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snowybella
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#101 · Posted: 26 Dec 2018 04:54
weltmeister90

Welcome to the forums! I agree with you about Shooting Star and King Ottokar's Sceptre, by the way.
RicardoOlcese
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#102 · Posted: 4 Jan 2019 02:47
My favourite one is The Castafiore Emerald. It has some suspense; it tricks the reader into believing there is yet another conspiracy masterminded by a diabolical genius. But in the end it offers a simple, innocent solution. It's nice to see a Tintin comic without an evil cuprit at least once. Just an innocent bird. I even find it somewhat relaxing.
Aryan Tiwari
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#103 · Posted: 11 Jan 2020 19:26 · Edited by: Moderator
So here is my top 5 Tintin books in order (I am counting the sequel stories as a single adventure here):

1. The Seven Crystal Balls/ Prisoners of the Sun(amazing suspense, spooky vibe)
2. Cigars of The Pharaoh/ The Blue Lotus (amazing plot, dangerous villains)
3. The Secret of 'The Unicorn' + Red Rackham's Treasure (good humour, interesting plot)
4. The Land Of Black Gold (tough villains, great setting/ environment)
5. The Calculus Affair (unpredictable plot)

Although I love all the 24, my least favourite would be The Castafiore Emerald - no real plot, average humour, decent suspense build-up but came in weak at the end which I know some people found good but just not my cup of tea I suppose.

:)

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