The Yellow “M” by Edgar P. Jacobs
Comic Book Club

The Yellow “M” by Edgar P. Jacobs

In the first report from my comic book club we talk about Edgar P. Jacobs’ Blake and Mortimer adventure, The Yellow ‘M’. I discovered Jacobs recently, as Hergé’s creative partner on some of his classic Tintin adventures. Always in search of a series that might match up to Tintin, I came to the Adventures of Blake and Mortimer with high hopes… Continue reading

The Book I Read Until it Fell Apart – Tintin  Prisoners of the Sun
Children’s Books That Saved My Life / Comics

The Book I Read Until it Fell Apart – Tintin Prisoners of the Sun

Reading it again today I can see exactly what attracted me to this story. Tintin drags the increasingly eccentric Captain Haddock out of his family home on a mission down the Amazon and up the Peruvian Andes, where he hopes to to lift the Inca’s curse. Prisoners of the Sun is the perfect Tintin adventure, with a string of amazing action sequences and dramatic set pieces. Continue reading