Originally Posted by Trilby
Many of the drawings, and especially the cars, boats, aircraft etc., are very accurate drawings of real things. There was book published a few years ago that tracked down the things that inspired Herge, with lots of pictures from the Tintin books next to photographs of the real life inspiration.
I have this - "Tintin - A Complete Companion" by Michael Farr. Lovely book.
My first Tintin was "Cigars of the...