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Astérix Legionário (Astérix #10)

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It’s off to the wars for Asterix and Obelix: they’ve enlisted as legionnaires in order to rescue Tragicomix, whom the Romans forcibly conscripted. The two find Tragicomix and succeed in causing the biggest commotion ever on a battlefield.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published January 1974 by Livraria Bertrand (first published November 10th 1966)
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David Sarkies
Feb 20, 2014 David Sarkies rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comedy
Asterix and Obelix in the Army
18 August 2013

Poor Obelix, he meets a girl with whom he falls in love only to discover that she has been engaged to somebody else and he has been drafted into the Roman Army to go and fight Ceaser's civil war against Pompey. Well, any love sick individual would probably sit back, wait until he is killed, and then make his move, but not Asterix and Obelix – they are too noble and honourable to do that, so they do what any good and noble person would do in such a sit
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Jacques le fataliste et son maître
Storia semplice, gli spunti di comicità più brillanti nascono dal carattere “multiculturale” del gruppetto di soldati in cui Asterix e Obelix vengono inquadrati e dalla loro interazione con la disciplina dell’esercito romano. Memorabili: l’egiziano che si arruola credendo di entrare in un villaggio vacanze e resta di questa idea fino alla fine e i siparietti fra l’interprete e i legionari che non parlano latino.
Karhum Ghassan
Dec 18, 2012 Karhum Ghassan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My favorite of the Asterix books. I particularly like the clueless Egyptian who speaks in hieroglyphs, and the repeated recitation of the unit designation. Possibly my favorite Asterix in which he and the lovely Obelix enlist in the Roman army, along with various other misfits, Goths, etc. Can't think of anything else in fact this one is cool because Asterix and Obelix actually enlist with the roman army
Karschtl
Mein Freund hat sich dieses Buch aus der Bibliothek ausgeborgt, zu Recherchezwecken für einen Literaturcache zu H.C. Artmann, dem Übersetzer dieser wienerischen Fassung.

Ich, die ich zwar alle Asterix-Filme kenne aber bisher so gut wie keinen Comic gelesen hab, wollte ihn dann auch mal lesen. Weil sich sowas gesprochen aber besser anhört als nur still gelesen, hat mein Freund (mit dem Wiener Dialekt besser vertraut als ich) es mir vorgelesen. Und später hab ich dann einiges vorgelesen und mich wo
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Travis
Jan 31, 2010 Travis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic-books, classics
For the girl he secretly has a crush on, Obelix volunteers himself and Asterix to find her missing fiance. The problem is, he was 'drafted' by the roman army and is now stationed in Egypt.
They decide the easiest way to find him is sign up for the army themselves and get assigned where their quarry is.
They of course prove more than the Roman army can handle and cause chaos and confusion every step of the way.
My very first Asterix book is one of my favorites. A slapstick comedy look at ancient his
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Thomas
Jan 30, 2016 Thomas rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Laugh a minute with Asterix and friends. I love the humour in these books. Im actually laughing out loud at the silliness!
Krishna Kumar
May 01, 2015 Krishna Kumar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a rare Asterix volume that hints at romantic feelings in Asterix and Obelix. Panacea, returning back to the village after her studies, captures Obelix’s heart only to break it when it is revealed that she is already engaged to Tragicomix, who has been drafted by Caesar’s army. Obelix vows to find Tragicomix and bring him back. Asterix joins Obelix in getting recruited for the army and sent to Africa where they can finish their mission.

The overall story is not that compelling, but the joy
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Helmut
Oct 12, 2014 Helmut rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
A vacation in a foreign land - Uncle SPQR does the best he can
Ich verstehe Obelix, und kann gut mitfühlen, wie es ihm geht, als er den Verlobten der Frau, in die er sich verknallt hat, aus der Gefangenschaft in Nordafrika befreien soll. Die Welt ist nicht gerecht. Trotzdem ist er ein echter Gentleman. Respekt.

Und die Hauptarbeit ist dabei nichtmal, die Römer zu verprügeln. Nein, der Eintritt in die Legion bringt andere Herausforderungen an unsere gewitzten Gallier und deren griechisch-belgisch-g
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Guguk
Nov 09, 2015 Guguk rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yang keinget dari komik ini adalah ransum tentaranya~

Gimana ransum tentara Romawi yang gak enak pol-polan itu ternyata untuk menjaga agar kesangaran mereka tetap dalam kondisi 'fit' (^,,^)

Terus, tentara rekrutan dari berbagai daerah jajahan itu ya jelas gak mau makan makanan gak enak...dan hasilnya, yang mereka makan itu~~ 。゚( ゚^^゚)゚。 (view spoiler)
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Paul
Nov 29, 2012 Paul rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
J'ai un énorme parti de mon coeur réservé aux histoires d'Astérix et Obélix.
Cela étant dit, ceci est probablement une de mes histoires préférée de ces deux Gaulois.
J'ai ri aux larmes sur certaine des planches... pas bon pour la préservation, mais très bon pour le moral... poils à l'occipital?
My Uncovered books
Je passe toujours un bon moment en compagnie d’Astérix et Obélix, je ne me lasse pas de partager leur aventure tout en appréciant les images magnifiques !!

Chronique complète sur mon blog: https://myuncoveredbooks.wordpress.co...
Vasco Ribeiro
Jan 03, 2015 Vasco Ribeiro rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in2014
História bem construída e inteligente com aqueles pequenos pormenores que fazem os livros ser estimulantes.
A História: à pequena aldeia gaulesa regressa Falbala, uma jovem muito atraente e que tinha ido estudar para Condate (Rennes). Obélix fica apaixonado por ela. Entetanto ela recebe uma carta (lápide) do noivo, Trágicomix, a dizer-lhe que tinha sido recrutado como legionário para combater em áfrica um adversário interno de César, Cipião. Astérix e Obélix prometem ir libertá-lo, mas quando che
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Phelphel
Jul 09, 2008 Phelphel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
saya membaca komik ini dalam versi bahasa indonesia yang diterjemahkan oleh Rahartati Bambang Haryo dengan sangat brilian.

satiap ekspresi yang digambarkan oelh uderzo tercerap dengan baik di ingatan saya.

asurancetourix yang marah ketika rumahnya ditendang obelix yang sedang jatuh cinta.

pancaran semangat obelix ketika mengusung batu menhir berpita untuk falbala.

legiuner yang patah hati ketika harus "ngemong" obelix dan asterix yang jadi prajurit galia dan kawan-kawannya yang bar bar. ia harus men
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Vanja Antonijevic
Jan 10, 2008 Vanja Antonijevic rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good book, at # 10.


Wiki summary and other points:

"The book begins with a now familiar scene of the indomitable Gauls' village. Asterix and Obelix have just returned from a fruitful hunt, when at the entrance to the village they pass a beautiful blond young lady by the name of Panacea who has returned to the village after studying in Condatum. Obelix immediately falls in love. After a few scenes of Obelix embarrassing himself, Panacea receives word that her fiancé Tragicomix has been conscr
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Manuel Chiofi
Jan 23, 2016 Manuel Chiofi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
L'esilarante esperienza di Asterix e Obelix nell'esercito romano assicura risate a non finire. Obelix decide di aiutare la bella Falbalà a ritrovare il suo fidanzato arruolato a forza e spedito in Africa. Tra centurioni disperati, commilitoni stranieri e marce forzate Asterix e Obelix troveranno il modo di ritrovare il fidanzato perduto e aiutare persino Giulio Cesare. Sempre col prezioso aiuto della pozione magica!
Il film Asterix contro Cesare è in parte ispirato a questo volume.
Meghna
Feb 16, 2013 Meghna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Asterix lovers and anyone who loves a comic read
Recommended to Meghna by: parents
Shelves: favorites, asterix
This was the second Asterix book that I had read, it exceeded "Asterix the Gaul" by large. This is by far my favorite Asterix Comic! I loved everything about the book, the comedy, the jokes repeated in several languages, the trouble caused by Asterix and Obelix to their Roman superiors, i.e centurions; all in all the book was hilarious and is truly a great read...! My favorite part of the book was_ (view spoiler) ...more
Jerome
Apr 24, 2015 Jerome rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A humorous entry in the series, this tale is mostly a parody of two things: first love and military culture. Obelix is smitten by one of the village girls but is pained to find out that she is already engaged to a certain Tragicomix, who has been conscripted into the Roman army (on campaign in North Africa against Scipio). The two enlist in the army and, along with a colorful collection of recruits from around the Roman empire, travel to Africa for the war against Scipio and attempt to track dow ...more
Murshidul
Apr 18, 2014 Murshidul rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's funny as hell. Asterix and Obelix goes off on a journey to join Caesar's army to find the lover of Panacea. They meets a weird group of people, who are confused and they further gets on the nerves of the Romans. Very funny indeed!!!
Sarah Crawford
Jan 29, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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. Asterix and Obelix promise to get him and bring him to the village. There's a hilarious section that follows about them joining the army, training, etc.

This is one of the funniest of all the series.
Linda Hall
May 28, 2014 Linda Hall rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
AWESOME!!! There is nothing that comes close to Asterix - I have the whole series, both on e-books and hard-copy and they are some of most treasured possessions. I grew up with them and they are simply the best!
Alexander Rolfe
Oct 10, 2015 Alexander Rolfe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'll let one review stand for the whole set-- I've read them all to the children (more than once), and I think this one might be the best. Even in translation they're very funny.
Greg
Jan 29, 2016 Greg rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My copy of this one is one of the smaller versions. It was given to me by one of my friend's mothers after he died. Inside it says his name and class, 2B.
Mohammed Mortada
Love is a devastating force of destruction But with a giant child like Obleix it's a little bit complicated
Beware of dropping trees and earth quacks
Edward Davies
Aug 25, 2015 Edward Davies rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Asterix and Obelix join the Roman army to rescue a conscript in the name of love in this fun installment of the series.
Denim Datta
very funny story. read this in school days first, in bengali. and discovered now that it doesn't loose a bit now.
Stefanus Andre
May 27, 2014 Stefanus Andre rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I actually felt sorry for the Roman centurions training these Gauls! :( Regardless, it is still a very funny book.
Amalie
Recruiting new members for Caesar's army!

The most memorable character of the book is Ptenisnet the Egyptian volunteer who believes that he is actually on a package holiday!!! :D Ptenisnet forever complains about the accommodation and asking to see the menu. Ptenisnet mistakes Julius Caesar for a holiday-camp redcoat. Read this for Ptenisnet.

Gastronomix the Belgian volunteer shares a barber with Tintin.

Due to the good-natured interplay of the medley band of recruits whose multiple language barri
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Steef
Jun 08, 2014 Steef rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: strips, nederlands
One of the Asterix albums with the best humour. Also one of my favourites from when I was a kid.
Vicente L Ruiz
Another of my favourites. Probably the second best in my opinion.
Barbi
Feb 19, 2016 Barbi rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It was not as good as I remembered it being.
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René Goscinny was a French author, editor and humorist, who is best known for the comic book Astérix, which he created with illustrator Albert Uderzo, and for his work on the comic series Lucky Luke with Morris (considered the series' golden age).

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