WorldCat Identities

Hockridge, Derek

Overview
Works: 75 works in 99 publications in 2 languages and 5,005 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  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 the falling sky by Uderzo( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 367 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 312 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 banquet by Goscinny( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 291 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 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 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new bard causes trouble in the village, and Caesar has a surprising secret weapon
Asterix the gladiator by Goscinny( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 216 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
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 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The truth at last! The world had to know the answer to the mystery that has been keeping it on the edge of its seat for more than two thousand years. We all know that Obelix fell into the cauldron of magic potion when he was a little boy (We'll never hear the last of it! as he often says) but we've never known how. Well, the time has come... And given his involvement in this dark affair, we have asked Asterix to tell you everything. -- back cover
Asterix and Caesar's gift by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar gives Asterix's village to a retiring Centurian as a bonus, but he immediately trades it to a tavern keeper. When the tavern keeper and his family show up to take over ownership, the villagers refuse to leave, which leads to a chieftancy election and a showdown with the Romans
Asterix and son by Uderzo( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 189 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
Operation Getafix : the book of the film by Goscinny( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-colour comic strip adventure
Asterix and the great divide by Uderzo( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 144 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 )

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 Belgium by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who are bravest, the Belgian tribes or the Gauls? And who can destroy more fortified Roman camps? When the contest ends in a draw, and Julius Caesar is asked to adjudicate, he goes into action against both Gauls and Belgians. They unite against him, inventing fish and chips along the way. But will Caesar meets his Waterloo? -- back cover
Asterix and the black gold by Uderzo( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 120 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 great crossing by Goscinny( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 119 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 Corsica by Goscinny( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 117 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 magic carpet by Uderzo( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 107 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
 
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Asterix and the falling sky
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English (29)

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Asterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix storiesAsterix and the banquetAsterix and the actressAsterix and the secret weaponAsterix the gladiatorHow Obelix fell into the magic potion when he was a little boyAsterix and Caesar's giftAsterix and son