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Dogmatix to Get His Own Asterix Comic Book

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

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 That[...]

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Albert Uderzo's Family Auction Asterix Pages to Support Hospitals

And that includes original artwork by Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo.[caption id="attachment_1200808" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Albert Uderzo's Family Auction Asterix Pages to Support Hospitals Art from Albert Uderzo.[/caption]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[...]

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Lost Asterix Comic, The Golden Menhir, to be Published in October

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.[caption[...]

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Albert Uderzo, Co-Creator of Asterix, Has Died, Aged 92

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[...]

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American Publication Of Asterix Delayed Two Months

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[...]


Asterix on the New Two-Euro Coin

For Asterix's 60th anniversary this year, there's a new film, a new comic and a new coin. The Monnaie de Paris is to mint a new Asterix two-Euro coin featuring the face of Asterix, the best-selling comic book character in the world, as drawn by his co-creator Albert Uderzo This is a rare example of an[...]


The New Asterix Comic For 2019 Is Called Asterix And The Chieftain’s Daughter....

Video Presentation for Asterix And The Chieftain's Daughter at Parc Asterix

Bleeding Cool ran the news about Asterix And The Chieftain's Daughter, a couple of times, actually.Here's the video presentation from Parc Asterix we attended that gave the world the news...First we got a look at the 30th anniversary of the Parc and the 60th anniversary of Asterix himself.Then the announcement of the new book, the[...]

Two Panels From New Asterix Comic 'Asterix And The Chariot Race'

Asterix and the Chariot Race is the 37th book in the Asterix series, and the third to be written by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad The book is to be released worldwide in more than 20 languages on October 19th with an initial print run of 5 million copies.Much of the action takes place in Ancient Italy, where[...]

'Asterix' Sets A 5 Million Print Run For Its First Printing

The upcoming new Asterix comic book, Asterix And The Chariot Race, has just set its first print run of five million That's two million for the French, two million for the Germans, and one million for everybody else.With just its first printing, which sells out fast and goes to a second, lickety split, it is[...]

Asterix 2 Animated Feature In The Works

According to French sites Catsuka and Direct Matin a second Asterix animated film is in the works at Mikros Images.Details are scarce, but both cites report directors Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier are slated to return The pair directed 2014's Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods It is unclear when the film will be[...]

Asterix Advertises In Today's DC Comics

So how can they fix that?Asterix And The Missing Scroll is the first non-DC comic book to be advertised in a DC comic book since.. well, I can't remember the last time There are ads in today's Action Comics and Gotham Academy.I mean, it's not a very good ad This is what you call feature-led[...]

Seven Thoughts About Asterix And The Missing Scroll (SPOILERS)

I picked up a copy of the new Asterix And The Missing Scroll when I was in Brighton and have been reading it with the kids.Recent volumes since the death of original writer Rene Goscinny, have been rather lacking I've found But with this volume, we are back on top This is as good as Asterix[...]


The Cover To The Best Selling Comic Of 2016, Revealed….

it's Asterix And The Missing Scroll.Drawn this time solely by Didier Conrad... No, it's not Dark Knight III, Attack On Titan, Star Wars or Secret Wars.. it's Asterix And The Missing Scroll.Drawn this time solely by Didier Conrad... No, it's not Dark Knight III, Attack On Titan, Star Wars or Secret Wars.. it's Asterix And[...]