The book Adventures of Tintin - Vol. 8: The Castafiore Emerald, Flight 714 to Sydney & Tintin and the Picaros is a collection of Tintin's four adventures where he continues to show his immense courage and bravery. The four adventures are unique in itself and are based on different locations. However one thing remains common, and that is Tintin's aptitude of playing with danger and using his brains to solve the case.
The Castafiore Emerald: The only adventure in the series in which all the drama takes place at Tintin's home, Marlinspike Hall. There are no villains and violence, but there are tragic disappearances and false interpretations. Flight 714 to Sydney: The twenty-second adventure of Tintin series sees Tintin being embroiled in a plot to kidnap a millionaire on an Indonesian Island. Tintin and his friend fail to catchup Flight 714 which was supposed to take them to Sydney. This adventure is characterized by the influence of science fiction that is unique in Tintin series. Tintin and the Picaros: This time the adventure takes place in the land of South America where Tintin tries to rescue three of his friends. This is the last completed adventures of Tintin and thus has a special place in history. Tintin and Alph-Art: This is the final adventure of Tintin. However, due to Herge's death it remains unfinished and published as an unfinished series.
Author Georges Remi, popularly known as 'Herge', is one of the most famous cartoonist of this era. Some of the notable awards include the 'Adamson Awards' by Sweden in 1971 and the Lifetime award at the festival of Lucca, 1972. An asteroid located between Mars and Jupiter was named after Herge, to celebrate his seventy-fifth birth anniversary. There is a museum in Belgium, which is dedicated on his work.
This comic is available in hardcover binding for online shopping. It has an ISBN 10 number of 1405229012 and ISBN 13 number of 978-1405229012.