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Rare Tintin memorabilia to be auctioned

Beloved by millions of children around the world - comic book character Tintin. Created in 1929 by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who worked under the pen name Herge, Tintin has been translated into more than 50 languages. Now fans have an opportunity to own a piece of rare comic book memorabilia as several items go under the hammer at Piasa auction house in Paris on December 1st. Expert Philippe Mellot says it's an exceptional collection. SOUNDBITE: Philippe Mellot, exhibition expert, saying (French): "It's a reunion of remarkable objects, books, and drawings. Drawings, like this one, that were unknown, unidentified, but have been re-discovered, are for the first time available to the public. You have books that are equally as exceptional, and above all in fine condition." One of those books, "The Secret of the Unicorn" was the inspiration for a Hollywood film. SOUNDBITE: Philippe Mellot, exhibition expert, saying (French): "It's the f

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