The Adventures of Tintin Series
Clever and ever-curious, Tintin is a reporter-turned-detective whose pursuit of villains, criminals, treasure and the occasional hostorical artefact takes him all over the world. Join Tintin and a colorful cast of friends, including his faithful dog Snowy, Captain Haddock, absent-minded Professor Calculus and the Twins, as they embark on an extraordinary adventures spanning historical and political events, fantasy and science-fiction adventures and thrilling mysteries. These full-color graphic novels broke new ground when they were first released and became the inspiration for countless modern-day comic artists. . Belgian-artist Hergé based his stories on real-world events and cultures that had caught the Belgian national attention—from space exploration to Arab oil wars—and brought them to life for his readers in inspiring and exciting ways.
The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century, and it remains popular today. By the time of the centenary of Hergé's birth in 2007, Tintin
had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies.
Recognition: International Campaign for Tibet's 'Light of Truth' Award (2006) granted to the character Tintin by the Dalai Lama