Earth Hour is an annual environmental campaign that brings attention to the effects of climate change by asking people to switch off lights at homes and businesses for an hour at 8.30 pm (20:30), local time, usually on the last Saturday of March. It was created by the World Wide Fund for Nature (W.W.F.) and […]
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Onjali Q. Rauf received an MBE on December 8th 2022, and she brought Snowy along to meet Prince William! Onjali Qatara Raúf MBE is a best-selling British author and the founder of the NGO Making Herstory, a woman’s rights organisation tackling the abuse and trafficking of women and girls in the UK. Her work: The Boy at the Back […]
TOTALLY TINTIN PODCAST Join Sneaky Dragon and Compleatly Beatles hosts Ian Boothby and David Dedrick as they affectionately and humorously examine and celebrate Tintin and the work of Hergé one book at a time. David is the lifelong fan, and Ian the newby – a comics nut, but one who has never read Tintin before. […]
Eve Banister, aged eight, was kind enough to show us her re imaged homage to Hergé’s Secret of the Unicorn cover. This was part of her School Book Club. In her drawing you can see she knows her Tintin, the detail on both Captain Haddock and Tintin’s outfits is precise. And the Unicorn is magnificent! […]
10th January 1929 – 10th January 2022 Happy Birthday Tintin and Snowy… Yes, looking so good and doing good even at ninety-three years old!
When you open one of Tintin’s adventure stories do you ever read that Imprint Page? Well, it is there that you will see the name Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper, and Michael Turner. They were the determined young translators of the Tintin books into English way back in the 1950’s! Leslie died earlier this month at the […]
The adventure The Crab with the Golden Claws introduces us to a unique Hergé character. Up until this story we have all been content with Tintin and Snowy along with Thompson, Thomson and Tchang. But then bursting through a porthole Tintin and Snowy land on Captain Archibald Haddock. Slumped over a glass of whiskey feeling […]
TINTIN IN AMERICA – The full version in colour for the first time TINTIN, A SUITABLE MEDICINE By Michael Farr (for The Tintin Shop) Amid worldwide gloom and despondency in the face of a pandemic, Tintin is here to give us cheer. It is normal practice for the reporter’s millions of fans across the globe to seek comfort […]
What an exhibition
Cat owners the world over will recognise this… well I can sit on anything. Bertie Bezzant at his best!
Thank you Cal for your amazing drawing. It is not easy to draw Tintin…
This young man has shown quite a talent for drawing Tintin and multitasking!.. La line claire… The finished work and quite happy with himself, and so he should be!
Oscar and Noah age 6, concentrating hard on some serious colouring in!