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Rene Goscinny

  • 5 stars across 98 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

    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 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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    1st September 2004

    Asterix: Asterix The Legionary: Album 10

    Obelix is in love - but the beautiful Panacea is engaged to Tragicomix, a conscript in the Roman army. Who'd have expect... More

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    17th February 2005

    Asterix: Asterix in Belgium: Album 24

    Who are bravest, the Belgian tribes or the Gauls? And who can destroy more fortified Roman camps? When the contest ends ... More

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    17th April 2014

    Asterix: Omnibus 7: Asterix the Soothsayer, Asterix in Corsica, Asterix and Caesar's Gift

    In this special collector's edition, books 19 to 21 are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND TH... More

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    4th July 2013

    Asterix: Where's Dogmatix?

    A fabulous sequel to WHERE'S ASTERIX? featuring the loveable Dogmatix and his friends in a variety of fun, action-pack... More

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    5th September 2013

    Asterix: Omnibus 8: Asterix and the Great Crossing, Obelix and Co, Asterix in Belgium

    In this collectors' edition, books 22 to 24 are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT C... More

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    27th May 2004

    Asterix: Asterix and the Big Fight: Album 7

    A collaborator in ancient Gaul? Chief Cassius Ceramix has gone over to the Roman enemy. There's something very fishy goi... More

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