Tintin: The Black Island

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Tintin: The Black Island

by Hergé (Methuen, 1966); trans. Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper & Michael Turner

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The Boy’s Own adventuring kicks in on page one and doesn’t let up. Typical of the early volumes, Tintin tangles repeatedly with armed crooks and survives only through incredible luck and bravery, albeit that Hergé also pens a joyous outpouring of slapstick.

 

 

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