When Tintin finds an old model sailing ship and gives it as a present to Captain Haddock, and exciting adventure quickly develops. From an ancient diary they learn the story of the of the ship, the Unicorn—a story of cutthrat pirates and lost treasure. Helped by their detective friends Thomson and Thompson, Tintin, Snowy, the Captain set out to uncover the secret of the Unicorn. But there are many narrow escapes for Tintin before the mystery is solved and he is ready to set off in his next strange adventure, the hunt for Red Rackham's Treasure. -Aaron Remick
Hergé, one of the most famous Belgians in the world, was a comics writer and artist. The internationally successful Adventures of Tintin are his most well-known and beloved works. They have been translated into 38 different languages and have inspired such legends as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. He wrote and illustrated for The Adventures of Tintin until his death in 1983.