This is the most up-to-date collection of Asterix I have ever seen. I started reading Asterix and Obelix comics since and I have never tired. Asterix and the Laurel Wreath (). Les lauriers de César. Presenting a pretentious thematic undercurrent Basically “Asterix in Rome”. Becomes an. Lots of drinking leads Asterix and Obelix to Rome to steal Caesar’s laurel wreath to help Chief Vitalstatistix. To do so, they’ll have to sell.

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Trivia About Asterix and the L Disappointed by their mistake, Asterix and Obelix cook a volatile stew, which accidentally cures Humerus’ heavy-drinking son Metatarsus of his constant hangovers; and disturb the sleeping family by making noise, which only inspires the family to throw a party. Dec 23, Tiago Andrade rated it it was amazing. I was so disappointed years later to hear the original where everyone has a dodgy spanish accent!

This book was about Asterix and Oblix and the went to a town and the prices were really high and they helped some really rich people. I think I have a rough draft of it written around here somewhere…. Recht hat er, der Dingsbums! When the prosecutor announces the same initial speech intended by the defense lawyer, the latter calls for a suspension in proceedings.

Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Its a fudge but at least they try to face it down as best they could.

To view it, click here. I completley forgot that this episode was such a good one.

Asterix and the Laurel Wreath – Wikipedia

Though, as luck would have it, they still get an appointment through their buyer to the Palace, where they are captured as traitors and put on trial. This is a full-on family-style sit-com from the s here. The obstacle the hero must overcome needs to be harder. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


So they do the next best thing and attempt to sell themselves as slaves, laureel to get into Ceaser’s household they can only be sold from one particular action house, and getting to be a slave there is no easy task, and even then, they end up getting sold to the wrong person rather than Ceaser, they are sold to a laugel well to do household, but not actually Ceaser’s household.

One technique I liked in this book a lot is the nighttime coloring style. Perfect cast, perfect everything!

Or, perhaps I just have a higher threshold of tolerance for drunkennes over sloppy fondue eating. In Asterix one finds all of human life. While one would expect them to simply charge into Ceaser’s palace and bust the place up, Asterix does remind Obelix that while the potion gives them superhuman strength, it does not make them invulnerable, and since Ceaser’s praetorian guard are of a much higher calibre than the legionaries camped perpetually outside their village, that course of action is not open to them.

Asterix v “Asterix and the Laurel Wreath” – Pipeline Comics

In the cells, they enjoy luxurious food funded by Typhus and Humerus; but as they are about to enter the arena, Asterix and Obelix learn that Caesar is not present, having gone off to fight pirates.

Hoping to get access to Caesar, they sell themselves as slaves – but anv they do a deal with the corrupt Goldendelicius to swap the laurels for parsley? Upon Asterix and Obelix’s return, Wreafh arrives in his brother-in-law’s village in order to eat the stew containing Caesar’s laurel wreath, and Qreath states that a wealthy man like him would never eat such a meal in his own house.

In the end it is all a matter of identity, and in many cases an identity that you are trying to create for yourself. In a rash bet, Chief Vitalstatistix promised he could use Caesar’s laurel wreath to season a stew.


Asterix: Asterix and the Laurel Wreath : Album 18

How come I’ve managed to buy my son a 1st edition? The Magic Potion makes them strong, not invincible. View all 3 comments. As always, a joy to look at–and I am sure there are specific French parody references in some of the character designs that go over my head.

Aug 29, Jc rated it liked it. The updated remastered coloring is fairly faithful to the original.

Asterix and the Laurel Wreath

Oct 26, David Sarkies rated it liked it Shelves: This one has always been among my faves, with some of the tye being pure comic gold IMO: Nov 21, Adrien rated it it was amazing. When I first compared the editions to the books, I found big differences. Views Read Edit View history.

Asterix and the Laurel Wreath: On Goodreadsthe album has a score of 4.

Open Preview See a Problem? One of the fun parts about this series is the names. Anyone know why Wikipedia says that Asterix and the Laurel Wreath contains scenes of “particular graphic violence”?

Anyway, Impedimentia the Chief’s wife seems to be a little upset that her brother is a well to do merchant while her husband is the chief of a villag Life in the big city 16 October This album sees Asterix and Obelix return to Rome to assist Chief Vitalstatistix save face after a drunken boast made at the house of his despised brother-in-law in Lutetia. Asterix e Obelix, naturalmente, che come nella migliore commedia degli equivoci, passeranno da schiavi a prigionieri a gladiatori a banditi prima di riuscire nell’impresa.