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Asterix and Obelix: All At Sea

(Astérix #30)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  3,318 ratings  ·  63 reviews
The slaves are revolting... they've stolen Julius Casar's own galley. Seeking shelter in the little Gaulish village, they find it in crisis. Obelix has suffered diree effects from drinking the druid's magic potions on the sly. Can his friends get him cured by Absolutlifabulos, high priest of Atlantis? Enjoy all the thrills and spills of sea battles against the Roman navy!
Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 21st 2002 by Asterix (first published October 1996)
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Jun 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fumetti, umorismo
Cinque stelle, non fosse altro perché scopriamo perché Obelix non deve bere la pozione magica, e per Kirk Douglas
Ahmad Sharabiani
Asterix and Obelix All at Sea (Astérix #30), Albert Uderzo
Dec 29, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Oh, wie tief kann man stürzen. Vom Comicolymp in die Untiefen des Seichten, Belanglosen, Trivialen, Dümmlichen.
May 01, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comedy
Uderzo's more whimsical and fantastical turn of mind shows through as Asterix and co. meet Spartakis the escaped slave who's stolen Caesar's Galley, deal with the consequences of Obelix stealing magic potion and visit a mythical realm somewhere off the coast of Africa.
The most funny of this issue the young Ovelix! The second funniest is the Greek revolted slave Spartakis that looks like Kirk Douglas! Have you ever seen a galley in a Roman Army camp?
Nov 15, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Revolting slaves led by Kirk Douglas lookalike Spartakis steal a Roman flagship and seek asylum with the Gauls, hotly pursued my Caesar's men. Obelix ODs on magic potion with dramatic consequences. Naval adventures ensue and trip is made to the remaining colonies of Atlantis (or it could be the Canary Islands). Surprisingly wistful Asterix adventure.
Un peu mieux que "La rose et le glaive", cet épisode reste un cran en dessous du niveau originel de la série...

N'eut été le passage Atlante, vraiment too much, ça aurait pu être un bon album. Là, c'est juste moyen, mais on arrive à s'en contenter. Faute de mieux...
Aug 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Not one of the best, in my opinion. Perhaps I just prefer to read these in French or German now: for some reason, the jokes seem funnier.

Caesar's galley has been stolen by some slaves who now need to seek refuge, but where to go, when so much of the world is rules by the Romans? Maybe that little village we have heard tell of...

Meanwhile, Obelix sneaks some magic potion with interesting effect: he is turned to stone. Miraculix/Getafix is unable to reverse the effect but Obelix wakes up a child
Nov 04, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
In this one, Obelix drinks a whole cauldron of magic potion and turns first to granite, and then into a little boy. At the same time, the slave crew of Ceasar's galley have mutinied and are heading for the village of indomitable gauls.
The plot takes place on sea and is all over the place.
Asterix and Obelix is a funny comic book. It talks about the Greek vs Vikings. In this book Asterix brother Obelix is missing. So they go on an adventure to find his brother while obsicals goes in their way.
Nov 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
La Galère d'Obélix - Albert Uderzo
Rating: ★★★★
Review coming soon!
Aug 12, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, finished
Funny and witty as always.
Sep 25, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Obelix just cant fight the urge, can he. Now look what he has done.
Francis Pellow
a little contrived but enjoyable.
Knut Sigurd
Jun 15, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bd
For mykje trylling!
Angelika Sauer
It's not as well written as the original series
Christian Krüger
Den Anfang fand ich gut, aber dann ... naja, insgesamt okay.
Tapani Aulu
Vähän paremman tuntuinen albumi taas välillä. Tuntui enemmän klassiselta Asterixilta.
Željko Filipin
Obelix finally drinks magic potion.
Aaro Salosensaari
Caesarin henkilökohtaisen kaleerin orjat päättävät ottaa hatkat ja suuntaavat kaleerin kohti pientä gallialaiskylää. Samaan aikaan Obelix (joka, kuten kaikki muistamme, putosi pienenä taikajuomatynnyriin) lopultakin onnistuu välttämään Akvavitixin valvovan katseen ja juomaan padasta uudelleen...

Uderzon käsikirjoittamista seikkailuista onnistuneempia: perustoimiva Asterix-tarina, mutta oikeastaan tästä olisi saanut kaksi oikein hyvää erillistä tarinaa.

(Sivuhuomio: Vaikka orjakaleerit ovat klassis
Nicholas Whyte[return][return]It may well be thirty years since I last read an Asterix book, which means I completely missed this one, published in 1996 and translated into English as Asterix and Obelix All at Sea. the sixth of the eight books written by Uderzo alone after Goscinny's death. [return][return]I slightly wish I hadn't. A substantial whack of the humour relies on pretty offensive stereotypes - sub-Saharan Africans depicted as leopard-skin wearing savages. ...more
Manuel Chiofi
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Una rivolta di schiavi preoccupa Cesare. I rivoltosi hanno rubato la sua più bella galera e si stanno dirigendo in Armorica. Qui, nel frattempo, Obelix decide di rompere il tabù e bere la pozione magica diventando di pietra. Asterix e Panoramix dovranno trovare il modo di farlo tornare normale cercando di sfuggire ai romani intenti a cercare di riprendere la nave rubata.
Albo ricchissimo di eventi e di spunti. Uderzo non sta mai fermo, costruendo una storia che salta da una situazione alla succes
Matthew Hunter
Slightly better, Uderzo. But why the racial stereotyping of sub-Saharan Africans? Why include Cleopatra at all in this one? Her role's so small and unimportant, with Egypt playing no part in the proceedings. Was she really needed to prod Caesar's ego enough to make him chase after his stolen ship? No.

Kirk Douglas's appearance as Spartakis (sic) adds some fun, as does Obelix's drinking the magic potion for the first time and later becoming his younger self. But the fun elements don't make up for
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is written by Dargaud. I like this book because it is funny. It showed me how Gauls live without Obelix. When I read this book I am always happy because it is funny and it shows me that there are some precious people that we have hard time without them. This is a good book to read while you have free time to read because it is short and interesting. I like to read them in the library when we have 10 min left so we read. And in that time I complete the hole book and it dosent ruin my fu ...more
Vasco Ribeiro
Só 3 letras porque não achei o texto grande coisa. Talvez culpa da tradução. Muitos trocadilhos sem muita graça.
Escravos roubam a galera de César. Levam-na para a aldeia. Obélix bebe poção mágica. transforma-se em granito. Depois fica com corpo de criança. É raptado. Depois resgatado. Vão à atlântida, mas aí não o curam. Só depois num choque psicológico por astérix estar em perigo, recupera. A galera é de césar é devolvida a Roma, mas acaba por ser destruída.
Karhum Ghassan
Nov 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was a funny book i liked how Obelix became smaller but the same personality the only difference is that......................____________
If you want to find out then read the book ain't going to spoil it for you.
It is a great and funny book, i recommend it to all whom read this review.Have fun reading it:D or should i say AVE FUN READING IT :).
Mar 22, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
An adventurous tale with excellent artwork and a intriguing, if brief and thin, story. The idea of Obelix drinking the potion he isn’t supposed to drink---and then becoming granite and finally a toddler was a bit much. Still, the addition of Spartakis and the city of Atlantis were quite interesting.

Fun and entertaining but not really funny, and with quite a contrived plot.
Dec 06, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Che dire? Finalmente scopriamo perché Obelix non dovrebbe più bere la pozione magica; e un finale un poco meno storico, e negativo, della rivolta servile di Spartaco, aka Kirk Douglas.
E poi c'è la visione di Atlantide che ne da Uderzò, in fondo la mia preferita, anche per la sua atipicità.
Saint No Stopping Us
Jan 30, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens, comics

Six out of ten. CBR format.

Obelix reverts to childhood just as ship full of slaves revolts and steals Caesars finest warship. In search of a cure and freedom, Asterix and friends travel to Atlantis...

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