History WMG / Tintin

22nd Jun '16 6:56:13 AM RossN
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* Considering what happened to the others abducted, even Krollspell just being dropped near Cairo where his clinic is, this looks quite likely.

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* Considering what happened to the others abducted, even Krollspell just being dropped near Cairo where his clinic is, this looks quite likely.likely.

[[WMG: The Syldavian Government bitterly regretted backing the lunar expedition in ''Destination Moon''/''Explorers on the Moon''.]]
While the lunar expedition seems like a great success from a scientific point of view, and from that of a personal point of view it was probably a PR disaster for the Syldavians. To begin with despite providing the highest possible security the project was infiltrated by agents of a foreign power, which hardly casts the ZEPO (Syldavia's intelligence agency) in the best light. Worse however is the fact that the ''only'' Syldavian on the expedition is a murderous traitor who sneaks aboard - Professor Calculus would seemingly sooner bring his friend's dog than a Syldavian despite their money and resources bankrolling the operation. Finally we know the cold war between Syldavia and Borduria turns particularly bad almost immediately afterwards in ''The Calculus Affair'' meaning that many in Syldavia might wonder if that uranium might have been better spent on weaponry than a costly moon rocket that doesn't even offer them any national prestige.

Hence the seeming FaceHeelTurn of the Syldavians in ''The Calculus Affair'' - the Syldavians have no particular reason to feel grateful to our heroes for the trip to the moon and the scandal might even have been bad enough to topple whatever government might have been working with Calculus to begin with.
19th Apr '16 10:26:02 AM erforce
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[[WMG: Tintin's father is IndianaJones.]]

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[[WMG: Tintin's father is IndianaJones.Franchise/IndianaJones.]]



* Given the time period Tintin was first published, IndianaJones may have been too young to father him. His father, however...

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* Given the time period Tintin was first published, IndianaJones Franchise/IndianaJones may have been too young to father him. His father, however...
31st Jul '15 11:30:48 AM ScroogeMacDuck
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*Semi-jossed by WordOfDante: most "tintinologist" assume that in a LitteraryAgentHypothesis, the stories happened shortly before being published in the real world. This is a kind of convention. So the stories published during WWII were actually what happened DURING WWII. As for why it's not addressed… "Please don't ask me why, no one quite know the answer", as another children book author would put it.
20th Apr '15 1:32:05 PM nombretomado
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While the events of ''The Calculus Affair'' are set during the ColdWar and Borduria uses quite a few CommieLand tropes it also still has a lot Nazi/Fascist elements - in fact the political ideology of the ruling regime is called 'Taschism', after the dictator Marshal Kûrvi-Tasch.

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While the events of ''The Calculus Affair'' are set during the ColdWar UsefulNotes/ColdWar and Borduria uses quite a few CommieLand tropes it also still has a lot Nazi/Fascist elements - in fact the political ideology of the ruling regime is called 'Taschism', after the dictator Marshal Kûrvi-Tasch.
2nd Jan '15 10:31:52 AM MrThorfan64
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Only the memory altering went wrong and he's still evil.

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Only the memory altering went wrong and he's still evil.
evil.



They're not perfect duplicates of each other, but comic![[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20111104023733/tintin/images/d/d0/Ivan_Ivanovitch_Sakharine.png Sakharine]] bears a great resemblance to [[http://videocitylondon.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/87266229a-rackham-rouge-jpg.jpg Red Rackham]]. They have similar noses, foreheads, and [[BadassBeard beards]]. Perhaps, in an original draft of the script, Herge had intended to play up this resemblance: either Sakharine was supposed to be the real villain, or a red herring to distract from the actual villain, or it was just going to be a joke about how the infamous pirate's descendent is a harmless collector.

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They're not perfect duplicates of each other, but comic![[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20111104023733/tintin/images/d/d0/Ivan_Ivanovitch_Sakharine.png Sakharine]] bears a great resemblance to [[http://videocitylondon.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/87266229a-rackham-rouge-jpg.jpg Red Rackham]]. They have similar noses, foreheads, and [[BadassBeard beards]]. Perhaps, in an original draft of the script, Herge had intended to play up this resemblance: either Sakharine was supposed to be the real villain, or a red herring to distract from the actual villain, or it was just going to be a joke about how the infamous pirate's descendent is a harmless collector.collector.

[[WMG: Rastapopoulos and the rest of his gang were only dropped off unharmed but with amnesia]]
* Considering what happened to the others abducted, even Krollspell just being dropped near Cairo where his clinic is, this looks quite likely.
27th Oct '14 5:47:27 PM JBC1187
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[[WMG: Herge had originally intended Sakharine to be Red Rackham's ancestor.]]

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[[WMG: Herge had originally intended Sakharine to be Red Rackham's ancestor.true descendent.]]
15th Jun '14 5:41:59 PM JBC1187
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[[WMG: Herge had originally intended Sakharine to be Red Rackham's ancestor.]]
They're not perfect duplicates of each other, but comic![[http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20111104023733/tintin/images/d/d0/Ivan_Ivanovitch_Sakharine.png Sakharine]] bears a great resemblance to [[http://videocitylondon.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/87266229a-rackham-rouge-jpg.jpg Red Rackham]]. They have similar noses, foreheads, and [[BadassBeard beards]]. Perhaps, in an original draft of the script, Herge had intended to play up this resemblance: either Sakharine was supposed to be the real villain, or a red herring to distract from the actual villain, or it was just going to be a joke about how the infamous pirate's descendent is a harmless collector.
6th Oct '13 10:53:49 AM KaiYves
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** Headcanon accepted.
29th Jun '13 4:40:55 PM ACR
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He can hypnotize people and communicate through telepathy, he appeared on a deserted island out of nowhere. Perhaps his people are HumanAliens or he's using hologram/hypnosis to disguise his true form.

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He can hypnotize people and communicate through telepathy, he appeared on a deserted island out of nowhere. Perhaps his people are HumanAliens or he's using hologram/hypnosis an hologram or hypnosis to disguise his true form.
29th Jun '13 4:38:21 PM ACR
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[[WMG: Mik Kanrokitoff, from ''Flight 714'', is an alien disguised as a human.]]
He can hypnotize people and communicate through telepathy, he appeared on a deserted island out of nowhere. Perhaps his people are HumanAliens or he's using hologram/hypnosis to disguise his true form.
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