On 21st of December 2003 something very strange and wonderful was born…
The Irish Asterix Appreciation Society will be having an impromptu get toghether in the Long Hall pub on Dame Street in Dublin, some time next week. You can call in anytime and ask Leo for a gawk at one of the Asterix books under the counter. If you read one, please leave a comment at the back… THESE ROMANS ARE CRAZY
LINKS: ASTERIX – The official website | Asterix & Obelix Compelete collection PDF | FB: Irish Asterix Appreciation Society | Irish Asterix Appreciation Society | April EGM 2012 | Everything I know about classical history I learned from Asterix and Obelix
Frankapilla/Asterix: Excellent resourse about the background of the comic duo Goscinny and Uderzo, also some very important commentry on guest appearances and an image block of the initial batch of comics… by Toutatis!
Originally in Spanish, but you can read it in english here.
Asterix the Gaul (1961), the Golden Sickle (1961), Asterix and the Goths (1963), Asterix the Gladiator (1964), The return to Gaul (1965), Asterix and Cleopatra (1965), Combat of the heads (1966), Asterix in Britain (1966), Asterix and the Normans (1967), Asterix the Legionary (1967), The Chieftain’s Shield (1968), Asterix at the Olympic Games (1968), Asterix and the Cauldron (1969), Asterix in Hispania (1969), The tares (1970), Asterix at Helvetia (1970), The Mansions of the Gods (1971), The Laurel Wreath (1972), The Reader (1972), Asterix in Corsica (1973), The Caesar’s Gift (1974), The Great Crossing (1975), Obelix and Co. (1976), Asterix in Belgium (1979), The Great Divide (1979), The Odyssey of Asterix (1981), Asterix and Son (1983) Asterix in India (1987), Asterix, the rose and the sword (1991), The bitter swill of Obelix (1996), Uderzo seen by his friends (1997), Asterix and La Traviata (2001), Asterix and the seen (2003), The sky is falling over! (2005)
The long hall, now displaying the permanent, but limited exhibition of works on the theme of Duncan Crowley and lunacy. open lunchtime till you get kicked out. (Link here)
April EGM 2012 – Selection of images:
On the twelfth day of the ninth month of the eight year of the the third millenium (12/9/2008)
2009 winner of the “Irish Asterix Apprecation Society” just being FUCKIN´DEADLY! award OSCAR: Ciara Flanagan (Sat 14th March 2009)
Final we’re in the Astrix society…..
ANOTHER IMPROMPTU IRISH ASTERIX APPRECIATION SOCIETY NIGHT… this friday, 10pm, The Long Hall… back @ 12th of July 2011…
@thanks / gamon to Au Ngoc Dung for the photos…
…even bryan adams, the singer, has signed the book (image here)
Dunk gives asterix books to newlyweds, this time Felix y Yara, Gracia, Barcelona
Obelix spotted by Jamie Melbourne-Hayward at sitges carnival in Catalunya
Meanwhile, back in Ireland, ONE SMALL VILLAGE RESISTS… Rossport
The idea for all this madness first grew on a bus journey through a desert in Iran in 1999 between an Irishman and a Frenchman…