Asterix by Goscinny, 1926-1977
Asterix is a beloved French comic book series created by René Goscinny (1926-1977) and illustrated by Albert Uderzo. The series first appeared in Pilote magazine on October 29, 1959, and quickly gained popularity among readers of all ages. The adventures of Asterix, a plucky Gaulish warrior, and his friend Obelix, have become timeless classics, with their wit, humor, and clever storytelling captivating generations of readers.
Goscinny’s witty writing and Uderzo’s vibrant illustrations combined to create a world full of memorable characters and entertaining stories set during the time of Julius Caesar’s conquest of Gaul. The series has since been translated into over 100 languages and has sold millions of copies worldwide.
Despite Goscinny’s untimely death in 1977, the legacy of Asterix has continued to thrive under the guidance of Uderzo, who continued to illustrate the series until his own passing in 2020. The series now carries on under new writers and illustrators, ensuring that the adventures of Asterix and Obelix will live on for many more years to come.
For fans of all ages, Asterix remains a beloved series that continues to capture the imagination with its lively characters and timeless adventures.
The content is a description of a book, Asterix, authored by Goscinny from 1926-1977, Uderzo, Bell, Anthea, and Hockridge, Derek. The book is a graphic novel published in London. It targets juvenile audiences and is about the adventures of the Astérix and Obelix characters. The publisher, Orion, published the revised edition in 2001, and it is available in the English language. The Open Library categorizes it under the OL7984912M edition and OL267637W work. The book is part of the Comic strip fiction/graphic novels, Comic & Graphic Novels, and is restricted. Access restrictions apply, and the book is available for loan.
Translated from the French
Volume designation from spine
,Goscinny & Uderzo