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Tintín en el Tibet (Tintin #20)

4.18 of 5 stars 4.18  ·  rating details  ·  8,771 ratings  ·  226 reviews
Después de leer la noticia de un accidente aéreo en el Himalaya, Tintín tiene un sueño donde su joven amigo Tchang herido le pide ayuda medio enterrado en la nieve. Al día siguiente se entera por el diario de que Tchang viajaba en el avión siniestrado, y que no han encontrado supervivientes. Pero Tintín cree que Tchang está vivo y parte hacia Katmandú con el objetivo de or ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published August 2002 by Casterman (first published 1959)
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Sep 23, 2007 Josh rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone!
Shelves: comics
I've been a Tintin reader -- and Hergé fan -- since I can remember; for many years, The Adventures of Tintin were the only comics I read. Hergé's artistic innovations are well-documented: beautiful "clear line" artwork and blueprint-perfect backgrounds; complex, carefully plotted stories; hilarious characters and deft comedic timing. What always excited me about the Tintin books was their globe-spanning reach, to locales as remote as the north Atlantic, the Middle East, South America, and, of co ...more
Michael Gerald Dealino
Arguably the best Tintin book, Herge reportedly wrote it when he was going through a deep, personal crisis with his wife.

This time, the story does not involve an intricate and complex conspiracy, but a personal struggle, as Tintin and Captain Haddock go on an odyssey to Tibet to save a friend who was in a plane crash in the Himalayas. The book has great artwork and plot: the Himalayas are almost realistically drawn, as well as the buildings, statues and monks of Tibet. Herge is also said to have
My review, as published at Tintin Books:

Mention Tintin to any fan over 20, and chances are they'll recall Red Rackham's Treasure, and then "Tintin in Tibet". The first - filled with adventure, science, excitement and a tale of pirates - is obvious; the second, not so much.

As everyone knows, one of the forces that led to this album's creation was Herge's own personal problems, and haunting dreams of an expanse of never-ending white. Determined to take the series in a new direction, Herge ended up
Maria Carmo
This is, most probably, my favourite book of Tintin's adventures! In it, Tintin'sgrowing intuition leads him to follow the clues of his missing friend Chang, who had a plane crash in Tibet... The whole book is a hymn to friendship and endurance, because not only Tintin risks his life to try and find a friend whom everyone thinks is dead, but also Captain Haddock, even though grumbling all the way, in the end always decides to accompany Tintin, even though there is danger to their lives in the ex ...more
A wonderfully gripping story about friendship and love. That is the simplest and best description I can come up with, even though zillions of books fit that description. But this is a special one. Because of the gorgeous 'ligne claire' drawing, the depth of the characters, the perfect pacing and build-up of the story (which has very little action but is rich in the typical Tintinesque elements like Captain Haddock's humorous behaviour and the near impossible twists and turns and escapes) and als ...more
Blistering Barnacles! This is the issue that made me want to buy the whole box set. It's lighthearted, quirky and a smartly composed comic where the reader journeys in a mini-escape into the world of Tin Tin where adventures abound. It's definitely written for a younger audience as a lot of things just happen to happen and some things are left unexplained. None-the-less, I say it's smartly written because of how Herge captures the cultural idiosyncrasies of Tibet so well within so few pages. It' ...more
Ashley Capes
Perhaps the most emotional volume in Herge's Tintin series, Tintin in Tibet(1960) is certainly the one I've read the most times.

Not as much action as usual, but with its mystery woven around a heartfelt storyline that sees Tintin and Haddock searching the snowy mountains of Tibet for Tintin's friend Chang, it's a fantastic piece of storytelling, that, despite the darker subject matter, is still graced with Herge's usual fine sense of humour.

While it can be difficult to separate pleasant memories

Georges Remi Herge is my favorite author/cartoonist! His brilliant mind speaks out and sprawl out for adventurous people(like me)! This suitable-for-all-age series is definitely the most mind-catching series I've ever read! I love thee, Tintin/Herge! In this book, Tintin goes back to China(Tibet) and looks for his friend, Chang, whom he had heard was in a plane crush that occurred right at where he was in Tibet. There is a story behind this book that simple readers might not know.
Herge is a Be
Tim Pendry
Herge's 'Adventures of Tintin' are classic 'ligne claire' comic books, representing a type of clear Continental style of draughtsmanship that often contrasts with the moodier styles more recently developed in the US and East Asia.

There has been some politically correct criticism of the Tintin adventures, which amount to 24 comic books written from the 1930s to the 1970s (the last unfinished from the early 1980s) - - but the truth is that the adventures wer
This is my dearest Tintin book, as I brought this all the way to my trip to China, Nepal and India! This would be a good traveling companion to Tibet, Nepal (Kathmandu and Bhaktapur) and India (New Delhi). Don't forget to pose with a Tibetanchorten, Tibetan prayer flags, Boudhanath stupa (with the eye!), old temple of Bhaktapur, and the one I have yet to visit: Everest Base Camp and Potala Place of Tibet.
M. Lawrence
A good read, set in the mysterious Himalayas. Great, as usual, with lots of cultural insight and beautiful artwork with an exciting and adventurous story line. Hergé is a genius with this kind of thing. My favorite panel is one in which there is a vista of snow covered mountains on every side, with a wrecked plane and the rescuers set in the middle. You really get a sense of the cold, and the loneliness and how small the humans are compared with the cruel mountains around them.
Harish Kumar Sarma Challapalli
Great Adventure again by tin tin and co!! Few of the earlier installments were a kind of mind games, but this is an out and out adventurous stuff!!

Tin-Tin has shown the value of friendship!! Snowy is as cute as ever!! Captain haddock was hilarious!! Enjoyed it fully!! Narration was great and I still remember the animation part I saw years ago!!
Nov 27, 2011 Laura rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Bettie
I will never get tired of Tintin stories, specially this great BBC dramatizations.
tintin : a bit tired... i must say, but on top of the world. The mountain are superb... and the air's like champaign. You ought to come with me one day...
captain haddock : not on your life! i don't mind mountain as scenarybut this passion for climbering about over piles of rock, that's what's beats me! Beside, you've always got to come down again, what's it all in aid of, anyway?
==> well, in this case i have to agree with you captain!!

Here, captain met his match at last??
==> seneng gu
I was raised on the Tintin books that my dad had in our bookcase. He'd read them to me as bedtime stories. Tintin's adventures in outer space, the Secret of the Unicorn (can't wait to see the movie), Tintin in Tibet (obviously).

It's a story about a young reporter, his mischevious dog, and the grouchy, usually drunk Captain Haddock. Maybe not the best material to read to a six year-old, but the whole style of it is enrapturing. The art is simple and flat, but has its own charm (as the Wall Street
I grew up reading Tintin with my father, after we had read or reread Tintin ,
We would discuss it and debate it regarding the history and polical criticism Herge portrayed.
For today standards Tintin is very Unpolitically correct. Especially in his early books ie Tintin in the congo.and Tintin in russia,However Herge is criticising what he saw wrong in the world back then.1930 was a very different world than 2011.Herge's earlier Titin's were more political than his later books,with the addition of
Desiree Koh
It's true, much of Tintin is politically incorrect these days. But reading these as a kid, few other literature took me to countries less explored -- Nancy Drew never went to Nepal and Tibet and almost came face-to-face with the Abominable Snowman.

One of the purer Tintin adventures with no political implications, I particularly enjoyed this one because it preached friendship and loyalty. You better hope you have a friend like Tintin, who would hike through snow-capped Himalayas to save you after
Catherine Woodman
This album was first published in 1960. It is one ofmy favorite Tintin. Tintin has a vivid dream in which his friend Tchang is in serious danger. They soon find out that his friend was on a plane that crashed in the Himalayas. There were no survivors reported, but Tintin is still convinced that Tchang is alive. Tintin and Captain Haddock flies to India and then they go to the Nepalese/Tibetan border. The adventure that follows is gripping and full of mystery and it has some great humor. The cold ...more
Good Tintin, not great Tintin -- a very linear storyline, essentially one long trip. Some great large-panel illustrations: Tintin waking up from his nightmare at the chessboard ("CHANG!") and the panorama of the wrecked airplane.

Realism doesn't really matter in Tintin, but interesting from an adult perspective: the intro establishes some mountaineering cred for Tintin, but what on earth is the Captain doing on vertical slopes? Also, the good mariner is really pushing the limit of his (hilarious?
Hamdhan Naeemullah
While vacationing at a resort in Vargèse with Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus, Tintin reads of a plane crash in the Gosain Than Massif in the Himalaya mountains. That night in their hotel, Tintin falls asleep while playing a game of chess with Haddock, who is having trouble choosing his next move. Tintin has a vivid dream that his young Chinese friend Chang Chong-Chen, met in The Blue Lotus, survived the crash, and awakes violently, yelling "Chang!" and throwing the whole recreation room ...more
Suzanne Arcand
No wonder Tintin was so popular. I picked this book because I'm learning Spanish and wanted something easy to read.

I had not expectation. Like every French speaking person of my age (which I'm not telling), I had read a fair numbers of Tintin in my youth but, since then ,I have learn that Hergé's books were racists so I stayed away from them.

Not this book. Unless I'm totally blind to the inherent racism content of this book, it's fair to the people depicted. The Nepalese and Tibetans come out as
Like most Tintin fans, I own all his books. He was my childhood hero and my first pet was hence named Snowy. However, this is my most favorite Tintin adventure ever. The book begins when Tintin has a dream about Chang crying out for help and the news of an aircraft crash (with Chang in it) in the Himalayas reaches Tintin the following day.

It was much later in life (after reading Michael Farr's Tintin & Co.) that I learned Herge had an acquaintance named Chang Chong-chen, a Jesuit Christian w
it was surely other tintin volumes it made me plunged myself to the imagination of faraway a kid that grew up in a country that never touched by the snow,the scene of tibet here took my imagination to the highest peak.although i had to worked hard to altered the image of yeti in my mind(i used to think yeti was covered by fluffy thick white fur),only to find that no one really ever seen it alive,it still great to re-read it
Jos Berkemeijer
All Tintin books are great 'life education books'.

In 'Tintin in Tibet' you learn to discover the effect of synchrony in life (Chang effect).
You also learn to get get sight at the difference between what you think (rational) and what you feel. The latter is often decisive in the end.
Last but least you learn what true friendship is and what makes people tic.....
Dan Wilson
Herge tried something a bit different here, to good effect. Tintin, Haddock, and Snowy embark on adventures abroad--nothing new about that. But in this case, they are not up against drug lords, slave traders, spies, or any other ne'er-do-wells. Mainly just the elements of nature and their own limitations. The motivation is compelling: Tintin believes his friend Chang is in danger, isolated, and in need of rescue. Tintin has shown loyalty, courage, and selflessness in most volumes of the series, ...more
J'aime bien ce tome des aventures de Tintin car il est simple. L'histoire est simple : Tintin part à la recherche de Tchang, disparu dans un écrasement d'avion. Le dessins sont simples avec beaucoup de neige blanche. Pour le reste, tout tourne autour de Tintin et des pitreries du Capitaine Haddock. Sans faire partie des meilleurs de Tintin, ce tome fait quand même partie de la bonne moyenne.
Stephen Winchell
Herge added some supernatural/cryptozoological things in this story that I haven't seen him do before. Tintin has always been pretty grounded in reality, making the adventures more tangible. Mysticism and superstition took me out of this particular tale.

Still, stunning yet simple artwork, and Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock are all in fine form.
Rami Samaha
This book is a very very nice book specially because it has something called 'Yeti' which saved Tintin's friend 'Chang' but the yeti is actually type of a monster but in this book it saved Chang and that is something nice about the book.
"El dibujante (Hergé) necesitaba una catarsis. Desoyendo los consejos de su psiquiatra, un discípulo de Carl Jung, la encontró en su siguiente álbum y el más personal de todos: Tintín en el Tíbet. El más intimista. El mejor de todos ellos. El preferido por su autor. Un cómic que contaba un viaje iniciático. Hergé necesitaba poner a prueba a sus personajes, someterles a duras penas de las que saliesen reforzados, como personas pero ante todo como am
ذكريات الطفولة السعيدة قرأتها مئات المرات و كل مرة بنفس شغف المرة الأولى..

i like it sooooooo

محدش يعرف ممكن ألاقيها فين بجد؟
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Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), better known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comics writer and artist.
His best known and most substantial work is The Adventures of Tintin comic book series, which he wrote and illustrated from 1929 until his death in 1983, leaving the twenty-fourth Tintin adventure Tintin and Alph-Art unfinished. His work remains a strong influence on comics
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