In “Asterix and the Cauldron,” when a local Gaulish chief wants a cauldron full of money kept out of Roman hands, he entrusts Asterix to guard the loot. When the cash disappears, Asterix and Obelix must find a way to make money… fast! At any cost, even their morals. “Asterix in Spain” features our Gaulish hero heading to the Iberian peninsula to rescue the Gran Chen Huevos y Bacon’s son. But with the return of the Chief’s son to Hispania, comes a culture shock for Asterix and friends. Could Cacofonix the Bard finally find a culture that enjoys his awful singing? “Asterix and the Roman Agent,” starts when rumors are spread that Asterix leaked the recipe for the power potion to Rome That can’t possibly be true, and Asterix must find who started these terrible rumors. Soon the whole village is cast in suspicion. Asterix must clear his good name before the whole village tears apart at the seams with distrust. These three classic graphic novels are newly translated especially for an American audience.
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