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Asterix the gladiator by Goscinny( Book )

545 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 6,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaul became a province of the Roman Empire after their conquest in the Gallic Wars of the 50s BC. After this, the Gauls were culturally assimilated into a Gallo-Roman culture until they eventually lost their tribal identities by the end of 1 AD. The humorous Asterix stories are set about 50 BC, when the Romans occupied the Gauls territory (modern day France) and some people still resisted the Roman occupation repeatedly. In this adventure, Asterix and his faithful bumbling sidekick Obelix meet the Britons
Asterix and the banquet by Goscinny( Book )

193 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaul, now France, has always been famous for its food and drink, so when for a bet with the Romans, Asterix and Obelix travel round collecting local delicacies, they start on the journey home with all sorts of goodies. First, however, they must outwit two thieves!
Asterix and the cauldron by Goscinny( Book )

223 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A neighboring Gaulish chief asks the people of Asterix's village to help guard a cauldron full of money from the Romans. But the sneaky chief plans to double-cross everyone. So he steals back the cash just when Asterix is standing sentinel
Asterix and the chieftain's shield by Goscinny( Book )

206 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 33 Asterix album
Asterix in Spain by Goscinny( Book )

129 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix and his friends are holding out against Julius Caesar, but when the son of Chief Huevos y Bacon is taken hostage, the Gauls jump to the rescue to bring him home to Hispania where they get wrapped up with the tourist industry and flamenco
Asterix and the black gold by Uderzo( Book )

78 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phoenician merchant Ekonomikrisis has forgotten the druid Getafix's order for rock oil - an essential ingredient in the magic potion. So Asterix and Obelix go prospecting for black gold in the Middle East. Can they also outwit the Roman secret agent Dubbelosix and his amazing folding chariot, equipped with all the latest spy gadgets?
Asterix and the laurel wreath by Goscinny( Book )

137 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Vitalstatistix has rashly bet his brother-in-law, the infuriating show-off Homeopathix, that he can get hold of Caesar's laurel wreath to season a stew. Of course, now it's up to Asterix and Obelix to go to Rome, find the wreath, and bring it back for the promised dinner. Can they save Vitalstatistix's honor?
Asterix in Corsica by Goscinny( Book )

140 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix and Obelix help Chief Boneywasawarriorwayayix of Corsica foil Praetor Perfidius's plans and Julius Caesar's army
Asterix and son by Uderzo( Book )

67 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When someone leaves a little boy in a basket outside Asterix and Obelix's hut, it's two Gauls and a baby! Though Asterix and Obelix have more experience whopping legionnaires than diapering infants, they do their best. Also new to childcare: the sneaky Prefect of Gaul, Crismus Cactus, who's masquerading as a nursemaid. Why do the Romans want this baby? And, what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Caesar? Asterix must find out
Obelix & Co. by Goscinny( Book )

46 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch out! Julius Caesar has devised his most cunning attack yet on the indomitable Gauls. He has sent Caius Preposterus, a graduate of the Latin School of Economics, to corrupt them by introducing big business into their little town. But will wealth and success bring the Gauls happiness ... or trouble?
Asterix and the great divide by Uderzo( Book )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix must reunite a village which is divided physically and politically
Asterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix stories by Goscinny( Book )

75 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents English translations of fourteen short, cartoon-style stories, originally published in French, featuring the characters of Asterix and Obelix, friends in ancient Gaul
Asterix and the magic carpet by Uderzo( Book )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the 30th book in the popular Asterix series, in which Asterix travels on a magic carpet to India. The wonderful village where Asterix and Obelix live has only one drawback: its bard is the worst musician in the ancient world. Whenever Cacofonix strikes up a tune, the sun hides behind the clouds and the rain begins to fall. But, then a fakir flies in on a magic carpet asking for help in ending a terrible drought in his kingdom. Otherwise, his daughter Orinjade will be sacrificed to the gods. Suddenly, Cacofonix's talents come in mighty handy
Asterix and the great crossing by Goscinny( Book )

32 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While fishing at sea, Asterix and Obelix are blown off course. When they finally find land, the place and the people are like nothing they've experienced before
Asterix in Switzerland by Goscinny( Book )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and German and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Quaestor Vexatius Sinusitus, who is about to expose the Roman governor's corruption, is poisoned, Asterix and Obelix go on a quest to find a certain flower for the antidote
Asterix and the secret weapon by Uderzo( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "woman bard? That's unheard of in Ancient Gaul. So, when the mothers in Asterix's town want to replace Cacofonix with Bravura, the men are horrified. But, Bravura hits the right notes musically, and she proves very valuable when Julius Caesar sends in his secret weapon: a group of female legionnaries. Caesar thinks the Gauls will be too noble to fight the women ... but Bravura has no such scruples! And, even Cacofonix succeeds in coming into his own
Asterix and the actress by Uderzo( Book )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first new Asterix book for five years sees Asterix and Obelix celebrating their joint birthday party back in the Gaulish village -- and some surprise guests have been invited! Meanwhile, Julius Caesar has to deal with his old enemy Pompey, who is looking for supporters among the legions stationed in Gaul. And just what part do two old friends play in the story, Tremensdelirius and the lovely Panacea? After many exciting adventures, all is finally revealed."--Page 4 of cover
La serpe d'or by Goscinny( Book )

76 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Asterix and Obelix rescue a mysterious Pict named MacAroon, they must journey to Caledonia, now Scotland, to return him to his lady love, Camomilla, the adopted daughter of the old king. However, the treacherous chieftain, MacCabeus, plans to marry her and claim the throne - with the help of the Romans! What with caber-tossing, bagpipes, malted water and an enormous otter in the loch, can the Gauls reunite MacAroon and Camomilla and enjoy some Roman-bashing along the way?
Astérix et les Normands by Goscinny( Book )

74 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in French and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins with the village chief receiving a missive from his brother in Paris asking for the education of his teenage son. Meanwhile, a Norman crew arrive in Gaul to discover "the meaning of fear."
La galère d'Obélix by Uderzo( Book )

31 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of slaves led by Spartakis have taken over Julius Caesar's personal galley and sail to the only place safe from the Romans: Asterix' Gaulish village. Obelix, in the form of a child, is kidnapped by the Romans
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Asterix the gladiator
Alternative Names

Affaire Uderzo

Alber Uderzo

Albert Uderzo francia képregényrajzoló- és író

Albert Uderzo Frans striptekenaar

Albert Uderzo französischer Zeichner der Comic-Serie Asterix

Albert Uderzo French comic book artist

Albert Uderzo fumettista francese

Albert Uderzo rysownik francuski, twórca komiksów

Awdirzū 1927-

Goscinny-Uderzo, .. 1927-

Uderzios, Albert 1927-


Uderzo 1927-....

Uderzo 1927- Künstler

Uderzo, A.

Uderzo, A. 1927-

Uderzo, Al'bera 1927-

Uderzo, Albert

Uderzo, Albert 1927-

Uderzo, Alberto Aleandro.

Uderzo, Alberto Alessandro 1927-

Uderzo Künstler 1927-

Uwdirzu 1927-

Албер Удерзо

Албер Юдерзо

Альбер Удерзо

Удерзо, Альбер

Ալբեր Ուդերզո

אלבר אודרזו

آلبرت اودرزو

आल्बेर उदेर्झो

অ্যালবার্ট উদেরজো

우데르조, 알베르 1927-


ユデルゾ, アルベール


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