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The Newfoundland 1-dollar “Tintin” air mail issue with art by Hergé.


Two of my favorite things...

The art of Tintin & seamless patterns!  While the imperialist/colonialist bent of the content of the comic books by Herge is not always so awesome, I always feel inspired by the rendering of the characters, details, and the use of line.   34 more words


#A2ZChallenge: T is for Tintin

Dear Tintin

If there was something called a platonic crush (most crushes end up becoming platonic, involuntarily though, if you think of it), I would so have it for you. 587 more words


Book review: The Disintegration Machine by Arthur Conan Doyle

Book review – The Disintegration Machine by Arthur Conan Doyle (Professor Challenger #5). 1929.

Regular readers of The Long Victorian blog will have observed that I am an enthusiastic reader of thumping good yarns. 1,719 more words

Professor Challenger

The art of Hergé

Thanks to French comics artist Simon Lamouret for the pics. They are from the Hergé exhibition held in Paris. Simon currently lives in Bangalore and has just released his comic book… 18 more words


C is for Chateau

The “Chateau de Cheverny” is one of the famous castles in the Loire valley

The Belgian comic book creator  Hergé used Chateau Cheverny as a model for his fictional “Château de Moulinsart” ( Marlinspike Hall in English) in the  “Adventures of Tintin” books. 26 more words


Great Snakes!

I started work on this yesterday with the drawing, and today with the underpainting…And so it begins, Tintin and Snowy in Oil. WIP #tintin #snowy #herge #graffiti #spraycans #oilpainting #underpainting