The new album

The new album 2019-10-17T15:42:55+02:00

Written by: Jean-Yves Ferri – Drawings by: Didier Conrad
Published by: Les Éditions Albert René
First album edition: octobre 24th, 2019

With an anniversary and the publication of a long-awaited new album, 2019 is definitely a BIG YEAR for Asterix! As usual, the latest adventure for Asterix and Obelix begins in their famous Gaulish village. After an escapade in Italy in 2017 with Asterix and the Chariot Race, it’s back to Armorica with a new arrival who’ll turn the village upside down! Asterix and the Chieftain’s Daughter is the fourth collaboration between writer-designer Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrator Didier Conrad. The creative duo, ever eager to dream up new adventures, are perfectly attuned to the legendary world devised by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo.

Upheavals and pandemonium are definitely on the horizon! The daughter of the famous Gaulish chieftain Vercingetorix is being hunted down by the Romans. She secretly finds refuge in the village of our indomitable Gauls – the only place in Roman-occupied Gaul that can guarantee her protection. And let’s just say that having this very special teenager around will cause a fair few intergenerational ructions …