Asterix Omnibus #8

Author(s): René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)

Graphic Novels

In this special collectors' edition, books 22 to 24 are brought together in one fabulous volume.

In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT CROSSING, a storm blows Asterix and Obelix off course. Luckily they land on the shores of a Roman colony - or is it? Teepees, totems, gobbling birds: it's not what they're used to.

Julius Caesar sends Caius Preposterus, graduate of the Latin School of Economics, to corrupt the indomitable Gauls in OBELIX AND CO. Obelix's menhir trade is soon thriving - but does wealth bring happiness?

In ASTERIX IN BELGIUM, the Gauls compete with the Belgian tribes to determine who is the bravest. But if the two groups unite, will Caesar meet his Waterloo?

There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

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A special collectors' edition of three Asterix stories - ASTERIX AND THE GREAT CROSSING, OBELIX AND CO. and ASTERIX IN BELGIUM - in one volume, now in paperback for the first time.

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. Find the English language Asterix website at www.asterix.com

General Fields

  • : 9781444008388
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion
  • : July 2014
  • : 287mm X 216mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 156
  • : chiefly illustrations (colour)
  • : René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 914
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : English
  • : 741.5944