The Art of Herge, Inventor of Tintin: 1950-1983

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Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2011 - Art - 207 pages
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Georges Remi, better known as Herge, the creator of Tintin & Snowy, was born a century ago. He left us an exceptional legacy, at the center of which was Tintin, but also included much other work besides Tintin's cartoon adventures. From generation to generation the popularity of his creation has carried on and been extended, to such a degree that whatever their age, many readers feel they have grown up with Tintin.The third and final volume of The Art of Herge series presents a selection of Herge's outstanding, often unpublished, drawings showing the diversity of his work and offering the reader a view of the range of his talent.This third volume of The Art of Herge covers the years 1950 to 1983, The prolific output of the master of the "clear line" included advertisements, comic strips, illustrations, fashion designs and caricatures. In this series, Herge's work is presented in chronological order, with many high-quality reproductions of the art. The artwork is accompanied by concise commentary, allowing us a closer look into the artist's daily routine and output.

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Review: The Art of Herge, Inventor of Tintin: Volume 1: 1907-1937

User Review  - Parka - Goodreads

(More pictures at parkablogs.com) This is the first of a three-volume series that looks at the art of Herge, creator of Tintin, whose real name is Georges Remi. The first volume covers from 1907 (when ... Read full review

Review: The Art of Herge, Inventor of Tintin: Volume 1: 1907-1937

User Review  - Michel - Goodreads

I was hoping to read the original versions of Tintin's first adventures (like the Cigars and Black Gold), before Herge realized he was merely echoing dominant prejudices and propagating rightwing ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Philippe Goddin was born in 1944. Hie is considered to be one of the top experts on Herge's life and oeuvre. he has been studying Herge's art for more than 30 years, and has published several books on the subject. He was lucky enough to know Herge and to be acquainted with many of his friends and colleagues. Most of the documents produced in this series come from the Studios Herge where Philippe Goddin directed the research and archives for more than 10 years.

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

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