Albert Uderzo has been illustrating Asterix for 37 years, and has written the most recent titles since Goscinny's death. He enjoys racing sports cars and owns a large number of Ferraris. He was the recipient of the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest honour, for services to the arts. Asterix is a best seller in 70 languages
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.
Asterix and Obelix come to life in this exquisitely engineered 3D pop-up book from Asterix creators Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo and paper engineer, Jose Pons.
Chaos erupts in the camp as Gaul turns on Gaul. Asterix and Obelix take on pirates on the perilous open seas. And the heroes come head-to-head with the troublesome Romans in an epic 3D battle.
Fantastically funny with high-quality paper-engineering throughout, this is the perfect addition to any Asterix collection.