Drawing from Tintin comic sells for 1.55m euros in Paris auction


The original drawing in Chinese ink by Belgian artist Georges Remi, who wrote 'The Adventures of Tintin' under the pen name of Hergé, shows the fearless reporter, his white dog Snowy and his friend Captain Haddock in spacesuits, walking on the moon for the first time and looking at the Earth.

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A rare drawing from one of Tintin's most famous comic books, "Explorers on the Moon," was sold Saturday for a record 1.55 million euros ($1.64 million), auction house Artcurial said, reports The New York Times.