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Books by Herge

  • Tintin

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXI
    Paperback 7 years +

    After making it onto the big screen in Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's major feature film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, there's no better time for young readers to immerse themselves in the young reporter's action-packed comic-strips - and the film was even partly based on this book. In The Crab With the Golden Claws, Tintin and Snowy stumble upon a police investigation under way in Brussels and set off on an adventure to Morocco, hot on the trail of a gang of opium smugglers. Herge was an author very much of his time, and this book marks Tintin's first meeting with Captain Haddock, a troublesome sailor who turns out to be a staunch ally!

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  • Tintin Moon Bindup

    Herge

    Product Code: BXWUB
    Hardback
    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with this fantastic new Tintin bindup of Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon. The world's most famous travelling reporter struggles to keep his feet on the ground as his adventures take him all the way to the moon! Destination Moon Tintin discovers that Professor Calculus is building a space rocket. Tintin and Captain Haddock are amazed to find that Professor Calculus is planning a top-secret project from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. And before our intrepid hero knows it, the next stop on this adventure is . . . SPACE. Explorers on the Moon Following on from the events of Destination Moon, Tintin finds himself in a rocket on a collision course with the moon. And with Snowy the dog, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the Thompson twins aboard, things quickly spiral further and further out of control . . . This highly collectible bindup of the original two space adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new. Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and space adventures.
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  • King Ottokar's Sceptre

    Herge

    Product Code: AEAZB
    Paperback 7 years +

    Herge's best-loved Tintin books have gathered a new generation of fans since the release of Steven Spielberg's film, The Secret of the Unicorn, starring Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell. In this eighth adventure of Tintin, our young hero finds a lost briefcase containing a collection of seals and the discovery launches a chain of events that lead him into intrigue and danger. Originally written in 1938, King Ottokar's Sceptre is very much of its time but despite this, Tintin has an enduring appeal for young and old readers.

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  • Tintin

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXN
    Paperback 7 years +

    If you or anyone you know enjoyed the feature film Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (written by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish and Steven Moffat), then we recommend seeking out of the young reporter's other adventures. Comic strips firmly rooted in the 1950s, they offer adventure and excitement for readers of all ages. Land of Black Gold finds the world embroiled in political tensions and on the edge of warfare, while car engines are spontaneously exploding throughout the country.

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  • Tintin and the Lake of Sharks

    Herge

    Product Code: ACZEH
    Paperback 7 years +

    Written by Greg (Michel Regnier) and supervised by Herge, The Lake of Sharks is based on Raymond Leblanc's animated Tintin film of the same name from 1972. Tintin and his loyal friends are on the trail of crooks, finding themselves in Syldavia, a country in the Balkans. This comic book will appeal to fans of both the animated film and the new feature film that stars Jamie Bell and Daniel Craig.

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  • The Complete Adventures of Tintin

    Herge

    Product Code: AZPOR
    Hardback
    Herge's classic comic book creation Tintin is one of the most iconic characters in children's books. These highly collectible editions of the original 24 adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new. Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and historical adventures. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on extraordinary adventures and solves thrilling mysteries! From the Land of the Soviets to America, from outer space to the depths of the ocean, there are over 1,500 pages of delight in eight volumes of classic Tintin stories. The ultimate gift for any Tintin fan. The Adventures of Tintin are among the best books for readers aged 8 and up. Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. Over the course of 54 years he completed over 20 titles in The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time. Have you collected all 23 graphic novel adventures?Tintin in the Land of the Soviets; Tintin in America; Tintin: Cigars of the Pharaoh; Tintin: The Blue Lotus; Tintin: The Broken Ear; Tintin: The Black Island; Tintin: King Ottakar's Sceptre; Tintin: The Crab with the Golden Claws; Tintin: The Shooting Star; Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn; Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure; Tintin: The Seven Crystal Balls; Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun; Tintin: Land of Black Gold; Tintin: Destination Moon; Tintin: Explorers of the Moon; Tintin: The Calculus Affair; Tintin: The Red Sea Sharks; Tintin in Tibet; Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald; Tintin: Flight 714 to Sydney; The Adventures of Tintin and the Picaros; and, Tintin and Alph-Art.
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  • Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

    Herge

    Product Code: AFKFP
    Paperback
    Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow's secret police...Join travelling reporter Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy as they embark on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. The only Tintin adventure that was never coloured, this book marks the first appearance of the boy reporter, and was first published in 1929.
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  • Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

    Herge

    Product Code: ACZEJ
    Hardback 12 years +

    Tintin travels to the Soviet Union to research communism and its effects on population and economy. Despite being hunted by Soviet agents, the investigative journalist and his loyal dog Snowy manage to penetrate to the heart of the Bolshevik state. But will they be able to make it back home to Belgium? Published in 1930 and very much of its time, this initial adventure for Tintin is an exciting read and will delight old fans, as well as those new ones who have seen the major feature film Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.

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  • Tintin and Alph-Art

    Herge

    Product Code: ACZEI
    Hardback

    Set in the world of modern art, Tintin and Alph-Art showcases the work Herge had done on what was to be the last Tintin book before the author's death. Published in sketch form, it contains one last cliffhanger for the young journalist, and is an interesting read for any fans aged 7 and over. Now the star of a major feature film from Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, this is a book that will delight both new and old fans of Tintin.

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  • The Castafiore Emerald

    Herge

    Product Code: ACZEG
    Paperback 7 years +

    The story of the Castafiore Emerald revolves around a number of supposed thefts and a missing emerald. The opera singer Bianca Castafiore invites herself to stay at Marlinspike Hall, causing Captain Haddock to panic and have an accident that prevents him from escaping! Offering a change in tone and pace to Tintin's usual action-packed adventures, this 1963 comic book is no less absorbing and funny. After the success of The Adventures of Tintin: the Secret of the Unicorn on the big screen, now is the perfect time to absorb yourself in Herge's most famous creation's other experiences.

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  • Shooting Star

    Herge

    Product Code: ACZEF
    Paperback 7 years +

    A piece of asteroid rock has plummeted into the Arctic ocean, and two expeditions have set out to discover it. With Captain Haddock at the helm, Tintin and Snowy set off on the trawler Aurora to try and find the meteorite. Published in 1942, Herge was an author very much of his time and with the huge success of the film Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, now is the ideal time to introduce young readers to the rest of the reporter's exciting adventures.

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  • Tintin and the Picaros

    Herge

    Product Code: ACZEE
    Paperback 7 years +

    In Tintin and the Picaros, Tintin, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and Snowy help General Alcazar plan a coup to snatch power back from his rival. First published in 1976, this is the final completed book in Herge's series and will appeal to the new legion of fans inspired by the Steven Spielberg feature film.

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  • The Secret of the Unicorn

    Herge

    Product Code: ACUNE
    Paperback 7 years +
    In Herge's The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Tintin stumbles across a model ship and buys it as a gift for his friend, Captain Haddock. Strange events begin to unfold culminating in Tintin's flat being ransacked. A mysterious collector seems determined to buy the model ship, which contains a clue to a long lost treasure. One of the three books that have inspired the film starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and Andy Serkis, this is a comic-strip novel of its time that is sure to delight Tintin fans everywhere.
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  • Tintin in Tibet

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXS
    Paperback 5 years +

    The twentieth title in Herge's The Adventures of Tintin series, this comic book sees Tintin setting off to the Himalayan mountains in search of his friend, Chang. After hearing Chang has been involved in a plane crash in Tibet, Tintin has powerful dreams that convince him his friend is alive, so sets out to save him. Herge was of his time, and this story will delight both old and new fans including those who have enjoyed watching the feature film.

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  • Red Sea Sharks

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXR
    Paperback 7 years +

    Renowned for bringing together many faces from Tintin's past, The Red Sea Sharks sees Tintin, Snowy and his friends on the trail of international arms dealers. Tracking down a man smuggling a military aircraft, Tintin is shocked to see a familiar face - and he's the first of many to make an appearance in this adventure. Published in 1958 and very much of its time, there is no better time to introduce fans of the Tintin film to his legendary comic-book experiences.

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  • The Calculus Affair

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXQ
    Paperback 7 years +

    As well as becoming the star of a major film, Herge's Tintin and his faithul dog Snowy have been entertaining readers of all ages for many generations. Professor Calculus has invented a machine that can destroy objects with soundwaves - and it has caught the eye of the Bordurian secret services. Determined to steal the machine, they decide to kidnap Calculus and take him to Borduria when their plans are foiled.

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  • Explorers on the Moon

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXP
    Paperback 7 years +

    Published in 1954, Explorers on the Moon is the seventeenth in the series of the Adventures of Tintin. Following on from Destination Moon, it finds Professor Calculus taking Tintin, Snowy, Captain Haddock and Frank Wolff to the moon in his rocket. But things are not as they seem. Written over a decade before the Apollo 11 moon landing, Herge was very much of his time but was keen to ensure the book was as scientifically accurate as could possibly be. Following the huge success of the Spielberg/Jackson feature film of Tintin, this is the perfect time to introduce new fans to rest of the young Belgian reporter's adventures.

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  • Destination Moon

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXO
    Paperback 7 years +

    Destination Moon is Belgian comic-book author Herge's sixteenth story in The Adventures of Tintin series. Professor Calculus is building a space rocket that will fly from Earth to the moon, and Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock head off on what is bound to be a hazardous journey. Set in the 1950s and very much of its time, this adventure will delight fans of Tintin - including those who have enjoyed watching the feature film.

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  • Tintin - Prisoners of the Sun

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXM
    Paperback 7 years +

    After the success of the film starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and Andy Serkis, many readers are now fully discovering the rest of the mystery-filled world of investigative reporter Tintin and his faithful friends, Snowy and Captain Haddock. The Prisoners of the Sun sees the group of friends heading to Peru to rescue Professor Calculus, trailing over snow-capped mountains and through the Amazon rainforest before finding the Temple of the Sun.

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  • Red Rackham's Treasure

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXK
    Paperback 7 years +

    Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock are on the hunt for treasure in this adventure, which partly inspired the Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson feature film. Marking the first appearance of the eccentric Professor Cuthbert Calculus, Red Rackham's Treasure sees the young reporter and friends travelling and searching for treasure - something they believe to be the sunken remains of a 17th century ship called the Unicorn. Herge was an author very much of his time and that helps bring the characters to life in this thrilling journey.

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  • Secret of the Unicorn

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXJ
    Paperback 7 years +

    In Herge's The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Tintin stumbles across a model ship and buys it as a gift for his friend, Captain Haddock. Strange events begin to unfold culminating in Tintin's flat being ransacked. A mysterious collector seems determined to buy the model ship, which contains a clue to a long lost treasure. One of the three books that have inspired the film starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and Andy Serkis, this is a comic-strip novel of its time that is sure to delight Tintin fans everywhere.

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  • The Black Island

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXH
    Paperback 7 years +

    Winning over a new legion of fans with the Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn feature film, The Black Island sees Tintin investigating an influx of planes without registration numbers and ending up in Great Britain, where rumours of a wild beast roaming the island persist. With the ever-faithful Snowy in tow, this is a fast-paced adventure as the Belgian reporter embarks on a journey through both England and Scotland. It is sure to delight any fans of Herge's most famous character.

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  • The Blue Lotus

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXG
    Paperback 7 years +

    Tintin sets out to discover the mystery of a madness-inducing poison while in India, but soon finds himself in the midst of a web of opium traffickers. With action and excitement on every page, this is a comic adventure that is hard to put down. Herge was very much an author of his time and this story will appeal to the new generation of Tintin fans, who are wanting to discover more after watching the major film The Secret of the Unicorn, starring Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell.

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  • Cigars of the Pharoah

    Herge

    Product Code: AAIXF
    Paperback 7 years +

    One of Tintin's early adventures, Cigars of the Pharoah finds the reporter searching for an Egyptologist and mysterious ancient pharoah, encountering elephants and tigers along the way. This thrilling comic offers excitement all the way and is very much of its time. Ideal for the legion of new fans the recent feature film has brought Tintin.

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