Definitions

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  • proper n. A series of French comic books written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo about an ancient Gaul man named Asterix.
  • proper n. The fictional ancient Gaul man who is the protagonist and title character of the series.

Etymologies

French Astérix, from astérisque ("asterisk"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Â While Asterix is revered in Europe, the iconic nature of the characters translates through the art so even those vaguely familiar with the characters can tell they are important.

    Retro Review: Asterix The Gaul | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Apropo of nothing, have you noticed that the UK names in Asterix are much better than the American versions?

    How Comics Should Look

  • Pursued by the Roman Navy, they take refuge in Asterix's village.

    on white gold, money bins, deterioration, and the games we play

  • The company said gas had been discovered in a prospecting zone called Asterix, 1,360 metres deep 345 kilometres off the coast in the Norwegian Sea.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • * Researching to see whether the history is accurate and where the story line diverges from reality my husband only half-jokingly calls Asterix "the definitive history of all peoples"

    Using Comic Books to Teach

  • If you're a fan of the movies based on the French comic book Gaul warrior called Asterix then you may be interested to know that a fourth film in the series is in the works, according to today's

    Mania News Feed

  • I recall the Asterix books from my childhood being quite good at this, having Egyptians speaking in hieroglyphics and so on.

    COMIXTALK

  • … aka Asterix and the Vikings (International: English title) … aka Asterix og vikingerne (Denmark)

    Cartoon Brew: Leading the Animation Conversation

  • There are superb shorter articles on the persistence of classical themes in comic books ( " Asterix, " " Wonder Woman " ) and cinema (think only of " Last Days of Pompeii " and " Ben-Hur, " among dozens of other films).

    Making It New

  • I imagine the 'Asterix' DVDs will depend on where it's released?

    Today's A. Film News

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