Tintin: Hergé and His Creation

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John Murray, Oct 13, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
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The little black-and-white cartoon figure of Tintin first appeared in Belgium in 1929 in a Catholic newspaper where his creator, Herg?©, worked. Harry Thompson looks at the story of Herg?©, of Tintin and his origins, and beyond to when President de Gaulle could call Tintin 'his only rival'.

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User Review  - Mat Tait - Goodreads

I'm sure there's a more comprehensive Herge bio out there, but this is an entertaining and breezy read by someone with a clear love of the material, and its organising principle (each chapter ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Harry Thompson invented many TV comedy hits such as Have I Got News For You and Da Ali G Show. He wrote several acclaimed bestsellers, including Peter Cook: A Biography and the Booker longlisted This Thing of Darkness. In his spare time he ran the infamou

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