The Adventures of Hergé

The Adventures of Hergé

Book - 2011
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Presents a biography in graphic novel format about the life of Tintin's creator, Georges Prosper Remi, from his childhood and meeting with the editor of "XXe Siècle" to the accusations about ties to the Nazis and his relationship with Fanny Vlamynck.
Publisher: Montréal : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011
ISBN: 9781770460591
1770460594
Characteristics: 66 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm

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elliottcampbell
Oct 11, 2016

Fascinating biography of the creator of Tintin, presented in the style of his famous works.

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temp123987
Oct 22, 2013

A wonderful book that artfully tells the biography of Georges Prosper Remi - better known the world over as 'Hergé' - phonetically the letters GR reversed. Depending on the several biographies you choose to support, Herge was either a naive young man bent on creating superb tales of adventure irrespective of the Nazi takeover of the publication he worked for [like many others Belgian in other professions]; or indeed a collaborator- albeit a rather inconsequential participant. History has long shown him to be faithful to his king's appeal for all Belgians to return to their country and make the best of the unfortunate invasion and strive to keep the country's population out of harm's way. The English translation printed by Montreal's Drawn & Quarterly publishers keeps faithful to the original French version ... You meet many of his compatriot artists as well as all those that made an imprint on him and vice-versa. Awesome and fun book!!

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