Review. It is almost impossible to single out one album from this remarkable comic book series, but Legionary comes closest to perfection. A masterclass in. Asterix the Legionary (French: Asterix legionnaire) is the tenth book in the Asterix series by RenĂ© Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. It was first published as s\dASa. “Asterix the Legionary” is the funniest album in the series so far. It reads like classic Vaudeville steeped in Roman history. It’s a laugh on every.

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It feels very Vaudevillian. Of course its a. All of the humour and the puns haven’t lost any of their charm even 20 years or so after last reading them, in fact I think I picked up a few more references that sailed over my head last time.

Obelix falls for a girl named Panacea, but she’s engaged to a guy that has been drafted into the Roman army and is being sent to Africa. He gets into a scene, tells a joke, tells another joke, and then closes on a joke that completes the circle from the beginning of the scene.

My very first Asterix book is one of my favorites. J’ai ri aux larmes sur certaine des planches A watchmaker was accepted into the Watchmaker’s Guild of Geneva Founded with these words. I completely agree with Augie.


Asterix and the Roman Agent. Nov 21, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Contents [ show ]. British tax Gastronomix Gastronomics: Asterix and the Chieftain’s Shield.

Retrieved from ” http: The Battle of Asterrixwhich seems to be the one taking place in this book, happened in the real world in 46 BC. Due to the good-natured interplay of the medley band of recruits whose multiple language barriers conspire to break the morale of every Roman authority figure they encounter. Get some as Christmas or birthday gifts.

Asterix the Legionary

This, needless to say, is the opposite of what everyone else wants or expects. Another funny adventure to enjoy!

Canal BD Le Portail. May 13, Mimi rated it liked it Shelves: Asterix going to a new office is a repeated gag. Asterix and Obelix desert and set out to search for him, raiding Scipio’s camp and successfully rescuing the young man. Preparing for war is a long training process. I particularly like the clueless Egyptian who speaks in hieroglyphs, and the repeated recitation of the unit designation.

Obelix actually falls in love and does all he must to keep his love happy. With their new fellow legionaries they travel to Africa where Caesar is busy fighting The annoyed feeling Asterix has continues to build up over the course of this page. A humorous entry in the series, this tale is mostly a parody of two things: This is slow burn slapstick comedy at its finest.


Comics infobox image less caption Graphic kegionary pop. Our brave hero’s actually join the Roman army! Caesar has volunteered Tragicomix into his Legions and is shipping him off to fight in Africa.

Asterix the Legionary (Asterix, #10) by René Goscinny

May 02, Thomas Ray rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Romans are confounded, and Asterix and Obelix pound this home again and again. In the real world, Caesar won this battle too, as he won nearly all of them. Settled originally by the Greeksit became an ally of Rome and a major shipping port, with its convenient and valuable waterfront property along the Mediterranean Sea.

So Caesar, while travelling past the town on his way to Spain, l eft three legions of his soldiers behind to take the town back for him.

Jan 15, Sarah Crawford rated it it was amazing. Views Read Edit View history. The bulk of the book, covering the training, is great. Aug 13, Guguk rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 14, Floyd Annd rated it it was amazing Shelves: Asterix and Obelix head for Condatum where they learn that Tragicomix has already left for Massiliathe Mediterranean port from which the soldiers depart.