Ti-Pit by Eddy Prevost
Ti-Pit (Le Petit Journal, 10/1/1937)

The French-Canadian artist Eddy Prévost was a restaurant owner, as well as a comic artist. He opened his gourmet restaurant L'Auberge des Deux-Lanternes on Île Jésus (now Laval) in 1930. He was also the author of the comic strip about 'Ti-Pit le Chétif'. It appeared in the Montréal weekly Le Petit Journal from 1931 to 1933 and from 1936 to 1948.

In 1933, he took over editorship of the cultural magazine Le Passe Temps (1895-1949) from Montréal after the death of its founder. In 1954, he became head of the Provincial Association of Caterers in Québec. At his retirement in 1975, he chose to return to his drawing activities and became graphic art letterer for illumination manuscripts, diplomas, parchments and genealogical documents. He died in 1985.

Ti-Pit by Eddy Prevost

Thanks to André Fournier for the images

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