The series premiered in
1938*. Stopped in 1997.
The two chubby main
characters, Tif who is rather carefree and Tondu
who is more level-headed, are adventurers and
detectives working in many locations, where they
solve cases of fraud, kidnapping, and murder.
The actual names of the two investigators are
unknown. We are only told their aliases, which
are quite confusing: Tif is French slang for Hair
(still he is bald and clean-shaven), and Tondu
means Shaven (still he is the one with hair and
* In the first albums Tif had not
yet met Tondu, so the series' first title was Aventures