The Calculus Affair


The Calculus Affair initially published in French in 1956 and later in English in 1960. This story revolves around Professor Calculus’s invention, an ultrasonic device with immense destructive potential. The Bordurian government kidnaps Calculus in Geneva because of the apparatus. Leaving Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock with the task of rescuing him.


Captain HaddockProfessor CalculusSnowyThomson & ThompsonTintin
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The Calculus Affair first published in French in 1956. Translated and published in English 1960.

This thrilling tale centres on the ground breaking invention of Professor Calculus—a long-distance weapon of immense destruction, the ultrasonic apparatus. The Bordurian government’s interest in this powerful weapon prompts a sinister turn of events when Calculus is abducted in Geneva.

The narrative unfolds as Tintin, Snowy and his unwavering companion, Captain Haddock, plunge into a high-stakes pursuit to rescue the kidnapped professor. And also to safeguard the dangerous technology from falling into the wrong hands. Their quest for justice leads them through a maze of intrigue and danger. What an adventure, keep your eye on that pesky umbrella!

About this book:

  • Comes in Hard and Soft back
  • Printed on gloss paper in colour
  • 62 pages long
  • Currently published by Farshore
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You can’t escape my friend! I’ll truss you like a turkey!
Tintin in America