Hervé Tanquerelle was born in Nantes in 1972. He still lives there.
Tanquerelle pretends to remember nothing in his life other than drawing. After a baccalauréat specialising in arts and drawing he joined the Emile Cohl Arts School in Lyon. In the early noughties he started a professional career.
1998 : La ballade du petit pendu, L’association, patte de mouche Collection .
2000 : Comix 2000, L’association
2002 : Le legs de l’alchimiste, written by Hubert (5 volumes) Glénat Editions,
Professeur Bell, written by Joann Sfar (3 volumes) Delcourt Editions.
2006 : Lucha Libre, collective work, 6 volumes, les Humanoïdes associés. Tête Noire, 2 volumes, Milan Editions.
2008 : First volume of La communauté, in collaboration with his father-in-law, Yann Benoit.
2009 : La Vierge froide, adapted from Jorn Riel’s book, adapted by Gwen de Bonneval, Sarbacane Editions
2011: Le Roi Oscar et autres racontars, adapted from Jorn Riel’s book, adapted by Gwen de Bonneval, Sarbacane Editions.
2012 : Les Faux visages. Une vie imaginaire du Gang des Postiches (written by David B.), Futuropolis.