The Art of Hergé
- Publication Date: October 23, 2018
- Imprint: Abrams ComicArts
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄4 x 8 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9781419732751
- Page Count: 480
- Illustrations: 300
- Rights: World English
Since Tintin first appeared in 1929, he has captivated generations of children and adults alike. Millions followed Tintin’s journeys from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow, and New York. Published in 2013, Tintin: The Art of Hergé attracted Tintin fans everywhere by offering insight into this iconic character, with incredible access to original sources from the Hergé Museum in Belgium. Illustrated by images of this unparalleled collection, Tintin: The Art of Hergé provides a rare glimpse into Tintin and Hergé’s world. Previously unpublished drawings depict how the beloved characters were created and offer fresh commentary. Now, this popular book is available in paperback at an appealing price point.
“This 500-page, illustrated coffee-table book was designed to be a museum on paper, and perusing it is akin to visiting the Musée Hergé in Louvain-la-Neuve southeast of Brussels.”France-Amérique Magazine —
"...a remarkable sampling of published and unpublished pieces culled from the museum's extensive collection… This beautiful gallery on paper celebrates the life and works of the popular Belgian cartoonist Hergé.”Shelf Awareness —
"Hergé’s brilliant draftsmanship makes perusing this a pleasure...this beautiful tribute to one of the giants of 20th-century sequential art will... enthrall Tintin fans and readers interested in the graphic medium."Library Journal —
About the authors
Michel Daubert is a journalist who has contributed to Le Figaro, Télérama, and Formule 1, among other publications. He is the author of many articles on Hergé and of the book Musée duQuai Branly, and he lives in France.