Timothée, by Busnel

Théophile Busnel was an artist of Breton origin, and one of the first comics artists of Quebec. In 1905, he was assigned by newspaper La Patrie to continue 'Les Aventures de Timothée', a series originally drawn by Albéric Bourgeois. After a few weeks however, Busnel came up with his own series, 'Farces du Petit Cousin Charlot'. When artists Béliveau and T. Bisson completely gave up the 'Famille Citrouillard' comic, Busnel integrated its characters to the 'Timothée' strip. Their combined adventures appeared from then on, every two weeks in a full page of La Patrie. Busnel sent 'Timothée' on a long trip around the world and thus created the first serial comic strip with balloons. Busnel continued this adventure serial until his death in September 1908.

Last updated: 2009-03-13

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