Marc Chalvin was born in Paris. He began working as a professional illustrator in 1990, and published his first drawings in Camions magazine. His work soon appeared in various widespread newspapers and periodicals. He also did artwork for the communication and advertising fields, as well as internet site. His first book with drawings about everyday life in an enterprise was published in 1993: 'le Modèle M'. Several cartoon albums followed, such as 'Les Profs', 'La Biotechnologie Vous Facilite la Vie' and 'Reproduction Interdite'. In 2003, he created 'Rien que de l'Amour', his first comic book at Delcourt.