Since 1929, Tintin has captivated generations of children and adults alike with his thrilling adventures, published in 24 bestselling books. Millions followed Tintin from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow, New York, and more. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, original plates, and ephemera, "Tintin: The Art of Herge "offers fresh insight into the story behind this iconic character, with unprecedented access to original sources from the Herge Museum in Belgium.
Offering a new and nuanced look into the world of Tintin, journalist Michel Daubert explains how the artist Georges Remi became the world-famous Herge. The book also includes profiles on the beloved characters, selections from Herge's earliest work, and chapters that trace the development of a rough sketch into a masterpiece. With its dynamic narrative and visual treasures, "Tintin "underscores the artist's varied inspirations, revealing how Herge's creations have become modern classics.
Praise for "Tintin: The Art of Herg""e "
"Working with the Herge Museum in Belgium, journalist Michel Daubert has produced "Tintin: The Art of Herge," a rich collection of photographs, early works, character profiles, and more that trace the life and artistic development of Tintin creator Georges Remi, aka Herge." --"Publishers Weekly"