Herge (Heftet)

The Man Who Created Tintin

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 288
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Oversatt av: Ruas, Charles
ISBN/EAN: 9780199837274
Omtale: Herge
One of the most beloved characters in all of comics, Tintin won an enormous international following. Translated into dozens of languages, Tintin's adventures have sold millions of copies. Yet, despite Tintin's enduring popularity, Americans know almost nothing about his gifted creator, Georges Remi-better known as Herge. Timed to coincide with Steven Spielberg's long-awaited film The Adventures of Tin Tin: Secret of the Unicorn, here is the first full biography of Herge available for an English-speaking audience, offering a captivating portrait of a man who revolutionized the art of comics. Granted unprecedented access to thousands of the cartoonist's unpublished letters, Assouline gets behind the genial public mask to take full measure of Herge's life and art and the fascinating ways in which the two intertwine. Neither sugarcoating nor sensationalizing his subject, he weighs such controversial issues as Herge's support for Belgian imperialism in the Congo and his alleged co

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