The Art of Hergé Volume 2


Delve into the artistic genius of Hergé, the creator of Tintin, with “The Art of Hergé – Inventor of Tintin” by Philippe Goddin. This volume covers the years 1937 – 1949, showcasing Hergé’s maturity and the transition to rendering Tintin adventures in color. A captivating selection of Hergé’s drawings, many unpublished, offers a glimpse into the artist’s diverse talent. The book measures 22.5 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm, comprising 207 pages, and comes in a laminate hardback format.


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“The Art of Hergé – Inventor of Tintin” by Philippe Goddin, translated and edited by Michael Farr, is the second volume in a three-part series. This installment covers the significant years of 1937 to 1949, a period marking the maturity of Hergé, who, at the age of 30 in 1937, had already established himself as a pioneer in the world of strip cartoons.

During this period, Hergé embarked on rendering Tintin adventures in color, marking a pivotal moment in his career. The book, presented in a laminate hardback format, provides a fascinating selection of Hergé’s drawings, many of which have never been published, showcasing the diversity of his work. This volume, sized at 22.5 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm and spanning 207 pages, offers readers an insightful journey into the artistic evolution of the mastermind behind Tintin.

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