Perhaps the most famous comic to come out of Europe is The Adventures of Tintin, by the Belgian known as Hergé. It’s known the world over and has appeared in more than 80 languages. Tim and Kumar discuss the comic’s appeal, Hergé’s expert cartooning, and some of the controversies that have swirled around the strip and its creator. Also, Kumar has some observations about the trailer for the upcoming Tintin movie.
- Tintin on Wikipedia
- Examples of story-reinforcing imagery
- Breaking down the layout of a Tintin page
- More Hergé symbolic imagery and page composition
- The Captain Haddock Insult Generator