Encore!

Great Scott! Asterix still going strong after 50 years

By: Jade BARKER
1 min

He's the little Gaul with superhuman powers. His adventures battling pesky Roman invaders alongside his trusty, rotund sidekick have captured readers' imagination for over 50 years. Translated into over 100 languages and inspiring books, films, video games and even a theme park, the Asterix series has become a global phenomenon.

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As the comic strip’s 35th instalment is released - the first to be set in ancient Scotland and with new creators - we take a look at its lasting success.

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