Cars of Tintin Series – Humber Snipe 1936

We have been following our friend Tintin in his adventure "The Black Island". As the book was published with illustrations from two different eras, I am covering cars from the old version published in 1938 as well as the new version published in 1966. In the 1938 version, the villains were following Tintin in another … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Humber Snipe 1936

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Cars of Tintin Series – Hanomag HA 4500/ AL 28

The Black Island was the next adventure of Tintin. The story began with Tintin enjoying a morning walk when a plane landed in a field and Tintin was shot at. Later in hospital he realised that there was some connection between the attack and England. While he was on his way to the coast by … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Hanomag HA 4500/ AL 28

Cars of Tintin Series – Automiesse

I am continuing with the story " Blue Lotus". I have come across a vehicle which is new to me. I am sure, not may people beyond Europe would have heard of this company. There is a scene in the book where Tintin on a cycle collides with a red truck. The truck is an … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Automiesse

Cars of Tintin Series – Wolseley Armoured Car

The "Blue Lotus" is based in Japanese occupied China. So it is but obvious that military vehicles of the Japanese Imperial Army find mention in this book. One of the vehicles depicted is an armoured car sent in pursuit of Tintin. Initially I thought it was a Vickers vehicle which was commonly used by the … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Wolseley Armoured Car

Cars of Tintin Series – Latil

Till now we identified and learnt about two cars in the Tintin Adventure, “Tintin in the Land of Soviets”. Today's vehicle is larger. Actually it is not a car but a truck. In hindsight, the name of this series could have been " Automobiles of Tintin Series". Notwithstanding, in order to maintain continuity, I shall … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Latil