News Archive: 2004

November 2004 Fans in Australia: Tintin in America (BW facsimile edition) on sale now.

27 November 2004 Fans in Australia: Hergé the Tintin Collection (BBC radio series) CD boxset - 1 copy spotted at Borders on Pitt Street in Sydney.

20 September 2004 Tintin at Sea with Michael Farr

Tintin at Sea with Michael Farr
Date/Time/Venue: 25 October 2004 18:30, Long Gallery, Sheffield Millennium Galleries, Arundel Gate Sheffield S1.
Tickets: Admission £4/£3 (concessions).
Tickets from Sheffield Theatres Box Office - Tel. 0114 2496000.
For adults and children aged over 9 years.
More information: http://www.offtheshelf.org.uk/

News item courtesy of Lesley Webster of www.offtheshelf.org.uk.
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September 2004 Tintin's Influence on World Comics

Reader's Digest Indonesia and Kinokuniya Bookstore presents Monthly Comics Discussion, Tintin's Influence on World Comics
Keynote speaker: Surjorimba Suroto.
Date / Time: Friday, 24-Sep-2004 18:30–20:30.
Venue: Kinokuniya, Plaza Senayan Store (Level 5, Jalan Asia Afrika No.8, Jakarta Pusat 12070, Indonesia.)

News item courtesy of Surjorimba Suroto.

July 2004 New English Tintin and Alph-Art released

The new English language edition Tintin Alph-art is now on sale.

10 June 2004 Explorers on the Moon 50th Anniversary Coin set

The limited edition coin set will be available from Tintin Shops at the end of this month. The set includes a silver proof Tintin medal, twenty-four 1-Euro cent and 2-Euro cent coins, and a certificate.

May 2004 'Tintin and I' honoured at film festival

Tintin et Moi

The documentary film, 'Tintin et Moi' received Honourable Mention in Best International Documentary (Feature) at this year's Hot docs, the Canadian International Documentary Festival, which was held in Toronto, last month. Source: Hot Docs http://www.hotdocs.ca/media_press.cfm?media_id=184

30 April 2004 Tintin and the Lost Letters CD-ROM

Tintin and the Lost Letters CD cover

Tintin and the Lost Letters is a self-help tool designed to help young dyslexic learners. Released by the BBC in three languages (English/French/German), this educational CD-ROM is priced at 20 Euros, plus postage, and it can be ordered from Dyslexia International - Tools and Techniques (D.I.T.T).

23 April 2004 Tintin fan site closed by Moulinsart

Eric Jenot's Tintin Parodies site closed by Moulinsart.

13 April 2004 New site logo

The Cult of Tintin logo

Designed by Garen Ewing of Garen Ewing Design & Illustrations.

01 February 2004 The Cult of Tintin returns as Tintinologist.org.

The Cult of Tintin is the largest and the oldest surviving English-based Tintin fan site.

10 January 2004 Tintin turns 75

Happy birthday to Tintin!

06 January 2004 The Adventures of Tintin at the Sea

Tintin at Sea exhibition

A new exhibition at London's National Maritime Museum: The Adventures of Tintin at the Sea.

Highlight: previously unseen (in the UK) original drawings by Hergé
will be on display.

Exhibition dates: 31-Mar-2004 until 05-Sep-2004.
Entry: Kiddies enter for free; adults pay £5.00; Concessions £4.00
Tickets can be booked in advance, online (nifty!) at http://www.nmm.ac.uk
An accompanying booklet/catalogue will be released at the end of March.

Amazon.co.uk prices the Exhbition's catalogue at £7.69 (List Price ¬£10.99); it is a paperback and written by Michael Farr (author of 'Tintin - The Complete Companion').

4 January 2004 New Euro coin to mark Tintin's 75th birthday

The ceremonial first minting of the Tintin coin will be overseen by Fanny Rodwell, the widow of Hergé, Nick Rodwell, and Belgium's Finance Minister, Didier Reynders. Full story from EUbusiness.com: http://www.eubusiness.com/afp/031231120822.tbr247q2