Christian Hincker, who uses the pseudonym Blutch, is the creator behind Peplum, a homosexual tragedy that was serialized in the French magazine A Suivre and later collected at Cornélius. As an illustrator he has contributed to Libération, Les Inrockuptibles, and The New Yorker.
His other works include Sunnymoon, Tu Es Malade, Le Petit Christian, Endlich Glücklich Leben (with Philippe Dupuy and Charles Berberian), and Vitesse Moderne. In 2008 he produced the animated film Peur(s) du Noir. Blutch won the Grand Prix de la Ville d’Angoulême in 2009, and president of the 2010 Angoulême comics festival.