Les Histoires en Images, by Steimer
Les Histoires en Images (10-3-1921)

H. (Harry or Henry?) Steimer was an early French comics artist. He appeared in numerous publications of the 1910s and 1920s, such as Le Jeudi de la Jeunesse and Le Cri-Cri. He is best known for his realistic work, but he has also drawn humorous comics.

Colette l'Aventureuse, by H. Steimer
Colette l'Aventureuse (Lili, 1920)

In Lili, he drew continuing stories like 'Il Était Trois Petites Filles' (1919) and 'Colette l'Aventureuse' (1920). For his humorous output, he used the pseudonym Samivel. Note that this is not the same Samivel as the famous mountain artist/cartoonist.

From Le Cri-Cri, by H. Steimer (Samivel) 1925
comic from Le Cri-Cri

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