Cyril Bonin is a French comic book writer and artist. Born in Montceau-les-Mines, France, Bonin studied Fine Arts in Mâcon, then Decorative Arts in Strasbourg before completing DESS (masters degree) in Computer Graphics, where he focused on Image Synthesis.
After graduating, Bonin began working as a graphic designer for a small video production company. He stayed there for almost two years while illustrating on the side. In 1996, writer Roger Seiter approached him to illustrate a new series called Fog. Set in 19th Century London the story follows the crimes of Jack the Ripper. The series went to eight volumes, published by Casterman between 1999 to 2004.