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The Secret of the Unicorn (The Adventures of Tintin)

The Secret of the Unicorn (The Adventures of Tintin)
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My all-time favorite comic books (18 items)
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The Adventures of Tintin (24 items)
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Published 5 years, 10 months ago 6 comments
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Books I've Read (368 items)
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Published 2 years, 11 months ago 3 comments
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Reading in 2014 (161 items)
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Tintin Collection (24 items)
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Mammoth
Release date: 30 July 1990
ISBN-10 : 0749704624 | ISBN-13: 9780749704629
Tintin (4), Adventure (3), *saipal (1), 02 (1), .cartoon (1), 1940 (1), My 10s (1), HQ (1), .43 (1), Cartoon (1), Sir Francis Haddock (1), Captain Haddock (1), Red Rackham (1), Pirate (1), Mystery (1), Treasure (1), Unicorn (1)
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Reading in 2014 (161 books items)
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Books I've Read (368 books items)
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Children's Books: A Little Selection (23 books items)

"Belgian cartoon"


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Best Tintin episodes (1991 TV series) (15 books items)

"Being Part one of a two-part episode, ‘Unicorn’ feels incomplete, but it benefits from darker material than its predecessor, and the mystery is involving enough to make Part 2 ('Red Racckham's Treasure') seem all the more appealing."


johanlefourbe added this to a list 4 years ago
My all-time favorite comic books (18 books items)

"What is it about?: Set during a largely realistic 20th century, the hero of the series is Tintin, a young Belgian reporter. He is aided in his adventures from the beginning by his faithful fox terrier dog Snowy (Milou in French). Later, popular additions to the cast included the brash, cynical and grumpy Captain Haddock, the highly intelligent but hearing-impaired Professor Calculus (Professeur Tournesol) and other supporting characters such as the incompetent detectives Thomson and Thompson (Du"


Abhi added this to a list 5 years, 10 months ago
The Adventures of Tintin (24 books items)

"Tintin finds a model of the ship 'Unicorn' in a flea market and buys it for his friend Captain Haddock. That sets of a chain of events involving the tragic story of the real Unicorn, which was captained by one of Haddock's ancestors, Sir Francis Haddock. The scene where Haddock relates the story of Sir Francis could possibly be the funniest sequence in a Tintin book. Tintin sets about unraveling the secret that is held by the model ships and tangles with some dangerous people who are also on th"


Vix added this to a list 6 years, 3 months ago
Tintin Collection (24 books items)

"Tintin discovers a riddle left by the ancestor of Captain Haddock."


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Great Non-superhero graphic novels (13 books items)

"Historical/Adventure A series written in the first half of the 20th century centering around a boy and his dog. As such, some characters are subjects are a bit problematic due to prejudices at that time, but still an excellent story overall, and an interesting group of characters, once you get past those issues."