An extremely famous comic series, The Adventures of Tintin are widely popular. The main characters in every story are Tintin, a young Belgian reporter, his extremely smart and faithful dog-snowy, the cynical and perpetually inebriated Captain Haddock, the highly intelligent but hearing-impaired Professor Calculus, and the incompetent detective Thomson and Thompson. A vividly illustrative series that pays attention to details, this series consists of fun-filled and action packed adventures undertaken by the reporter on his quest for knowledge and truth.
This particular story takes place in San Theodoros, with the band of guerillas-Picaros, under the control of General Alcazar who uses them to overthrow his arch rival, the reigning General Tapioca. Tintin rushes to San Theodoros to help save his friends as they were kidnapped and imprisoned for attempting to overthrow the military dictatorship of General Tapioca. A thrilling tale, this adventure has all the makings of a good read giving the reader parts of every genre all in one book.
The adventures of Tintin were a series of comics created by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who was born in 1907 and wrote these cartoons under the nickname Hergé. He was born in Brussels and at the age of 20 he created his own standalone comic strip for Le Boy-Scout Belge. Awarded multiple times with various titles, Hergé was very popular for his Tintin series. The comic series have been adapted numerous times into TV series and theatre, made into video games and portrayed in movies. There are even Tintin merchandise and memorabilia, and Tintin exhibitions are held around the world for all its fans. The character Tintin has itself received awards such as the International Campaign for Tibet's Light of Truth Award. This hardcover book packs a story that is bound to be an engrossing read for Tintin lovers, as well as new readers alike. Published by French & European Publications, this book is available with the ISBN-10 number 0320075648 and ISBN-13 number 978-0320075643. Place an order for this book on the India online store today.