Characters by Name: K
Début: Flight 714 - page 45, frame 2 - Editor; medium. Editor of Space-week magazine.
- Mik Ezdanitoff in French.
- Is dat niet tof = Is that nice or / isn't that nice?
- The character Kanrokitoff was inspired by Jacques Bergier, a scholar of paranormal phenomena.
- He wears a thought-transmitter.
- He keeps extra terrestrials informed of human activities.
Début: King Ottokar's Sceptre - first appeared on page 7, frame 2; identified on page 60, frame 10 - Agent from the Syldavian secret police.
Keen-Eyed-Mole, Big Chief of the Blackfeet
Début: Tintin in America - page 19, frame 2 (name first appears on page 22, frame 11) - Indian Chief who was fooled into believing that Tintin was the bad guy. He and his men tried to help Bobby Smiles to kill Tintin.
Khor-Biyong (Grand Abbot of the Monastery of Khor-Biyong)
Début: Tintin in Tibet - page 48, frame 7 - Tibetan Buddhist Monk.
Head of Kidnap Inc.
Début: Tintin in America - page 50, frame 1 (the speaker) - Villain. The Head of Kidnap Inc., remained nameless throughout the book.
Trivia: Used a similar sword as Doctor Müller in a similar duel scene.
Début: King Ottokar's Sceptre - page 4, last frame - Restaurant owner, crook. Proprietor of the Syldavian restaurant, Klow.
Trivia: The restaurant, Klow, is on 38 Nightingale Road. It charges 10% for service and its specialty is Szlazeck - the hind leg of a young dog in Syldavian sauce. The customary Syldavian proverb/motto on the restaurant bill reads: Danger awaits the one who dares to poke his nose in others' affairs.
Début: Flight 714 - page 19, frame 4 (name first appears on page 20, frame 11) - Medical doctor employed by Rastapopoulos. He perfected a variety of truth- drug, a painless cure for obstinate people who have secrets to conceal.
Début: The Calculus Affair - page 47, frames 10, 11 - He (chronic) and Klûmsi (clumsy), who first appears on page 47 frame 6, were "Interpreters" (actually government agents) assigned by the Chief of the Bordurian Airport Police to accompany/watch Tintin and Haddock.
Début: The Crab with the Golden Claws - page 5, frame 10 (name appeared on page 61, frame 6) - Undercover policeman from Yokohama, Japan.
Début: The Calculus Affair - name appeared on page 2, frame 13 (first seen on page 46, frame 21 - on the poster behind the airport official) - Ruler of Borduria. The Marshal's name is mentioned throughout the book; however, his official rank is only revealed in Tintin's toast to him.
Trivia: In French, Plekzy-Gladz (plexiglass!)
Also appeared in: The Castafiore Emerald (page 49 frame 1), and Tintin and the Picaros (page 1, frame 5).