Archive for: Herge

Comics Tourism: Destination Brussels

What to see if you’re a comics fan in Brussels

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Phantom Music

Hearing film scores as you read comics.

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Timpa

An Indian riff on Tintin.

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Can The Subaltern Draw?: The Case of the Arab Henchman

Arab stereotypes and arab translations in the Tintin adventure “The Crab with the Golden Claws”

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Strange Windows: Ha, ha, ha, Moooo…! (Ligne Claire 1)

Today I wish to spotlight perhaps the most successful –and charming– of French illustrators  for children: Benjamin Rabier.

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Monthly Stumblings # 9: Hergé

Tintin au Congo (Tintin in the Congo) by Georges Remi (aka Hergé)   Reproduced above is page 32 of Tintin au Congo published  in the children’s supplement of the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (the twentieth century), “Le petit vingtième” (the small twentieth), September 18, 1930. Tintin au Congo was serialized in “Le petit vingtième” from June 5, […]

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Strange Windows: The Adventures of Tintin in Otherland, Part V: Radio Coda

On Wisconsin Public Radio’s Here on Earth program — moderated by the able Jean Feraca — Gene Kannenberg and I chat about Tintin and field listeners’ calls; you can find a streaming of the show at this link. Enjoy my dulcet tones– or, rather, my robotic stammer. ——————————————— Some have chided me for overlooking the […]

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