Tintin: The Complete Companion

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John Murray, 2001 - Cartoons and comics - 205 pages
Tintin, the extraordinary reporter with his immediately recognizable coif and his dog Snowy, has been a publishing phenomenon since he first appeared in 1928. This text explains the source of all the stories and shows how Herge updated the stories in later editions to reflect the changing world.

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The concept behind this officially-sanctioned book is mouth-watering. Hergé Foundation/Moulinsart gave Michael Farr free reign of Hergé's archives, allowing him to show the reference images and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ljhliesl - LibraryThing

More comparison between the original black and white periodicals and their reworking into color books than the series warrants; not enough discussion of how to translate French or Bruxellois puns and ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Michael Farr is a leading British Tintinologist, and an expert on the comic series Tintin and its creator, Herg . He has written several books on the subject as well as translating translating several others into English. Farr was a reporter and foreign correspondent for Reuters and then the Daily Telegraph. He was soon sent to many of the destinations familiar to Tintin, including Africa, the former Soviet Union, and Central and eastern Europe. When based in Brussels, he became acquainted with the creator of Tintin, Herg, and was later to have access to his extensive archives.

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