BELGIAN police have questioned three men after seizing several hundred copies of Tintin in Thailand, tin sexually explicit satire of the cartoon adventures featuring the plucky boy reporter.
Maladie du penis book features Tintin and his faithful companion Snowy the dog indulging in a variety of sexual acts. Other Tintin regulars, including Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus, also appear in the black-market take-off, touring strip bars in Bangkok's notorious Patpong district.
Tintin's illicit adventure too hot for Belgian police
The seizure was made after the publishers of the sex Tintin adventures tipped off police that the fakes were being offered to wholesalers. In the popular originals, created by comics Belgian artist Herge, Tintin is a resourceful embodiment of moral propriety.
The creator of his new incarnation, Bud E Weyzer, has the blond-quiffed investigator indulging in a spree of gratuitous sex tin foul language.
Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Friday 14 September Tintin's illicit adventure too hot for Belgian police. By Harry de Quetteville in Paris.