by René Goscinny, illustrated by Albert Uderzo
To celebrate a half-century of Asterix, we have something special for his millions of fans: a fabulous anniversary-themed collection of stories, fun travel guides, and a big birthday surprise for the two Gaulish heroes This is sure to become a treasured collectible.
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 October 29, 1959 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 33 Asterix albums.