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Our news items highlight developments in the World of Asterix. Because of the focus of this site these mainly are concerned with the international publication of Asterix comic books. However, sometimes we cover other news of Asterix, including media appearances and new products... All new publications are listed in our Translation updates. But we need your help! Missing anything? Send us a note.
Par Toutatis, un nouvel album le 24 Octobre
Fans who faithfully follow the official Asterix Twitter or Facebook will have seen the first announcements. The new 38th album of our friends is set to appear on October 24 2019. These social media have also published already two teasers. First an announcement page. This will not appear in the final book, but is said to reveal some hint to the story. (Jimihendrix? Famous Gauls??) Also we find a pencil sketch where we see that the village is visited for an "important meeting"?? Search and you will find! (8 January 19)
Tutto Asterix con Gazzetta
At the start of this 60th anniversary year Italian Corriere della Sera will issue a new edition of the Asterix adventures with its newspaper. Each week a new book in more or less chronological order for only 4.99 euros (plus the cost of the newspaper). Amazing, considering they had a similar campaign around four years ago! (Happy new year, by the way) (4 January 19)
The Secret of the Magic Potion
From the announcement on the official site: "The tension is mounting, the magic potion bubbling... A new full-length animated feature, Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion, is coming to the big screen on 5 December 2018!". An interview with director Louis Clichy can be found at cartoonbrew: don't miss the trailer! (6 September 18)
news from Indonesia and additions for Icelandic editions
There is a new publisher in Indonesia. The first two titles have been released.
Christian from Germany has reported that former Icelandic publisher Fjölvi have published two more titles in the magazine Lesbók Morgunblaðsins between 1979 and 1981. Read more on our Icelandic page. (26 March 18)
  A few updates
We made a few minor changes and we have reorganized the Serbo-Croatian and Serbian pages. Albums printed after 1991 are moved to the Serbian page. (23 February 18)


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