Tintin’s sins: Belgium reckons with its comic hero’s racist past

Tintin’s sins: Belgium reckons with its comic hero’s racist past

On May 31, a Belgian court will decide whether to ban or at least enforce a disclaimer on the sale of children’s book Tintin in the Congo. Call it Tintin in the Land of the Censors. On May 31, a Belgian court will decide whether to ban or at least enforce a disclaimer on the sale of children’s book Tintin in the Congo, due to its racially insensitive depictions of the Congolese. Published since 1931,…

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