Alain Janolle began drawing comics at age 20, after meeting the creators of the SCARCE fanzine. He launched the Société Trait de Plume together with two friends. They published two collective albums in black and white, in which Janolle drew the adventures of 'Léopiel'. He began working more professionaly in the comics field, when he met the writing duo Anne and Gérard Guéro (Ange). Together, they began the series 'Nemesis' at the publishing house Téméraire in 1996. The series was later continued at Soleil Productions.