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ASTERIX COMPACT OMNIBUS 2 (HB)

René Goscinny

Four great adventures in one volume! This edition includes Asterix albums 5-8: Album 5. Asterix and the Banquet (1965) Album 6. Asterix and Cleopatra (1965) Album 7. Asterix and the Big Fight (1966) Album 8. Asterix in Britain (1966) Asterix and the Banquet: Unsuccessful at conquering the village, the Romans decide to isolate it by building a stockade. To remove it, Asterix strikes a bet with the Romans that he and Obelix can travel throughout Gaul and back to the village with various Gaulish delicacies without the Romans being able to stop them. The route is a parallel to the modern Tour de France cycling event. In this adventure, Obelix gets his canine companion, Dogmatix. Asterix and Cleopatra: A wager between Caesar and Cleopatra to see if she can build a grand monument in record time. Edifis, a mild and bumbling architect is asked to deliver the impossible, and asks his old friend Getafix for help as the Romans try and sabotage the effort. Asterix and the Big Fight: The Romans plot with a turncoat Gaulish Chief to declare a ritual winner-takes-all fight between village chiefs. A blow from one of Obelix's menhirs causes Getafix to lose his memory, leaving the Gauls without magic potion. Will Vitalstatistix be able to launch the knock-out punch? Asterix in Britain: One small village in Britain (also) still holds out against the Romans. But with no magic potion, they need help, so Asterix's cousin Anticlimax comes to Gaul seeking aid.

  • Classification : Graphic Novels & Comics
  • Pub Date : FEB 10, 2023
  • Imprint : SPHERE
  • Page Extent : 192
  • Binding : HB
  • ISBN : 9781408728857
  • 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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