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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....
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 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..[...]
A Look At What Will Be The Biggest Selling Comic Book Of 2015
Asterix And The Missing Scroll, the new volume from Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad will launch in three weeks time, on the 22nd October and will instantly be the biggest selling single comic book title of the year Star Wars? Attack On Titan? Peanuts to Asterix… available here in the US, here in Canada and here in the[...]
The Comic Book Act Of Vandalism That Melted A Nation's Heart
Found in the book drop @ Main Street branch :) Here's to many more nights falling asleep with a good book, Jackson! pic.twitter.com/ztpVodem9H — Toronto Public Library (@torontolibrary) August 15, 2015 It was an Asterix comic book as well, that the polite but distraught eight year old boy apologizing to the Toronto Public Library was apologising for. Quite[...]
The Best Selling Comic Of 2015 Gets A Title – Asterix And The Missing Scroll
But as such, Asterix And The Missing Scroll promises a return for one of Asterix's favourite characters, Julius Caesar, Emperor of the Roman Empire – aside from that small village in Ancient Gaul… From the creators of the previous book, Asterix And The Picts, Didier Conrad and Jean-Yves Ferri, this will be the second volume by neither Asterix co-creator[...]
Bill Sienkiewicz Draws Asterix, After Robert H Howard's Worms Of The Earth
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It's Official – The New Asterix Is Released On 22nd October 2015
The 36th, and as yet unnamed, volume of Asterix. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaqJ7v5BSCo[/youtube] The last volume, Asterix And The Picts, also by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad. sold out its first French print run of two million in its first week and its worldwide first print run of five million was soon snapped up as well. There is nothing that[...]
Uderzo Donates Asterix Art To Charlie Hebdo Appeal, Worth $200,000
This is a majestic page from Asterix And The Laurel Wreath by Goscinny and Uderzo, which has been donated to raise money for the families of those killed in the Charlie Hebdo attacks Uderzo hardly ever sells his original artwork, so this is a very rare opportunity, including as it does the portrayal of Caesar's palace[...]