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  The Asterix Annotations
They are being used in the Asterix Annotations under "Fair Use".
Asterix in Corsica - Roman forts in Corsica
Asterix and Obelix all at Sea - Annotations
asterix.openscroll.org   (278 words)

  Asterix the Gaul
Asterix the Gaul must be Europe's favourite comic book hero.
Asterix the Gaul is the inspired creation of Rene Goscinny, renowned author of several several short stories and comics (Lucky Luke, Isnogood, to name but two of his most successful), and Albert Uderzo, a highly talented comic book artist.
To my knowledge Asterix' adventures have been translated into 29 different languages, - even Latin (it is used in many schools where Latin is taught in order to loosen up an otherwise rather dry matter.).
www.roman-empire.net /asterix/asterix.html   (315 words)

 Asterix NZ - Characters - Asterix Info
Asterix isn't all that he is made out to be - for many, he would not be everyone's favourite character.
In Asterix and the Actress just look at his face when his mother brings all those ladies for tea - he just doesn't want to be there.
Now I'm not knocking Asterix, he is the face of the books, quite literally.
www.asterix.co.nz /characters/gauls/asterix.htm   (321 words)

  Los Alamos Neutron Science Center
Asterix is a polarized neutron beam spectrometer for neutron reflectometry and diffraction experiments with polarization analysis.
Asterix is equipped with Helmholtz, electro- or superconducting magnets that routinely offer a range of magnetic fields up to 11 T (with polarization analysis).
Asterix has a one-dimensional position sensitive detector covering a range of scattering angles up to 30º, and a two-dimensional position sensitive detector array covering scattering angles up to 120º.
lansce.lanl.gov /lujan/instruments/Asterix/index.html   (213 words)

 Asterix - Uncyclopedia
Asterix (aka Asterix the Gaul) is a national hero in France.
Asterix had to retire early in his carreer as a football player being suspected of doping.
Asterix died at an age of 35 of an overdose of the forbidden substances he had been addicted to for years.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Asterix   (643 words)

 Asterix International! --- Albums
Asterix and Obelix are sent to Lutetia, the old Paris, to buy a new golden sickle for Panoramix which he needs to cut mistletoe, the most important component of the magic potion.
Asterix and Obelix accompany the druid to Alexandria, where they have to protect Panoramix, Numerobis and the construction site against Caesar's army and Numerobis' rival Amonbofis who try to sabotage the project with all means...
Asterix, the most reliable warrior, is chosen to guard the treasure in his hut while the others are joining for a feast.
www.asterix-international.de /asterix/books.shtml   (1540 words)

 Jim on the Web - Comics (A)
Asterix and Obelix accompany him, but due to their eating habits they are thrown out of the spa.
Asterix challenges him, to show that he can go where he wants as a free man. He will travel through Gaul and bring culinary specialties from all around the country.
Asterix is sent out to get some, but Caesar's secret service is reporting every step he takes...
jim-on-the-web.com /comics.php?comic=Asterix   (2204 words)

 Asterix Language Learning Software
Asterix is based on the popular French comic book series of the same name and is a fun, interactive way to learn.
Asterix is recommended for learners aged 9 through adult.
Asterix is available in English, French, German, Latin, Italian, and Spanish versions, and includes 2 CD-ROMs compatible with both Mac and Windows.
www.multilingualbooks.com /asterix.html   (481 words)

 Asterix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My father traveled a lot, and my mother bought a Asterix album each for my brother and me to read while we waited on the airport once when his plane was very late.
Asterix is said to be the one comic a cultured person can read without being branded as a barbarian by other cultured persons.
Asterix is remarkable for the good drawings and the steady good quality of the stories, as well as the wit, and humor in them.
heim.ifi.uio.no /~janl/ts/asterix.html   (395 words)

 Asterix and Obelix Vs. Caesar - Comics2Film
The sequel Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra is said to be slated for a June, 2003 release (possibly limited).
Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra is officially the most successful French-made movie in 35 years according to ICv2.com.
Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra is the sequel to Asterix and Obelix Vs.
www.comics2film.com /ProjectFrame.php?f_id=74   (701 words)

 ASTÉRIX - Le Site... Agecanonix
The lawyer's pantomime for Asterix and Obelix, in the album "Asterix and the Laurel Wreath", is a delight...
In "Asterix and the Magic Carpet," the emperor is on the brink of a nervous breakdown...
Asterix, Obelix and their creators were, are and always will be free because they can apply their irreverence to themselves.
gb.asterix.com /45ans/45.htm   (1694 words)

 Asterix NZ - Website for english speaking Asterix Fans
The most notable reference to Asterix in an english TV Show had been in the Mr Bean Episode "GOOD Night, Mr Bean" (episode 13, first aired 31 October 1995) in which Bean and Teddy read Asterix and the Laurel Wreath together in bed, and Bean chuckles often.
Asterix Omnibus 1: Asterix the Gaul, Asterix and the Golden Sickle, Asterix and the Goths
Asterix Omnibus 2: Asterix and The Actress, Asterix and the Class Act, Asterix and the Falling Sky
www.asterix.co.nz   (821 words)

 All you want to know about the Astérix (Asterix) amusement park near Paris by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city ...
She also has the world class Asterix amusement park (up to 14 millions visitors since its opening in 1989).
The Asterix amusement park has plenty to offer young children such as many merry-go-rounds and a dolphin theater.
Asterix and Obelix, his friend, are two brave "Gaulois" (the French ancestors), resisting the Roman army.
www.parisdigest.com /withchildren/parcaste.htm   (255 words)

 Going for Gaul: 40 years of Asterix | LRB essay | Guardian Unlimited Books
Asterix and the Actress by Albert Uderzo, translated by Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge.
Before Goscinny's death Uderzo had never taken much part in the writing and to judge from his latest, Astérix et Latraviata (translated into English as Asterix and the Actress), the answer to the big question would be a disappointing no. The satire is stale.
It is a choice hilariously dramatised in Le Combat des chefs (Asterix and the Big Fight), which contrasts Astérix's village with a neighbouring Gallic settlement.
books.guardian.co.uk /lrb/articles/0,6109,650321,00.html   (2702 words)

 Just For Kids - Series List - Asterix the Gaul
Asterix, Obelix, and a Corsican chieftain try to stop the evil plans of Praetor Perfidius, a corrupt Roman.
When Caesar gives Tremensdelirius the deed to Asterixs village, he trades it for a drink in the tavern, and Asterix is not happy with the new owner.
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.
www.just-for-kids.com /SERASTX.HTM   (1929 words)

 Asterix | Today's issues | Guardian Unlimited
5) Asterix and the villagers are supplied with a potion by the druid Getafix, which gives them superhuman strength and aids them in their defence against the Romans.
Asterix and Obelix Take on Caesar, starring Gerard Depardieu as Obelix, was released in 1999.
A sequel, Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, was released in 2002.
www.guardian.co.uk /netnotes/article/0,6729,1584800,00.html   (415 words)

And within those few works of art (like Asterix) that defeat time and become classics, there is also a strange, magical moment when your mind will take you there - side by side with their heroes and then you will close your eyes and fall asleep smiling.
Asterix and trade; of and © by Goscinny and Uderzo.
Asterix and all related characters are the creation of Goscinny and Uderzo and the author of this page claims no responsibility for them.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Lot/8603/cmc05.html   (343 words)

 A Celtic Gaul named Asterix
The most chauvinistic nationalism in Asterix is presented by Obelix, the figure with the lowest IQ, when he constantly proclaims that the Romans, Britts, Goths and Egyptians are quite mad; He is the only person that's not mad.
Asterix is, after all, not a purely historical satire, and it's not uncommon that women stay at home even today.
The depths and heights in Asterix, not mentioning the eminent art, makes the comic reach out to children and adults, schooled and and unschooled alike, and the difference in enjoyment is purely academic.
heim.ifi.uio.no /~janl/ts/asterix-article.html   (2485 words)

He is the smartest of the warriors in the village, and so when anyone must be sent on a mission or adventure for the sake of his village, the job inevitably falls to him (and his constant companion Obelix).
(Asterix and the Big Fight) A thrown menhir temporarily robs Panoramix of his memory, just when it is needed most, as the village's chief Abracourcix (Vitalstatistix in the English translations) has been challenged to single combat for the fate of the village.
Asterix has also been the star of two live action French movies, Astérix et Obélix contre César (Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar, 1999) and Astérix and Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre (Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, 2002), in both cases played by Christian Clavier.
www.internationalhero.co.uk /a/asterix.htm   (1451 words)

 Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra review (Astérix et Obélix : Mission Cléopâtre)
With a 50 million dollar budget, and a catastrophic predecessor, Alain Chabat's Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra was much-anticipated and became France's #1 blockbuster.
The adventures of Asterix have marked the French culture since the Sixties.
Born of the collaboration between Rene Goscinny (scriptwriter) and Albert Uderzo (cartoonist), this French-style humor comic strip was first published in the comic Pilot before achieving success on its own around the world.
www.plume-noire.com /movies/reviews/asterixandobelix.html   (829 words)

 BBC News | SHOWBIZ | McDonald's takes on Asterix
The move ties in with the release of the movie Asterix and Cleopatra and the company will be hoping to appease anti-American feeling which has dogged McDonald's in France.
A survey in February revealed that Asterix was the favourite cartoon character of 53% of French people.
The first Asterix book, Asterix the Gaul, was published in 1961, two years after the character appeared as a strip in the weekly comic Pilote.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/entertainment/showbiz/1721029.stm   (384 words)

 Comic-Book Superstore: Asterix by Goscinny and Uderzo
Asterix and Obelix must help a must help young Pepe get back home to his father in Spain.
Asterix and Obelix come to her aid, and surprises are around every corner.
This is the best and funniest Asterix book yet as the two struggle to help build a temple with the druid Getafix.
www.zianet.com /comic-booksuperstore/collected/asterix.html   (243 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Asterix and the Falling Sky (Asterix): Books: Albert Uderzo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Asterix quickly drinks some magic potion and then he and Obelix start bashing the roman soldiers and stopping them in their tracks.
Every four years, without fail Asterix fans have a new album to enjoy and though the scripts have never quite managed to equal Goscinny's talents, Uderzo has done a more than capable job on that front, notably 'Asterix and Son' and the more recent 'All At Sea' being just as good as Any Asterix classic.
In the past the Asterix book has managed to merge ideas that were out of time with the setting of Asterix (ie the discovery of America) really well, but it falls flat this time.
www.amazon.co.uk /Asterix-Falling-Sky-Albert-Uderzo/dp/0752873016   (1623 words)

 The Asterix Annotations
The Asterix books, characters and their likeliness are Copyright © Les Éditions René Goscinny-Uderzo.
Asterix in Corsica - Roman forts in Corsica
Asterix and Obelix all at Sea - Annotations
openscroll.org /asterix   (278 words)

 Amazon.com: Asterix and the Black Gold (Asterix (Orion Paperback)): Books: Albert Uderzo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield (Asterix) by Rene Goscinny
Asterix already has lots of fans; here are three new-to-America episodes that will please devotees as well as gather uninitiated readers with their mix of humor, history, and good storytelling.
Asterix also has to travel to the land of fl gold - oil - so Getafix can continue to make his magic potion.
www.amazon.com /Asterix-Black-Gold-Orion-Paperback/dp/0752847740   (1180 words)

 Gusworld: Finding Asterix
Asterix is almost in the centre of the left hand page, in amongst the group of Gauls rushing into the camp (which camp it is meant to be is not identified).
Asterix is just behind the dancing girls on the right-hand side, in what's probably his worst-drawn appearance in the book.
Asterix is almost in the dead centre of the image (which accounts for the poor scan), his face partially concealed by another man's plaits.
www.gusworld.com.au /books/asterix/asterix.htm   (845 words)

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