Tintin: The Art of Hergé

Tintin: The Art of Hergé

Hardback Abrams Comicarts

By (author) Michel Daubert, By (author) Hergy Museum

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  • Publisher: Abrams Comicarts
  • Format: Hardback | 480 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 210mm x 42mm | 1,880g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1419710931
  • ISBN 13: 9781419710933
  • Illustrations note: 320 colour and black-and-white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 72,172

Product description

Since Tintin first appeared in 1929, he has captivated generations of children and adults alike. Millions followed Tintin's journeys from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow and New York. Tintin: The Art of Herge offers new insight into this iconic character, with incredible access to original sources from the Herge Museum in Belgium. Designed by Christian de Portzamparc, the Herge Museum opened in 2009 to celebrate Tintin creator Georges Remi, later known as Herge. The museum features hundreds of original plates, photographs and documents displaying the work and inspiration of the famed comic artist. Illustrated by images of this unparalleled collection, Tintin: The Art of Herge provides a rare glimpse into Tintin and Herge's world. Previously unpublished drawings depict how the beloved characters were created and offer fresh insight into the stories of all twenty-two Tintin books.

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Author information

Michel Daubert was a journalist for the French daily Le Figaro and for the magazine Telerama. His writings on Herge have appeared in Telerama and Formule 1. Daubert is also the author of Musee du Quai Branly, which documents the collection of the renowned Paris art museum.