Asterix news News, Gossip and Rumours from Asterix around the World
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.
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)
Season's greetings!
We wish you all the best for 2018. Health, happiness, ... and lots of time to reread the stack of old Asterix albums. (2 January 18)
Astérix et la Transitalique
The title of the new book has been unveiled: Astérix et la Transitalique, or Asterix and the Chariot Race Race through Italy. Also we have learned that our heroes will take a tour along Italy, visiting the tribes that are not yet Roman. (edit) Now that there are only ten days before the launch of the new book, the cover has been revealed, as well as some additional story details. The main vilain will be a masked Roman called Coronavirus.  (6 Apr & 9 Oct 17)

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