Characters by Name: Z

Last modified: 04 Jun 2007

Zarate, Ramon

[see Alcazar]


Début: Destination Moon - page 3, frame 4 - Special Police responsible for guarding the atomic area for anti-sabotage precautions and for counter espionage.
Trivia: ZEPO is short for Zekrett Politzs (Secret Police).


Début: King Ottokar's Sceptre - first seen on 26, frame 10/D1 (identified on page 27, frame 2/A2) - Villain. One of the two men who failed to stop Tintin from reaching Klow. The two men stopped a peasant's cart that they believed Tintin was travelling in--but only to find out that Tintin had hopped into another vehicle minutes before.


Début: Cigars of the Pharaoh - page 38, frame 6 - Poet. A member of the drug trafficking ring. He was shot by a poison arrow just as he was about to tell Tintin the identity of the person behind the drug trafficking ring.
Trivia: Zloty is the name of the Polish currency.


Début: Prisoners of the Sun - page 18 frame 8 (name appears on page 18, frame 6) - A homeless Peruvian boy whom Tintin rescued from the hands of bullies. He was Tintin's guide to the Temple of the Sun. At the end of the story, Zorrino decided to stay at the Temple.

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