Monday, August 15, 2011

Normand Hudon (1929-1997)

Normand Hudon was a fine artist, illustrator, editorial cartoonist and comic strip artist. In the fifties and sixties Hudon's work was popular in English and French periodicals across Canada.

Hudon drew a comic strip called ‘Julien Gagnon,’ as Remy, starting 16 May 1948. In 1949 Harry Cherney and Norm Hamilton produced a daily strip for Le Petit Journal called ‘Le détective Lanson’ and Lanson was the hero of a full page adventure called ‘Le Cirque Moréno’ signed Normand Hudon.