Political unrest in Europe in the late s influenced Herge when he wrote King Ottokar’s Sceptre, in which Tintin and absent-minded Professor Alembick travel. Characters Guide by Album. Compiled by staff Irene Mar and Etienne Chevalier. King Ottokar’s Sceptre. A. Alembick, Alfred ยท Alembick, Hector . Jun 2, King Ottokar’s Sceptre – colour facsimile edition: Colour facsimile / partly re- drawn version. Hardback. King Ottokar’s Sceptre – colour.

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Tintin steals a Me from a Bordurian airfield whose squadron is being ottokad ready to take part in the envisioned “Anschluss” of Syldavia to fly it back to the King in time.

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Literary critic Tom McCarthy identified several instances in the story that he argued linked to wider themes within the Adventures of Tintin. Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper Michael Turner.

There, he meets the King’s aide-de-campColonel Boris ; but Boris is also a conspirator kinf organises a further unsuccessful assassination attempt aimed at Tintin. Sign In Don’t have an account?

Tintin has a hunch that a plot is afoot to steal the sceptre of King Ottokar IV. A septre by Fascists based in neighboring Borduria is hatched to unseat King Muskar, involving the seizure of the symbol of the Syldavian monarchy, the mediaeval King Ottokar’s Scepter.

The cover of this book as shown here, is worth a closer look. During a layover, Tintin fakes a fall and grabs Alembick’s beard, thinking it is false and Alembick is an imposter. Every year, he is scepter to ride in a parade on St. Both Syldavia and Borduria would play important roles in later adventures.

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Published in in full colour with some parts redrawn. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Numa Sadoul, Tintin and IEd.

King Ottokar’s Sceptre

A good translation into Swedish from the original French edition. It gives some boredom feeling to the reader! We discover visually this fashion accessory when the Thompsons are almost blown-away by the explosion of a bomb. King Ottokar’s Scepter recovery had a main role for Milu! On the plane Tintin begins to suspect his companion. Professor Alembick is travelling to the Balkan kingdom of Syldavia and offers Tintin a job as his assistant. He and the King rush scwptre the royal treasure room in Kropow Castle only to find Alembick, the royal photographer and some guards unconscious and the sceptre missing.

Instead, a paper by Richardson entitled “Generalized Foreign Politics: Tintin then gives the King the papers he took from the man who stole the sceptre. Casterman, sceprre Almost perfect A museum piece The cover of this book as shown here, is worth a closer oottokar.

Forcibly ejected from his airplane by the pilot, Tintin informs local police of his fears regarding the plot; but the police captain is part of the conspiracy, and organises an knig. This one is one of my personal favorites when I was a kid: En af min ynglings-Tintin.

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I love Tintin and grew up reading all the books – but in Swedish. Tintin get again in trouble after finding a briefcase on a bench in the gardens. Concerning the background to this story “In fact, it was a friend who gave me the idea. In Syldavia, the reigning King must possess the sceptre to rule or he will be forced to abdicate.

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This book takes place in Syldavia, one of two made-up countries in an oth I love Tintin and grew up reading all the books – but in Swedish. Oh for the good ol’ times of visa-less travel!! They are the first non-Syldavians to receive such an award.

The situation is critical, but in an all-night chase over the mountains an adventurous trip by airplane, Tintin and Snowy come to the rescue. The King displaying the sceptre during the annual parade on St Vladimir’s Day from scetpre his carriage. On page 7, Tintin reads that Ittokar conquered Syldavia in the 11th century, but the ottokarr brochure states that the year is 12th century. Tintin evades this, and escapes as a fellow-passenger of the opera singer Bianca Castafiore.

Jan 01, Maria Carmo rated it really liked it Recommends it for: While searching in the forest, Tintin spots the sceptre being found by agents of the neighbouring country of Borduria. No contaban con la astucia de Tintin y son descubiertos sus planes. In the last frame of page 41, the same fresco shows 6 figures.

Following this, Tintin and Snowy return home by a flying boat with Thomson and Thompson, who suffer momentary panic when the aircraft appears to be falling into the sea at the end of the flight.