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 […]
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 […]
This year the Hergé Museum in Belgium will be five years old. So if you still have not visited, take that step to get on Eurostar and travel to Bruxelles then travel on to Louvain-la-Neuve. You will be well rewarded for this small effort. The Museum to Hergé is an extraordinary place, not only in […]
Tintin’s solution to help save his friends would not have worked in London today…. Experience again the thrill of being saved from burning at the stake by reading The Seven Crystal Balls and Prisoners of the Sun.
A 1994 documentary produced by London Weekend Television on Tintin and Hergé. Primarily featuring the late Harry Thompson, this episode of Opening Shot also includes interviews with Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper and the late Michael Turner along with some rare archival footage of Hergé speaking English. Opening Shots Part 1: Opening Shots Part 2: Opening Shots Part […]