Mauro Padovani was born on the 3rd of December 1971 in Lavagna (GE), Italy.

After finishing the Istituto Statale D'Arte di Chiavari (Art Institute of Chiavari), he attended the Scuola Chiavarese del Fumetto (Comic Book School of Chiavari).

He then worked with several Italian Publishers (Edizioni 3ntini, Phoenix SRL Publishing Company, & Marchio Giallo).

In 2004, he started to self-publish his own erotic comics: WHITE SQUAW, SNUFF NIGHT, MORBID TALES and TALES FROM THE PLANET DOMINIA.

WHITE SQUAW was serialized in the Netherlands by Penthouse Comix.

During these years, he also created and self-published the trade paperback BULLET & JUSTINE for the Italian market.

Mauro began working for French publisher H&O éditions, creating the comic book WINTER'S MOON published in September 2010.

BULLET & JUSTINE is published in Belgium and the Netherlands by Uitgeverij 'T Mannekesblad.