|Asterix and Caesars Gift
When Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the little Gaulish village as a bonus, he swaps them with tavern landlord Orthopaedix for a drink. Funnily enough, Asterix and his friends aren't keen to hand over their village to anyone else.
After a chieftaincy election campaign and a showdown with the Romans, both events fiercely contested, can all still end well?
|Asterix and the Class Act
Vintage Asterix! 14 new stories including tales of: The day Asterix and Obelix were born (in the middle of a village fish fight), How Obelix goes back to school, Fashion in Ancient Gaul, How Dogmatix helps the village cockerel win a duel, And how he is adopted as a Roman mascot, Asterix as youve never seen him before, Obelixs adventures under the mistletoe, The bid for the very first Gaulish Olympics, The birth of an idea – the story of the creation of Asterix. And much, much more.
|Asterix and the Roman Agent
Julius Caesar turns to psychological warfare … Tortuous Convolvulus the Roman agent is guaranteed to sow jealousy and discord anywhere. Can he make the Gauls suspect each other of treachery?
Has Asterix really sold Rome the secret of the magic potion? And can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix outwit the weedy but wily Convolvulus and get the village back to normal?
|Asterix in Switzerland
Quaestor Vexatius Sinusitus, who is about to expose the Roman governor's creative accountancy, has been poisoned. Can Getafix brew an antidote?
Only is Asterix and Obelix find a certain flower for the druid's potion in Helvetia. What with bank safes, cuckoo hourglasses, yodeling and holes in the cheese, they're soon on a real Helvetian roll.
|Asterix and the Cauldron
Financial skullduggery in ancient Gaul! When local chief Whosemoralsarelastix wants a cauldron full of money kept out of Roman hands, the cash disappears while Asterix is guarding it.
He and Obelix must earn enough to repay it through fairground gladiatorial contents, trendy theatrical performances, even bank robbery - they'll try anything. But whose morals are really elastic? And how do the pirates, just for once, get an unexpected bonus?
|Asterix in Spain
The brave Iberians are holding out against Julius Caesar, like Asterix and his friends. So when Chen Huevos y Bacon's son is taken hostage, who better to rescue him than the Gauls?
Taking him home to Hispania, now Spain, they tangle with the tourist industry and flamenco, and face a wild aurochs in the arena - or bullring. And can it be true? Cacofinix finds a fan in little Pepe!
|Asterix and the Chieftains 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 triumph go to Asterix?
|Asterix the Legionary
Obelix is in love - but the beautiful Panacea is engaged to Tragicomix, a conscript in the Roman army. Who'd have expected to see Asterix in a legionary's uniform?
When he and Obelix join up to rescue Tragicomix from North Africa, Cunturions Nefarius Purpus and Debius Status don't know what's hit them. But the Gauls and their fellow recruits have a smashing trip abroad.
|Asterix and the Normans
A Norman invasion of the Gaulish village! But only trendy teenager Justforkix, visiting from Lutetia, fears them, for the Gauls have their magic potion. But the Normans themselves want to learn the meaning of fear: can Asterix and his friends teach them?
Another secret weapon is brought into play … at at long last the bard Cacofinix wins the appreciation due to him.
|Asterix and the Big Fight
A collaborator in ancient Gaul? Chief Cassius Ceramix has gone over to the Roman enemy. There's something very fishy going on, as Legionary Infirmofpurpus discovers when he is sent to spy on the Gauls disguised as a crab apple tree.
But is that just a red herring? And what about the two concussed druids brewing colourful potions? One way or another, the fight for control of the village between Vitalstatistix and his rival is bound to be a knockout.
|Asterix the Gaul
The year is 50 BC, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders.
But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? Anything is possible, with a little cunning plus the druid Getafix's magic potions! Their effects can be truly hair-raising …
|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 Banquet
Gaul, now France, has always been famous for its food and drink - so when, for a bet with the Romans, Asterix and Obelix travel round collecting local delicacies they start on the journey home with all sorts of goodies.
First, however, they must outwit the thieves Villanus and Unscrupulous. And who's that little dog who has been following them all the way?
|Asterix the Gladiator
When Cacofinix the bard is taken to Rome as a present for Julius Caesar, Asterix and Obelix set out to rescue him, sailing with master salesman Ekonomikrisis, the Phoenician merchant.
How do our Gaulish friends come to end up training as gladiators? The next Games in the Circus Maximus are not quite what Caesar and the Roman public expect …
|Asterix and the Golden Sickle
It's a disaster - the druid Getafix has broken his golden sickle. Asterix and Obelix go to Lutetia (now Paris) to buy him a new one.
Soon they are tangling with the criminal underworld of the big city - can they outwit Navishtrix, Clovogarlix and the sickle-trafficking gang? Will Getafix ever be able to brew magic potion again?
|Asterix and the Goths
Asterix and Obelix escort Getafix to the druids' annual conference in the Forest of the Carnutes. Little do they know that the Goths are lying in ambush, ready to kidnap the Druid of the Year - who of course is Getafix!
But what with Gauls, Goths and Romans all at odds, it's hard to tell friend from foe … until Goths begin fighting Goths in the Asterixian Wars.
|Asterix And The Actress
The latest Asterix book sees Asterix and Obelix 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 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 revealed.
|Asterix and the Magic Carpet
Cacofinix's tuneless singing always makes it rain - which is just what they want in Rajah Watzit's distant Eastern kingdom. The guru Hoodunnit has threatened to end a terrible drought by sacrificing lovely Princess Orinjade.
Can the Gauls, flown in on the fakir Watziznegm's magic carpet, rescue her? The bard's finest hour has come!
|Asterix and the Secret Weapon
A woman bard is unheard-of in Ancient Gaul - but when the mothers in Asterix and Obelix's little village decide that besides being a terrible musician Cacofinix, the local bard and school teacher, is not educating their children properly, it's Bravura they call in.
Then men of the village are horrified at first, but Bravura proves a useful ally in countering Julius Caesar's secret weapon - the Roman leader has sent in a troop of female legionaries, relying on the chivalrous Gauls not to fight women. But Bravura has no such scruples, and together with Asterix thinks up a good idea. Even Cacofinix's music comes into its own …
|Asterix and Obelix All at Sea
The slaves are revolting … they've stolen Julius Caesar's own galley. Seeking shelter in the little Gaulish village, they find it in crisis. Obelix has suffered dire effects from drinking the druid's magic potion n the sly.
Can his friends get him cured by Absolutlifabulos, high priest of Atlantis? Enjoy all the thrills and spills of sea battles against the Roman navy!
|Asterix and Son
A baby boy is left in a basket outside Asterix's hut - who can have dumped the foundling there, and why? Childcare is something new to the Gaulish warriors, but Asterix and Obelix do their best, although they have had more practice in thumping Romans. Childcare is also new to Crismus Cactus, Prefect of Gaul, who finds himself masquerading as a Gaulish nursemaid.
Why are the Romans after the baby - and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar? As usual, it's up to Asterix and Obelix to find out … and to save the day …
|Asterix and the Great Divide
Can there ever be a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histrionix, 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 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?