The Art of Hergé, From the Archives of the Hergé Museum

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Since 1929, Tintin has captivated generations of children and adults alike with his thrilling adventures, published in 24 bestselling books. Millions followed Tintin from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow, New York, and more. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, original plates, and ephemera, Tintin: The Art of Hergé offers fresh insight into the story behind this iconic character, with unprecedented access to original sources from the Hergé Museum in Belgium.
Offering a new and nuanced look into the world of Tintin, journalist Michel Daubert explains how the artist Georges Remi became the world-famous Hergé. The book also includes profiles on the beloved characters, selections from Hergé's earliest work, and chapters that trace the development of a rough sketch into a masterpiece. With its dynamic narrative and visual treasures, Tintin underscores the artist's varied inspirations, revealing how Hergé's creations have become modern classics.

Praise for Tintin: The Art of Herg é:

"Working with the Hergé Museum in Belgium, journalist Michel Daubert has produced Tintin: The Art of Hergé , a rich collection of photographs, early works, character profiles, and more that trace the life and artistic development of Tintin creator Georges Remi, aka Hergé." -- Publishers Weekly

"Libraries where this series is popular should consider augmenting those titles with this handsome volume." -- Booklist

Publisher: New York :, Abrams ComicArts,, 2013
ISBN: 9781419710933
Branch Call Number: 741.5 H422d
Characteristics: 478 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Hergé 1907-1983
Musée Hergé


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Dec 04, 2017

Born in Belgian (1907) - Georges Remi (aka. Herge) was the graphic artist/cartoonist who (in 1929) created the popular comic-book character known as Tintin.

At the very height of Tintin's popularity it was the single, most recognizable European comic of the 20th century. Remi's comic books have been translated into 80 different languages and have sold millions of copies, worldwide.

This glossy volume - Lavishly illustrated with photographs, and original plates offers the curios reader a fresh insight into the story behind this iconic character, with unprecedented access to original sources from the Hergé Museum in Belgium.

*Note* - In 1983 - Georges Remi (75 at the time) died of a heart attack.

Apr 07, 2015


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