Professor Calculus: Science’s Forgotten Genius


Celebrate the 80th anniversary of Professor Calculus with Albert Algoud’s captivating book, “Professor Calculus: Science’s Forgotten Genius.” Commemorating the iconic character’s appearance in ‘Red Rackham’s Treasure,’ this hardback edition by Farshore unfolds the imaginative world of Calculus. With 104 glossy art paper pages in an Italian format (23 cm), Algoud’s homage delves into Calculus’s inventions, real-life inspirations, and his evolution over the decades. An immersive journey for Tintin enthusiasts, it reaffirms the enduring allure of Hergé’s Tintin series.


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Embark on a joyful celebration of Professor Calculus’s 80th anniversary with Albert Algoud’s enchanting book, “Professor Calculus: Science’s Forgotten Genius.” In homage to the character’s iconic appearance in ‘Red Rackham’s Treasure,’ this hardback edition published by Farshore is a visual feast spanning 104 pages of glossy art paper, presented in an Italian format measuring 23 cm.

Albert Algoud’s narrative takes readers on an immersive exploration of Professor Calculus’s world, unraveling the character’s myriad inventions, discoveries, and the real-life inspirations that influenced Hergé’s creation. This comprehensive volume goes beyond anecdotes, offering insights and behind-the-scenes glimpses into the evolution of one of Hergé’s most cherished characters.

As a testament to Calculus’s universal adoration among Tintin enthusiasts worldwide, Algoud’s book pays tribute to the character’s enduring appeal across generations. The timeless allure of Hergé’s Tintin series, having sold over 230 million copies worldwide, is reaffirmed through this book. It stands as a captivating ode not just to Professor Calculus but to the enduring power of comic books, captivating audiences in the 21st century much as they did in the early 20th. A must-have for Tintin fans and comic book enthusiasts alike, this volume captures the essence of Hergé’s brilliance and the enduring magic of Tintin.

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