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Hockridge, Derek

Overview
Works: 80 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 5,012 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Fiction  History  Comics (Graphic works)  Caricatures and cartoons  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Humor 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PN6748.A8, 741.5944
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Derek Hockridge
 
Most widely held works by Derek Hockridge
Asterix and Cleopatra by Goscinny( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 428 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 falling sky by Uderzo( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says the chief, or does it? It looks as if it's come at last for Asterix, Obelix and the other villagers
Asterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix stories by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 309 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 actress by Uderzo( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 268 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
Asterix and the secret weapon by Uderzo( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 256 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 banquet by Goscinny( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 228 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!
How Obelix fell into the magic potion when he was a little boy by Goscinny( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of the Asterix stories feature references to Obelix falling into the Druid's Cauldron of magic potion when he was about six years old. This was the event through which he derived his phenomenal physical strength. Here is the full story of how it happened
Asterix and the Normans by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Normans invade the Gaulish village, Asterix and his friends try to teach them the meaning of fear
Asterix and son by Uderzo( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix and Obelix do their best to care for the infant left outside of Asterix's hut while finding his true parents, who seem to belong to a powerful family
Asterix and Caesar's gift by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caesar gives Tremensdelirius the deed to Asterixs village, he trades it for a drink in the tavern, and Asterix is not happy with the new owner. If Caesar offers a gift, be suspicious, very suspicious. Upon his release from the Roman Army, Tremensdelirius gets the deed to Asterix's little Gaulish village. But he swaps it for a drink in the tavern and soon the owner and his family are off to claim their prize. What's going to happen? Surprisingly, Asterix has a different view of the situation than his friends
Asterix and Obelix all at sea by Uderzo( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to reliable sources this is the last Asterix book that Uderzo will illustrate and may be the last Asterix book ever! Caesar's galley is stolen, Obelix drinks the magic potion (with terrible results) and the Gauls find themselves all at sea. In ancient Rome, the slaves are rebelling--and they've even stolen Julius Caesar's own warship, the finest in the Roman navy. Under the heroic leadership of Spartakis, the former galley slaves make for the small town where Caesar's old enemies Asterix and Obelix live. Now everyone must sail to the wonderful continent of Atlantis to find a cure. But, the Romans are on the ocean blue, too ... and the battles are about to come fast and furiously
Asterix and the great divide by Uderzo( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix must reunite a village which is divided physically and politically
Asterix and the golden sickle by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix and Obelix set out for Lutetia to buy a new golden sickle for Getafix the druid. 8 yrs+
Asterix at the Olympic games by Goscinny( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The athletes of the ancient world assemble in Athens for the Olympic Games and Asterix and the Gauls enter too. But, an artificial stimulant, magic potion, is banned from use. Can our friends win without it?
Asterix and the chieftain's shield by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 143 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 Corsica by Goscinny( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without the powerful potion whipped up by the Druid Getafix, Asterix and his fellow Gaulish villagers would never have the strength to fight Caesars legions. Now Getafix has run short of rock oil
Asterix in Belgium by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fighting each other, the Belgian tribes and the Gauls must unite to prevent Caesar's legions from winning the day
Asterix and the great crossing by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land ho! Asterix and Obelix had been lost at sea, but they've finally reached what they think is a Roman colony. Then the Vikings turn up on a voyage of discovery, and the two Gauls realize that they've done something greater and more important: they've discovered a strange New World
Asterix and the Goths by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whoops, it's happened again: Getafix has been kidnapped, this time by a raiding band of Goths. So it's onward and into Germania for Asterix and Getafix. But in the process of saving their druid, the two Gauls set off a whole series of tribal wars
 
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Asterix and the falling sky
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Asterix and the falling skyAsterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix storiesAsterix and the actressAsterix and the secret weaponAsterix and the banquetHow Obelix fell into the magic potion when he was a little boyAsterix and the NormansAsterix and son