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- DescriptionAll 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 phemenal physical strength. Here is the full story of how it happened.
- Author BiographyRene 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 35 Asterix albums.
- Author(s)Rene Goscinny
- PublisherHachette Children's Group
- Date of Publication03/06/2010
- SubjectChildren's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
- Series TitleAsterix
- Series Part/Volume Number1
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOrion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight166 g
- Width218 mm
- Height283 mm
- Spine4 mm
- Illustrator(s)Albert Uderzo
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- il2014_adi11 May, 2014by
fast delivery, excellent condition
Nice book to complete the Asterix series. Do not expect too much - it is not one of the adventures but rather written as a children book - but if you are a collector this is one of those 'missing pieces'.
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