Classic humour strips from the creator of Tintin, Herge. Laugh along with the hilarious adventures of two street urchins, Quick and Flupke, as they get into all kinds of scrapes. A must for fans and collectors of Tintin. Fasten Your Seat Belt Flupke goes skiing, the pair play a peculiar game of football and even kidnap Herge himself in this collection of classic strips. More tongue in cheek than The Adventures of Tintin, but still with the same distinctive artwork style that has helped his classic children's characters sell over 230 million copies worldwide. Two of The Adventures of Tintin were adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011.
Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. Over the course of 54 years he completed 23 albums of The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time. With translations published in over 80 languages, more than 230 million copies sold worldwide and a Hollywood movie to its name, Tintin dominates the Comics and Graphic Novels chart even today. Sadly, Herge died in 1983, leaving his 24th album, Tintin and Alph-Art, unfinished, but his hero continues to be one of the most iconic characters in both adult and children's fiction.