The Broken Ear by Hergé

The Broken Ear

Tintin #6

Hergé with Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper (Translator), Michael Turner (Translator)

62 pages first pub 1937 (editions)

fiction comics adventurous medium-paced


The classic graphic novel. A sacred tribal statue has been stolen from the museum! Tintin and Snowy are on the case! Clues lead them straight into the heart of the jungle.

Community Reviews Summary of 536 reviews


adventurous 87%
funny 75%
lighthearted 62%
mysterious 37%
relaxing 25%
challenging 12%
tense 12%


fast 75%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

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