How Obelix Fell into the Magic Potion When He Was a Little Boy (Astérix)
The truth at last!
The world had to know the answer to the mystery that has been keeping it on the edge of its seat for more than two thousand years.
We all know that Obelix fell into the cauldron of magic portion when he was a little boy (‘We’ll never hear the last of it!’ as he often says) but we’ve never known how.
Well, the time has come…
And, given his involvement in this dark affair, we have asked Asterix to tell you everything.
So, fiat lux!
Albert Uderzo is a legendary French artist and illustrator, best known for his collaborations with the late René Goscinny on series such as Asterix.
Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. Asterix the Gaul, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.