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    • ISBN:9781444013177
    • Publication date:03 Apr 2014
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Asterix The Legionary

Album 10

By René Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo

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The tenth album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Obelix is in love - but the beautiful Panacea is engaged to Tragicomix, a conscript in the Roman army. Who'd have expected to see Asterix in a legionary's uniform? When he and Obelix join up to rescue Tragicomix from North Africa, Centurions Nefarius Purpus and Dubuis Status don't know what's hit them. But the Gauls and their fellow recruits have a smashing trip abroad.

Biographical Notes

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.

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  • ISBN: 9780752866215
  • Publication date: 16 Jun 2005
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
It is almost impossible to single out one album from this remarkable comic book series, but Legionary comes closest to perfection. A masterclass in comedy to read again and again — Robin Etherington, The Big Issue
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