Cover of 1932 Tintin comic sold in Paris auction for $1.6-m

Cover of 1932 Tintin comic sold in Paris auction for $1.6-m

Paris : France | Jun 03, 2012 at 4:40 AM PDT
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The cover of a 1932 Tintin comic book hand-drawn by Belgian writer and illustrator Herge has fetched a record-breaking $1.6-million as reported in dated 2nd of June 2012.

It has been purchased by a private collector who was represented by a person named Didier.

The cover depicts Tintin as an adventurer – he is dressed like a cowboy and is shown sitting with his dog, Snowy. American Indians (Red Indians) are shown creeping up on the pair of master and dog.

Herge, the creator of Tintin died in 1983 and this Indian ink and gouache drawing work of the 1932 comic book is one of only five remaining such works by Herge whose real name was Georges Remi .

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