Real Name: Tintin
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Reporter for les Petit Vingtième
Affiliations: Milou (Bobby in Dutch, Snowy in English), Captain Haddock, Dupond and Dupont (Thompson and Thomson), Tournesol (Cuthbert Calculus)
Enemies: Rastapopoulos, Rascar Capac
Known Relatives: Unknown
Aliases: Kuifje (Dutch/Flemish name)
Base of Operations: Mobile across the world
First Appearance: Les Adventures de Tintin, Reporter du Petit Vingtième, au Pays des Soviets (The Adventures of Tintin. Reporter for "The Small Twentieth", in the Land of the Soviets, 1929)
Powers/Abilities: While he is inventive and resourceful, Tintin has no actual powers.
History: Tintin is a youthful journalist who works for les Petit Vingtième newspaper. He often travels to exotic locations around the globe , where he gets into all sorts of adventures. He has even adventured off the Earth entirely, travelling to the moon on one occassion. His constant companion is his dog Milou (known as Snowy in the English translations), and one of his closest allies is Captain Haddock, master of Castle Moulinsart, whom he first met during the adventure "The Crab With The Golden Claws".
Comments: Created by Georges Rémi, a.k.a. Hergé
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