The Adventures of Tintin is a series of action-adventure comic strips created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Prosper Remi. The titles were serialised in journals before being compiled as albums. The publication of Tintin 1st edition albums are as follows: Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, published in black and white in 1930, no colour edition was published. Tintin in the Congo, published in B&W in 1931 and in colour in 1946. Tintin in America, published in B&W in 1932 and in colour in 1945. Cigars of the Pharaoh, published in B&W in 1934 and in colour in 1955. The Blue Lotus, published in B&W in 1936 and in colour in 1946. The Broken Ear, published in B&W in 1937 and in colour in 1943. The Black Island, published in B&W in 1938 and in colour in 1943. King Ottokar's Sceptre, published in B&W in 1939 and in colour in 1947. The Crab with the Golden Claws, published in B&W in 1941 and in colour in 1943. The following editions were published exclusively in colour: The Shooting Star (1942), The Secret of the Unicorn (1943), The Red Rackham's Treasure (1944), The Seven Crystal Balls (1948), Prisoners of the Sun (1949), Land of Black Gold (1950), Destination Moon (1953), Explorers on the Moon (1954), The Calculus Affair (1956), The Red Sea Sharks (1958), Tintin in Tibet (1960), The Castafiore Emerald (1963), Flight 714 (1968), Tintin and the Picaros (1976) and Tintin and Alph-Art (1986).