• Abdullah

    - Abdullah -

    The spoiled son of Emir Ben Kalish Ezab, Abdullah appears at Marlinspike Hall and instantly begins to cause trouble. Abdullah affectionately calls Captain Haddock “Blistering Barnacles”, but after all the pranks and exploding cigars, this is not enough to endear him to the Captain.

    First appears in

    Land of Black Gold

  • Endaddine Akass

    - Endaddine Akass -

    A spiritual guru who seems to have everyone under his spell, Endaddine Akass is in fact a devious trickster with plenty of skeletons in his closet.

    First appears in

    Tintin and Alph-Art

  • General Alcazar

    - General Alcazar -

    Forever battling his rival, General Tapioca, for control of San Theodoros, in his spare time, General Alcazar likes to play practical jokes with explosive punch lines!

    First appears in

    Tintin and the Broken Ear

  • Professor Hector Alembick

    - Professor Hector Alembick -

    Professor Alembick is an expert in the study of wax seals. Little does the unsuspecting professor know that he is also the key to a ruthless plot to depose the king of Syldavia.

    First appears in

    King Ottokar's Sceptre

  • Alonso and Ramón

    - Alonso and Ramón -

    Ruthless knife-throwing villain Ramón and his partner in crime Alonso are determined to beat Tintin in the hunt for the stolen statue.

    First appears in

    Tintin and the Broken Ear

  • Barnaby

    - Barnaby -

    Barnaby is on the payroll of the Bird Brothers. When he decides to spill the beans to Tintin, Barnaby is ruthlessly gunned down.

    First appears in

    The Secret of the Unicorn

  • Mr. Baxter

    - Mr. Baxter -

    Mr. Baxter is the director of the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre, the secret facility in which Professor Calculus is building a rocket to fly to the moon. Mr. Baxter is kind and welcoming, but when things get serious, he doesn’t mince his words.

    First appears in

    Destination Moon

  • Big Chief Keen-eyed Mole

    - Big Chief Keen-eyed Mole -

    Leader of the Blackfoot Indians in Tintin in America, Big Chief Keen-eyed Mole won’t hesitate to defend his tribe against the enemy. Unfortunately, he’s been tricked into thinking that the enemy is Tintin!

    First appears in

    Tintin in America

  • Bill

    - Bill -

    As the talkative chef onboard the Sirius in Red Rackham’s Treasure, Bill is happy as long as Snowy stays out of his kitchen!

    First appears in

    Red Rackham’s Treasure

  • The Bird Brothers

    - The Bird Brothers -

    As greedy antique dealers in The Secret of the Unicorn, the Bird Brothers won’t let anything or anyone get in their way. They are highly dangerous criminals.

    First appears in

    The Secret of the Unicorn

  • Mr. Bohlwinkel

    - Mr. Bohlwinkel -

    In The Shooting Star, Mr. Bohlwinkel is intent on exploiting the new substance detected by Professor Phostle for his own financial gain — and uses his international business network to thwart Tintin’s team!

    First appears in

    The Shooting Star

  • Mr. Bolt

    - Mr. Bolt -

    In The Castafiore Emerald, Mr. Bolt is a builder who is always promising to show up and fix a broken step on the staircase at Marlinspike Hall.

    First appears in

    The Castafiore Emerald

  • Colonel Boris

    - Colonel Boris -

    As the trusted aide-de-camp to King Muskar XII in King Ottokar’s Sceptre, scheming Boris uses his position to trap Tintin. The villain clearly doesn’t know who he’s up against!

    First appears in

    King Ottokar’s Sceptre

  • Borschtisov

    - Borschtisov -

    One of many Bolshevik terrorists Tintin meets in Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, Borschtisov is on a mission to blow up all the capital cities of Europe...after he has trapped Tintin!

    First appears in

    Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

  • Rascar Capac

    - Rascar Capac -

    After this Incan mummy is brought back from Peru in The Seven Crystal Balls, Professor Tarragon keeps it at his villa until one fateful night, when it vanishes in a flash of lightning. But the sinister Rascar Capac soon reappears...in Tintin’s dreams!

    First appears in

    The Seven Crystal Balls

  • Al Capone

    - Al Capone -

    The self-proclaimed King of Chicago doesn’t have time for pleasantries in Tintin in the Congo or Tintin in America — he just wants to get rid of Tintin once and for all.

    First appears in

    Tintin in the Congo

  • Lazlo Carreidas

    - Lazlo Carreidas -

    Despite being known as “the man who never laughs,” this billionaire tycoon from Flight 714 could also be the richest man in the world. His global businesses sell everything from soft drinks to aircraft.

    First appears in

    Flight 714

  • Bianca Castafiore

    - Bianca Castafiore -

    The first time Tintin meets the opera singer from Milan in King Ottokar’s Sceptre, Bianca Castafiore manages to save the reporter from an ambush. In The Calculus Affair, The Castafiore Emerald, Tintin and the Picaros and Tintin and Alph-Art, she mixes spontaneous arias with the occasional diva tantrum.

    First appears in

    King Ottokar’s Sceptre

  • Chang

    - Chang -

    This young Chinese orphan becomes Tintin’s best friend in The Blue Lotus. Tintin in Tibet follows Tintin’s efforts to rescue Chang, who is presumed dead after an air crash in the Himalayas.

    First appears in

    The Blue Lotus

  • Captain Chester

    - Captain Chester -

    Just when it looks like Tintin and Captain Haddock have been beaten in The Shooting Star, one of Haddock’s old friends, Captain Chester, shows up to help!

    First appears in

    The Shooting Star

  • Dawson

    - Dawson -

    As the corrupt police chief of the Shanghai International Settlement in The Blue Lotus, Dawson will do anyone a favor if there is something in it for himself. He later returns as an arms dealer under the alias “Debrett” in The Red Sea Sharks.

    First appears in

    The Blue Lotus

  • Lieutenant Delcourt

    - Lieutenant Delcourt -

    In The Crab with the Golden Claws, Lieutenant Delcourt is in command of the outpost of Afghar. His men rescue Tintin and Captain Haddock when they crash their airplane in the Sahara Desert.

    First appears in

    The Crab with the Golden Claws

  • Corporal Diaz

    - Corporal Diaz -

    Allegiances are always shifting in the unstable Latin American country of San Theodoros. Demoted from his position as colonel in Tintin and The Broken Ear, Corporal Diaz is determined to get his revenge.

    First appears in

    Tintin and The Broken Ear

  • Didi

    - Didi -

    Didi is Mr. Wang Chen-yee’s son in The Blue Lotus. Though he rescues Tintin at the beginning of the adventure, Didi becomes a sword-wielding danger when he is poisoned with Rajaijah juice.

    First appears in

    The Blue Lotus

  • The Director of KIDNAP Inc.

    - The Director of KIDNAP Inc. -

    This ruthless character from Tintin in America likes to keep his trusty sword stick with him at all times. Watch out: he’s got a point to make!

    First appears in

    Tintin in America

  • Emir Ben Kalish Ezab

    - Emir Ben Kalish Ezab -

    In Land of Black Gold, the Emir of Khemed, Mohammed Ben Kalish Ezab, refuses to make a deal with the sinister Dr. Müller — leading Müller to kidnap his son, Abdullah. The emir appears again in The Red Sea Sharks and Tintin and Alph-Art.

    First appears in

    Land of Black Gold

  • The Fakir

    - The Fakir -

    In Cigars of the Pharaoh, weapons are no match for the malevolent fakir — look into his eyes and you are under his hypnotic power!

    First appears in

    Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • Henri Fourcart

    - Henri Fourcart -

    In Tintin and Alph-Art, Henri Fourcart is the director of an art gallery in which the work of Ramó Nash is displayed. He has something important to tell Tintin and sets off to meet him…but will he make it in time?

    First appears in

    Tintin and Alph-Art

  • Mr. Gibbons

    - Mr. Gibbons -

    Gibbons is a greedy industrialist whom readers first come across in The Blue Lotus. In Tintin and Alph-Art, he turns up at a party thrown at Akass’s villa.

    First appears in

    The Blue Lotus

  • The Grand Abbot

    - The Grand Abbot -

    In Tintin in Tibet, it looks like Tintin and his friends have been wiped out by an avalanche — but they are rescued by monks from a desolate mountain monastery. The abbot of the monastery makes his guests welcome and gives Tintin a new name: “Great Heart.”

    First appears in

    Tintin in Tibet

  • Sir Francis Haddock

    - Sir Francis Haddock -

    Captain Haddock’s brave ancestor, Sir Francis, was the Commander of the Unicorn (see The Secret of the Unicorn) and the archenemy of Red Rackham (see Red Rackham’s Treasure).

    First appears in

    The Secret of the Unicorn

  • Huascar

    - Huascar -

    Huascar is an Incan descendant who witnesses Tintin bravely rescuing Zorrino from cruel foreigners in Prisoners of the Sun. He gives Tintin a sacred talisman for protection.

    First appears in

    Prisoners of the Sun

  • Irma

    - Irma -

    Irma, another member of Castafiore’s entourage, is usually mild-mannered. But when accused of theft by the world’s most useless police detectives in The Castafiore Emerald, it all proves too much to take.

    First appears in

    The Calculus Affair

  • Ivan

    - Ivan -

    Although he is only the chauffeur for the crooks in The Black Island, Ivan proves himself only too ready to carry out the real dirty work.

    First appears in

    The Black Island

  • Colonel Jorgen

    - Colonel Jorgen -

    In Explorers on the Moon, Frank Wolff helps smuggle the dangerous criminal Colonel Jorgen aboard the moon rocket. Jorgen doesn’t think twice about leaving crew members on the moon to perish — but Tintin won’t let him get away with that!

    First appears in

    Explorers on the Moon

  • Mik Kanrokitoff

    - Mik Kanrokitoff -

    A scientist who has developed a special ability to communicate by thought, Mik Kanrokitoff has been in contact with extraterrestrials for some time. In Flight 714, Kanrokitoff proves to be a key ally to Tintin and his friends.

    First appears in

    Flight 714

  • Dr. Krollspell

    - Dr. Krollspell -

    The sinister Dr. Krollspell has invented a truth serum that he is only too willing to put in the service of Rastapopoulos in Flight 714. But when he finds out what the evil mastermind has in store for him, Krollspell is quick to change sides!

    First appears in

    Flight 714

  • Bunji Kuraki

    - Bunji Kuraki -

    At the beginning of The Crab with the Golden Claws, this Japanese man is kidnapped — while holding a letter for Tintin!

    First appears in

    The Crab with the Golden Claws

  • Mike MacAdam

    - Mike MacAdam -

    In Tintin in America, this hotel detective at first appears to have an amazing sixth sense for solving crimes — but it’s not long before the incompetent investigator bungles his case.

    First appears in

    Tintin in America

  • The Maharaja of Gaipajama

    - The Maharaja of Gaipajama -

    The dignified Maharaja of Gaipajama welcomes Tintin into his palace in Cigars of the Pharaoh, and the heroic reporter returns the favor.

    First appears in

    Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • The Missionary Priest

    - The Missionary Priest -

    The kindly missionary priest helps to get Tintin out of a tight spot, and shows the young reporter the school and hospital buildings that have been constructed under his direction.

    First appears in

    Tintin In The Congo

  • Mitsuhirato

    - Mitsuhirato -

    As a secret agent and opium smuggler masquerading as a businessman in The Blue Lotus, Mitsuhirato is determined to get rid of Tintin once and for all.

    First appears in

    The Blue Lotus

  • Dr. Müller

    - Dr. Müller -

    As the evil mastermind behind the illegal operation that Tintin investigates in The Black Island, Dr. Müller won’t hesitate to use his medical training for harmful ends. In Land of Black Gold, he will do anything to get rich from the international oil trade.

    First appears in

    The Black Island

  • King Muskar XII

    - King Muskar XII -

    The just and noble King of Syldavia from King Ottokar’s Sceptre comes from an established lineage of great leaders. Will the king manage to overcome plotters determined to force him from his throne?

    First appears in

    King Ottokar’s Sceptre

  • Ramó Nash

    - Ramó Nash -

    In Tintin and Alph-Art, Nash is an artist specializing in what is known as “Alph-Art”— art created using the letters of the alphabet. But he may also be involved in a shady parallel business forging the work of other famous artists.

    First appears in

    Tintin and Alph-Art

  • Nestor

    - Nestor -

    Nestor is the dependable and loyal servant at Marlinspike Hall in Red Rackham’s Treasure, The Seven Crystal Balls and Tintin and the Picaros.

    First appears in

    The Secret of the Unicorn

  • Nokzitov

    - Nokzitov -

    A Soviet bounty hunter in Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, Nokzitov thinks that he has caught Tintin and is looking forward to his reward from the OGPU. But Tintin won’t give up without a fight.

    First appears in

    Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

  • OGPU Agent from Stolbtzy

    - OGPU Agent from Stolbtzy -

    This cunning Soviet agent first tries to trip Tintin up with a banana skin, then disguises himself as a beggar to take advantage of Tintin’s kindness in Tintin in the Land of the Soviets.

    First appears in

    Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

  • The Old Shopkeeper

    - The Old Shopkeeper -

    A beady-eyed old man who has a diving suit for sale, the shopkeeper in Red Rackham’s Treasure appears to be able to read Captain Haddock’s mind. Blistering barnacles!

    First appears in

    Red Rackham’s Treasure

  • Senhor Oliveira da Figueira

    - Senhor Oliveira da Figueira -

    This friendly and talkative character returns several times in Tintin’s adventures, including Cigars of the Pharaoh, Land of Black Gold and The Red Sea Sharks.

    First appears in

    Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • Maurice Oyle

    - Maurice Oyle -

    Maurice Oyle is a manager at the Grynde industrial estate in Tintin in America. He can’t wait to show Tintin around, but perhaps he’s a little too eager to please.

    First appears in

    Tintin in America

  • Pablo

    - Pablo -

    Originally sent to assassinate Tintin and The Broken Ear, Pablo ends up saving the reporter’s life. In Tintin and the Picaros, Tintin returns the favor.

    First appears in

    Tintin and The Broken Ear

  • Sheik Patrash Pasha

    - Sheik Patrash Pasha -

    The tribal sheik seems threatening at first in Cigars of the Pharaoh, but his anger turns to joy when he realizes whom his attendants have captured!

    First appears in

    Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • Peggy

    - Peggy -

    In Tintin and the Picaros, General Alcazar’s dragon of a wife, Peggy, clearly wears the trousers in the General’s household.

    First appears in

    Tintin and the Picaros

  • Philippulus the Prophet

    - Philippulus the Prophet -

    In The Shooting Star, Philippulus the Prophet loves banging his drum and forecasting doom and gloom. It almost seems like he’s looking forward to the end of the world!

    First appears in

    The Shooting Star

  • Professor Decimus Phostle

    - Professor Decimus Phostle -

    Together with Tintin and some top scientists in The Shooting Star, this professor sets out to find a meteorite that has fallen into the Arctic Ocean.

    First appears in

    The Shooting Star

  • Prince of the Sun

    - Prince of the Sun -

    In Prisoners of the Sun, the noble Prince of the Sun governs the hidden Incan civilization according to traditions that stretch back over hundreds of years. There can be only one sentence handed out to those who violate the inner chambers of the sacred temple — death!

    First appears in

    Prisoners of the Sun

  • Puschov

    - Puschov -

    Puschov is a member of the criminal gang that Tintin hunts down in The Black Island. The villain tries to convince Tintin to practice diving… off a cliff!

    First appears in

    The Black Island

  • Ranko The Gorilla

    - Ranko The Gorilla -

    The beast of The Black Island turns out to be a gorilla called Ranko. Although he is trained to be fierce, Tintin and Snowy bring out his true gentle nature.

    First appears in

    The Black Island

  • Rastapopoulos

    - Rastapopoulos -

    Tintin’s first meeting with Rastapopoulos, “King of Cosmos Pictures” in The Cigars of the Pharaoh, doesn’t go well. He appears again, stirring up trouble in The Blue Lotus, The Red Sea Sharks and Flight 714.

    First appears in

    The Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • Red Rackham

    - Red Rackham -

    Red Rackham was a ruthless and bloodthirsty pirate who lived over 300 years ago and whose legacy is rediscovered in The Secret of the Unicorn and Red Rackham’s Treasure.

    First appears in

    The Secret of the Unicorn

  • Ridgewell

    - Ridgewell -

    Long-lost explorer Ridgewell has traded “civilized” life for the jungle in Tintin and The Broken Ear. In Tintin and the Picaros, he helps Tintin and his friends get an invitation to share a meal with the ferocious Arumbaya tribe.

    First appears in

    Tintin and The Broken Ear

  • Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine

    - Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine -

    In The Secret of the Unicorn, Ivan Sakharine collects maritime memorabilia, including model ships, and seems determined to buy a model ship that Tintin has just acquired. But at what price?

    First appears in

    The Secret of the Unicorn

  • Omar ben Salaad

    - Omar ben Salaad -

    Appearing in The Crab with the Golden Claws, Omar is the biggest trader in Bagghar — but his business is just a front for his nefarious smuggling activities.

    First appears in

    The Crab with the Golden Claws

  • Sophocles Sarcophagus

    - Sophocles Sarcophagus -

    Doctor Sarcophagus only has one thing on his mind throughout Cigars of the Pharaoh: ancient Egyptian pharaohs!

    First appears in

    Cigars of the Pharaoh

  • Shark Submarine

    - Shark Submarine -

    The smiling shark submarine, a favorite with readers, plays a key role in the hunt for the shipwreck of the Unicorn in Red Rackham’s Treasure.

    First appears in

    Red Rackham’s Treasure

  • Sherpa Tharkey

    - Sherpa Tharkey -

    Sherpa Tharkey is a Nepalese mountain guide in Tintin in Tibet. At first he is determined to dissuade Tintin from setting off on the perilous search for Chang, but eventually he agrees to lead the expedition.

    First appears in

    Tintin in Tibet

  • Skut

    - Skut -

    Skut is an Estonian pilot following orders to attack the boat Tintin and Haddock are traveling on in The Red Sea Sharks. But when he’s forced to bail out of his plane, Tintin and Haddock rescue him from the Red Sea, and Skut becomes a key ally of the heroes from this point on, showing up a second time in Flight 714.

    First appears in

    The Red Sea Sharks

  • Bobby Smiles

    - Bobby Smiles -

    Villain Bobby Smiles in Tintin in America is very sure of himself. He even has the nerve to offer Tintin a job in his criminal gang!

    First appears in

    Tintin in America

  • Spalding

    - Spalding -

    Spalding is Lazlo Carreidas’s secretary in Flight 714. Although he is publicly humiliated by his boss, this is nothing compared with the devious and dastardly surprise Spalding has in store for Carreidas.

    First appears in

    Flight 714

  • Colonel Sponsz

    - Colonel Sponsz -

    In The Calculus Affair, Colonel Sponsz is the head of the Bordurian Secret Police, ZEP. He is a ruthless character who is determined to trap Tintin and his friends.

    First appears in

    The Calculus Affair

  • General Tapioca

    - General Tapioca -

    In Tintin and the Picaros, General Tapioca, the sworn enemy of General Alcazar, has had Bianca Castafiore arrested on a trumped-up charge. Professor Calculus and Captain Haddock set off to negotiate her release, but it seems nothing less than a regime change will do the trick.

    First appears in

    Tintin and the Picaros

  • Professor Tarragon

    - Professor Tarragon -

    After escaping a mysterious sickness that strikes down his colleagues in The Seven Crystal Balls, Professor Tarragon gets a visit from Tintin, Snowy, Haddock and his old friend, Calculus. It proves to be a night they will never forget.

    First appears in

    The Seven Crystal Balls

  • Allan Thompson

    - Allan Thompson -

    Crooked Allan is the first mate of the ship named the Karaboudjan in The Crab with the Golden Claws. He then shows up again later as the assistant of the evil Rastapopoulos in Flight 714.

    First appears in

    The Crab with the Golden Claws

  • Tom

    - Tom -

    Tom is a gangster working for Al Capone who is determined to get Tintin out of the way, through a series of nasty traps.

    First appears in

    Tintin In The Congo

  • Professor Topolino

    - Professor Topolino -

    Professor Alfredo Topolino is a Swiss scientist and expert in ultrasonics. A planned meeting with Professor Calculus in The Calculus Affair is disrupted when Topolino is attacked. But there is worse to come: his house is blown up by Bordurian agents!

    First appears in

    The Calculus Affair

  • Mr. Trickler

    - Mr. Trickler -

    Mr. Trickler first appears in Tintin and The Broken Ear as the representative of General American Oil. In Tintin and Alph-Art, Trickler will stop short at nothing — not even war — to get rich.

    First appears in

    Tintin and The Broken Ear

  • Trovik

    - Trovik -

    A key member of the criminal organization planning to overthrow the King of Syldavia, Trovik coordinates multiple attempts to get Tintin out of the way… permanently!

    First appears in

    King Ottokar's Sceptre

  • Martine Vandezande

    - Martine Vandezande -

    Martine Vandezande is the assistant at the Fourcart art gallery in Tintin and Alph-Art. Little does she know that the pendant given to her by Endaddine Akass has been bugged.

    First appears in

    Tintin and Alph-Art

  • Jolyon Wagg

    - Jolyon Wagg -

    Jolyon Wagg is an irritating insurance salesman in The Calculus Affair, who knocks on the door at Marlinspike Hall, expecting to be given shelter from a storm. He shows up again in The Castafiore Emerald and Tintin and the Picaros.

    First appears in

    The Calculus Affair

  • Wagner

    - Wagner -

    Bianca Castafiore’s obedient pianist, Wagner, comes to Marlinspike Hall as part of her entourage in The Castafiore Emerald. But is he hiding something?

    First appears in

    King Ottokar's Sceptre

  • Mr. Wang Chen-yee

    - Mr. Wang Chen-yee -

    In The Blue Lotus, Mr. Wang Chen-yee is the leader of the Sons of the Dragon, a secret society dedicated to fighting the illegal opium trade.

    First appears in

    The Blue Lotus

  • Frank Wolff

    - Frank Wolff -

    Frank Wolff seems like a helpful and intelligent assistant working on Professor Calculus’s Moon Project in Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon. But perhaps there is more to Wolff than meets the eye?

    First appears in

    Destination Moon

  • The Yeti

    - The Yeti -

    Although the Yeti is not a human being, he is an important character in Tintin in Tibet. At first it seems that the Yeti is a dangerous animal, but by the end of the adventure, it is clear that the “Abominable Snowman” actually has deep feelings of compassion.

    First appears in

    Tintin in Tibet

  • Ramón Zarate

    - Ramón Zarate -

    When Tintin and Haddock go out for a night’s entertainment at the Hippodrome in The Seven Crystal Balls, one of the first acts is hosted by an amazing knife-thrower named Ramón Zarate who looks oddly familiar: it’s General Alcazar!

    First appears in

    Tintin and the Broken Ear

  • Zorrino

    - Zorrino -

    Tintin saves Zorrino from bullies in Prisoners of the Sun, and the young orange-seller is determined to return the favor. He becomes a guide for Tintin, Haddock and Snowy, leading them through the Andes to the Temple of the Sun.

    First appears in

    Prisoners of the Sun