Stéphane Oiry was born in Nantes on April 1st, 1970. The second joke he played on his parents was choosing to become an artist. And if the heart of comedy is keeping things "short and sweet," Oiry has continued to defy that wisdom by piling up an impressive number of publications over the decades. Oiry works in the fields of animation (The Fly from the silent comic by Trondheim), the press (contributing to Le Monde), and children's books. He has compiled an increasingly long list of full-length comic books and graphic novels, including the series Maggy Garrisson (Dupuis; SelfMadeHero in English, 2019) together with Lewis Trondheim. Oiry also teaches illustration at the Condé art and design school.