Tintin and the World of Hergé

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The book cover of Tintin and the World of Hergé (Le monde d'Hergé)

Tintin and the World of Hergé: An Illustrated History, also known as Tintin and the World of Hergé (French: Le monde d'Hergé), is a book by Benoit Peeters chronicling the illustrated history of Belgian cartoonist Hergé and his creation The Adventures of Tintin.


Tintin and the World of Hergé is cited and appears in numerous reading lists of books about Hergé and Tintin.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Entertainment Weekly describes the book as "an admirable account of Tintin that preserves all the mysteries of the little hero."[7]

Translations of the book[edit]

  • French: Le monde d'Hergé (1983)
  • English: Tintin and the World of Hergé: An Illustrated History (1988)
  • Swedish: Hergé - Boken om Tintin och hans skapare (1983)
  • German: Hergé - Ein Leben für die Comics (1983)


  1. ^ Amanda Macdonald (September 1998). "In Extremis: Hergé's Graphic Exteriority of Character". Other Voices. University of Pennsylvania. 1 (2).
  2. ^ Nancy Rose Hunt. Paul Stuar Landau; Deborah D. Kaspin (eds.). Tintin and the Interruptions of Congolese Comics in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa. University of California Press. p. 118.
  3. ^ Laura Perna (2014). M. Keith Booker (ed.). Tintin in Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 394.
  4. ^ Pierre Assouline (2009). Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin. Oxford University Press. p. 257.
  5. ^ Screech, Matthew (2005). Masters of the Ninth Art: Bandes Dessinées and Franco-Belgian Identity. Liverpool University Press. p. 211.
  6. ^ Toni Johnson-Woods, ed. (2010). Manga: An Anthology of Global and Cultural Perspectives. A&C Black. p. 219.
  7. ^ "Tintin and the World of Herge: An Illustrated History". www.ew.com. Entertainment Weekly. 7 August 1992. Retrieved 13 April 2015.