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Brecht Evens Paints Tintin

In their literary supplement, the Flemish daily De Morgen is currently running a weekly series of short essays on literary figures that were based on actual people. Each time Brecht Evens provided a fantastic piece of art to go with … Continue reading

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Tintin without Tintin

The Dutch Tumblr Who Wants Yesterday’s Papers takes the Garfield Minus Garfield meme of a while back to the limits, and presents iconic Tintin covers without their stories’ main character. Or any character for that matter. It makes for eerily desolate, … Continue reading

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Belgian comics post stamps 2014

For this year, the Belgian Post Office is planning three comics-themed issues, it appears from an overview on philately site Philandria (try finding these on the official BPost site, though).

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Tintin is science

If you look at Tintin in a geeky way, and you have an artistic inkling, this is what you get. Jaco Haasbroek did this version of the quiffed one, that’s just screaming to be put on a T-shirt. (via Boing … Continue reading

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Tintin in Portugal

 In the 1950s and 60s The Adventures of Tintin were serialised in the Portuguese weekly Cavaleiro Andante.  This periodical ran from 1952 until 1962 and featured adventure-type comics from around the world (see more here). It would however seem that brand … Continue reading

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Joueurs en stock

Tintin is supposedly big enough in France for this cover to France Football magazine to make sense. Or at least for people to make the connection between a classic comic about modern-day slavery, and the current climate of professional athlete … Continue reading

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First Class Stamps (2) – Tintin!

What better way to start this series than with my favorite comic character ever. Tintin, the quiffed one, has graced stamps from the post offices of his (and mine) native Belgium, France, the Netherlands and innumerable shadier issues (of which … Continue reading

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