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I am proceeding from the assumption that you're referring to panel 1 of page 35. Truth be told, the answer is probably that they aren't intended to represent any particular nationality. As per the answer to Why were these animals used to represent the different countries in Maus?, Spiegelman is on the record that he only made specific choices for animals ...


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The comic is L'uomo di carta (1981) / L'homme de papier / The Paper Man, written and drawn by Milo Manara. So it's not a French comic after all, but an Italian one that was translated into French. La storia appartiene al genere western, e svolge in Arizona. A un arzillo vecchietto inglese, con l'ossessione della guerra e delle vecchie uniformi, viene ...


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The sentence "Did you know that Disney comics are the world's most translated?", if it is a correct translation, means that Disney comics are the world's most translated comics. Whether that is currently true is not certain, but it may have been true at some point in the past. UNESCO maintains an Index Translationum (currently unreachable due to ...


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There's an old auction listing for the original art at which gives the book as "Mad's Dave Berg Looks at Modern Thinking", 1969, p.122-125. It appears to suggest the art was created for the book rather than previously appearing in a magazine.


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Below is a list of the 24 official Tintin albums with notes on revisions they underwent, where applicable: Tintin au pays des Soviets / Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (1930): this album was never redrawn by Hergé and not published in colour during his lifetime. In fact, the album was long out of print before its reprint in 1981 (see Casterman's ...


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tl;dr epilogue: From Merriam-Webster, "a concluding section that rounds out the design of a literary work." More than you wanted to know Anything that follows the main portion of a text is called end matter or back matter. My understanding is that the former term is more prevalent in the UK, the latter in the US. End matter can include one or more ...


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The "normal" size of Tintin albums I grew up with in Belgium is around 22.5 x 1 x 30.3 cm, both for the French and the Dutch editions. However, there have been compact editions that were printed on a smaller size paper. This includes the series "The Adventures of Tintin" published by Egmont in English with a "trimsize" of ...


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Peter Shor, in a comment, suggests The Invention of Hugo Cabret (2007). The author, Brian Selznick, describes it as 'not exactly a novel, not quite a picture book, not really a graphic novel, or a flip book or a movie, but a combination of all these things.' Does it count? I believe it was sui generis when it was published. I can give a slightly awkward ...


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The Dark Knight Returns was a comic before it was a movie. The scene with Joker being interviewed on a chat show was part of the original comic.


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