Asterix #39: Asterix and The Griffin (Hardcover)
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This is book number 39 in the Asterix series.
Asterix and Obelix are on a new adventure, this time crossing paths with the legendary and mysterious Griffin, stay tuned for more information!
About the Author
Jean-Yves Ferri was handpicked by surviving Asterix creator, Albert Uderzo, to write subsequent volumes of the Asterix franchise, with artist Didier Conrad. Their first volume of Asterix, the 35th in the series, came out in 2013.
Didier Conrad was born in 1959 in France. He worked for the French comics magazine Spirou for a number of years before being handpicked by surviving Asterix creator, Albert Uderzo, to do the art on subsequent volumes of the franchise. Together with writer Jean-Yves Ferri, the duo’s first volume, the 35th in the series, came out in 2013.
"This is dead solid, old-school comics-making used to its best effect. Resolutely fixed panel borders and battle sequences punctuated by occasional close-ups draw eyes relentlessly along the page. The exaggerated cartooning is all big emotions and outsize action, accentuated by bright, popping colors. The steadfast characters have recognizable personalities delivered in quick, broad strokes ....Young readers who haven’t met Asterix will find him both entertainingly new and welcomingly familiar."