If you’re like me, and you read Tintin comics when you were a kid, you probably found them a diverting, if entirely too polite, read. While the titular hero had adventures, things were just a tad too civil, too European and progressive. This, of course, immediately sent me scampering back to my Batman comics, where billionaire imperialist Bruce Wayne could be counted upon to beat the bejesus out of someone in every issue. In Tintin, you half-expected them to settle in over tea and discuss the emerging Eurozone and its effect on the global economy.
Not anymore. In the new trailer, Tintin has mad adventures:
The movie hits theaters this Christmas.