Hergé, Son of Tintin

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Author: Benoit Peeters,Tina A. Kover

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421404540

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 394

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"Author of the critically acclaimed Tintin and the World of Hergé and the last person to interview Remi, Benoit Peeters tells the complete story behind Hergé's origins and shows how and why the nom de plume grew into a larger-than-Remi personality as Tintin's popularity exploded. Drawing on interviews and using recently uncovered primary sources for the first time, Peeters reveals Remi as a neurotic man who sought to escape the troubles of his past by allowing Hergé's identity to subsume his own. As Tintin adventured, Hergé lived out a romanticized version of life for Remi."--Jacket.

The Adventures of Tintin Volume 7

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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282819

Category: Graphic novels

Page: 192

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Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures! In Volume 7, Tintin faces ruthless gangsters in The Red Sea Sharks, scales mountain peaks in Tintin in Tibet, and solves a baffling case of theft in The Castafiore Emerald. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.

Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

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Author: Herge

Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781405266512

Category:

Page: 144

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The world’s most famous travelling reporter heads for Russia. Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow’s secret police . . . Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets remains the only adventure not to have had its artwork coloured.

Tim und Struppi in der Neuen Welt

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Author: Frederic Tuten

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105616322

Category: Fiction

Page: 310

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Tim und Struppi, Clawdia Chauchat, Settembrini, Mynheer Peeperkorn, Naphta, alle zusammen in einem Hotel in den peruanischen Anden – geht das überhaupt? Der amerikanische Autor Frederic Tuten beweist, daß es geht. In diesem verrückten Abenteuerroman spannt Tuten zwei der berühmtesten Comicfiguren mit einigen der prominentesten Personen der modernen Weltliteratur zusammen. Besonders hübsch die Liebesgeschichte zwischen Madame Chauchat und dem immer noch nicht recht erwachsenen Tim. Sie verführt ihn nach allen Regeln der Kunst einer erfahrenen Frau – und Tim wird endlich ein Mann. Dieser lyrische Abenteuerroman ist natürlich ein ausgewachsener Literaturscherz für Kenner. Indes ist Tuten kreativer Künstler genug, um eine durchaus einleuchtende Geschichte zu erzählen. Auch wer keinerlei Kenntnis von Tintin oder vom ›Zauberberg‹ hat, kommt hier auf seine Kosten. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Tim und Struppi

Tim im Kongo / [aus dem Franz. von Jens Roedler]. ...

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Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783551738318

Category:

Page: 62

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Tegneserie om Tintins oplevelser under en løvejagt i Afrika

Tim und Struppi

Im Reich des schwarzen Goldes / [aus dem Franz. von Ilse Strasmann]. ...

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Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783551738455

Category:

Page: 62

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Die schlimmsten Kinder der Welt

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Author: David Walliams

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644402833

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 4883

Möchtest du die schlimmsten Kinder der Welt kennenlernen? Hier sind sie, die zehn katastrophalsten Knaben und monströsesten Mädel! Wie zum Beispiel Sofia Sofa, die schon so lange auf dem Sofa sitzt und fernsieht, dass sie sich selbst in eins verwandelt! Oder der Sabbernde Sascha, der durch seine Sabberei einen ganzen Schulausflug ins Wasser fallen lässt! Und wer könnte Heulsuse Heidi vergessen – die quengelige große Schwester, die andauernd Lügen erzählt?! Welch eine herrliche Sammlung der weltschlimmsten Geschichten, geschrieben von David Walliams, dem weltbesten Autor der Welt, illustriert mit den farbigsten Illustrationen der Welt von Tony Ross!

The Secret of the Unicorn

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Author: Hergé,Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper,Michael L. Turner

Publisher: Mammoth

ISBN: 9781405208109

Category: Caricatures and cartoons

Page: 64

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The world’s most famous travelling reporter learns the secret of the Unicorn. When Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market, he buys it as a gift for his friend Captain Haddock. But this isn’t just any old model ship . . . it’s the Unicorn. Built by one of Haddock’s ancestors it holds a clue to finding the treasure of a notorious pirate. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.

Tintin and the Picaros

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Author: Hergé

Publisher: Mammoth

ISBN: 9781405208239

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 62

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The world’s most famous travelling reporter gets caught up in a revolutionary adventure. Bianca Castafiore has been imprisoned by General Tapioca! Also accused of threatening Tapioca’s dictatorship, Tintin, Calculus and Haddock jet off to the jungle HQ of the revolutionaries, and hatch a plot surrounding the upcoming carnival and Haddock’s sudden and mysterious disgust for whiskey . . . Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.

Tintin in the Land of Fervour

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Author: Alain Bernard Marchand

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781465322951

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 109

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This nostalgic essay interweaves commentaries on Hergs Tintin series with reminiscences of a life that has been strongly influenced by the intrepid hero and his adventures. As a child, Alain Bernard Marchand was transported in his imagination to the ends of the earth with Tintin, learning about the world but, more importantly, about himself. As an adult, he brought his childhood imaginings to life, through his travels around the world, particularly to Asia, and in the process, discovered the desire to create worlds of his own through his writing.

Far Out

Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal

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Author: Mark Liechty

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022642913X

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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Westerners have long imagined the Himalayas as the world’s last untouched place and a repository of redemptive power and wisdom. Beatniks, hippie seekers, spiritual tourists, mountain climbers—diverse groups of people have traveled there over the years, searching for their own personal Shangri-La. In Far Out, Mark Liechty traces the Western fantasies that captured the imagination of tourists in the decades after World War II, asking how the idea of Nepal shaped the everyday cross-cultural interactions that it made possible. Emerging from centuries of political isolation but eager to engage the world, Nepalis struggled to make sense of the hordes of exotic, enthusiastic foreigners. They quickly embraced the phenomenon, however, and harnessed it to their own ends by building tourists’ fantasies into their national image and crafting Nepal as a premier tourist destination. Liechty describes three distinct phases: the postwar era, when the country provided a Raj-like throwback experience for rich Americans; Nepal’s emergence as an exotic outpost of hippie counterculture in the 1960s; and its rebranding into a hip adventure destination, which began in the 1970s and continues today. He shows how Western projections of Nepal as an isolated place inspired creative enterprises and, paradoxically, allowed locals to participate in the global economy. Based on twenty-five years of research, Far Out blends ethnographic analysis, a lifelong passion for Nepal, and a touch of humor to produce the first comprehensive history of what tourists looked for—and found—on the road to Kathmandu.