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Rene Goscinny

  • 5 stars across 97 books

    Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina,before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of PILOTE. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums. Illustrator Didier Conrad was born in Marseille in 1959. He moved to America after his style got him noticed by Disney and Dreamworks, and in 1996 he designed the characters and storyboard for the 2000 animated film THE ROAD TO EL DORADO. Jean-Yves Ferri lives in the Ariege area of south-western France. Before writing the 35th Asterix album, he worked on the famous series Le Retour a la Terre, as well as the adventures of a police officer named Aime Lacapelle.

    Visit the English-language Asterix website at www.asterix.com

    21st April 2005

    Asterix: Asterix The Gaul: Album 1

    The year is 50BC, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the inva... More

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    30th October 2003

    Asterix: Asterix and The Class Act: Album 32

    Vintage Asterx! 14 new stories including tales of: The day Asterix and Obelix were born (in the middle of a village ... More

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    7th July 2011

    Asterix: Asterix Omnibus 1: Asterix The Gaul, Asterix and The Golden Sickle, Asterix and The Goths

    Multi-million-selling Asterix is much loved across the world, and there is no better way to enjoy the antics of our ... More

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    19th September 2011

    Nicholas and the Gang

    Nicholas and the Gang contains 16 stories about Nicholas, the French schoolboy, and his friends, many of whom are fa... More

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    1st December 2005

    Asterix: Asterix and The Great Crossing: Album 22

    Out at sea fishing, Asterix and Obelix are blown off course in a storm. Luckily they land on the shores of a Roman colon... More

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    17th November 2005

    Asterix: Asterix and Caesar's Gift: Album 21

    When Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the little Gaulish village as a bonus, he swaps them with tavern ... More

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    21st July 2005

    Asterix: Asterix and The Chieftain's Shield: Album 11

    When the hero Vercingetorix was defeated he threw his arms at Julius Caesar's feet. Years later, Caesar plans to hold a ... More

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    21st April 2005

    Asterix: Asterix and The Goths: Album 3

    Asterix and Obelix escort Getafix to the druids' annual conference in the Forest of the Carnutes. Little do they know th... More

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    21st April 2005

    Asterix: Asterix and The Banquet: Album 5

    Gaul, now France, has always been famous for its food and drink - so when, for a bet with the Romans, Asterix and Obelix... More

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    1st October 2015

    Asterix on the Warpath Pop-Up Book

    Asterix and Obelix come to life in this exquisitely engineered 3D pop-up book from Asterix creators Rene Goscinny and ... More

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