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Asterix and the Class Act by René Goscinny (Hardcover)

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“Asterix and the Class Act” (French: “Astérix et la rentrée gauloise”) is a collection of short stories featuring the characters from the popular French comic book series “Asterix.” The book was first published in 2003, long after the original Asterix stories were created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. The book was written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo, who were the original creators of Asterix.

“Asterix and the Class Act” is a compilation of various short stories and one-page gags that were created for different publications and occasions over the years. The book includes a variety of humorous and satirical adventures of Asterix and his fellow Gauls. Some of the stories in this collection include:

1. “Asterix and the Class Act”: In this story, Asterix and Obelix are sent on a mission by Getafix to collect some herbs from a distant land. Along the way, they encounter various amusing characters and situations.

2. “The Birth of Asterix”: This is a short story that humorously explains the origins of Asterix, complete with a parody of a superhero’s origin story.

3. “It’s a Secret of State”: This story features a visit by a Roman senator who is trying to uncover the secret behind the Gauls’ resistance to Roman rule.

4. “The History of the Goscinny-Uderzo Couple”: This is a lighthearted story that playfully explores the dynamic between Asterix’s creators, René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo.

5. One-page gags: The book includes numerous one-page comic gags, each with its own humorous twist.

“Asterix and the Class Act” is a delightful addition to the Asterix series, offering fans a chance to enjoy short and humorous adventures with their favorite Gaulish characters. The stories and gags in this collection retain the clever wordplay, cultural references, and humor that have made Asterix a beloved and enduring series for readers of all ages. It serves as a tribute to the work of René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, who created these iconic characters and stories.


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