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! […]
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 […]
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 […]