Asterix in Switzerland is the sixteenth volume of the Asterix comic book series, by René Danish: Asterix i Alperne; Dutch: Asterix en de Helvetiërs; Finnish: Asterix ja alppikukka (Asterix and the Edelweiss, or, more literally, “Asterix and the. Feb 16, This Pin was discovered by Denis Kassel. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. De Helvetiers Asterix Y Obelix, Cartoon Drawings, Comic Character, Astérix el Galo – Obélix y Compañía (Hachette Livre en Francia, Salvat en España.
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The Secret of the Magic Potion. Flavus, upon finding that the Quaestor will not be easy to corrupt, serves him food laced with poison and provides inept doctors making absurd guesses at his ailment.
Following the protests of MayGoscinny asterkx introducing more “adult” themes enn as the opening “orgy” scene which parodies Federico Fellini ‘s debauched Roman film, Fellini Satyricon. Instead, the now-healthy Sinusitus marches out of Getafix’s house, and empowered by the druid’s magic potion, punches Flavus into the sky, announcing that he will now expose the corruption and sentence Flavus and Odus to their fate in the Circus in Rome.
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From Wikipedia, astetix free encyclopedia. Asterix in Switzerland French: Asterix and the Roman Agent. The added element of potential death offers a startling but refreshing moment of drama in the otherwise whimsical series.
Retrieved from ” https: During the celebration, Obelix is rendered senseless by plum wineand the veterans are attacked by the Roman army; whereupon Asterix and some of the Helvetians, tying themselves to Obelix and each other, obtain the ‘silver star’ from the mountainside, while the remaining Helvetians repel the Romans.
Other stories that share a dramatic turn include Asterix and Son where the village is destroyed and Asterix and the Magic Carpet.
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Archived from the original on The Mansions of the Gods. The story ends with the usual banquet for the villagers and Sinisitus, making it the first banquet featuring a Roman as a guest. Getafix agrees to brew an antidote for Sinusitus but lacks an essential ingredient: Condatum ‘s Roman governor Varius Flavus has been embezzling a majority of the taxes he collects in order to finance a debauched lifestyle of never-ending parties, sending only a pittance to Romeuntil Quaestor Vexatius Sinusitus is sent to investigate.
Asterix and Obelix reach Helvetia but soon run into difficulties set by the Romans, as Varius Flavus has warned his colleague in Helvetia, the equally-corrupt Curius Odus, of their arrival.
He also eb that Sinusitus remain in the Gaulish village as a hostage; apparently to guarantee Asterix and Obelix’s return, but actually to protect Sinusitus from Flavus. Later Varius Flavus comes to the village, expecting Sinusitus to be near death, either from the poison or execution by the Gauls after Asterix and Obelix have failed to return. Archived copy as title Comics infobox image less caption Graphic novel pop Articles containing French-language text Articles with French-language external links.
This album features a rare dark overtone in that the plot involves a victim of attempted murder. This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat The painted faces, feeling of ennui, mechanical gorging of elaborate food, and sado-masochistic punishments are balanced in Helvetia by the fastidiousness of the Swiss servants who keep cleaning up messes, washing whipsetc.
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Realizing his life is in danger, Sinusitus sends for the druid Getafixwho instantly identifies the malady as attempted murder by poison. Views Read Edit View history.
Thus the Gauls find themselves continually chased and delayed by the Romans, but are assisted by the hotel manager Petitsuix, bank manager Zurix, and some Helvetian veterans who hold a celebration at Lake Geneva.