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Last modified: 03 Feb 2007

Gaipajma (The Maharaja of Gaipajma)

Début: Cigars of the Pharaoh - page 50, last frame; named on page 51, frame 14 - Maharaja of Gaipajma.
Trivia: Gaipajma is situated 100–200 km North of Delhi (see a map in the black and white edition).
Also appears in: The Blue Lotus


Début: Red Rackham's Treasure - page 1, frame 3 (named on page 1, frame 4) - Sailor, drinking friend of Bill the Cook on the Sirius.


Début: Tintin in the Congo (1946 edition) - page 51, frame 3 (named on page 52, frame 12) - Villain.

Gibbons, W. R.

Début: The Blue Lotus - page 6, frame 5 (named on page 7, frame 5; initials of first name shown on page 44, frame 2) - Villain. Director of American and Chinese Steel Inc.

Gino (1)

Début: The Castafiore Emerald - named on page 9, frame 11; seen on page 30, frame 9, 10 - Paparazzi who managed to sneak into Marlinspike. Gino works for Tempo di Roma.
Also appears in: Gino also appears in Tintin and the Picaros, in page 6 frame 8 at right side of the doorway, looking in.

Gino (2)

Début: Flight 714 - page 8, frame 3 - Napolitan air stewart employed by Carreidas.

Goldbarr, Samuel

Début: The Broken Ear - page 59, frame 9 - American businessman who bought the genuine Arumbaya Fetish from J. Balthazar. After learning the fact that the Fetish belonged to the Museum of Ethnography, he willingly returned it to the rightful owner.


Début: Flight 714 - page 8, frame 4 - Presumably a businessman based in New York. He telephoned Carreidas at the airport, as Carreidas was boarding Flight 714 to Sydney.


Début: Cigars of the Pharaoh - book cover - Mummified Egyptologist.

Goodnews (Senator Goodnews)

Début: Tintin in America - page 51 frame 2 - Senator - He was kidnapped on June 20.

Gopal (The Maharaja of Gopal)

Début: The Castafiore Emerald - mentioned on page 17, frame 6 - He gave the emerald to Castafiore. Jolyon Wagg referred to him as "... some character (out East)... Marjorie something or other..."
Trivia: Also appears in Jo, Zette and Jocko, The Valley of the Cobras.

Grand Abbot of the Monastery of Khor-Biyong

(see Khor-Biyong)


Début: Cigars of the Pharaoh - book cover - Mummified Egyptologist.
Trivia: Grossgrab is Grossgrabenstein in the French version. Grossgrabstein is a character in E. P. Jacob's "The Mystery of the Great Pyramid".


Début: The Red Sea Sharks - page 12, frame 10 and 11 - referring to Dawson. Guv, short for "guv'nor" is English slang for 'boss' or 'chief'. "Morning guv'. Seen the Reporter today?... No?. Well, read that..."—nameless character speaking to Dawson (in frame 11).

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