Alain Sauvage studied at the comics section of the Saint-Luc Institute in Brussels. There, he learned the finer points of the profession from Eddy Paape. He had his first appearance in Spirou in 1979 with a short story of 'Loïq'. Sauvage and his character returned in 1983 with a long contintuing story with text by Aloïs. Two years later, Sauvage and Aloïs produced 'Tim Cassidy' in the magazine.