Saturday, May 28, 2011

Same Story, Different Cover: Blistering Barnacles!

L: Le Petit Vingtième #32 (August 9, 1934), cover art by Hergé, featuring the first serialized segment of Le Lotus bleu (The Blue Lotus) in its original 1934 version
R: Le Lotus bleu, first edition of the redrawn and colorized 1946 version, cover art by Hergé

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The 1946 cover art was the standard design for editions of The Blue Lotus through 2006, when this "painted" re-colored cover debuted:

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