A French comic series about Gaulish warriors, who have adventures and fight the Roman Empire during the era of Julius Caesar. Written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo, Asterix the Gaul was listed as the 23rd greatest book of the 20th century
The year is 50 BC, and all Gaul is under Roman control, except for one small village in Armorica (present-day Brittany), whose inhabitants are made invincible by a magic potion created periodically by the DruidGetafix. To discover the secret of the Gauls' strength, Centurion Crismus Bonus, commander of a Roman garrison at the fortified camp of Compendium, sends a spy disguised as a Gaul into the village.
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 … Click the image to read more: