The whole of Gaul was captured by the Roman invaders in the year 50 BC. The only province where Julius Caesar's army could not enter was this small coastal village in the city of Armorica. The reason behind this mystery was a magical potion, brewed by the local village priest Getafix. On drinking the potion the villagers gained unnatural super human strength with which they safeguarded their territory. The titular character Asterix is the hero of the village. As he is smart, he is given to handle the most important affairs of the village. Asterix is always accompanied by his fat super human friend Obelix. This Asterix Complete Collection from Penguin Books is a compilation of such adventures of the duo into the faraway lands. Asterix Complete Collection paperback is an ideal gift for your little one to start a journey on this adventurous trail.
Adventures of Asterix and Obelix is an international best selling French comic series with over 325 million worldwide circulation till date. The series first appeared in Pilot -a French-Belgian magazine in 1959. Asterix was created by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo. It became the per-eminent series after the duo's previous work Lucky Luke. Being the most popular Franco-Belgian comic, the series is translated into over 100 languages. The success of the books led to the adaption of the series into 12 movies of which 8 are animated. Also, several games were released surrounding the main characters -Asterix and Obelix. This Asterix Complete Collection- Box Set of 33 Titles is a must-have for those who grew up reading their adventures. Few of the books from the box set series include Asterix the Gaul, Asterix and the Golden Sickle, Asterix and the Goths and more.