Empire's first images of Steven Spielberg's motion capture animated The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn featured shots of its titular hero (Jamie Bell), his dog Snowy and his pal Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis) but it wasn't until yesterday that a few of Herge's other creations popped up online. Filmofilia now features screens featuring the Thompson Twins (Simon Pegg and Nick Frost), Professor Calculus and a fell
Movies: A lot of folks like the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise just the way it is, but more than a few Hugh Jackman fans might have dug the alternate timeline where the Wolverine actor took the role of Jack Sparrow.
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Fans may have thought they'd seen a different take on Tintin yet when the first images from Steven Spielberg's upcoming CG animated film cropped up a few weeks back, but artist Murray Groat's immersion of Hergé's adventurous reporter into H.P. Lovecraft's horror tales could be the most wonderfully offbeat take on the characte
Theme sketchbooks? Are great. Rather than going to conventions and getting random drawings of any old thing from your favorite creators, some comics fans make theme sketchbooks, where they ask all the artists to sketch something from the same specific category
-- Did you know that there's a "Tintin" shop in Covent Garden, London?
-- Blogger Valerie D'Orazio shares her thoughts on Comic-Con, and how the world of actual comic books is starting to get edged out.
-- Cartoonist Bruce N. Duncan recently passed away from cancer, and David
If you think the racist caricatures in "Tin Tin in the Congo" are the only time the classic Belgian comic has strayed into the darker realms, you're forgetting about the time Tin Tin shot a monkey, put on its skin, and then walked around trying to speak to other monkeys while still dressed in its bloody pelt -- hoping that this disguise would prevent him from "arousing his suspicions."You'
-- The My Little Ponies have been resurrected and they want your brains! (BoingBoing)
-- Finally, a crossover I can believe in: Jesse Hamm creates "Tintin vs. Predator." You heard me. (Journalista)
-- In NYC for MOCCA this weekend? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and PW¹s THE BEAT throw it