Big news in the Belgian daily De Standaard : everybody’s favorite all-american disfunctional youngster Bart Simpson turns out to be a Tintin fan. In the episode In the name of the grandfather, the Simpson family takes a trip through Europe, and is greatly impressed by the beauty of Ireland. “It’s whole lot prettier than Belgium”, Bart says. His mother, Marge berates him: ‘If you hate Belgium so much, then I might as well take away your Tintin albums. ” Bart looks terrified and clings his copy of The crab with the golden claws to his chest. Neat !