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==History==
 
==History==
Vlipvlop tried to apprehend [[Tintin]] in [[wikipedia:Stolbtsy|Stolbtzy]] a town on Poland's border with the Soviet Union. However, he was foiled by [[Snowy]] who leads to Vlipvlop slipping on a banana peel. Later he appears posing as a street beggar claiming to be an ex cossack commander. [[Tintin]]  invites him to have lunch at the Inn at which he is staying but [[Snowy]]  recognises him alerting Tintin, who beats him in a fight.
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Vlipvlop tried to apprehend [[Tintin]] in [[wikipedia:Stolbtsy|Stolbtzy]] a town on Poland's border with the Soviet Union. However, he was foiled by [[Snowy]] who leads to Vlipvlop slipping on a banana peel. Later he appears posing as a street beggar claiming to be an ex cossack commander. [[Tintin]]  invites him to have lunch at the Inn at which he is staying but [[Snowy]]  recognises him alerting [[Tintin]] , who beats him in a fight.
   
 
==Name==
 
==Name==

Revision as of 18:41, January 4, 2017


Vlipvlop (French: Tcheka) is a Soviet OGPU agent encountered in Tintin in the Land of the Soviets.

History

Vlipvlop tried to apprehend Tintin in Stolbtzy a town on Poland's border with the Soviet Union. However, he was foiled by Snowy who leads to Vlipvlop slipping on a banana peel. Later he appears posing as a street beggar claiming to be an ex cossack commander. Tintin  invites him to have lunch at the Inn at which he is staying but Snowy  recognises him alerting Tintin , who beats him in a fight.

Name

It is unknown if "Vlipvlop" is his real name and he may have just used it as cover. The name is reminiscent of flip-flop, a possible reference to his earlier slipping on a banana peel.

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