Tag Archive for Rene Goscinny

42 Word Review: The Daltons Redeem Themselves by Morris & Goscinny

The Daltons Redeem Themselves by Morris & Goscinny, trans. Erica Jeffrey (Cinebook Ltd, 2012) [from Les Dalton se rachétent, Dargaud Editeur Paris, 1971] For Asterix junkies who’ve been in withdrawal since René Goscinny’s death in 1977, a retrospective fix now exists in the translation of his collaborations with artist Morris on the American wild west Lucky Luke series: different characters…

42 Word Review: Asterix and the Picts by Jean-Yves Ferri & Didier Conrad

Asterix and the Picts by Jean-Yves Ferri & Didier Conrad; trans. Anthea Bell (Orion, 2013) With Albert Uderzo’s retirement after fifty-four years of drawing Asterix, the illustration of this new adventure (to a rather endearing Scotland) is… perfect; nigh on indistinguishable, by Toutatis! The writing, however, continues to lag behind that of co-creator René Goscinny (died 1977).