Asterix and the Picts – Book 35

Asterix and the Picts – Book 35 Asterix and the Picts is the 35th book in the Asterix series, and is the first book to be written by someone other than René Goscinny or Albert Uderzo. It was written by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad. The English-language version was translated by Anthea Bell.Continue reading “Asterix and the Picts – Book 35”

Asterix and the Falling Sky – Book 33

Asterix and the Falling Sky – Book 33 Asterix and the Falling Sky (French: Le ciel lui tombe sur la tête, “The Sky Falls On His Head”) is the thirty-third volume of the Asterix comic book series, the ninth solely written and illustrated by Albert Uderzo and the only volume to introduce science fiction elementsContinue reading “Asterix and the Falling Sky – Book 33”

Asterix and the Class Act – Book 32

Asterix and the Class Act – Book 32 Asterix and the Class Act (French: Astérix et la rentrée gauloise, “Asterix and the Gaulish return; la rentrée is the French return to school after the summer break) is officially the thirty-second album of the Asterix comic book series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrationsContinue reading “Asterix and the Class Act – Book 32”

Asterix and the Actress – Book 31

Asterix and the Actress – Book 31 Asterix and the Actress (French: Astérix et Latraviata, “Asterix and Latraviata”) is the 31st volume of the Asterix comic book series, written and illustrated by Albert Uderzo. Asterix and Obelix receive a surprise birthday visit from their mothers, who have come from Condatum, bringing a Roman sword andContinue reading “Asterix and the Actress – Book 31”

Asterix and Obelix All at Sea – Book 30

Asterix and Obelix All at Sea – Book 30 Asterix and Obelix All at Sea (French: La Galère d’Obélix, “Obelix’s galley [ship]”) is the thirtieth volume of the Asterix comic book series, by Albert Uderzo. The album was dedicated to Uderzo’s grandchild, as well as to the American actor Kirk Douglas. A band of slavesContinue reading “Asterix and Obelix All at Sea – Book 30”

Asterix and the Secret Weapon – book 29

Asterix and the Secret Weapon – book 29 Asterix and the Secret Weapon is the twenty-ninth volume of the Asterix comic book series and the fifth by Albert Uderzo alone. It parodies feminism, gender equality/relationships, and military secrets. The story begins when a female bard named Bravura is being hired by the women of theContinue reading “Asterix and the Secret Weapon – book 29”

Asterix and the Magic Carpet – Book 28

Asterix and the Magic Carpet  – Book 28 Asterix and the Magic Carpet is the twenty-eighth volume of the Asterix comic book series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrations). It was first published in 1987. It is the fourth book to be published after the death of René Goscinny and is thus bothContinue reading “Asterix and the Magic Carpet – Book 28”

Asterix and Son – Book 27

Asterix and Son – Book 27 Asterix and Son (French: Le Fils d’Astérix, “Asterix’s Son”) is the twenty-seventh volume of the Asterix comic book series, created by author René Goscinny and illustrator Albert Uderzo. A baby boy mysteriously appears on Asterix’s doorstep one sunny morning. Stung by speculation that he could be the father, AsterixContinue reading “Asterix and Son – Book 27”

Asterix and the Black Gold – Book 26

Asterix and the Black Gold – Book 26 Asterix and the Black Gold (French: L’Odyssée d’Astérix literally “Asterix’s Odyssey”) is the twenty-sixth volume of Asterix comic book series, originally published in 1981. It is the second book to be both written and drawn by Albert Uderzo. The book describes Asterix’s and Obelix’s voyage to theContinue reading “Asterix and the Black Gold – Book 26”

Asterix in Belgium – Book 24

Asterix in Belgium – Book 24 Asterix in Belgium (French: Astérix chez les Belges, lit. ‘Asterix among the Belgians/Belgae’) is the twenty-fourth volume of the Asterix comic book series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrations). It is noted as the last Asterix story from Goscinny, who died during its production. After fighting theContinue reading “Asterix in Belgium – Book 24”

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