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Red Rackham's Treasure (Tintin #12)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  11,531 Ratings  ·  228 Reviews
Convinced that Captain Haddock’s ancestor, Sir Francis Haddock, used a series of clever clues to describe the precise location of a priceless treasure, Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock rent a boat — the Sirius — and set sail on a treasure hunt. Without knowing it at first, the team is accompanied by an eccentric scientist called Professor Calculus. Although it is difficul ...more
Paperback, 62 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by Egmont (first published 1943)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Le trésor de Rackham Le Rouge = Red Rackham's Treasure (Tintin #12), Hergé
Red Rackham's Treasure (French: Le Trésor de Rackham le Rouge) is the twelfth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. The story was serialised daily in Le Soir, Belgium's leading francophone newspaper, from February to September 1943 amidst the German occupation of Belgium during World War II. Completing an arc begun in The Secret of the Unicorn, the story tells of young reporter
Brendon Schrodinger
Dec 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
'Red Packham's Treasure' follows directly on from 'The Secret of the Unicorn'. Tintin and Captain Haddock found all the clues to where the treasure is, now they just have to get there and recover it.

Professor Calculus is introduced to the series here. He is a deaf old bugger who invents things. Pretty much sums it up. The humour is in what he thinks the person has said and his response. It really pisses Captain Haddock off.

Thompson and Thomson are along for the ride. They take leave from their
George K.
Feb 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Δεύτερο Τεντέν που διαβάζω φέτος, μετά το καταπληκτικό "Ο Τεντέν στο Θιβέτ" που διάβασα τον Ιανουάριο. Το "Ο θησαυρός του Κόκκινου Ράκαμ" αποτελεί άμεση συνέχεια του τόμου "Το μυστικό του Μονόκερου", οπότε καλύτερα να διαβάσετε πρώτα εκείνο και μετά αυτό. Δεν χρειάζεται να πω και πολλά για την ιστορία ή το σχέδιο, πάνω-κάτω ισχύουν τα ίδια για όλους (ή σχεδόν όλους, έστω!) τους τόμους της εξαιρετικής αυτής σειράς: Τραγελαφικές καταστάσεις, υπερβολές, ωραίες περιπέτειες σε εξωτικά μέρη, ευχάριστο ...more
Nabila Tabassum Chowdhury
পরফেসর কযালকুলাসের অভিষেককে পাঁচ না দেয়াটা অনুচিত। আমি অনুচিত কাজ তেমন একটা করি না। হাসতে হাসতে পেট বযথা করছে...:D :D ...more
Jun 26, 2009 rated it really liked it
Blistering Barnacles! That was repeated way too often.

I love treasure hunting stories and Tintin... so it worked out! :)

Calculus was hilarious. I love British humour.
Bipasha{is eviscerated by fiction}
Red Rackham's Treasure is the second part of an adventure begun in The Secret of the Unicorn, rendered in highly realistic comic book/graphic novel style by the Belgian artist/writer Herge in the mid-1940s. This story of a hunt for lost pirate treasure takes Tintin, his dog Snowy, the ill-tempered Captain Haddock, and the comically inept detectives Thompson and Thomson on a long sea journey on a freighter, to a tropical island, and on an adventure under the sea. The story is sufficiently complex ...more
Harish Challapalli
Nov 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Another wonderful book!! I don't know what to say, I may repeat what I said in my earlier reviews as I am out of words to describe how best are THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN!!

The film inspired me to read all the books, though I have seen cartoons, it always gives a good feeling if u read the books!

Many people, who read the comics first, said that the film has not done justice to the books, but I donot agree!!

Both book and the film are equally wonderful and being a fan of films, I take one step towa
Maria Carmo
Jan 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Everyone.
This is by far the funniest adventure of this ever enlarging group composed now by Tintin and Milu, Captain Haddock, The brothers Dupond and Dupont, Nestor and M. Tournesol... the incredibly deaf and funny character, the typical "crazy scientist and inventor"!
They set on a journey to find Rackham's treasure and they succeed, but through so many funny inuendos and changes to their plans that you will enjoy it totally!

Maria Carmo,

Lisbon 14 January 2015.
کاپیتان هادوک :ط
Mar 23, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
كابتن هادوك يتفوق على نفسه
Apr 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art, other, literature, tintin
"گنج راکهام سرخ پوش" در کنار "راز اسب تک شاخ" از شاهکارهای هرژه محسوب می شود. یکپارچگی این دو کتاب در کل کارهای هرژه بی نظیر است.
Jun 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
I fucking love Tintin.
Oct 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I remember listening to these over and over again when I was a smaller human being. Still holds up.
Dec 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I must confess if Calculus wasn't in this story, it would be dull. Loved those parts when he got on Haddock's nerves. 😂 I love treasure hunting tales and this book tickled me to death. ⚓🚢
David Sarkies
Feb 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People who love Tintin
Recommended to David by: Primary School
Shelves: adventure
The Cast is Complete
7 February 2012

I would suggest that this is the last of the war novels, though by the time that this was released the war was almost over (I believe Belgium had been at least partially liberated, and Hitler and the Japanese were on the back foot, though there was still a lot of war to fight at this stage). Most of the album takes place at sea (which is similar to the other war albums) and it noticeably has no antagonist - it is purely a treasure hunt. While the threat of the
Dec 31, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have known TinTin all my life and i must have read the series as a very very young tot, or my mom read them to me. For the past 40 something years I have been avoiding re-reading the books, while at the same time being very attracted to the author/artist Hergé's artwork. in fact I am totally nuts about it.

It is fascinating that Hergé did a remarkable amount of research for his narrative/artwork. He made models of locations/ships, and in many ways they are sort of like little films or at the v
Blanches Jeanne
Apr 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children
wah, udah lama ga baca tintin..He was an epic legend! One of the best childhood memories..inget dulu sempet baca beberapa buku punya papa..=))
Dari dulu, tiap kali baca Tintin aku selalu sampe ke pertanyaan " ya ampun dia koq ga mati-mati sih?" emang sih dia ga mungkin mati karna secara dia tokoh utamanya. butt, how come he can escape from death every single time? dalam satu buku tu aku itung-itung dia bisa ampir mati sepuluh kali dan ada aja yang nyelamatin dia.
ketembak? tenang, pasti dia punya
Aug 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bd
La suite directe du Secret de la Licorne, et le plus drôle des Tintin jusqu'ici. 5/5 rien que pour les interactions hilarantes entre le professeur Tournesol (fraichement débarqué : voilà enfin l'équipe au complet !) et le capitaine Haddock. L'intrigue en elle-même n'est pas d'une complexité extrême : il s'agit de retrouver le fameux trésor en mer, qu'on finit après de nombreuses tentatives infructueuses, par découvrir ailleurs : à Moulinsart bien sûr ! Un album très plaisant, on est vraiment ent ...more
Ashley Capes
Nov 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: tintin
Follow-up to The Secret of the Unicorn is Red Rackham's Treasure and it's not quite as enjoyable in terms of the central mystery but it's still fun. Notable especially for the introduction of Professor Calculus, the culmination of all of Herge's previous absent-minded, elderly-inventor-characters.

Great to see how frustrated Haddock gets with Calculus too :)

For those who may have only seen the Spielberg/Jackson movie version of this and the preceding comic, definitely worth a look to see how and
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: soft
calculus getting on haddock's nerves is just hilarious;
check out the parrots!
Jan 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-books
Ah, all such peculiar characters on board together :D
Lilly Minasyan
Apr 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
You can't go wrong with Tin Tin! Loved this one ^_^
Asia Campbell
Feb 15, 2017 rated it liked it
its ok
Apr 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
I can't remember when I first discovered the Tintin books, but they remain books I love coming back to. I was very sceptical about seeing the recent movie version, but a French friend said she thought it was well done and faithful to the books (it is an amalgam of three of the stories). I enjoyed it (Snowy is really good), and it motivated me to go back and reread several of the adventures. This is the sequel to " The Secret of the Unicorn". I highly recommend this particular format/edition for ...more
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is probably the most famous story of the Tintin series, made popular in the 2011 movie (which deviates significantly from the books). 'Secret of the Unicorn' and 'Red Rackham's Treasure' should be read together to truly enjoy the adventure (Tintin even tells us to do so at the end of 'Secret of the Unicorn'). These two books not only have a gripping and fast-paced storyline, but are also brilliant because we are finally introduced to Nestor and, more importantly, Professor Calculus. It brin ...more
Catherine Woodman
Jul 29, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book in a series of two, the first one being "The secret of the Unicorn". In this adventure Tintin and Captain Haddock goes on an expedition to find the treasure of Sir Francis Haddock. It is in this book Tintin meets Professor Cuthbert Calculus for the first time. His underwater machine turns out to be invaluable, even though Tintin and Captain Haddock at first reject it.

This book is faster paced and more interesting than the first of the two and contains a lot of enjoyable h
Dec 01, 2011 rated it it was ok
My second Tintin story. I am a newcomer to the "fun" of reading comics and graphic novels. I picked a couple of these up at the library and sat them on the coffee table wondering if there would be any interest from my family, particularly my 13 year-old son. Not much. There are two more stories in this book but I don't know if I will read them or not. I don't find the graphics very artistic and the format necessarily leaves much of the detail to be filled in by the reader's imagination. I'm just ...more
Annchan Maulana
Sep 04, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comic
it's follows Tintin and friends as they search for the pirate booty procured by Captain Haddock's ancestor, Sir Francis Haddock, in the West Indies. They receive some unexpected help in the form of a hard-of-hearing inventor named Professor Calculus, who would go on to become one of the most endearing characters of the series. (Herge admitted that the character was one "whom I never suspected would take on such importance.") It's a lot of fun, with some submarine and diving adventures, humor fro ...more
Jul 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: tintin
A great follow on from the Secret of the Unicorn. It is about how Tintin, Haddock and hmmmm is there a stowaway on board??? But maybe a little bit deaf...oh but I cant tell you that would be a spoiler alert!
Feb 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cool les dupontd on pomper.
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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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