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The best-selling comic book of 2021 will be Asterix And The Griffin That is now pretty much a given It will have a higher print-run than Dav Pilkey's Dog-Man Attack On Titan, My Hero Academia and all other rivals, and will go to second-print almost immediately But another dog-related book will be challenging it for[...]
How Fast Was This Asterix Promotional Image Taken Down?
Asterix is in the news right now There's a new comic book coming out at the end of the year, Asterix And The Griffin, expected to be the best-selling comic book of the year, and possibly one of the best-selling books of all There's also a new live-action movie in the works, Asterix and Obelix:[...]
The Best-Selling Comic Of 2021 Will Be Called... Asterix & The Griffin
The last time they announced the name of the new Asterix book, I was just outside Paris, at Parc Asterix A few days later, Notre Dame burnt down I hope that was nothing to do with me On the 21st of October 2021, Asterix, Obelix and Dogmatix will return for their 39th comic book storyline,[...]
After 60 years, 38 graphic novel volumes (with a 39th on the way later this year) in 111 languages and dialects, and 15 feature films, Asterix, Obelix, and Dogmatix are going where the franchise has never gone before- to the small screen as an animated limited series On Wednesday, Netflix announced that it would be[...]
Best Selling Comic Of 2021 Will Be Published In October - New Asterix
Because announced over the weekend is the news of the 39th volume of Asterix The Gaul, for the 21st of October, 2021. Asterix, credit: Didier Conrad In an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche, Asterix writer Jean-Yves Ferri announced the next album's release and revealed a little of what will be coming No title yet, but the[...]
Dogmatix to Get His Own Asterix Comic Book
Last year's Asterix comic book, The Chieftain's Daughter, was the best-selling comic book in the world And while Asterix fans settled down for the good long wait until the next, it appears they won't have to wait as long as usual Because, alongside the upcoming Dogmatix animated TV series (Idéfix in the original French), it[...]
Retailers Asked to Hold Asterix Omnibuses For Two More Weeks
The new American English translations of the Asterix volumes from Papercutz were meant to be published in May and June, but were delayed by the publishing shutdown Understandably, Papercutz changed the official date its Asterix launch from June 17th to July 15th. However, it seemed that was too late to tell Diamond Comic Distributors, who distributed[...]
Parc Astérix Opens Its Doors on Monday, With Sickle Distancing
A year ago, I went with the family to Parc Astérix, just outside Paris for the launch of the name of the best selling comic of 2019, Asterix and The Chieftain's Daughter It was aces But naturally, it has been closed for a while and those with tickets have been wondering what is what[...]
And that includes original artwork by Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo. Albert Uderzo's Family Auction Asterix Pages to Support Hospitals Art from Albert Uderzo. Uderzo died on March 24th His wife Ada Uderzo and daughter Sylvie are paying tribute to the memory of their father, and the medical care he received from France's hospitals and staff[...]
The original artist and co-creator of Asterix, Albert Uderzo died a month ago, aged 92, after the sixtieth anniversary of the creation of the characters While new Asterix volumes will continue to be published without him, there's one new album coming, a lost story by Uderzo and original writer Rene Goscinny, Asterix and the Golden Menhir. Lost[...]
After a number of years in children's illustration and co-launching a comics syndicate and agency (doing up to nine pages a week), he created Asterix with Goscinny in 1959, inspired by the works of Walt Disney since his early childhood starting with the 1st Journal de Mickey, they created a character who would rival Mickey[...]
A newly Americanized translation of Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's Asterix, which celebrated its 60th birthday yesterday, was to have begun in May with Free Comic Book Day However, with Free Comic Book Day itself delayed until the Summer (at least), so the subsequently planned Asterix volumes from Papercutz are also being delayed Also, you[...]
Asterix to be Retranslated Into American English by Papercutz for 2020
US publisher Papercutz has announced that they will be the new US publishing of the world's bestselling comic Asterix on the occasion of the character's 60th anniversary All the thirty-odd comic albums will be reissued… though what will worry the English language purists is that they will include all-new translations into English. This is because the English[...]