Forever Under Construction

Tintin In Tehran

Posted in cartoon by homeyra on October 25, 2006

This is an old one but I still like it. By Zartosht Soltani

tintin.jpg

Update July2007
Zartosht’s website seems to have been removed, if you know the new link please let me know

Relevant links:
Tintin in Iran: the unofficial place for Iranian Tintin fans
Thus spoke Zartosht Soltani

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  1. Alibaba said, on October 27, 2006 at 12:37 am

    Hi,
    Sitting here in Port of Spain, following the Blog trail…. is this a real Tintin?

  2. homeyra said, on October 27, 2006 at 9:16 am

    No, it is not! Though I saw on the net people writing about a version of Tintin that you can only find in Iran. Not true as far as I know.
    you must have a look at his Mehri Monro!

  3. kamangir said, on October 27, 2006 at 9:14 pm

    For a second I thought it is real!

  4. Month One « Forever Under Construction said, on November 4, 2006 at 3:42 pm

    […] Few statictics: total hits: above 850. Tintin in Teheran was definitely “the” hot topic, followed by Double Life and Paris’Vlogs right below. Lesson number one: I shouldn’t write, I should link… and ping! […]

  5. […] Tintin in Iran Unofficial place for Iranian fans, see previous post […]

  6. minhthu said, on November 12, 2007 at 2:19 pm

    I think it is not real.

  7. homeyra said, on November 12, 2007 at 2:23 pm

    No it isn’t. Soltani is a very talented graphist with a great sens of humor.

  8. Aditya Sinha said, on August 28, 2008 at 2:48 pm

    Can you tell me a little more about Zartosht Soltani, and how this cover art came to be? Thanks!

  9. homeyra said, on August 28, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    Hi. See above a link to an interview with Soltani. I don’t know much more.

  10. lovecraftian tintin | xirdalium said, on December 3, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    […] tradition of homage-Tintin covers, often linked to current affairs, like Zartosht Soltani’s Tintin in Tehran from 2002, and many more, but I haven’t yet seen Tintin associated with Lovecraft’s […]


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