Hergé

1934

Casterman Publishing House, based in Tournai, Belgium, becomes the publisher of the Adventures of Tintin. A meeting with a young Chinese student, Chang Chong-Chen, marks a decisive turning point. Hergé becomes convinced of the importance of a soundly built storyline and of the necessity for thorough research and preparation. He begins to take seriously what was, until then, just a simple game.

1935

For the French weekly Coeurs Vaillants, Hergé creates a new cast of heroes, Jo, Zette, and Jocko, for the French weekly Coeurs Vaillants. Five books are published.

1939

As a result of the position taken by Hergé in favor of the Chinese people in The Blue Lotus, Tintin's creator is invited to China by the wife of Chiang Kai-Shek. The imminent war in Europe prevents the trip.

1940

On May 10, Belgium is invaded by German troops. The newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle as well as Le Petit Vingtième disappear. Tintin in the Land of Black Gold, the episode in progress, is suspended for eight years. Hergé begins another adventure, The Crab with the Golden Claws, which he publishes in Le Soir, one of the only newspapers authorised during the German occupation.

1942

Casterman Publishing House, are planning to publish standardised books containing 64 pages in full colour, asks Hergé to start adapting previous episodes to fit these new guidelines.

1944

The liberation of Belgium on September 3 ends the publication of the Adventures of Tintin in Le Soir. Some consider that by publishing in a newspaper controlled by the German occupation, Hergé has in fact "collaborated" with it.

1945

He continues the crucial work on his first books. They will be published one after the other according to the new guidelines.

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JohnPCooperThursday 27th June 2019 à 03:06
I also speak very little or no French (definitely not fluent). However absolutely love TinTin. Was introduced to it as a child, during my family’s holidays (each year - when we went). As it wasn’t broadcast in my home region. Add to that weather conditions meant I missed some episodes of the animated colour series.

When it came to Netflix I was able to see it again this time from the beginning, without missing a single episode.

I’m glad that Herge created TinTin as it has especially well created story and some well placed slapstick humour jokes. Which tends to tickle me pink!!
catsrcool123Friday 1st February 2019 à 22:22
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chang5Wednesday 2nd January 2019 à 19:36
As a long time Tintin reader, I can't help but say how much these books have affected my life in a positive way!
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nightfuryThursday 30th March 2017 à 18:00
Herge ....its me, ur buddy.....Tintin....lol.....<3
call me :
stoneangel77@gmail.com


i love u
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TintínYMilúSaturday 4th March 2017 à 01:30
Hergé's great.
He created my favorite character.
He also created my favorite series.
I love this Tintin thing so much!
This guy's amazing.
He created a character, improved it, and made his dreams possible. All because of Tintin. And Snowy.
I love Tintin, so please, keep it up!
+1
spidey1111Sunday 7th August 2016 à 18:57
Herge was a great man.
Why?
Because he didn't let others to complete his way.
He afraid of that other writer make a disaster with tintin , for various objects like money,more readers , etc
I am so happy now.
You think if other guys complete his way , tintin would succsed?
I am afraid not.
Well you are still great tintin for ever
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yochanan613Tuesday 19th July 2016 à 15:52
This is amazing
+2
animelegendsTuesday 5th July 2016 à 10:50
IS this the official webpage of moulinsart!??
tintinsnowy2Wednesday 11th May 2016 à 14:36
I love Tintin. I grew up with my Dad buying the books for me. I spent every cent I earned on buying the books.
+3
marcellFriday 22nd April 2016 à 01:30
If only R.G could have finished the series .;-;
+1
ilyasborenSaturday 2nd April 2016 à 15:55
Tintin is big character.
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(inconnu)Sunday 20th December 2015 à 08:30
Extraordinaire de voir en image et d'entendre LE créateur d'aventures qui a fait veillé tard dans la nuit tant de lecteur(trice)s de 7 à 77 ans!!
+2
joydeepTuesday 25th October 2011 à 10:28
grew up with Tintin, still continue reading the comics
+3
frodobagginsSunday 9th October 2011 à 01:28
i wish the two live action tintin films are in english, or have english subtitles!
+1
seaweedFriday 7th October 2011 à 01:20
tintin is the best thing in the world whooo hooooooo
+3
ihatetintinTuesday 4th October 2011 à 15:45
i love tintin <3 <3 it makes me horny :)
+1
clairevanstTuesday 13th September 2011 à 23:38
Tintin rocks!!!!!! I wish he was real :( I'm going to name my dog snowy! :)
+3
rajeshSaturday 6th August 2011 à 21:13
I am a great Tintin fan. I wish Marlinspike was real, and I could go on a tour of the Marlinspike Hall estate. Sigh!
+1
krishnaSaturday 30th July 2011 à 15:30
Tintin is classic...the best comic ever....
+2
fanindia_asdSunday 24th July 2011 à 11:57
I love Tintin but ido not no french
+2
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