Tintin & Co.

Tintin & Co.

by Michael Farr
Publisher: Last Gasp
Hardcover, 131 pages
Price: $29.95

Leading British Tintinologist and journalist, Michael Farr, presents his choice of the dozen most important and colorful characters from The Adventures of Tintin in Tintin & Co., revealing their origins, inspirations, and the source of their enduring fascination. This handsome, lavishly-illustrated volume takes a closer look at the remarkable cast that enriches the adventures:

  • Snowy from Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, 1929-30
  • Coco from Tintin in the Congo
  • Snowy and arch-villain Boerto Rastapopoulos from Tintin in America
  • Boerto Rastapopoulos and the hapless Thom(p)sons in Cigars of the Pharaoh
  • Boerto in The Blue Lotus
  • the unpredictable Captain Haddock in The Crab with the Golden Claws (1941
  • the inventor Professor Calculus, and prima donna Banica Castafiore, in King Ottokar's Sceptre (1938)
  • the delinquent Arab prince Abdullah
  • the smug insurance salesman Jolyon Wagg
  • the constant revolutionary General Alcazar
  • and the sinisterly Teutonic villain Muller.

Hardcover, mostly color, some b&w.

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