"... stunning collection of artifacts, including pre-Tintin drawings, Tintin sketches, newspaper clippings, magazine and book covers." -- The New York Times (on Farr's Adventures of Herge)
"...an excellent introduction.... Accessible and engaging..." -- The School Library Journal (on Farr's Adventures of Herge)
"... a delightful introduction to the world of Tintin, providing extended profiles of the series' colorful cast of recurring characters while exploring Hergé's sources for each of them." -- Publishers Weekly (on Farr's Tintin & Co.)
About the Author
Michael Farr is a leading British Tintinologist, and an expert on the comic series Tintin and its creator, Hergé. He has written several books on the subject as well as translating several others into English. Farr was a reporter and foreign correspondent for Reuters and then the Daily Telegraph. He was soon sent to many of the destinations familiar to Tintin, including Africa, the former Soviet Union, and Central and eastern Europe. When based in Brussels, he became acquainted with the creator of Tintin, Hergé, and was later to have access to his extensive archives.