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'Asterix and Obelix' co-creator Albert Uderzo dies in his sleep aged 92

12 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Albert Uderzo, the French illustrator who - together with writer Rene Goscinny - created the comic book Asterix and Obelix in 1959, died Tuesday from a heart attack in his sleep at his home near Paris.
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Albert Uderzo dead - legendary Asterix creator dies aged 92 after heart attack

Albert Uderzo dead - legendary Asterix creator dies aged 92 after heart attack

12 days ago   |   By The Irish Sun

THE co-creator of the popular Asterix and Obelix comics has died aged 92.
Albert Uderzo died at his home in Neuilly, just west of Paris after suffering from a heart attack.
His death is not linked to the coronavirus, his family said in a statement.
Uderzo and co-author René Goscinny created the French comic series about a small village of Gauls who stand up to the Roman Empire.
It first appeared in the Franco-Belgian magazine Pilote in 1959.
The comic series has gone on to sell more than 380million copies in 100 different languages internationally.
Uderzo was the illustrator of the Asterix...
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Asterix creator Albert Uderzo dies at 92

12 days ago   |   By The Guardian

French comic book artist, who created Asterix with the writer René Goscinny, dies at home ‘from a heart attack unrelated to the coronavius' Asterix illustrator Albert Uderzo has died at the age of 92, his family has announced. The French comic book artist, who created the beloved Asterix comics in 1959 with the writer René Goscinny, died on Tuesday. He “died in his sleep at his home in Neuilly from a heart attack unrelated to the coronavirus. He had been very tired for several weeks,” his son-in-law Bernard de Choisy told AFP.
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