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The Adventures Of Tintin
The Adventures of Tintin
The Adventures of Tintin
(French: Les Aventures de Tintin; [lez‿avɑ̃tyʁ də tɛ̃tɛ̃]) is a series of 24 comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. By 2007, a century after Hergé's birth in 1907,[1] Tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies,[2] and had been adapted for radio, television, theatre, and film. The series first appeared in French on 10 January 1929 in Le Petit Vingtième (The Little Twentieth), a youth supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (The Twentieth Century). The success of the series saw the serialised strips published in Belgium's leading newspaper Le Soir
Le Soir
(The Evening) and spun into a successful Tintin magazine
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Adventure (genre)
Adventure fiction
Adventure fiction
is fiction that usually presents danger, or gives the reader a sense of excitement.Contents1 History 2 For children 3 See also 4 NotesHistory[edit] In the Introduction to the Encyclopedia of Adventure Fiction, Critic Don D'Ammassa defines the genre as follows:.. An adventure is an event or series of events that happens outside the course of the protagonist's ordinary life, usually accompanied by danger, often by physical action
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Comics Anthology
Comics
Comics
anthologies collect works in the medium of comics that are too short for standalone publication.Contents1 U.S. 2 UK 3 Belgium and France 4 Malaysia 5 See alsoU.S.[edit]Title Publisher First Year Last Year Genre NotesDetective Comics DC Comics 1937 ongoing detective anthology aspect dropped in the 1940sFeature Funnies Everett M
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French Language
French (le français [lə fʁɑ̃sɛ] ( listen) or la langue française [la lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛz]) is a Romance language
Romance language
of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin
of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French has evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin
Latin
in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France
France
and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages
Celtic languages
of Northern Roman Gaul
Gaul
like Gallia Belgica
Gallia Belgica
and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders
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Action (genre)
Action fiction is the literary genre that includes spy novels, adventure stories, tales of terror and intrigue ("cloak and dagger"), and mysteries. This kind of story utilizes suspense, the tension that is built up when the reader wishes to know how the conflict between the protagonist and antagonist is going to be resolved or what the solution to the puzzle of a thriller is.[1]Contents1 Genre fiction 2 See also 3 Notes 4 ReferencesGenre fiction[edit] Action fiction is a form of genre fiction whose subject matter is characterized by emphasis on exciting action sequences. This does not always mean they exclude character development or story-telling. Action fiction is related to other forms of fiction, including action films, action games and analogous media in other formats such as manga and anime
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1976 In Comics
Notable events of 1976 in comics. See also List of years in comics.This is a list of comics-related events in 1976.Contents1 Events1.1 Year overall 1.2 January 1.3 March 1.4 April 1.5 May 1.6 June 1.7 July 1.8 August 1.9 September 1.10 October 1.11 November 1.12 December2 Deaths2.1 January 2.2 February 2.3 March 2.4 April 2.5 May 2.6 June 2.7 July 2.8 December 2.9 Specific date unknown3 Conventions 4 Awards4.1 Eagle Awards5 First issues by title5.1 DC Comics 5.2 Marvel Comics 5.3 Other publishers6 Canceled titles6.1 Charlton Comics 6.2 DC Comics 6.3 Gold Key Comics 6.4 Harvey Comics 6.5 Marvel Comics 6.6 Other publishers7 Initial appearance by character name7.1 DC Comics 7.2 Marvel Comics 7.3 Other publishers8 ReferencesEvents[edit] Year overall[edit]American Splendor, Harvey Pekar's long-running autobiographical comic book title, publishes its debut issue. Fantagraphics Books, Inc
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Egmont Group
The Egmont Group
Egmont Group
(formerly The Gutenberghus Group) is a Danish media corporation founded and rooted in Copenhagen, Denmark. The business area of Egmont has traditionally been magazine publishing but has over the years evolved to comprise mass media generally.Contents1 History and profile 2 Group management 3 Egmont divisions 4 UK branch4.1 Egmont Press 4.2 Egmont Publishing5 Egmont Foundation 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory and profile[edit] The Egmont Group
Egmont Group
was founded by Egmont Harald Petersen in 1878[2] as a one-man printing business, but soon became a magazine business. It was originally called "P. Petersen, Printers", named after Petersen's mother, as he was still too young at the time to register his own company
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1929 In Comics
This is a timeline of significant events in comics in the 1920s.Contents1 1920 2 1921 3 1922 4 1923 5 1924 6 1925 7 1926 8 1927 9 1928 10 192910.1 January 10.2 February 10.3 April 10.4 July 10.5 October 10.6 December11 Deaths11.1 1920 11.2 1923 11.3 1924 11.4 1926 11.5 1927 11.6 1928 11.7 192912 References1920[edit]January 4: The first issue of the Flemish Catholic children's magazine Zonneland and its Walloon sister publication Petits Belges are published. Both will feature a lot of children's comics. Petits Belges changes its name into Bonjour in 1957 and Tremplin in 1960. January 14: In E.C. Segar's Thimble Theatre Castor Oyl makes his debut.[1][2][3] January 17: The first issue of the British comics magazine Film Fun is published. It will run until 15 September 1962. August: Stan Cross' The Potts makes its debut, but as You & Me (it receives it's more familiar title, The Potts only in 1951)
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Graphic Novel
A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content. Although the word "novel" normally refers to long fictional works, the term "graphic novel" is applied broadly and includes fiction, non-fiction, and anthologized work
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Le Soir
Le Soir
Le Soir
(French: [lə swaʁ], "The Evening") is a French language daily Belgian newspaper. Founded in 1887 by Emile Rossel, it was intended as a politically-independent and traditionally Liberal source of news. It is one of the most popular Francophone newspapers in Belgium, competing with La Libre Belgique, and since 2005 has appeared in Berliner format
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Le Lombard
Le Lombard, known as Les Éditions du Lombard until 1989, is a Belgian comic book publisher established in 1946 when Tintin magazine was launched. Le Lombard is now part of Média-Participations, alongside publishers Dargaud and Dupuis, with each entity maintaining its editorial independence.Contents1 History 2 Notable titles 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] Les Éditions du Lombard was established by Raymond Leblanc and his partners in 1946. Wanting to create an illustrated youth magazine, they decided that the already well-known Tintin would be the perfect hero. Business partner André Sinave went to see Tintin creator Hergé to propose creating the magazine. Hergé, who had worked for Le Soir during the war, was being prosecuted for having collaborated with the Germans and did not have a publisher at the time.[1] After consulting with his friend Edgar Pierre Jacobs, Hergé agreed
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The Adventures Of Tintin (other)
The Adventures of Tintin is a series of comic albums by Hergé. The Adventures of Tintin may also refer to:The Adventures of Tintin (film), a 2011 film by Steven Spielberg The Adventures of Tintin (TV series), a 1991–1992 TV series The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (video game) Hergé's Adventures of Tintin, a 1959–1963 TV series The Adventures of Tintin: Breaking Free, anarchist parody of Tintin comicsThis disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title The Adventures of Tintin. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the
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Josette Baujot
Josette Baujot (17 August 1920–13 August 2009) was a Belgian artist and colorist. She is most commonly associated with fellow Belgian comics writer Hergé (Georges Remi) and his Adventures of Tintin series. Early life[edit] She was born Josette Marie Louise Nondonfaz in Spa, Belgium. There she studied drawing and portraiture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Liège. She married Joseph Baujot in 1944, with whom she moved to Argentina. The couple bought a vineyard there and had a son.[1] Her life changed abruptly when Joseph was shot dead while hunting in 1953.[1] It was reported that he had been shot by members of the French or Belgian resistance who had tracked him down, however Joseph lived long enough to inform police that he had been accidentally shot by his friend.[1] Josette returned to Brussels after his death. She eventually found work at the Hergé Studios
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Jacques Martin (comics)
Jacques Martin (25 September 1921 – 21 January 2010) was a French comics artist and comic book creator. He was one of the classic artists of Tintin magazine, alongside Edgar P. Jacobs
Edgar P. Jacobs
and Hergé, of whom he was a longtime collaborator. He is best known for his series Alix. He was born in Strasbourg.Contents1 Biography 2 Awards 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] After pursuing engineering studies as a young man, Jacques Martin began in 1942 to draw his first comic stories. In 1946, following the end of the War, he travelled through Belgium in search of an editor for his work. Soon afterwards he met Georges Remi (aka Hergé) with whom he collaborated on several albums of The Adventures of Tintin (and more specifically on Tintin in Tibet
Tintin in Tibet
and The Red Sea Sharks) while working on his own albums
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Casterman
Casterman is a publisher of Franco-Belgian comics, specializing in comic books and children's literature. The company is based in Tournai, Belgium. The company was founded in 1780 by Donat-Joseph Casterman, an editor and bookseller originally from Tournai.[1] Casterman was originally a printing company and publishing house. In 1934, Casterman took over the Le Petit Vingtième
Le Petit Vingtième
editions for the publication of the albums of The Adventures of Tintin, from the 4th album of the series, Cigars of the Pharaoh. From 1942, Casterman published reworked versions and colored versions of the previous Tintin albums. Strengthened by the success of Hergé's comics, shortly after Casterman proposed new series with new authors such as Jacques Martin, François Craenhals and C. & V. Hansen
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Tintin (magazine)
Tintin magazine (French: Le Journal de Tintin; Dutch: Kuifje) was a weekly Franco-Belgian comics
Franco-Belgian comics
magazine of the second half of the 20th century. Subtitled "The Magazine for the Youth from 7 to 77", it was one of the major publications of the Franco-Belgian comics
Franco-Belgian comics
scene and published such notable series such as Blake and Mortimer, Alix, and the principal title The Adventures of Tintin. Originally published by Le Lombard, the first issue was released in 1946, and it ceased publication in 1993. Tintin magazine was part of an elaborate publishing scheme. The magazine's primary content focused on a new page or two from several forthcoming comic albums that had yet to be published as a whole, thus drawing weekly readers who could not bear to wait for entire albums. There were several ongoing stories at any given time, giving wide exposure to lesser-known artists
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