Tintin Original Art Page Sells For Almost Three-And-A-Half Million Dollars

We have a new world record. $2.5 million Euros. $3.41 million dollars. This Tintin artboard by Herge is now the most expensive work of comic book art to date.

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Sold today in Paris in auction, it was estimated to sell for 700 to 900,000 Euros. Well, it did so much more than that.

The page, showing Tintin and Snowy in many different situations, each the planned high point of Herge's plans for Tintin's volumes over twenty years, including one for an arctic scene that never actually happened.

 

 

 

 

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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