This volume covers the US translated publication of the Belgian original.
Issues were published out of order.
Tintin is journalist who always keep getting in strange and dangerous situations, but always manage to overcome them, albeit with the help of his friends.
Tintin started as a comic strip character in 1929. The strips were later collected in albums. His adventures first appeared in Belgium in 1946 published by Le Lombard publishers, each of his adventures have reprinted many times, as well as being translated into dozens of languages, including English by Little Brown and Company, however Le Lombard is still his home.