Jan Altehenger was born in 1992. He is a design student at the University of Muenster with a major in illustration. He grew up in a small town called Werl, located between the Ruhr area and the Sauerland in North Rhine-Westphalia, and has always been fascinated by drawing. As a little boy he started creating concept drawings of state-of-the-art automobiles and developed a passion for illustration, the fine arts and animation. "Grand-père" is his first comic.