The Adventures Of Tintin
Las aventuras de tintin / the adventures of tintin
A full color 60 page scale modeller's guide to the aircraft depicted in Herge's Adventures of Tintin. All 118 aircraft that have appeared in the classic comic albums are depicted in 1/72 and 1/144 scale profiles, with detailed color information. Aircraft
192pp. illus. pictorial hardback 8vo: near Very Good/no dj [corners are bumped; else a nice clean and crisp copy] Three Tintin stories translated into English with the original cartoons by the Belgian artist Georges Prosper Remi (1907-83), more commonly known as Herge.
Tintinology tin-tin-ol-uh-jee] "noun" - The study of the works of comic creator Herge and the cultural impact of Tintin, his best-known and most influential character. The adventures of Tintin and his dog, Snowy, have captivated people worldwide since they first appeared as an insert in the Belgian Catholic newspaper "Le Vintieme Siecle" in 1929. Available for the first time in English, this insightful biography delves deep into the psyche of Tintin creator Georges Remi and his public persona Herge.
The works of Benjamin Samuel (b. Frankfurt am Main, 1981; lives and works in Frankfurt and London) explore our reverence for the all-embracing intellectual gifts we associate with Renaissance men as well as our understanding of the modern digital world. Benjamin Samuel takes inspiration from favorites such as the movies of Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick, Bachâ s Goldberg Variations, and Beethovenâ s Diabelli Variations, but also from Shakespeareâ s plays and Edgar Allan Poeâ s stories, the comic books in the Adventures of Asterix and the Adventures of Tintin series, and the stock markets.
Through the combination of text and images, comic books offer a unique opportunity to explore deep questions about aesthetics, ethics, and epistemology in nontraditional ways. The essays in this collection focus on a wide variety of genres, from mainstream superhero comics, to graphic novels of social realism, to European adventure classics. Included among the contributions are essays on existentialism in Daniel Clowes's graphic novel "Ghost World," ecocriticism in Paul Chadwick's long-running "Concrete" series, and political philosophies in Herge's perennially popular "The Adventures of Tintin.
From the Land of the Soviets to America, from outer space to the depths of the ocean, this book includes 1,500 pages of delight in eight volumes of classic Tintin stories. It is suitable for any Tintin fan.
Hardcover, Little Brown & Co, 2007, ISBN# 0316006688