How Obelix Fell into the Magic Potion

Author(s): René Goscinny

Asterix

All of the Asterix stories feature references to Obelix falling into the Druid's Cauldron of magic potion when he was about six years old. This was the event through which he derived his phenomenal physical strength. Here is the full story of how it happened.


Product Information

Paperback edition of this classic Asterix album about the childhood of Asterix and Obelix.

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 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 33 Asterix albums. 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.

General Fields

  • : 9781444000948
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : July 2010
  • : 287mm X 216mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : René Goscinny
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : en
  • : 741.5
  • : 32
  • : chiefly Illustrations