Should ‘Tintin in the Congo’ Be Sold to Children?

Should ‘Tintin in the Congo’ Be Sold to Children?

The Adventures of Tintin is best known as a series of family friendly graphic novels. Hergé, the author of the books, has made them enjoyable for both kids and adults, as they incorporate topics appealing to both older and younger audiences. However, the first few books in the series were known to be quite political and controversial, as opposed to the later entries. There was one book which erupted with negative criticism, however, and caused a lot of trouble for Hergé.   Image Via Alistgator   Tintin in the Congo was published in 1931, and many campaigners and writers described the …

Initial Drawing for the Very First Cover of ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ Discovered, Will be Auctioned

Initial Drawing for the Very First Cover of ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ Discovered, Will be Auctioned

The first cover art of The Adventures of Tintin, one of the most popular comic book series of all time, has been unearthed and is heading to Heritage Auctions on June 8th and 9th in Dallas, Texas. Created by legendary Belgian cartoonist Hergé, The Adventures of Tintin Vol.1: Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, is estimated to bring in the incredible price of $1,300,000. According to artnet.com and their price database, Hergé’s auction record currently is set at €2,650,000 (around $2,980,000), which was put in place at 2014 for the front pages of a 1937 Tintin publication. This sale also …