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Herge Tops Paris Auction Of Original Comic Art, With Uderzo And Franquin Not Far Behind…

The rough pencils of a page of Tintin in Tibet by Herge, has been auctioned by Christie’s for €289,500  ($400,000) almost double its estimated price while a self portrait sold for €91,500 ($125,000) and a Tintin postcard design for €85,500 ($117,000). While a cover of Asterix and the …

Casterman To Publish A New Non-Hergé Tintin Comic. In 2052.

Hergé made it clear before he died. There were to be no more Tintin books after his death. And its something that his publisher Casterman has adhered to, until now. Well, until 2052, anyway. Because Tintin will go out of …

Tintin Translated Into A New Language. Broad Scots.

Tintin has been translated into over seventy languages. Well now it has another. Broad Scots. It has been translated by Dr Susan Rennie of Glasgow University, who worked from the original French versions..’The Black Island, or The Derk Isle as …

“Hergay” – The Adventures Of Georges And Tchang Finally Published

Remember this story from last year? A graphic novel telling the story of Tintin creator Herge and his gay affair with a young man, Tchang, the model for characters in his books, and an alleged communist Chinese spy? Given the …

Tintin In America Original Cover Art By Hergé Brings World Record $1.6 Million At Auction

The original artwork for Tintin in America by Belgian artist Hergé sold at auction earlier today for $1.6 million from Paris auction house Artcurial, a world record for comic book art in a public sale. Tintin in America was the third …

What If… Herge Created The X-Men?

Courtesy of French site MooLooZone, What If… Herge Created The X-Men?

Tintin: Breaking Free – The Greatest Comic Book Parody Ever Made

Air Pirates. Superduperman. What The–?!. I do love a good comic book parody. Yesterday I was asked by a comic book publisher to write an upcoming parody comic book and it got me thinking as to my favourite comic parodies.I’ve …

Tintin Toys Ahoy

Plastoy will be releasing some Tintin action figures in France – ie. where they’ll sell by the bucketload. There’s Tintin on a motorbike, Tintin with two guns, Captain Haddock with a gun and a sword, and Snowy with a really …

Hergé’s Adventures Of His Chinese Communist Gay Lover?

A graphic novel telling the story of Georges Prosper Remi, better known as Tintin creator, Hergé, and his homosexual affair with a young man, Tchang, the model for characters in his books, and an alleged communist Chinese spy, is having …

Two Tintin Teaser Posters

He walks the Earth. He walks on water. He walks his dog. These two teaser posters for The Adventures of Tintin are big on giving the boy reporter iconic stature, but still play rather coy with details for his facial …

Spielberg’s Tintin Gets His Gun, With No Small Amount Of Irony

You may recall that Steven Spielberg‘s ET was re-released on the occasion of it’s 20th anniversary, extended and somewhat doctored. One of the most infamous alterations involved the replacement of some guns, carried by police, with walkie talkie handsets. Absurd. Now …

The First Tintin Movie Merchandise Is…

Harry Potter has Lego. Pirates of the Caribbean has Lego. Toy Story has Lego. Indiana Jones has Lego. Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg’s Tintin has… Meccano. Hurrah! Frank Hornby invented this construction kit toy in 1901. It’s a build-your-own-industrial-revolution-in-a-box, all nuts, …