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The Adventures of Tintin created by Georges Remi (AKA Hergé)
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Overview: Tintin is a young Belgian reporter who becomes involved in dangerous cases in which he takes heroic action to save the day. Almost every adventure features Tintin hard at work in his investigative journalism, but seldom is he seen actually turning in a story. He is a young man of neutral attitudes with whom the audience can identify; in this respect, he represents the everyman.

    Readers and critics have described Tintin as a well-rounded yet open-ended, intelligent and imaginative character, noting that his rather neutral personality—sometimes labelled as bland—permits a balanced reflection of the evil, folly and foolhardiness which surrounds him. His Boy Scout ideals, which represent Hergé's own, are never compromised by the character, and his status allows the reader to assume his position within the story, rather than merely following the adventures of a strong protagonist. Tintin's iconic representation enhances this aspect, with Scott McCloud noting that it "allows readers to mask themselves in a character and safely enter a sensually stimulating world."

    Snowy (Milou in the original version), a white fox terrier, is Tintin's four-legged companion. The bond between Snowy and Tintin is very deep as they have saved each other from perilous situations many times. Snowy frequently "speaks" to the reader through his thoughts (often displaying a dry sense of humour), which are supposedly not heard by the human characters in the story. Snowy has nearly let Tintin down on occasion, particularly when distracted by a bone. Like Captain Haddock, he is fond of Loch Lomond brand Scotch whisky, and his occasional bouts of drinking tend to get him into trouble, as does his arachnophobia.

Genre: Comics, Fiction, Action, Adventures, All Ages, Detective.


The Adventures of Tintin / Les Aventures de Tintin
    Georges Remi (AKA Hergé) story, writer, pencils
    Bob de Moor, Edgar P. Jacobs, Jacques Martin, Roger Leloup artists, pencils
    Edgar P. Jacobs, Josette Baujot, Fanny Rodwell colours
    Published by Casterman, Le Lombard, Egmont Publishing, 1929 – 1976.

      The Adventures of Tintin (French: Les Aventures de Tintin) is a series of comic albums created by Belgian artist Georges Remi (1907–1983), who wrote under the pen name of Hergé. The series is one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century, with translations published in more than 50 languages and more than 200 million copies of the books sold to date.


      The series first appeared in French in Le Petit Vingtième, a children's supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le XXe Siècle on 10 January 1929. The success of the series saw the serialised strips published in Belgium's leading newspaper Le Soir and spun into a successful Tintin magazine. Then in 1950, Hergé created Studios Hergé, which produced the canon series of twenty-four albums. The Adventures of Tintin have been adapted for radio, television, theatre, and film.

      The publication dates are those of the original French versions. Book 1 was at first prevented republication by Hergé and was never subsequently redrawn in a colour edition. Books 2 to 9 were re-published in colour and in a fixed 62-page format (1943–1947 & 1955). Book 10 was the first to be originally published in colour and, along with books 11 to 15, set a middle period for Hergé marked by war and changing collaborators. Books 16 to 23 (and revised editions of books 4, 7 & 15) are creations of Studios Hergé. Book 24 is an unfinished work, published posthumously.

        These are the twenty-four comic albums of the canon series as named in English:
          01. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (1929–1930, 1930)
          02. Tintin in the Congo (1930–1931, 1931, 1946)
          03. Tintin in America (1931–1932, 1932, 1945)
          04. Cigars of the Pharaoh (1932–1934, 1934, 1955)
          05. The Blue Lotus (1934–1935, 1936, 1946)
          06. The Broken Ear (1935–1937, 1937, 1943)
          07. The Black Island (1937–1938, 1938, 1943, 1966)
          08. King Ottokar's Sceptre (1938–1939, 1939, 1947)
          09. The Crab with the Golden Claws (1940–1941, 1941, 1943)
          10. The Shooting Star (1941–1942, 1942)
          11. The Secret of the Unicorn (1942–1943, 1943)
          12. Red Rackham's Treasure (1943, 1944)
          13. The Seven Crystal Balls (1943–1946, 1948)
          14. Prisoners of the Sun (1946–1948, 1949)
          15. Land of Black Gold (1948–1950, 1950, 1971)
          16. Destination Moon (1950–1953, 1953)
          17. Explorers on the Moon (1950–1953, 1954)
          18. The Calculus Affair (1954–1956, 1956)
          19. The Red Sea Sharks (1956–1958, 1958)
          20. Tintin in Tibet (1958–1959, 1960)
          21. The Castafiore Emerald (1961–1962, 1963)
          22. Flight 714 (1966–1967, 1968)
          23. Tintin and the Picaros (1975–1976, 1976)
          24. Tintin and Alph-Art (1986, 2004)

            #24. Tintin and Alph-Art, This is the story which was incomplete because Herge died before completing this story. After that some other writers completed the story and published

      The series is set during a largely realistic 20th century. Its hero is Tintin, a young Belgian reporter. He is aided in his adventures by his faithful fox terrier dog Snowy (Milou in the original French edition). Later, popular additions to the cast included the brash and cynical Captain Haddock, the highly intelligent but hearing-impaired Professor Calculus (Professeur Tournesol) and other supporting characters such as the incompetent detectives Thomson and Thompson (Dupont et Dupond). Hergé himself features in several of the comics as a background character, as do his assistants in some instances.

      The comic strip series has long been admired for its clean, expressive drawings in Hergé's signature ligne claire style. Its engaging, well-researched plots straddle a variety of genres: swashbuckling adventures with elements of fantasy, mysteries, political thrillers, and science fiction. The stories within the Tintin series always feature slapstick humour, offset by dashes of sophisticated satire and political/cultural commentary.

      Tintin: the Complete Companion

        A fully illustrated guide to the world-famous comic character Tintin, and his adventures. This well-researched and gorgeously presented overview follows Tintin through the 23 titles of the complete series. Tintin is the classic example of groundbreaking graphic narrative that all others can be compared to. Written and drawn between 1929 and 1976, the 23 adventures of Tintin, his dog Snowy and an unforgettable cast of characters has become a defining standard of graphic literature. The Complete Companion contextualizes the work of Tintin's creator, Hergé, and places it in its historical context. Author Michael Farr shows Hergé's drawings side by side with their references, demonstrating how he established believable backgrounds and realistic details. The Companion includes a large number of sketches, which Hergé would re-work and polish until he found the clearest, most easily readable line-giving birth to a style that would later be called Clear Line. The Adventures of Tintin mix universal appeal, adventure and slapstick, drama and humor in a collection of stories that have stood the test of time and whose art style has been adopted by new generations of European cartoonists. This is the ultimate companion to the Adventures of Tintin.

      The Adventures of Tintin Movie 2011

        Also known as 'The Adventures of Tintin:The Secret of the Unicorn.' A 2011 animated film based on the Tintin comic books, combining three of the kid reporter's adventures into one film directed by Steven Spielberg.

        The Adventures of Tintin is based off of 'The Secret of the Unicorn,' 'Red Rackham's Treasure' and 'The Crab with the Golden Claws' by Hergé. Originally planned as a live-action film (with Snowy the only CG-character) back in 2004, the switch was eventually made to complete CG.

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