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News, Gossip and Rumours from Asterix around the World

Most of these news items are concerned with the international publication of Asterix comic books. However, we try to cover all news of Asterix, including media appearances and new products... but we need your help. Items other than comic translations are presented against a coloured background.
Quoi!!? Ils sont de retour?
Album 36 «Le Papyrus de César» / «Asterix and the missing scroll» is announced to appear 22 october 2015! We are eagerly waiting for any glimpses of the artwork, or hints on the contents of the adventure. Will it be a story in the village, after the journey taken to the Picts last time? (8 March 15)
Cheers! Happy Birthday Albert!
Joyeux anniversaire! This week Albert Uderzo artist and "father" of Asterix celebrates his 88th birthday, on April 25. Many happy and healthy years from the villagers (eeuh, fans). Some goat's milk, or do you instead prefer luke warm beer to toast? (22 April 15)
  The Grand Asterix Casting
Have you ever dreamed about being part of an Asterix adventure, now? It's possible. Two fans will be selected to be drawn in the new album to come. How to take part? Easy. You just have to take a photo of you (full face view) when dressed up as one of your favourite characters from the series. Then post it on facebook app. Two days left (From the publishers. Selected countries only) (17 February 15)
Season's greetings!
We wish you all the best for 2015. Health, happiness, ... and there are rumours that we will see a new Asterix album. Enjoy the Asterix movie during the holidays. (2 January 15)
  Craiceáilte, na Rómhánaigh seo!
The -more or less- official count of Asterix languages is now 115. The books by publisher Dalen have been issued. Actually from our perspective Dalen is doing very well reviving the Asterix translations in several Celtic languages and in Scots. Can we also have Kernewek please? (27 November 14)

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