born in Münster in 1976, Flix studied Communication Design at HBK Saarbrücken. His thesis, his graphic memoirs titled »Held« (tr.: Hero) from 2003, has been translated into various languages and received several awards. Auto-fictional elements play an important role in his work, which often sheds an ironic light on his everyday life. He regularly publishes newspaper strips and has adapted the classics »Faust« (2010) and »Don Quijote« (2012) for comics.