Land of Black Gold

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Methuen, Jan 1, 1972 - Adventure stories - 62 pages
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Funny, enjoyable and full of craziness.

Review: Land of Black Gold (Tintin #15)

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I liked The land of Black Gold because this one was funny, fun and had action-packed scenes. Here we are introduced also to two new characters that will come up in one of the later comics of Tintin and Snowy, to Emir Mohammed Ben Kalish Ezab, and his 'sweet' son Abdullah. Read full review


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'Hergé' was born Georges Remi on 22 May, 1907 in Etterbeek, a suburb of Brussels, in Belgium. After leaving school, he worked for the daily newspaper, Le XXe Sičcle (The 20th Century). He was responsibe the for the section of the newspaper designed for children. Tintin, the main character in his works, was introduced on January 10, 1929 in a story entitled 'Tintin in the Land of the Soviets.' Each story ran as a comic strip in the newspaper and then was published as a book. Some of these books were adapted for the small screen including The Crab With The Golden Claws, Star of Mystery, Red Rakham's Treasure, Black Island, Objective Moon and The Calculus Affair. French TV produced longer versions of twenty of the books in 1992, which have been broadcast in over fifty countries. On 3 March, 1983, he died in Brussels. At the time of his death, he was working on Tintin and the Alpha-Art, which was published in an unfinished form.

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