Comments on: X’ed Out Where to find out what's really good. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:20:15 +0000 hourly 1 By: Read About Comics » Tintin and the Broken Ear Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:01:38 +0000 […] promised myself late last year, after reading Charles Burns’s X’ed Out, that I would make 2011 the year that I finally sat down and read the collection of Tintin albums […]

By: Mike Gioia Tue, 21 Dec 2010 06:54:17 +0000 This was an excellent write up on the story. I just
finished reading it now and you really connected a lot of dots
here. I was so overwhelmed with the Tintin resemblances that I had
to buy this and read it immediately. I still don’t understand why
Tintin was chosen as the alien world representation of himself. I
noticed a copy of NitNit on his bed later on too and I think he
calls his one-man-act nitnit if I’m not mistaken. The final panel
was especially true to Herge for me too, with the large final panel
drawn in traditional segway Tintin books. All in all I loved this
so much and I can’t wait until the next one comes out.