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JJohannes
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#91 · Posted: 17 Oct 2017 20:34
If we consider the two-part-adventures to be whole single adventures, then my Top 10 would be like this:

01 Castafiore Emerald
02 Tintin in Tibet
03 Cigars/Blue Lotus
04 Destination/Explorers on the Moon
05 Unicorn/Red Rackham
06 Tintin and the Picaros
07 Crystal Balls/Prisoners of the Sun
08 King Ottokar's Sceptre
09 Red Sea Sharks
10 Flight 714

I like the more modern ones immensely, although one can't deny how good the two-part-adventures also are.
Eivind
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#92 · Posted: 3 Dec 2017 11:22
Unicorn was the first I read, and it is still my favourite, probably followed by Red Rackham. I read Red Rackham several years after I read Unicorn, but it is a nice continuation of Unicorn. Next on the list are probably Prisoners of the Sun and Seven Crystal Balls.
nehemiah
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#93 · Posted: 21 Dec 2017 18:14 · Edited by: Moderator
My very favourite Tintin is the b&w facsimile of "Cigars of the Pharaoh": I love it!!!
Then "The Seven Crystal Balls" - it's like a detective novel!
Then "The Crab with the Golden Claws".
Herge
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#94 · Posted: 29 Dec 2017 08:22
My favorite is The Shooting Star, with Land of Black Gold just behind
snowybella
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#95 · Posted: 30 Dec 2017 06:34 · Edited by: snowybella
My top three (best to good):

1. The Shooting Star. Not for any particular reason, but I think my favourite character Snowy is at his best here! I have a postcard of the book's cover, which I keep at the "exploding mushroom" scene for use when rereading it.

2. The Broken Ear. It's the first Tintin book I read, and so naturally I have a soft spot for it.

3. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets(!). It's my third favourite for an unknown reason, to the point of getting the new calendar with the illustrations in it...



The other Tintin books that are high on the list are:

4. Cigars of the Pharaoh facsimile. Ever since I read it for the first time, I've never looked at the colour edition since.

5. King Ottokar's Sceptre.

Lastly, 6. Lake of Sharks(!). After having reread it recently, I don't really think that it deserves a -10,000 on a "List of Favourite Tintin Books by Points" thread...

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