Asterix the Legionary - Albert Uderzo (Paperback)

Album 10

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Description

The tenth album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Product Details

Barcode
9780752866215
Department
Books
Released
17 Jun 2004
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
Albert Uderzo
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
286 x 216 x 6mm (227g)

Annotation

  • When the Romans draft the Gaul Tragicomix, Astâerix and his friend Obelix enlist as legionnaries themselves in order to rescue their friend.
  • When the Romans draft the Gaul Tragicomix, Asterix and his friend Obelix enlist as legionnaries themselves in order to rescue their friend. Simultaneous.

Summary

  • It’s off to the wars for Asterix and Obelix. They’ve enlisted as legionaries in order to rescue Tragicomix, whom the Romans forcibly conscripted. The two find Tragicomix and succeed in causing the biggest commotion ever on a battlefield.

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 4
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Historical Fiction
BISAC Subject 5
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Graphic novels - lcsh
Library Subject 2
Children's stories - lcsh
Library Subject 3
Obelix (Fictitious character : Uderzo) - Comic books, strips, etc. - Juvenile fiction
Academic Subject 1
Teen's Graphic Works / Historical
Dewey Classification
741.5/944

Author Bio

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. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.

Review Quotes

It is almost impossible to single out one album from this remarkable comic book series, but Legionary comes closest to perfection. A masterclass in comedy to read again and again -- Robin Etherington * The Big Issue *