A fully-illustrated guide to the world-famous comic character Tintin and his adventures. Well-researched and gorgeously presented, this overview follows Tintin through the 23 titles of the complete series. The Complete Companion contextualizes Hergé's accomplishment in historical context. Hergé's drawings are side by side with their references, demonstrating how he established believable backgrounds and realistic details. The book includes a large number of sketches, which Hergé re-worked and polished until he found the clearest, most easily readable line, giving birth to a style that would later be called Clear Line.