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Tintin as Cusack or Cusack as Tintin?

A VERY BORED Liz Smith mocked this up on a rainy day during her August hols on the Atlantic coast of France.

Previously: The almighty loden coat

This post was published on Saturday, September 6th, 2008 2:30 pm. It has been categorised under Comics Design and been tagged under .
Mark M
6 Sep 2008 3:42 pm

Fantastic, Andrew; fantastic! :)

Liz Smith
6 Sep 2008 4:33 pm

Gosh, it makes me sound like a loser! In my defense, the boys were out at the movies, and I was tired from reading Henry James all day so I played around with the marvel of photoshop.

August is over though so its back to work for all of us :(

6 Sep 2008 7:44 pm

I was going to make a Thomson and Thompson joke, but what’s another variant spelling of Cusack?

Where are your plus fours?

Andrew Cusack
6 Sep 2008 8:33 pm

Originally it was Cussac (or de Cussac, to be precise). It was then anglicized to de Cusack and gaelicized to de Cíosóg, later sometimes MacIosog.

In its anglicized version, it has sometimes evolved into Cusick, so you could have Cusack & Cusick to parallel Dupond et Dupont (or “les Dupondt”, as they are conveniently rendered in French).

Andrew Cusack
6 Sep 2008 8:35 pm

And I do have the exact outfit above, minus plus-fours. Brown cords will have to suffice.

Mrs. Peperium
8 Sep 2008 4:19 pm

Tintin’s coat is made of cashmere….

Andrew Cusack
8 Sep 2008 4:25 pm

Tintin’s coat is made of cashmere…

Lies! All lies!

Mrs. Peperium
8 Sep 2008 6:37 pm

Only cashmere can give a drape like that….or nylon…take your pick…

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