Tag Archives: Hergé

Défense d’entrer

The châteaux of the Loire Valley are perennially popular with tourists the world over. One of the absolute gems is Cheverny. Built in the 17th century as a grand hunting lodge, it inspired Hergé, author of “Tintin,” when he created … Continue reading

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Une vente aux enchères

On June 2, 2012 a rare 1932 cover illustration of “Tintin in America” by Hergé sold for a record 1.3 million euros ($1.6 million) at an auction, une vente aux enchères (oon vehnte owes onshare), presented by Artcurial in Paris. … Continue reading

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Mon seul rival international c’est Tintin!

On October 26, 2011, the Steven Spielberg film Les Aventures de Tintin: Le Secret de la Licorne (The Secret of the Unicorn) will be released in over 500 theaters in France. It isn’t an adaptation of just one Hergé book … Continue reading

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Les plus grandes aventures sont intérieures

Georges Prosper Rémy, better known to millions of Tintin fans as Hergé, was born on May 22, 1907 in Belgium. His nickname is the French pronunciation of his initials, last name first, RG (air jay). In Europe, comic books, or … Continue reading

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