Asterix In Spain (#14)

Author(s): René Goscinny

Kids' Graphic Novels

"This all time great series of Asterix graphic novels (comic books) has been authored by Rene Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo. The series first appeared in the French Magazine 'Pilote' on 29th Oct., 1959. The volumes continued thereafter with the cooperation of the two - René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, till the death of Goscinny in 1977. Thereafter Uderzo took over the continuance of the series. Here is the complete collection of 34 Asterix albums published so far. These Asterix albums are about the fun-filled adventures taking place in the time of Gaul and the rule of Caesar, starring Asterix and his best friend Obelix ... No matter what the Romans try, they end up getting beaten at their own game by the shrewd and cunning little warriors"--Amazon.com website.


Product Information

Asterix is the highest-selling book series in the world. Worldwide sales now exceed 320,000,000, outstripping even J K Rowling. Asterix has been translated into 107 languages and dialects. 11,000 web sites devoted to Asterix. Combined UK sales of the last 5 books - 2.2 million copies.

Rene 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 33 Asterix albums. 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 33 Asterix albums.

NYP

General Fields

  • : 9780752866314
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orion Children's Books
  • : September 2004
  • : 287mm X 216mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2004
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 48 Colour Photo\Illu(s)
  • : René Goscinny
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : en
  • : 741.5
  • : bl2005000029
  • : 48
  • : Comic strip fiction / graphic novels