- A 6-disc DVD box set of the The Adventures of Tintin (TV series) was released by Madman Entertainment in New Zealand and Australia.
- A commemorative 10-euro coin was minted to mark Tintin's 75th anniversary.
- In Germany, The Adventures of Tintin (TV series) was released on Region 2 DVD, in two 4-disc box sets, with German and French language tracks.
- Casterman/Last Gasp publish a hardback, black-and-white US version of Tintin in the Congo.
- Egmont publishes an edition of Tintin and Alph-Art.
- 22 October - Congolese Information Minister Henri Mova Sakanyi described remarks by the Belgian foreign minister critical of the chaos in the Congolese government as "racism and nostalgia for colonialism," he remarked that it was like "Tintin in the Congo all over again."