Asterix: Omnibus 2 - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

Asterix the Gladiator, Asterix and the Banquet, Asterix and Cleopatra

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Description

A special collector's edition of three Asterix stories - ASTERIX THE GLADIATOR, ASTERIX AND THE BANQUET and ASTERIX AND CLEOPATRA - in one volume.

Product Details

Barcode
9781444004243
Department
Books
Released
4 Aug 2011
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Rene Uderzo
Albert Goscinny
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Albert Uderzo
Subtitle
Asterix the Gladiator, Asterix and the Banquet, Asterix and Cleopatra
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
152
Dimensions
292 x 229 x 13mm (835g)

Annotation

Collects three comics on the story of Asterix the Gaul, a strong, intelligent warrior, and the adventures he has while protecting his village from the invading Romans.

Summary

In this special collectors' edition, books four to six are brought together in one fabulous volume for the first time ever.
In ASTERIX THE GLADIATOR, Julius Caesar plans to throw the captured Cacofonix to the lions. Asterix and Obelix enlist as gladiators in order to rescue him, and teach their colleagues some interesting new tricks.
In ASTERIX AND THE BANQUET, the Romans build a barricade around the Gaulish village. But Asterix and Obelix break out and travel the entire country, collecting local specialities along the way.
Asterix, Obelix and co visit Egypt in ASTERIX AND CLEOPATRA, where they are entranced by the Sphinx, the pyramids and Cleopatra's nose.
There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Europe
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Academic Subject 1
Children's Graphic Works (General)
Academic Subject 2
Children's Fiction / 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.