Asterix Omnibus Vol. 8 Hardcover Collecting Asterix and the Great Crossing, Obelix and Co, Asterix in Belgium

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 8 Hardcover Collecting Asterix and the Great Crossing, Obelix and Co, Asterix in Belgium

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 Vol. 8 Paperback: Collecting Asterix and the Great Crossing, Obelix and Co, Asterix in Belgium

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 8 Paperback: Collecting Asterix and the Great Crossing, Obelix and Co, Asterix in Belgium

n 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 Vol. 7 Paperback: Collecting Asterix & The Soothsayer, Asterix in Corsica, and Caesar’s Gift

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 7 Paperback: Collecting Asterix & The Soothsayer, Asterix in Corsica, and Caesar’s Gift

n 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 two defend their village from not only the blundering Roman legionairies, but other odd threats as well. First, a fortune telling Soothsayer has the village under his soothing predictions, but Asterix isn’t buying it. Predict who will win in a battle of words between “Asterix and the Soothsayer.” Second, visit “Asterix in Corsica” as he and Obelix must help Chief Boneywasawarriorwayayix to foil the evil designs of Praetor Perfidius and oppose Julius Caesar’s army. Finally, “Ceasar’s Gift” is delivered to the village, a deed to the village itself! Will the village fall under the control of the wrong hands? Includes 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 addressing various racial depictions

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 7 Hardcover Collecting Asterix & The Soothsayer, Asterix in Corsica, and Caesar’s Gift

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 7 Hardcover Collecting Asterix & The Soothsayer, Asterix in Corsica, and Caesar’s Gift

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 two defend their village from not only the blundering Roman legionairies, but other odd threats as well. First, a fortune telling Soothsayer has the village under his soothing predictions, but Asterix isn’t buying it. Predict who will win in a battle of words between “Asterix and the Soothsayer.” Second, visit “Asterix in Corsica” as he and Obelix must help Chief Boneywasawarriorwayayix to foil the evil designs of Praetor Perfidius and oppose Julius Caesar’s army. Finally, “Ceasar’s Gift” is delivered to the village, a deed to the village itself! Will the village fall under the control of the wrong hands? Includes 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 addressing various racial depictions

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 6 Hardcover

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 6 Hardcover

We find “Asterix in Switzerland” as the indomitable Gaulish warrior yodels in the Alps, has plenty of holey cheese, and stumbles upon Helvetica. Then, the villagers are tempted with “The Mansion of the Gods” with all the modern luxuries of Rome when a new housing development threatens to urbanize (and Romanize) their humble tribe. Finally, it is a true Roman circus as Obelix and Asterix head to Rome to get a key ingredient to the Chieftain’s soup, Caesar’s Laurel Wreath. What will become of “Asterix and the Laurel Wreath” and will Rome ever be the same? These three classic graphic novels are newly translated especially for an American audience..