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Asterix the Gladiator (Asterix)

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When Cacofonix the bard is taken to Rome as a present for Julius Caesar, Asterix and Obelix set out to rescue him, sailing with master salesman Ekonomikrisis, the Phoenician merchant. How do our Gaulish friends come to end up training as gladiators? The next Games in the Circus Maximus are not quite what Caesar and the Roman public expect...

Synopsis:

Oh no! The Romans have captured Cacofonix as a gift for Caesarand#151;and the Emperor plans to throw him to the lions. Thereand#8217;s only one way for Asterix and Obelix to rescue their bard: they have to become gladiators themselves.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780752866116
Translator:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Bell, Anthea
Illustrator:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Goscinny, Rene
Publisher:
Orion
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
CGN002000
Subject:
General
Subject:
CGN000000
Subject:
Cartoons and comics
Subject:
Rome (italy)
Subject:
BG-KITS - BG-ART KITS
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Asterix
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.25 x 8.5 in

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Oh no! The Romans have captured Cacofonix as a gift for Caesarand#151;and the Emperor plans to throw him to the lions. Thereand#8217;s only one way for Asterix and Obelix to rescue their bard: they have to become gladiators themselves.

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