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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by imported_Tesseract, May 5, 2003.

  1. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    I used to read it in school.
    That's because I was in a french school
    and it was the only comic book I could find.

    and tesser.... fix your gifs man.
  2. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    YES! I got a couple upstairs, I think. My friend down the street has tooonS!

    Nice thread. I have nothing to contribute, but why isn't this thread called "Asterix and Obelix(sp)"?

    I was gonna start a Herge thread last week, but forgot.
  3. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 11,276 Likes Received: 71
  4. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8

    i have seen the comic before.......holy shit......i think i was a kid and i use to have a pen pal from europe.....and they sent me a copy of that comic....wow......i dont even remember what country, i wonder what happened to em........

    crazy, i just got dropped on my head.........
  5. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    They really stuck it to the romans.
  6. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    there were like 5000 issues of that in my elementary school librarys newsstand. i dont think anyone read them. i read a few of them in grade 2. i didnt get it whatsoever.
    i aint gonna lie, i dont know shit about asterix.
  7. Janlo

    Janlo New Jack

    Joined: Nov 13, 2002 Messages: 74 Likes Received: 0
    Asterix is the biggest comix success in the francophone world
    Every child from france , belgium quebec etc begins to read it at small age, but you still can read them at adult age.
    there's a big theme park Asterix in France
    theres 2 Asterix movies , and the last one ( Mission Cléopatre) is one of the biggest success movie in France

    Smart humour, fresh drawings... can't get better than this
  8. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    more so than Les Schtroumpfs?

    They certainly had a huge crossover to the english world.
  9. Al Green

    Al Green Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2001 Messages: 8,561 Likes Received: 1
    personally im a big fan of moebius
    one of my all time favorite fantasy sci fi bugged out french illustrators..

    french make dope comics


    jeeze so many their comicbook shops just have the coolest graphic novels
    nice compostions line qualities.. advanced for western paper based montagerie...

    ness ness ness
  10. yoink

    yoink Elite Member

    Joined: May 27, 2002 Messages: 3,428 Likes Received: 0
    holy shit! ive almostly completely blanked on that! i use to have alot of asterix stuff as a little kid, and i have no idea where it came from! my parents gave it to me and i didnt think twice, just thought it was dope!
  11. I had a bunch of them them I was a little kid, I have no idea where I got them from... but they were absolutely mindblowing. A lot of my drawing training as a little kid came from copying them. It's absolute top-notch cartoon art, and the storylines kicked ass for ages... propzers magnificus.
  12. yoink

    yoink Elite Member

    Joined: May 27, 2002 Messages: 3,428 Likes Received: 0
    this is sidetracking but ive just recently been into some euro artists, have you ever seen Bengals work? a french illustrator who does graphic novels as well, makes some awesome sci fi ish type stuff aLSO.
  13. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2002 Messages: 4,703 Likes Received: 0
    Like every other Canadian in this thread, I read these in elementary school during library time. I would even hide them so I wouldn't have to wait to sign them out.
    A fond memory of childhood.

    Les Schtroumpfs.... hahaha! nice one, K7.