The Adventures of Asterix (French: Asterix or Asterix le Gaulois) is a chain of French comedian books written via Rene Goscinny and illustrated by way of Albert Uderzo (Uderzo additionally took over the task of writing the sequence after the loss of life of Goscinny in 1977). The sequence first seemed in French within the journal Pilote on 29 October 1959. As of 2008, 33 comedian books within the sequence were released.The sequence follows the exploits of a village of historical Gauls as they withstand Roman career. They accomplish that by way of a magic potion, brewed by way of their druid, which supplies the recipient superhuman power. The protagonist, the titular personality, Asterix, with his buddy Obelix have quite a few adventures. in lots of circumstances, this leads them to go back and forth to varied international locations worldwide, although different books are set in and round their village. for far of the background of the sequence (Volumes four via 29), settings in Gaul and out of the country alternated, with even-numbered volumes set overseas and odd-numbered volumes set in Gaul, usually within the village.The Asterix sequence is likely one of the preferred Franco-Belgian comics on this planet, with the sequence being translated into over a hundred languages, and it truly is well known in so much eu international locations. The good fortune of the sequence has ended in the difference of a number of books into eleven motion pictures; 8 lively, and 3 with dwell actors. There have additionally been a few video games in line with the characters, and a subject matter park close to Paris, Parc Asterix, is themed round the sequence. so far, 325 million copies of 33 Asterix books were bought all over the world making co-creators Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo France's bestselling authors overseas.
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