Tag Archives: Tintin

Alzheimer’s also affects heroes

It’s been quite a while since I saw a bonafide ad campaign featuring classic comic heroes, but this one really fits the bill. The Association France Alzheimer wanted to alert people to be aware of the early symptoms of the … Continue reading

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Tintin’s flying submarine

Belgian air carrier Brussels Airlines unveiled a new (?) plane this week. The Airbus has been christened the Rackham, and has been completely decorated so as to call up the famous shark submarine from Red Rackham’s Treasure, down to little fishes across … Continue reading

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Quick loves chocolate

Back when he was still slaving away to fill Le Petit Vingtième with comics, stories and pictures, Hergé also produced the odd advertisement for a whole host of clients. This ad for the Belgian chocolatier Côte d’Or was made in … Continue reading

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Captain Haddock eats ice cream

There used to be a time when Tintin was hot enough with the general public that he (and his fellow Hergé creations) were used to peddle anything from cars to cigars to ice cream, as seen here. And there used … Continue reading

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Tintin salutes Cadel

On the occasion of Cadel Evans‘ impending retirement, team BMC presented him with a custom made and decorated Team Machine SLR01, chronicling the story of his life and successful career as one of the most succesful Australian professional racing cyclists ever. … Continue reading

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Troll Hunters

This month’s cover for the MIT Technology Review was created by parody genius R. Sikoryak, narrowly skirting the line between homage and tracing. (Via Mark and coverjunkie)

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Putintin

What better way to reboot this blog than with a picture combining Tintin and silly word play? This clever mashup is one of the many available on Buffalo Bill Gates, along with Spockahontas, Mickey Maozedong, Quentin Tarantina Turner and many … Continue reading

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