Asterix at the Olympic Games

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Asterix at the Olympic Games

Written by: Goscinny – Drawings by: Uderzo
Original title: Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques
Published by: Hachette Livre
First published by: Pilote no. 434 (15/02/1968)
First album edition: 1968

The athletes of the ancient world assemble in Athens for the Olympic Games. Asterix and the Gauls enter too, but they’re due for a setback. As an artificial stimulant, magic potion is banned.

Can our friends win at the Games without it? And what’s the special ingredient of the other potion, the one in the cauldron in the shed with the door that doesn’t close properly?

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What the druids have to say about the album

This excellent album has a brilliant new idea: Asterix can win the contests without the magic potion! The shrewd little Gaul is never at a loss.

Since the beginning (or almost), Asterix albums with their picaresque Romans and unknown lands have presented us with lots of trips full of surprises. But this time the adventure changes, in so far as the whole village goes off to win medals in Greece. This means that hitherto secondary characters such as Geriatrix, who is completely wild here, are developed.

After having seen the beginnings of rugby in Asterix in Britain, here we discover, with the help of hilarious evidence, that highly unrecommendable sporting practices already existed in 52 BC.

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Various versions of the album

Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques – Français – Editions Hachette
Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques (Ed.2008) – Français – Editions Hachette
Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques – Français – Editions Hachette – La Grande Collection
Asterix bei den Olympischen Spielen – Allemand – Egmont Comic Collection
Asterix bei den Olympischen Spielen (2008) – Allemand – Egmont Comic Collection
Asterix bei den Olympischen Spielen – Allemand – Egmont Comic Collection – Die Utimative Edition
Asterix y los juegos olimpicos – Espagnol – Salvat
Asterix y los juegos olimpicos – Espagnol – Salvat La colección
Asterix y los juegos olimpicos (Ed.2008) – Espagnol – Salvat
Asterix y los juegos olimpicos – Espagnol – Salvat La Gran Colección
Astèrix als Jocs Olimpics – Catalan – Salvat
Astèrix als Jocs Olimpics (Ed.2008) – Catalan – Salvat
Astérix nos Jogos Olímpicos – Portugais – ASA
Astérix nos Jogos Olímpicos – Portugais – A colecção – Salvat
Asterix at the Olympic Games – Anglais – Orion
Asterix en de Olympische spelen – Néerlandais – Editions Hachette
Asterix Olympialaisissa – Finnois – Egmont Kustannus OY AB
Asterix Olympialaisissa (Ed.2008) – Finnois – Egmont Kustannus OY AB
Ο Αστεριξ στους Ολυμπιακους Αγωνες – O Asterix stous Olympiakous Agones – Grec – Mamouth
Asterix alle olimpiadi – Italien – Panini Comics
Asterix alle olimpiadi (Ed.2008) – Italien – Panini Comics
Asteriks na Igrzyskach Olimpijskich (Ed.2008) – Polonais – Egmont Sp
Asterix Olympius – Latin – Egmont Ehapa Verlag Berlin
아스테릭스, 올림픠에나가다 – Asteriks, ollimpige nagada – Coréen – Moonji
Olympisk mester! – Danois – Egmont A/S
Asterix på olympiaden – Suédois – Egmont AB
Asteriks Olimpiyatlarda – Turc – Remzi Kitabevi
Asterix nos Jogos Olímpicos – Brésilien (Portugais) – Record
Fix un ferdisch – Mundart 36 – Hessisch III
Asterix ba di Olümpischnn Scpüle – Mundart 37 – Steirisch II

Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques - Français - Editions HachetteAstérix aux Jeux Olympiques (Ed.2008) - Français - Editions HachetteAstérix aux Jeux Olympiques - Français - Editions Hachette - La Grande CollectionAsterix bei den Olympischen Spielen - Allemand - Egmont Comic CollectionAsterix bei den Olympischen Spielen (2008) - Allemand - Egmont Comic CollectionAsterix bei den Olympischen Spielen - Allemand - Egmont Comic Collection - Die Utimative EditionAsterix y los juegos olimpicos - Espagnol - SalvatAsterix y los juegos olimpicos - Espagnol - Salvat La colecciónAsterix y los juegos olimpicos (Ed.2008) - Espagnol - SalvatAsterix y los juegos olimpicos - Espagnol - Salvat La Gran ColecciónAstèrix als Jocs Olimpics - Catalan - SalvatAstèrix als Jocs Olimpics (Ed.2008) - Catalan - SalvatAstérix nos Jogos Olímpicos - Portugais - ASAAstérix nos Jogos Olímpicos - Portugais - A colecção – SalvatAsterix at the Olympic Games - Anglais - OrionAsterix en de Olympische spelen - Néerlandais - Editions HachetteAsterix Olympialaisissa - Finnois - Egmont Kustannus OY ABAsterix Olympialaisissa (Ed.2008) - Finnois - Egmont Kustannus OY ABΟ Αστεριξ στους Ολυμπιακους Αγωνες - O Asterix stous Olympiakous Agones - Grec - MamouthAsterix alle olimpiadi - Italien - Panini ComicsAsterix alle olimpiadi (Ed.2008) - Italien - Panini ComicsAsteriks na Igrzyskach Olimpijskich (Ed.2008) - Polonais - Egmont SpAsterix Olympius - Latin - Egmont Ehapa Verlag Berlin아스테릭스, 올림픠에나가다 - Asteriks, ollimpige nagada - Coréen - MoonjiOlympisk mester! - Danois - Egmont A/SAsterix på olympiaden - Suédois - Egmont ABAsteriks Olimpiyatlarda - Turc - Remzi KitabeviAsterix nos Jogos Olímpicos - Brésilien (Portugais) - RecordFix un ferdisch - Mundart 36 - Hessisch IIIAsterix ba di Olümpischnn Scpüle - Mundart 37 - Steirisch II

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Classic paperback collection

N° ISBN : 978-0-75286-627-7
Format : 287 x 216 mm
Pages : 48

Hardback edition

N° ISBN : 978-0-75286-626-0
Format : 287 x 216 mm
Pages : 48