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René Goscinny was a French writer of comics and books for children, who is best known internationally for the comic book Astérix, which he created with illustrator Albert Uderzo. Asterix has been recreated sinnce in film. Goscinny died in 1977.
Disaster strikes Asterix’s village – the druid Ogamaix has broken his golden sickle, and without it he can’t brew the magic potion! Asterix and Obelix head off on a dangerous journey to far away Lutetia to buy a new sickle from Obelix’s distant cousin, Amerigix, who is the best sickle-smith in the whole of Gaul. But Amerigix has gone missing, and soon our heroes find themselves tangled up with the city’s criminal underworld. Will they manage to find Amerigix and return home with a new golden sickle for Ogamaix?
A comic graphic novel in the renowned Caius Buntús, centurion of the garrison of Iargúilium, is desperate to discover the secret that gives plucky warrior Asterix, and his fellow Gaulish villagers, their superhuman strength. Hapless legionary Caligula Minus is sent on a spying mission to the Gaulish village, where he’s given some of druid Ogamaix’ magic potion which gives the Gauls their amazing strength. The Romans decide to kidnap Ogamaix to get his secret, but the druid’s lips are sealed. When Asterix arrives to save him, the Gauls have an opportunity to teach the greedy Romans a timely lesson.
A comic graphic novel in the internationally-renowned series Asterix.The Romans capture the Gaulish village bard, Dándírix, and send him in chains to Rome – which riles the Gauls no end. Asterix and Obelix head for Rome to rescue Dándírix, but finding the bard in the city is no mean task — he’s under lock and key at the Circus Maximus, condemned to be thrown to the lions. Asterix and Obelix can only reach their bard by becoming gladiators. Faced with a crowd-filled circus, will our heroes suffer from stagefright?
Úrscéal grafach grinn sa tsraith iomráiteach Asterix.When the Romans invade Britain, one small village keeps the Roman armies at bay. But theirs is a difficult struggle so they call on Asterix and his friends for help. Asterix and Obelix are sent to Britain with a barrel of magic potion, but heir mission is fraught with peril and seems doomed when the barrel is confiscated by the Romans — until Asterix remembers he has some strange leaves in his pocket, given to him by the druid Ogamaix — leaves which will surely change the world!