Tintin: Hergé and His Creation
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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Review: Tintin: Herge and His CreationUser Review - Andrew McDonald - Goodreads
I've read many (too many? – nah) Tintin companion books in my life but the late Harry Thompson's is the best. While it doesn't feature lovely, colour reproductions like Michael Farr's excellent guide ... Read full review
Review: Tintin: Herge and His CreationUser 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