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  1. Tintin Adventures of Tintin

  2. Adventures of Tintin News A rare 1932 cover illustration of "Tintin in America" by Herge, the artist who dreamed up the boy reporter, on Saturday fetched a record 1.3 million euros ($1.6 million) at an auction in Paris • The previous owner, another Tintin collector, had bought it for 764,218 euros in 2008, which had until today stood as the record price in this domain. • Belgian comic book artist Herve painted the Indian ink and gouache color cover for the first edition of the book, which first appeared in 1934. It shows the young adventurer dressed as a cowboy sitting on a rock, his dog Snowy at his side, as three Indians, two wielding axes, creep up behind him. • In February a Belgian court refused to ban the sale of "Tintin in the Congo", rejecting a complaint from a Congolese man, BienvenuMbutuMondondo, that it was filled with racist stereotypes about Africans. • Herge himself, real name Georges Remi (1907-1983), who revised some of the scenes for later editions had himself justified the book by saying it was merely a reflection of the naive views of the time.

  3. Adventures of Tintin Vocabulary Auction:  A public sale in which property or items of merchandise are sold to the highest bidder. Racist Stereotypes: A set of beliefs about the personal attributes of a group of people. Justify:  To demonstrate sufficient legal reason for (an action taken). Illustration:  The act of clarifying or explaining. Comic Book: A comic book is a series of words and pictures that is presented in a sequential manner to form a narrative.

  4. Adventures of Tintin

  5. Adventures of Tintin Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comics writer and artist. His best known and most substantial work is the 23 completed comic books in The Adventures of Tintin series, which he wrote.

  6. Adventures of Tintin

  7. Adventures of Tintin Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present a 3D Motion Capture Film ``The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn`` directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, Defiance) as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure.