The official trailer of the first Steven Spielberg-Peter Jackson 3D film on Tintin, the boy-faced Belgian reporter is now out.
Tintin, whose byline first appeared in the church newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle, would have been 81 this year. He never sat at a desk, never took notes, never filed a story and therefore never missed a deadline. He survived two depressions, innumerable cost-cutting measures, and job freezes.
Worse, his pet Snowy was always with him.
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External reading: The Economist on Tintin