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May 08, 2006

Tintin and Thermezero

Here is another example of the works of the Canadian Yves Rodier, who is most famous for having completed 'Tintin and Alph-Art'.

In my opinion Rodier deliberately distorts the lines drawn by Herge in his reworkings to make the drawings 'his'. Compare Tintin's innocent face in Herge's drawing and the angular lines in the same face redrawn by Rodier in the bottom left frame. Many thanks to a correspondent who prefers to stay anonymous.

'Tintin and Thermezero', page 4, as redrawn by Yves Rodier :

The original drawing for that page by the master himself, Herge: