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Questios about the series of comic books about Tintin created by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi under the pen name Hergé. Use with the tags [herge] and [french-language].

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Which Tintin books were redrawn by Hergé?

The first nine albums were originally published in black and white, with colored editions to appear later: Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (never redrawn in colour ) Tintin in the Congo Tintin in ...
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Censorship of African-American characters in "Tintin in America"

From the Wikipedia page on Tintin in America: For the 1973 edition published in the U.S., the publishers made Hergé remove African-American characters from the book, and redraw them as Whites or ...
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Contrasting depictions of Asians in Tintin

In The Blue Lotus, Tintin talks to Chang about various 'silly' stereotypes held by Westerners. The story is pretty thoughtful in its representation of Asians. But in earlier adventures, Herge drew ...
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Why the smiling devils in Hergé's 'The Broken Ear'?

At the end of The Broken Ear (one of the Tintin adventures), the villains Alonso and Ramón are chased, presumably to hell, by a gaggle of winged, horned, merry devils. It, as far as I can tell, is ...
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Why does this Tintin album not have a printing number?

Why does this French Tintin book (Tintin et les Picaros) not have a printing number? Update: After talking with someone who lives in France they said to have a look at the bottom of either the first ...
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Have they ever published normal-sized Tintin volumes?

Have they ever published normal-sized Tintin volumes? The books with 3 in 1, but the size of the single issues.
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