Characters by Name: F

Last modified: 06 Jun 2007

Falconer, Mark

Début: The Seven Crystal Balls - Member of the Sanders-Hardiman Expedition Team. Fell victim of Black Magic and did not recover until later (at the end of Prisoners of the Sun).
Trivia: Interestingly, Mark Falconer was addressed by Professor Sanders-Hardiman as "Carling" in Prisoners of the Sun (page 60, frame 14) when they came out of the coma together.

Fang, Hsi-ying

Début: The Blue Lotus - page 33, frame 12 (named on page 33, frame 13) - Scholar (Professor); World authority on mental illness. He was the only person who could find an antidote to the poison of Radjaidjah which had caused many to become mad.
Other notes: refer to the notes under Chang chong-chen.

Father Sebastian

[See Sebastian]

Fernandez (Colonel)

Début: The Broken Ear - named on page 22, frame 9 - Solider. Mentioned in the book as the person who fled with General Tapioca and whose outfit became Tintin's.


Début: The Secret of the Unicorn - page 8, frame 13 - Pet dog belonging to a lady who used the phone booth as shelter from rain while Tintin waited outside impatiently to make an urgent phone call.

Finch (Mrs)

Début: King Ottokar's Sceptre - page 11, frame 6 - Tintin's landlady.
Also appears in: The Crab with the Golden Claws (p8, frame 8/C1), The Secret of the Unicorn (named on page 36, frame 8).

Finney (Dr)

Début: Cigars of the Pharaoh - named on page 37, frame 8 (first seen on page 38, frame 1) - Physician.


Début: The Calculus Affair - page 44, frame 12/C2 (identified on page 45, frame 1/A1) - Swiss Air bus driver.


Début: The Shooting Star - page 47, frame 1 (identified on page 47, frame 7) - Seaman from the Peary who tried to shoot down Tintin to prevent him from landing on the island and planting the flag.
Trivia: In the French language edition, Frank is named Douglas.

Fred (1)

Début: Tintin in America - page 34, frame 4 (the policeman on the right); named on page 35, frame 11 - American Mounted Policeman.

Fred (2)

Début: The Broken Ear - page 1, frame 6 (named on page 2, frame 19) - Museum Attendant at the Museum of Ethnography who first discovered that the Arumbaya Fetish had been stolen.

Fred (3)

Début: The Black Island - page 19, frame 3 (man running); named on page 21, frame 5 - The Fireman who mistook the jam cupboard key as the key to the Fire Brigade's garage.


Début: Tintin in America - page 45, frame 12 (first identified by name on page 45, frame 13) - Daschund. It was the first of many dogs the incompetent private hotel detective, Mike MacAdam, mistook as Snowy.


Début: Cigars of the Pharaoh - page 27, last frame - Villain. The Commanding Officer (Colonel) of the local army in which Tintin enlisted under the name Ali-Bhai. It was while cleaning his office, Tintin found a box of cigars of the pharaoh. A member of the drug trafficking ring.
Trivia: This character is not named in the French edition.

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