Cigars of the Pharaoh is one of Tintin's earliest adventures. This story was written in 1932, but in the '-50s was shortened and rewritten. In this facsimile edition, it appears as it did 70 years ago. Tintin and Snowy are on a cruise to Egypt when they happen to meet Professor Sophocles Sarcophagus (the first of Tintin's absent-minded professors) and join his expedition. But they become embroiled in a complicated scheme involving a fakir, cigars marked with an unusual brand, and Rajijah, the poison of madness. Most significantly, Tintin meets the detectives Thompson and Thomson as well as the movie mogul Rastapopolous.
About The Author
Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), better known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comics writer and artist.
His best known and most substantial work is The Adventures of Tintin comic book series, which he wrote and illustrated from 1929 until his death in 1983, leaving the twenty-fourth Tintin adventure Tintin and Alph-Art unfinished. His work remains a strong influence on comics, particularly in Europe. He was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2003.
Series: The Adventures of Tintin
For Ages: 7+ years old
For Grades: 2+
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 4th November 2002
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 29.5 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1