Asterix and the Great Divide

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Hachette Children's, Nov 15, 2001 - Humor - 48 pages
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"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" website.

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Seven out of ten. CBR format. When two rival chieftains split their town in half, a pair of young lovers split on either side need Asterix and Obelix to resolve the situation. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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 35 Asterix albums.

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