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Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin was created by Herge a Belgian author in 1929 which follows a character called Tintin, an adventuresome and fearless wander or traveller that journeys across the world to explore the wonders we dreamed of. Along his way, he is supported by trusted friends like Captain Haddock who is always weary but self-assertive and Professor Calculus and the cute little dog Snowy which accompanies Tintin’s side in every new adventure, truly a devoted and loyal friend! In each book you explore the astonishment and awe of real places in this world, from historical locations to the wild uncharted areas, as well as fictional areas. Herge collected historical pieces combined with his imagination to create this series, and using his experience as illustrator and storytelling he entertained many children around.

This series was translated to over 80 languages and sold more than 230 million copies worldwide, a popular series of meticulously illustrated books of the 20th century. Some popular titles in this series include Tintin in the Congo, Tintin in America, Tintin in the land of the Soviets. Some positive feedback from readers were received such as how easy it is to comprehend the stories, the actions and drawings expressed what was going on very well, which is expressed in Herge’s signature ligne clair (clear line) style drawings. The variety of plots including daring adventures that mixes in with action, fantasy, mysteries, science with embarrassing humour. Explore the amazing book sets in this category or browse other series here.