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Astérix comic books cartoonist Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

Albert Uderzo, the cartoonist behind the renowned French Astérix and Obélix comic show, has died at age 92.

“He’d been really tired for many weeks,” he added.

The comic series about musicians throughout the Gallic Wars started in a magazine in 1959. An international success, you will find over 380 million comics offered, and they’ve been translated into over 110 languages ​​and dialects.

The author of these comic René Goscinny died in 1977.

Uderzo was born in 1927 and his drawings showed guarantee even as a kid.

Around age ten, based on his biography, he started to draw characters with large noses, a feature that would last in his job.

Following the Second World War, Uderzo released his drawings in magazines and also engaged in the creation of animations.

Uderzo sketched the famed French cartoon character in 35 volumes, by the very first”Astérix le Gaulois” published in 1961 before 2009 using”L’Anniversaire d’Astérix et Obélix – Le Livre d’or” that celebrated the 50th anniversary of this collection.