Asterix Omnibus 8

In this special collectors' edition, books 22 to 24 are brought together in one fabulous volume.

Author: Rene Goscinny

Publisher: Asterix

ISBN: 9781444008388

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 152

View: 157

In this special collectors' edition, books 22 to 24 are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT CROSSING, a storm blows Asterix and Obelix off course. Luckily they land on the shores of a Roman colony - or is it? Teepees, totems, gobbling birds: it's not what they're used to. Julius Caesar sends Caius Preposterus, graduate of the Latin School of Economics, to corrupt the indomitable Gauls in OBELIX AND CO. Obelix's menhir trade is soon thriving - but does wealth bring happiness? In ASTERIX IN BELGIUM, the Gauls compete with the Belgian tribes to determine who is the bravest. But if the two groups unite, will Caesar meet his Waterloo? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix Omnibus 9

This special collector's edition features books 25 to 27 in one fabulous volume.

Author: Rene Goscinny

Publisher: Asterix

ISBN: 9781444009675

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 152

View: 826

This special collector's edition features books 25 to 27 in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix ensure a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histrionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains? Watch out for some interesting new magic potions... Asterix and Obelix must go prospecting in the Middle East in ASTERIX AND THE BLACK GOLD. Can they outwit the Roman secret agent Dubbelosix and his amazing folding chariot? In ASTERIX AND SON, who can have dumped a baby outside Asterix's hut? Why are the Romans after the baby - and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix Omnibus 5

This special collectors' edition features books thirteen to fifteen in one fabulous volume.

Author: Rene Goscinny

Publisher: Asterix

ISBN: 9781444004908

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 556

This special collectors' edition features books thirteen to fifteen in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE CAULDRON, Asterix is guarding a cauldron of money when the cash disappears! He and Obelix try gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, even bank robbery to regain the money. Chief Huevos y Bacon's son is taken hostage in ASTERIX IN SPAIN. Asterix and Obelix go to his rescue, but taking him home means tangling with the tourist industry, flamenco, and a wild aurochs in the bullring! In ASTERIX AND THE ROMAN AGENT, Caesar sends Agent Tortuous Convolvulus to make the Gauls suspect each other of teachery! Can Asterix and friends outwit the wily Convolvulus? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix and the Griffin

... 4 Asterix the Gladiator 5 Asterix and the Banquet 6 Asterix and Cleopatra 7 Asterix and the Big Fight 8 Asterix in ... Asterix Omnibus 5 (Books 13–15) Asterix Omnibus 6 (Books 16–18) Asterix Omnibus 7 (Books 19–21) Asterix Omnibus 8 ...

Author: Jean-Yves Ferri

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0751583979

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 48

View: 643

Deep in the frozen plains of Barbaricum, the Sarmatians face a terrible threat. The Romans are approaching in huge numbers to capture the Griffin, a sacred and terrifying beast, and they've kidnapped the beloved niece of the wise old Shaman, Fanciakuppov, to lead them to it. Determined to stop them, Fanciakuppov seeks the help of his Gaulish friends. Follow Asterix and Obelix as they fight alongside the fearless Amazon warrior women to rescue the prisoner and prevent the Romans reaching this formidable beast! Loved across the Known World, the multi-million bestselling series is back with its 39th adventure. Filled with jokes, new characters and bravely fought battles, Asterix and the Griffin will delight fans old and new.

Asterix Omnibus 3

In this special collectors' edition, books seven to nine are brought together in one fabulous volume.

Author: Rene Goscinny

Publisher: Asterix

ISBN: 9781444004755

Category: Fiction

Page: 152

View: 661

In this special collectors' edition, books seven to nine are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE BIG FIGHT, Chief Cassius Ceramix has gone over to the Roman enemy. The fight for control of the village between Vitalstatistix and his rival is bound to be a knockout. Asterix and Obelix help one little ancient British village hold out against the Roman invaders in ASTERIX IN BRITAIN. Our heroes must face fog, rain, warm beer and boiled boar with mint sauce. In ASTERIX AND THE NORMANS, can Asterix and his friends teach the Normans the meaning of fear? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix and The Chieftain s Daughter

With heartfelt thanks to Anthea Bell for her wonderful translation work on ASTERIX over the years. ... Asterix Omnibus 4 Asterix Omnibus 5 Asterix Omnibus 6 Asterix Omnibus 7 Asterix Omnibus 8 Asterix Omnibus 9 Asterix Omnibus 10 (Books ...

Author: Jean-Yves Ferri

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510107207

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 794

When Adrenalin, the rebellious daughter of the great Gaulish chieftain Vercingétorix, arrives at their village, Asterix and Obelix are tasked with protecting her from the Romans chasing her. This is easier said than done though, as Adrenalin is desperate to escape! Follow our favourite heroes as they try and reach Adrenalin before the Romans do. With trademark jokes and chaotic fight scenes, the latest instalment in this best-selling series is sure to entertain new and old fans alike.

Asterix and The Missing Scroll

... Asterix and the Falling Sky Asterix Omnibus 8 (Books 22–24) Asterix in Switzerland 34 Asterix and Obelix's Birthday – Asterix Omnibus 9 (Books 25–27) The Mansions of the Gods the Golden Book Asterix Omnibus 10 (Books 28–30) Asterix ...

Author: Jean-Yves Ferri

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 151010044X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 450

Asterix, the Gaul is back for more funny, fast-paced adventure in this cheeky and energetic comic, the New York Times bestselling thirty-sixth Asterix album. Julius Caesar has finished writing the history of his campaigns in Gaul. His publisher, Libellus Blockbustus, foresees a huge success ... but there's a snag. The chapter about Caesar's defeats by the indomitable Gauls of Armorica. Cut it, Blockbustus advises, and everyone will believe that Caesar conquered all Gaul! Or will they? Newsmonger and activist Confoundtheirpolitix takes the chapter to Asterix's village. Can the Gauls make sure the truth is revealed? Multi-million selling Asterix is much loved across the world, perfect for children age 7-11 and hilarious for kids and parents alike. Following in the footsteps of Goscinny and Uderzo, the thirty-sixth Asterix album by Ferri and Conrad is a number 3 New York Times bestselling title.

Asterix Omnibus 8

Probably! Then, third, watch your waffles, it’s “Asterix in Belgium,” writer and Asterix co-creator René Goscinny’s final story before his untimely death.

Author: Albert Uderzo

Publisher: Asterix

ISBN: 1545808732

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 152

View: 818

Contains 3 newly-translated classic Asterix tales. Asterix is a fearless Gaul with a magic potion that grants him incredible strength to protect his village and ward off Roman Empire from invading. With his pal, Obelix, the defend their village from not only the blundering Roman legionairies, but also lend their services to the rest of the world. First, Asterix and Obelix’s fishing trip goes wrong when they make “The Great Crossing” and wind up on the shores of North America. Neither America, nor Asterix, will ever be the same after this comical invasion. Second, Obelix gets the spotlight as his delivery service for stone menhir slabs gets a Roman update, becoming “Obelix and Co.” Will Obelix be too greedy? Probably! Then, third, watch your waffles, it’s “Asterix in Belgium,” writer and Asterix co-creator René Goscinny’s final story before his untimely death. It’s a tale of two tribes as the Gauls and the Belgians unite, and then unravel, all to keep out Caesar’s forces. Plus: a new Afterword by Alexander Simmons providing historical and cultural context for Asterix, both in 50 B.C. and in the time the classic comics were made.

Asterix Omnibus 1

The story of Asterix starts here. These are the first three adventures of Asterix as he defends his tiny village from the overwhelming forces of the Roman Empire.

Author: René Goscinny

Publisher: Papercutz

ISBN: 9781545805664

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 152

View: 236

Asterix is celebrating 60 sensational years as an international comics superstar, and in the first collected edition from Papercutz, the stories are newly translated into American English for a new generation of fans! The story of Asterix starts here. These are the first three adventures of Asterix as he defends his tiny village from the overwhelming forces of the Roman Empire. Join the short, spunky, and super-powerful warrior from Gaul and his faithful friends--including the boar-eating delivery man Obelix and the ecologically-minded canine, Dogmatix--as they battle to protect their village against impossible odds. Asterix Omnibus volume one collects “Asterix the Gaul,” “Asterix and the Golden Sickle,” and “Asterix and the Goths.” Three classic adventures in one great volume.

Asterix Omnibus 2

Asterix mixes it up with everyone from Julius Caesar to Cleopatra in this outstanding Omnibus!

Author: René Goscinny

Publisher: Papercutz

ISBN: 9781545805688

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 152

View: 337

Asterix mixes it up with everyone from Julius Caesar to Cleopatra in this outstanding Omnibus! After conquering Europe, where this feisty, little warrior is a true pop culture super-star, Asterix is invading America with another three classic adventures, newly translated into American English. Asterix conquered Europe ironically by keeping his tiny village in Gaul from being conquered by the Roman Empire. Turns out, Asterix and his fellow villagers have a secret weapon, a potion that imbues them all with super strength. But the Romans aren’t about to give up no matter how many times Asterix and his friends fend them off. These classic comics are not only incredibly entertaining, filled with humor, adventure, and great characters, but the historic figures are brought to life in a way that’s exciting and humanizing, providing educational elements to each story, similar to the Geronimo Stilton graphic novels.