Herge (Author-Illustrator) NEW in None as Issued jacket. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace creasing to title page. AND, small, judiciously placed "ladybug" sticker to back cover. Volume I of a projected 7. Tales of young reporter-sleuth Tintin and his faithful dog, Snowy. Hergé is the pen name of Belgium comics writer and artist Georges Prosper Remi (1907-1983). 23, meticulously researched, volumes of the Adventures of Tintin series were produced. The three adventures in this volume were written in the 1930s: 1, Tintin in America (1930) engages with Al Capone's Chicago; 2, Cigars of the Pharaoh (1934) features a tomb filled with cigars and introduces the Thomson twins; and 3, The Blue Lotus (1936), which was inspired by the Mukden Incident which led to Japan's invasion of Manchuria, China.
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