Wednesday, January 28, 2009

80 years of Tintin

Brussels celebrated the 80th birthday of the comics hero Tintin two weeks ago (Jan 14 2008) by unveiling a huge mural in the Luxemburg train station. The representative of the copyright holder mentioned that one of the important values promoted by the comics is the right of young people to travel.

The photo: “official” collectible figurines with the comics’ characters I photographed on Brussels airport in March. These are some of the "moderately" priced, over EUR 200 each. There are other similar collectibles which cost three times as much, and I’ll write some more about it soon.