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Rejoice, fans of France-based, Roman-era comics! Astérix The Gaul is back with a new adventure. In this new book, the 37th in the series, Asterix and his trusted friend Obélix find themselves entangled in Caesar’s...

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Comics: Uderzo on Charlie Hebdo

January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

There has been a slew of work by cartoonists around the entire globe showing sympathy and solidarity with the Charlie Hebdo victims and survivors, but there is something remarkable and very special about this one,...

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When long-running (succesfull) European comics series change creative teams, it is often considered a big deal (even though this only seems actually be the case if you make a big deal out of it –...

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Libraries: Mancunians love their Asterix

August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Colin Mathieson from top UK small press Accent UK sends us a link to an article in yesterday’s Manchester Evening News, which looks into the borrowing habits of the city’s library users and finds that...

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Asterix attraction touring Europe and UK

October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The BBC site reports that an Asterix exhibition will be touring major European cities for five years, with a UK stop in London scheduled for 2014. Promoter Martin Biallas told the Beeb they were confident...

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With all this hulabaloo about the new Tintin and Smurfs movies, you’d almost forget another celebrated Eurocomics star is slated to make his debut in the world of 3D animation.  A new movie based on...

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Come as you are…

September 2, 2010 | 2 Comments

It used to be that all of Gaul was conquered by the Romans.  All of Gaul ?  No, one little village in the North-West of the country managed to take a stand against the foreign...

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Twenty years young lad…….

November 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Another anniversary, this time everyone’s favourite claymation man and his dog. Nick Park’s wonderful creations, Wallace and Gromit are 20 years old this week. Just like Sesame Street this week and Asterix last week they...

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Happy Birthday Asterix

October 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

Asterix, that staple of wonderful childhood memories for most of us turned 50 today. Happy Birthday old man. To celebrate the occasion Google gave him and Obelix their own “google doodle”for the day. The Guardian...

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Amidst a lot of media buzz, Albert Uderzo, creator of the popular French comics hero Astérix, last week announced the publication of The Anniversary Of Asterix And Obelix, the new Asterix comic, which is planned...

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