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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 Caconofix as a gift for Caesarand#8212;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.

Synopsis:

Book 4. The return of Asterix, the world's first superhero: the relaunch of the re-inked, re-coloured and re-designed Asterix series, now published in the correct order for the first time.

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:
9780752866109
Translator:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Bell, Anthea
Illustrator:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Goscinny, Rene
Author:
Uderzo, Albert
Publisher:
Orion
Location:
N
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
CGN002000
Subject:
General
Subject:
Cartoons and comics
Subject:
CGN000000
Subject:
Rome (italy)
Subject:
FICTION - FICTION TRD PB
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Asterix
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
287 x 216 in.

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Product details 48 pages Orion - English 9780752866109 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Oh no! The Romans have captured Caconofix as a gift for Caesarand#8212;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.

"Synopsis" by , Book 4. The return of Asterix, the world's first superhero: the relaunch of the re-inked, re-coloured and re-designed Asterix series, now published in the correct order for the first time.
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