Friday, 22 January 2010
Asterix and Tintin celebrate significant birthdays.
2009 marked the 80th birthday and 50th birthdays respectively of two of the most well-known and well-loved comics Tintin and Asterix the Gaul. Asterix and Obelix’s Birthday: The Golden Book was published to mark the occasion with a print run of three million copies. The first in a trilogy of motion-capture 3D Tintin films from Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson is due for release in 2011.