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Albert Uderzo (1927–2020)

Author of Asterix the Gaul

Includes the names: Uderzo, A. Uderzo, a. uderzo, Albert Uderzo, Alberto Uderzo

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Albert Uderzo was born on April 25, 1927 in Fismes, France as Alberto Aleondro Uderzo. In 1940, when he was just 13, he worked for Paris Publishing Society where he learned the basics for his profession - designing text and letters and editing photos. During World War II he worked on a farm and later as a furniture maker with his father. His drawing skills were put aside until 1945 when he entered a comic strip competition and later worked on a cartoon film titled Clic Clac. In the mean time he moved to Paris and worked on the magazine O.K. where he created several comics such as Arys Buck and Belloy. It was then that he met Rene Goscinny and the two worked on new comic book characters like Ompah-pah, Jehan Pistolet and Luc Junior. In 1959 they started a magazine called Pilote aimed at older children. It was the first issue that introduced the character Asterix and it was a big hit. By 1967 the comic became so popular that they decided to devote all their time to the series. Albert Uderzo was the illustator of all thirty Asterix adventures and the writer of the last eight adventures.
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Asterix the Gaul (Illustrator) 2,200 copies, 35 reviews
Asterix in Britain (Illustrator) 1,769 copies, 21 reviews
Asterix and Cleopatra (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,764 copies, 14 reviews
Asterix at the Olympic Games (Illustrator) 1,533 copies, 9 reviews
Asterix and the Goths (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,528 copies, 17 reviews
Asterix and the Golden Sickle (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,493 copies, 13 reviews
Asterix the Gladiator (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,482 copies, 10 reviews
Asterix the Legionary (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,463 copies, 14 reviews
Asterix and the Banquet (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,411 copies, 17 reviews
Asterix in Switzerland (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,363 copies, 15 reviews
Asterix in Spain (Illustrator) 1,346 copies, 12 reviews
Asterix and the Big Fight (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,344 copies, 8 reviews
Asterix and the Normans (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,318 copies, 10 reviews
The Mansions of the Gods (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,314 copies, 11 reviews
Asterix and the Roman Agent (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,265 copies, 9 reviews
Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield (Illustrator; Author) 1,247 copies, 8 reviews
Asterix and the Laurel Wreath (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,237 copies, 7 reviews
Obelix and Co. (Illustrator) 1,228 copies, 9 reviews
Asterix in Corsica (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,226 copies, 10 reviews
Asterix and the Soothsayer (Illustrator) 1,224 copies, 6 reviews
Asterix in Belgium (Illustrator; Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,223 copies, 7 reviews
Asterix and the Cauldron (Illustrator; Illustrator) 1,222 copies, 6 reviews
Asterix and the Great Crossing (Illustrator) 1,215 copies, 7 reviews
Asterix and Caesar's Gift (Illustrator) 1,152 copies, 7 reviews
Asterix and the Great Divide (Author) 1,111 copies, 7 reviews
Asterix and the Black Gold (Author) 1,086 copies, 8 reviews
Asterix and the Magic Carpet (Author) 1,078 copies, 6 reviews
Asterix and Son (Author) 1,071 copies, 3 reviews
Asterix and the Secret Weapon (Author) 955 copies, 7 reviews
Asterix and Obelix All at Sea (Author) 929 copies, 6 reviews
Asterix and the Actress (Author) 895 copies, 4 reviews
Asterix and the Falling Sky (Author) 738 copies, 13 reviews
Asterix and the Class Act (Author) 668 copies, 6 reviews
Asterix & Obelix's Birthday: The Golden Book (Illustrator) 366 copies, 5 reviews
Asterix Gallus (Illustrator) 67 copies
Oumpah Pah le Peau-Rouge (Illustrator) 63 copies, 2 reviews
Asterix the Warrior (Illustrator) 59 copies, 1 review
Oumpah-Pah et les pirates (Illustrator) 40 copies, 1 review
The Meeting of the Chieftains (Illustrator) 37 copies
The Great Asterix Omnibus (Illustrator) 36 copies
Travels with Asterix (Illustrator) 26 copies, 1 review
Asterix to the Rescue (Illustrator) 24 copies
Find Asterix 24 copies
Asterix and the Romans (Illustrator) 24 copies
The Bumper Asterix Omnibus (Illustrator) 23 copies, 1 review
Asterix: le storie piu belle (Illustrator) 22 copies
Giant Asterix Omnibus (Illustrator) 21 copies
Asterix and Cleopatra [movie] (Author) 21 copies, 1 review
Asterix the Brave (Illustrator) 21 copies
Fantastic Asterix (Illustrator) 20 copies
Absolutely Asterix (Illustrator) 19 copies
Asterix and Friends (Illustrator) 19 copies
ASTERIX THE CHAMPION (Illustrator) 19 copies
Adventures of Asterix: Omnibus (Illustrator) 19 copies
De avonturen van Asterix Nr 6 (Illustrator) 17 copies
Mirages te koop 14 copies
12 Tasks of Asterix (Author) 14 copies
Asterix Fossa Alta in Latin (Author) 14 copies
Asterix on Top! (Illustrator) 14 copies
Geheime basis 12 copies
Luchtpiraten (Illustrator) 11 copies
Mini-verhalen (Illustrator) 11 copies
Joonatan Pistooli (Illustrator) 8 copies
Asterix Collectie III (Illustrator) 7 copies
Dogmatix and the Boar Hunt (Illustrator) 5 copies
Astérix Bretons / Normands (Illustrator) 5 copies
Asterix and the Roman Camp (Illustrator) 5 copies
Asterix the Strong (Illustrator) 4 copies
Die Grobe Uberfahrt (Illustrator) 3 copies
El adivino 3 copies
Asterix & {e} compagni (Illustrator) 3 copies
Idéfix au cirque (Illustrator) 3 copies
Dogmatix the Athlete (Illustrator) 3 copies
La vuelta a la Galia de Astérix (Illustrator) 2 copies
Asterix julehefte 2001 (Illustrator) 1 copy
Idefix 1 copy
Tout belloy t01 (Illustrator) 1 copy
Idéfix et le bébé (Illustrator) 1 copy
Une folle poursuite (Illustrator) 1 copy
Oumpah-Pah mission secrète (Illustrator) 41 copies
The Roman Conspiracy (Asterix game books) (Illustrator, some editions) 34 copies
Cooking with Asterix (Illustrator) 14 copies
Dogmatix and the Magic Potions (Illustrator) 11 copies
Asterix Versus Caesar [1985 film] (Author) 9 copies, 1 review
Asterix Gauls' Village (Illustrator) 6 copies
Dogmatix Makes a Friend (Illustrator) 6 copies
Dogmatix and the Storm (Illustrator) 5 copies
Dogmatix and the Little Girl (Illustrator) 4 copies
Idefixin syntymäpäivä (Illustrator) 2 copies
Tempo bok 16 (Illustrator) 1 copy
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