Four great adventures in one volume!
This edition includes Asterix albums 25-28:
Album 25. Asterix and the Great Divide (1980)
Album 26. Asterix and the Black Gold (1981)
Album 27. Asterix and Son (1983)
Album 28. Asterix and the Magic Carpet (1987)
Asterix and the Great Divide: Asterix and Obelix visit a village split literally in half by its rival chiefs. However, one chief's son and the other's daughter are in love, and together with help from Asterix and Obelix, they reunite the village.
Asterix and the Black Gold: Getafix has run out of rock oil and sends Asterix and Obelix to Mesopotamia to get some. They are accompanied by a Gaulish-Roman druid called Dubbelosix, who is really a double agent seeking to scuttle their mission.
Asterix and Son: A baby mysteriously turns up at Asterix's doorstep and he is forced to become the infant's adoptive father. Meanwhile, Roman legions led by Brutus are after the baby, who is actually Caesar's son, Caesarion.
Asterix and the Magic Carpet: A fakir from India flies in to Asterix's village and wants Cacofonix to save his land from drought since his singing can cause rain. Cacofonix, accompanied by Asterix and Obelix, must travel to India on a magic carpet to save the life of the princess Orinjade, who is to be sacrificed to stop the drought.
Classification : Graphic Novels & Comics
Pub Date : FEB 10, 2023
Imprint : Sphere
Page Extent : 192
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9781408728833
Price : INR 1,499
Albert Uderzo has been illustrating Asterix for 37 years, and has written the most recent titles since Goscinny's death. He enjoys racing sports cars and owns a large number of Ferraris. He was the recipient of the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest honour, for services to the arts. Asterix is a best seller in 70 languages
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.