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Tag Archives: Tintin
(edit – added two more book covers, thanks to Darko) When there’s a subject that still grips a rather large market, but a certain party blocks any use of visual material of that subject, it pays off to have already … Continue reading
(edit – updated info on the two cameos in panel 1, thanks to Darko and Paul) Thanks to the French comics news site ActuaBD, we now know that even American creators know their classics. In this short comic from Fantastic … Continue reading
In December, 2017 French heavy metal band Shinray decided to shake up some social buzz by recording a rocking version of the theme to the classic Tintin cartoons. In their video, they dressed up as the characters from the cartoon … Continue reading
In a recent installment of No Such Thing As A Fish, one of my favourite podcasts, my attention was drawn to this case, which involved an elaborate scheme to claim the inheritance of fabled swashbuckler (and onetime Plymouth mayor) Francis … Continue reading
Even while making the uber cool polar Le Clan des Siciliens, Alain Delon kept it real when it came to his reading material. Mille sabords!
Reading comics wasn’t always a sign of a well-balanced education and a keen sense for quality. Back in the sixties, it particularly showed you somehow never really grew up (or something). Which elevates mr. John Steed, esq. even higher in … Continue reading
When the above Tom Tomorrow cartoon popped in my inbox this morning, courtesy of The Nib, I couldn’t help being triggered to reach for my favourite Tintin book and rejoin this great little satirical scene. Of course, after trying to … Continue reading
Long before GlÃ©nat started publishing Donald Duck and Micky Mouse books by famous European comics creators, and long before the merger of the Marvelverse with the Disneysphere made any crossover possible, Italian fumettista Corrado Mastantuono crossed the streams in his … Continue reading
Even a holy man has time off now and then, and may want to relax with a good comic. Or maybe the Dalai Lama is rather performing some late quality control on how his native country is portrayed in Tintin … Continue reading