Steph is the artist on the 'Ultima Parano' series, created along with fellow artist Gess and writer JB. Having an early interest in drawing, he joined Pivaut school in Nantes, where he specialized in graphics and advertising. Following his studies, he worked for several years in the advertising field. He then became a freelance artist, illustrating among others cd booklets. At the same time, he was a musician in several hardcore groups. The first episode of the futuristic 'Ultima Parano' series appeared at Delcourt publishers in August 2002.