Single Page From Tintin In The Congo Page Sells For $820,000

CTdpEr7UEAAZRVVIt's the most controversial of Tintin volumes by Herge, Tintin In The Congo, for it's stereotypical, colonialist viewpoint of the Congolese native population. So much so that even Herge would revisit it, and re-edit it to make it not quite so much on the nose.

It may have been this attention that saw he above illustration from that comic book, estimated to sell for 300 000 – 500 000 € to sell for 770,000 € or $820,000 at a Tintin auction in France this weekend. Full results are yet to be published, but this is the headliner rather….

 

 

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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