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Belgian comics for Belgian chocolate

All through his career, Hergé produced various advertising campaigns featuring his characters. They promoted everything from cars to margarine and washing detergent to cigars. With the international success of Tintin, these campaigns were mostly for international brands, but in the … 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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Spirou Salutes the classics

Much as the regular Spirou Et Fantasio series is getting rather tiresome, the spin-off series, Une Avonture de Spirou et Fantasio is nothing less than fantastic.  The most recent addition to this collection, Schwartz and Yann’s Le Groom Vert-de-Gris, is … Continue reading

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