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COMIC NEWS FOR DEC 6: MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC DIES AT 98 & BATMAN COMIC SALES

Source: newyorktimes

MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC, DANISH ACTOR PALLE HULD, DIES AT 98

Tin Tin is not exactly supernatural but we felt this was a post worth sharing…

Palle Huld, a Danish actor whose fleet, youthful and highly public circumnavigation of the globe as a cowlicked teenager is believed to have inspired the popular comic-book character Tintin, died on Nov. 26 in Copenhagen. He was 98.

His death was widely reported in Danish newspapers.

Created by the Belgian artist Hergé (the pseudonym of Georges Remi), Tintin was a snub-nosed teenage reporter who traveled the world with his trusty dog, Snowy, doing good deeds and foiling bad men.

The character made his debut in January 1929 in Le Petit Vingtième, the children’s supplement of a Belgian newspaper.

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Source: newsarama

BATMAN COMIC SALES

The return of Bruce Wayne to the DC Universe in November helped turn the month into a rare dogfight among DC and Marvel Comics at the top of Diamond Comic Distributors November 2010 Sales and Market Share charts.

DC’s Batman titles accounted for the top-selling comic book sold to the Direct Market in November (Batman: The Return), plus 4 of the Top 5 and 5 of the Top 10.

Add DC’s Brightest Day into the mix (#’s 13 and 14were the 6th and 7th bestselling titles), along with Green Lantern #59 at #9, and the publisher dominated the Top 10, scoring 8 of the 10 bestselling books of the month.

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Are you familiar with the comic Tin Tin? Are you a fan of Batman?

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