Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin

Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin

by Pierre Assouline
     
 

One of the most beloved characters in all of comics, Tintin won an enormous international following. Translated into dozens of languages, Tintin's adventures have sold millions of copies. Yet, despite Tintin's enduring popularity, Americans know almost nothing about his gifted creator, Georges Remi--better known as Herge.  See more details below

Overview

One of the most beloved characters in all of comics, Tintin won an enormous international following. Translated into dozens of languages, Tintin's adventures have sold millions of copies. Yet, despite Tintin's enduring popularity, Americans know almost nothing about his gifted creator, Georges Remi--better known as Herge.

Editorial Reviews

Michael Dirda
…highlights yet again that all-too-common divide between the flawed private man and the admirable creative genius…[a] fine, if somewhat disillusioning, biography.
—The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199837274
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/04/2011
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Pierre Assouline is a prominent French journalist and writer. His has written several novels as well as acclaimed biographies of photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson and detective novelist Georges Simenon. He is also a film producer and was the 2007 winner of the prestigious Prix de la Langue Française.
Charles Ruas is the author of Conversations with American Writers and a frequent contributor to ArtNews and Art in America.

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