Voices from the Beinecke Library

The Real Adventures of Tintin

A volume collecting all 108 parts of an serial published in France, 1933-1935 featuring a hero named Tintin . . .


who has many adventures, including firing a gun while hanging by a rope:

rescuing fellow aerialists:

diving into Niagara Falls:

and being caught up in an opium den!

before he is reunited with his loving sister:

But wait!
There's more thrilling adventure in the sequel,
which puts our hero in Outer Space . . .

where he battles a Cyclops:

and holds a strange larva in his hand:

But that's not all!!!
In both issues, the lucky reader gets prizes!
In the first part, a model plane to assemble:

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In the second part, a model space ship with a cutaway view:

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and a thematic game:

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Shades of Chris Ware!


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