Character information
Name(s): Professor Reedbuck
Nationality: British (English)
Occupation: Archaeologist
Affiliation: Sanders-Hardiman Expedition
Status: Alive
Behind the scenes
First Appearance: The Seven Crystal Balls
Last Appearance: Prisoners of the Sun

Professor Reedbuck (French: Professeur Laubépin) was a member of the ill-fated Sanders-Hardiman Expedition.


He was the third victim of the crystal balls, and was attacked when he was in his bathtub. After Tintin gained friendly relations with the Incas, he was most likely released from the curse of the crystal balls.

Ill reedbuck

Reedbuck in his ill state