New Release Books by Albert Uderzo

Albert Uderzo is the author of Asterix Omnibus #8 (2022), Asterix Omnibus #5 (2022), Asterix Omnibus #7 (2021), Asterix and Son (2014) and other 134 books.

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Asterix Omnibus #8

release date: Nov 08, 2022
Asterix Omnibus #8
Contains 3 newly-translated classic Asterix tales. Asterix is a fearless Gaul with a magic potion that grants him incredible strength to protect his village and ward off Roman Empire from invading. With his pal, Obelix, the defend their village from not only the blundering Roman legionairies, but also lend their services to the rest of the world. First, Asterix and Obelix’s fishing trip goes wrong when they make “The Great Crossing” and wind up on the shores of North America. Neither America, nor Asterix, will ever be the same after this comical invasion. Second, Obelix gets the spotlight as his delivery service for stone menhir slabs gets a Roman update, becoming “Obelix and Co.” Will Obelix be too greedy? Probably! Then, third, watch your waffles, it’s “Asterix in Belgium,” writer and Asterix co-creator René Goscinny’s final story before his untimely death. It’s a tale of two tribes as the Gauls and the Belgians unite, and then unravel, all to keep out Caesar’s forces. Plus: a new Afterword by Alexander Simmons providing historical and cultural context for Asterix, both in 50 B.C. and in the time the classic comics were made.

Asterix Omnibus #5

release date: Jan 11, 2022
Asterix Omnibus #5
In “Asterix and the Cauldron,” when a local Gaulish chief wants a cauldron full of money kept out of Roman hands, he entrusts Asterix to guard the loot. When the cash disappears, Asterix and Obelix must find a way to make money... fast! At any cost, even their morals. “Asterix in Spain” features our Gaulish hero heading to the Iberian peninsula to rescue the Gran Chen Huevos y Bacon’s son. But with the return of the Chief’s son to Hispania, comes a culture shock for Asterix and friends. Could Cacofonix the Bard finally find a culture that enjoys his awful singing? “Asterix and the Roman Agent,” starts when rumors are spread that Asterix leaked the recipe for the power potion to Rome That can’t possibly be true, and Asterix must find who started these terrible rumors. Soon the whole village is cast in suspicion. Asterix must clear his good name before the whole village tears apart at the seams with distrust. These three classic graphic novels are newly translated especially for an American audience. Includes a new afterword by Alexander Simmons providing historical and cultural context for Asterix, both in 50 B.C. and in the time the classic comics were made addressing various racial depictions

Asterix Omnibus #7

release date: Dec 14, 2021

Asterix and Son

release date: Aug 07, 2014
Asterix and Son
Who can have dumped a baby boy in a basket outside Asterix''s hut? Child-care is something new to Asterix and Obelix, not to mention Crismus Cactus, Prefect of Gaul, masquerading as a Gaulish nursemaid. Why are the Romans after the baby - and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar? Find out the answers inside.

Asterix and The Great Divide

release date: Aug 07, 2014
Asterix and The Great Divide
Can there ever be a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains of the same village? The only hope is to call in Asterix, Obelix and Getafix to sort out the feud, the intriguing of the sinister traitor Codfix, and the military might of Rome. Watch out for some interesting new magic potions...

Asterix and The Actress

release date: Sep 04, 2014
Asterix and The Actress
Asterix and Obelix are celebrating their joint birthday party back in the Gaulish village - and some surprise guests have been invited! Meanwhile, Julius Caesar has to deal with his old enemy Pompey, who is looking for supporters among the legions stationed in Gaul. And just what what part do two old friends play in the story - Tremensdelirius, from ASTERIX AND CAESAR''S GIFT, and the lovely Panacea, first encountered in ASTERIX AND THE LEGIONARY? After many exciting adventures, all is finally revealed...

Asterix Agus a Mhac (Asterix in Irish)

release date: Nov 12, 2020
Asterix Agus a Mhac (Asterix in Irish)
A baby appears on Asterixs doorstep but where did he come from? Asterix and Obelix have no idea how to look after a child, and are happy for any nursery assistance they can get. But they soon realise that choosing the right childcare is so important especially as no one has vetted the Romans!

Asterix Omnibus 9

release date: May 26, 2015
Asterix Omnibus 9
This special collector''s edition features books 25 to 27 in one fabulous volume, in paperback for the first time. In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix ensure a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histrionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains? Watch out for some interesting new magic potions... Asterix and Obelix must go prospecting in the Middle East in ASTERIX AND THE BLACK GOLD. Can they outwit the Roman secret agent Dubbelosix and his amazing folding chariot? In ASTERIX AND SON, who can have dumped a baby outside Asterix''s hut? Why are the Romans after the baby - and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix and The Falling Sky

release date: Oct 02, 2014
Asterix and The Falling Sky
The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says Chief Vitalstatistix. Or does it? It looks as if it''s come at last for Asterix, Obelix and the other villagers. And some surprising new characters fall along with the sky. Our friends soon find themselves in the middle of a space race...

Asterix and The Secret Weapon

release date: Sep 04, 2014
Asterix and The Secret Weapon
A woman bard in Ancient Gaul? A shocking idea, but that''s what the Gauls get when the mothers in Asterix''s village hire Bravura to teach their children. Although she, Asterix and Obelix are unlikely allies, between them they fight back against Julius Caesar''s secret weapon. What can that weapon be? And how can even Cacofonix help?

Asterix and Cleopatra

release date: Apr 15, 2004
Asterix and Cleopatra
How can lovely Queen Cleopatra show Julius Caesar that ancient Egypt is still a great nation? Her architect Edifis recruits his Gaulish friends to help him build a magnificent palace within three months. There are villainous saboteurs to be outwitted, but Asterix, Obelix and Getafix still find time to go sight-seeing - and leave their mark on the pyramids and the Sphinx''s nose.

Asterix and The Black Gold

release date: Aug 07, 2014
Asterix and The Black Gold
Phoenician merchant Ekonomikrisis has forgotten the druid Getafix''s order for rock oil - an essential ingredient in the magic potion. So Asterix and Obelix go prospecting for black gold in the Middle East. Can they also outwit the Roman secret agent Dubbelosix and his amazing folding chariot, equipped with all the latest spy gadgets?

Asterix Omnibus 4

release date: Nov 06, 2012
Asterix Omnibus 4
In this special collectors'' edition, books ten to twelve are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX THE LEGIONARY, Obelix is in love - but the lovely Panacea is engaged to Tragicomix, a conscript in the Roman army. Asterix and Obelix must join up to resue him. In ASTERIX AND THE CHIEFTAIN''S SHIELD, Caesar plans to hold a triumph using the shield of his defeated enemy, Vercingetorix, but the shielf is missing! Romans and Gauls race to track it down. The athletes of the ancient world assemble in ASTERIX AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES. Asterix and the Gauls enter the games, but magic potion is banned! Can our friends win without it? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix in Corsica

release date: Dec 16, 2004
Asterix in Corsica
Vendettas, fierce family pride, resistance fighters dodging the enemy in the maquis - we''re in Cosica in 50 BC. Asterix and Obelix help Chief Boneywasawarriorwayayix to foil the evil designs of Praetor Perfidius and oppose Julius Caesar''s army. For the only emperor the proud Corsicans will ever accept, so they say, must be a Corsican himself...

Asterix Omnibus 6

release date: Oct 16, 2012
Asterix Omnibus 6
This special collectors'' edition features books sixteen to eighteen in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX IN SWITZERLAND, a poisoning means Asterix and Obelix must go to Helvetia for an antidote. Can they overcome cuckoo hourglasses, yodelling and holes in the cheese? A housing estate lies at the heart of Caesar''s new plan to crush the Gauls in THE MANSIONS OF THE GODS. Will the villagers be tempted by the chance to make money when the Roman tenants move in? In ASTERIX AND THE LAUREL WREATH, Chief Vitalstatistix wants a stew seasoned with Caesar''s laurel wreath. Asterix and Obelix must fetch the wreath, but will their plan end in disaster or their own Roman triumph? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Asterix and the Great Crossing

release date: Dec 16, 2004
Asterix and the Great Crossing
Asterix and Obelix volunteer to get Getafix some fresh fish, bringing along Dogmatix, but a storm blows them off course and they wind up in a land where the birds go "gobble" and the Romans look different.

Asterix Omnibus 5

release date: Sep 04, 2012
Asterix Omnibus 5
This special collectors'' edition features books thirteen to fifteen in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE CAULDRON, Asterix is guarding a cauldron of money when the cash disappears! He and Obelix try gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, even bank robbery to regain the money. Chief Huevos y Bacon''s son is taken hostage in ASTERIX IN SPAIN. Asterix and Obelix go to his rescue, but taking him home means tangling with the tourist industry, flamenco, and a wild aurochs in the bullring! In ASTERIX AND THE ROMAN AGENT, Caesar sends Agent Tortuous Convolvulus to make the Gauls suspect each other of teachery! Can Asterix and friends outwit the wily Convolvulus? There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Where's Asterix?

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Where's Asterix?
Presents picture puzzles featuring the characters of the Asterix comics, where the reader is encouraged to find such characters as Asterix, Obelix, and Julius Caesar, in each picture.

Obelix & Co.

release date: Jun 18, 2008
Obelix & Co.
Julius Caesar tries to corrupt the Gauls by sending them an intelligent graduate of the Latin School of Economics to introduce them to big business and the inevitable failures it can bring.

Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield

release date: Jul 22, 2004
Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield
When the hero Vercingetorix was defeated he threw his arms at Julius Caesar''s feet. Years later, Caesar plans to hold a triumph with his enemy''s shield - but where is it? Romans and Gauls race to track it down, and Chief Vitalstatistix, dieting on a health farm, has a surprise to spring. Will Caesar defeat the Gauls again, or will the truimph go to Asterix?

Asterix and Obelix All at Sea

release date: Mar 01, 2008
Asterix and Obelix All at Sea
While trying to cure Obelix, who has reverted to childhood after drinking a potion, Asterix and the druid Getafix join a band of escaped Roman slaves led by Spartakis, and soon make their way to Atlantis, where they meet Absolutlifabulos.

Asterix in Britain

release date: May 20, 2004
Asterix in Britain
One little ancient British village still holds out against the Roman invaders. Asterix and Obelix are invited to help. They must face fog, rain, warm beer and boiled boar with mint sauce, but they soon have Governor Encyclopaedicus Britannicus''s Romans declining and falling. Until a wild race for a barrel of magic potion lands them in the drink. It''s not quite cricket - how about a nice cup of hot water, though? Or even the first ever tea-party?

Asterix and the Vikings

release date: Sep 24, 2007
Asterix and the Vikings
When the Vikings kidnap Justforkix, the timid but very trendy son of one of Chief Vitalstatistix'' closest and most powerful friends, believing he has the key to the secret of the magic potion, Asterix and Obelix are sent on one of their most dangerous missions. For they must voyage north to the Vikings'' home territory and rescue Justforkix, before the Vikings find out he is not who they think he is, and make him pay the price. Meanwhile, the fact that the Vikings'' chief''s daughter, Abba, has fallen for Justforkix only makes matters more complicated...

Asterix in Switzerland

release date: Oct 21, 2004
Asterix in Switzerland
Quaestor Vexatius Sinustitis, who is about to expose the Roman governor''s creative accountancy, has been poisoned. Can Getafix brew an antidote? Only if Asterix and Obelix find a certain flower for the druid''s potion in Helvetia. What with bank safes, cuckoo hourglasses, yodelling and holes in the cheese, they''re soon on a real Helvetian roll.
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