How Obelix Fell Into the Magic Potion - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

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Description

Paperback edition of this classic Asterix album about the childhood of Asterix and Obelix.

Product Details

Barcode
9781444000948
Department
Books
Released
18 Aug 2010
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Anthea Bell (Translator)
Derek Hockridge (Translator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Edition
Reprint
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
32
Dimensions
292 x 216 x 6mm (172g)

Annotation

  • Asterix narrates the story of how his friend Obelix obtained his superhuman strength as a young boy by falling into the Druid's cauldron that was filled with a magic potion. Reprint.
  • Asterix narrates the story of how his friend Obelix obtained his superhuman strength as a young boy by falling into a cauldron of magic potion.

Summary

All of the Asterix stories feature references to Obelix falling into the Druid's Cauldron of magic potion when he was about six years old. This was the event through which he derived his phenomenal physical strength. Here is the full story of how it happened.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
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
Obelix (Fictitious character: Uderzo)
Library Subject 2
Astaerix (Fictitious character)
Library Subject 3
Astaerix (Fictitious character)
Academic Subject 1
Graphic Works Fiction
Dewey Classification
[Fic]

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.