Hergé

1946

On September 26, the first issue of Tintin Magazine is published. It is a new weekly publication created for young people by Raymond Leblanc, a fighter in the French Resistance.

1950

Having undertaken Explorers on the Moon, an episode requiring careful technical work as well as great documentary precision and extreme attention to detail, Hergé enlists a number of collaborators and founds the Studios Hergé.

1955

Tintin, whose stories are gaining more and more success, is popular enough to be of interest to advertisers. At the same time, Hergé develops a collection of colour prints in which Tintin plays spokesman for different fields of knowledge.

1958

Tintin in Tibet is completed despite Hergé’s personal crisis.

1960

Tintin goes to the movies. Belgian actor Jean-Pierre Talbot plays him on the big screen in Tintin and the Mystery of the Golden Fleece. The actor will reappear in 1964 in Tintin and the Blue Oranges. Georges Rémi discovers modern art, and it becomes for him a source of true passion. He separates from his wife.

1969

The Studios Belvision of Brussels produce a full-length screen cartoon based on the book Prisoners of the Sun.

1971

On his first visit to the United States, Hergé meets some native Americans.

1973

Casterman publishes the first volume of the Hergé Archives. Thus the mythical Tintin Reporter of Le Petit Vingtième in the Land of the Soviets reappears more than 40 years after it had become unavailable. Hergé visits Taiwan, 35 years after the official invitation extended to him.

1976

The full-length documentary film I, Tintin,appears on screens. It is dedicated to the hero and his creator. On September 29, a bronze statue of Tintin and Snowy is inaugurated in Brussels.

1977

Having divorced his first wife, Hergé marries Fanny Vlamynck.

1979

The American Andy Warhol, king of Pop Art, makes a series of 4 portraits of Hergé. The anniversary of Tintin is commemorated a little bit everywhere. The 50 year life of Hergé's favorite hero is most notably celebrated by a postage stamp released by the Belgian Post Office, as well as by the Imaginary Tintin Museum and the book Fifty Years of Happy Work, etc.

1981

Hergé and Chang Chong-Chen are happily reunited. Chang was the Chinese friend who had inspired The Blue Lotus more than 45 years earlier.

1982

To celebrate Hergé's 75th birthday, the Belgian Astronomical Society names a recently discovered planet after him. Planet Hergé is located between Mars and Jupiter

1983

On March 3, Georges Rémi (a.k.a. Hergé) dies.

Vos contributions (25) Contribuer
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!
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
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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.
+2
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.
+1
(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
+2
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
+2
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! :)
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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!
krishnaSaturday 30th July 2011 à 15:30
Tintin is classic...the best comic ever....
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fanindia_asdSunday 24th July 2011 à 11:57
I love Tintin but ido not no french
+2
elsa88Thursday 7th July 2011 à 13:35
i looove tintin!! :)
+1
ashishThursday 30th June 2011 à 20:30
i speak no french, but i love tintin
+1
jonaszThursday 16th June 2011 à 08:26
hello
steelemanMonday 13th June 2011 à 15:38
Bonjour, comment ca va
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