About Marc Jailloux
Marc Jailloux is a French comic book artist. Although his early comics were in the fantasy genre, he best-known for his work on Jacques Martin's historical series 'Orion' and 'Alix'.
Jailloux was born in 1973 in the Bordeaux region. He developed a passion for comics by reading the work of the Franco-Belgian masters. After obtaining his baccalaureate in Plastic Arts, he attended the École du Louvre in Paris in 1991, and subsequently specialized in storyboards and lay-out at the CFT Gobelins. He began his career in 1994. Initially active in the field of animation, he found employment with Ubisoft, the largest French producer of video games. Among the projects he worked on was the video game based on the 'XIII' comic series by William Vance and Jean Van Hamme in 2003.
He succeeded Christophe Simon as the lead artist on Jacques Martin's Alix serie, although Marco Venanzi continues to produce an occasional album in alternation with Jailloux.