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ASTERIX COMPACT OMNIBUS 9 (HB)

René Goscinny

Four great adventures in one volume! This edition includes Asterix albums 32-35: Album 32. Asterix and the Class Act (2003) Album 33. Asterix and the Falling Sky (2005) Album 34. Asterix and Obelix's Birthday: The Golden Book (2009) Album 35. Asterix and the Picts (2013) Asterix and the Class Act: Unusually, a collection of short stories that was also an experiment at different drawing and narrative styles. Asterix and the Falling Sky: Rival aliens visit the Gaulish village in search of the magic potion, which is "known throughout the universe". The aliens battle each other, but the magic potion later proves to have an unexpected side-effect on them. Asterix and Obelix's Birthday: The Golden Book is not a whole story, but a succession of short stories celebrating the 50th anniversary of the hero with over 80 characters making cameos appearances. Asterix and the Picts: When Asterix and Obelix rescue a Pict named MacAroon, they must journey to Caledonia, to reunite him with his love, Camomilla, the adopted daughter of the king. However, the treacherous chieftain MacCabeus – with the help of the Romans – has plans to marry her and claim the throne.

  • Classification : Graphic Novels & Comics
  • Pub Date : FEB 10, 2023
  • Imprint : SPHERE
  • Page Extent : 224
  • Binding : HB
  • ISBN : 9781408728840
  • Price : INR 1,499
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René Goscinny

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.

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