Please choose ONE of the following questions and respond to it (using references) in a post tagged under this page.
- In what specific ways is Tintin a forerunner of late 20th – 21st century transmedia storytelling franchises?
- What is the alleged connection between Hergé’s early comics and propaganda?
- How would you characterise Hergé’s politics, and how did they apparently change over time?
- What issues do his albums raise in terms of representation of ‘race’, and particularly ethnic and cultural stereotyping?
- How decisively did Hergé address this issue from The Blue Lotus on, and in what ways did it remain problematic?
- Why should we care today?