décalogue'. In 2006 Rollin illustrated the first book of the series 'De Fleury-Nadals', written by Frank Giroud, and subsequently drawn by Daniel Hulet.