Adventure with the tiny warrior Astérix

The comic series “The Adventures of Astérix” offers fun, engaging stories that celebrate friendship, courage and the ideal of freedom.

Astérix’s adventures are set 50 years BC, when the whole of Gaule was invaded by a Roman expedition. However, there is still an indomitable Gaulois village that rose to resistance against the invaders.

It was in the critical moments that Astérix and Obélix, two brave and intelligent Gaulois men appeared as the souls of the resistance, who were heroes of the time.

Thanks to the magic potion of the old magician, they possess unrivaled power, side by side with the brothers who have experienced many funny and exciting adventures in the wild and ancient space of the West Ancient Europe.

Over the past 60 years, the humorous, brave Italian pair Astérix and Obélix that represent the French personality has become very familiar to many generations of readers who love European comics.

For Vietnamese readers only, over the past 20 years, Astérix comics still have a strong vitality, a part of the beautiful childhood memories of many generations of readers.

The comics The Adventures of Astérix is ​​associated with the names of authors René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. The series first appeared in the children’s comic magazine Pilote on October 29, 1959, translated into 107 languages, publishing nearly 400 million copies.

Astérix is ​​the main character, and also the hero of adventures. Astérix is ​​a small warrior, very intelligent. He has supernatural powers thanks to the magical water of Master Panoramix.

Obélix is ​​Astérix’s shadow-like best friend. He works as a stone hewler, very fond of wild boar. Obélix is ​​always ready to give up everything to plunge into the adventures with Astérix.

Panoramix is ​​the village’s revered mage, specializing in picking mistletoe leaves to cook magic water. His success is that the kind of water that everyone drinks into will become superheroes.

They are the three important characters in each story volume. Their different looks and diverse personalities make Astérix, Obélix and Panoramix also create interesting stories together.

Not only is it fun to laugh with the fun of adventures, but the series also gives readers profound lessons, that is courage, sincere friendship, and passionate love for nature. and the land where I was born and raised.

Through the adventures of Astérix and friends, we see that they have united against the invading forces to protect the village of Gaulois. No matter how strong the enemy is, they fight with all their might and never step back.

Each volume of Astérix’s Adventures is a mission, a fight against bad forces to protect the village. The story is full of epic, with the character Astérix as the hero, who always leads the friends and neighbors in the battles.

The Adventures of Astérix can also give the reader a wealth of knowledge about a historical era, in the form of beautiful pictures and clever storytelling.

One Piece: 5 characters who died for Luffy, and Ace’s death made many people regret (Part 1)

There are people who sacrifice their arms, but there are also people who have to sacrifice their lives. They are both heroes when they are willing to trade everything for Luffy.

The world of One Piece is very dangerous, especially if you are a pirate. You not only have to deal with monsters and other pirates, you also have to deal with mighty members of the Navy.

In it Luffy is an extraordinary pirate, who has made the World Government and most bloody pirates to be afraid of. Throughout his journey he has faced many terrible enemies, even many times before death without help.

Here are 5 characters who died for Luffy. There are deaths that many people have to regret.

1. Shanks sacrifices an arm to help Luffy

When Luffy was a child he was kidnapped by the mountain bandit Higuma and drowned in the ocean. Right now there are sea monsters near those waters that are endangering him.

And suddenly at the most dangerous moment Shanks came and saved Luffy, but at the cost of Red Hair, he lost an arm. He also became the first character to die for Luffy.

We have seen that Mihawk no longer wanted to fight Shanks because he had an arm. This shows that it greatly affects his strength.

2. Zoro sacrificed himself to accept all of Luffy’s fatigue and pain

For this part, Zoro isn’t the only one trying to sacrifice himself for Luffy’s sake. Sanji and the other Straw Hat crew members were also willing to sacrifice many times to save their captain.

However, during his confrontation with Kuma, Zoro proved to be a true hero when he willingly accepted all the fatigue and pain that Luffy suffered even though he himself was seriously injured after the battle. against Oars.

Kuma’s technique was supposed to kill Zoro right then and there, but fortunately, our swordsman overcame everything and lived to this day.

Things to know about comic history (Part 3)

Comic Code is a very strict law, author Marv Wolfman once told readers about the unreasonable severity of this law.

When he started working in DC, the publisher did not allow his Wolfman surname to be printed because, according to Comic Code, anything related to werewolf was banned. Luckily after that, when the human mind was gradually cleared, the law was also loosened, but there are still some basic things such as no nudity, brutal murder, no brutal torture rape, sexual intercourse, non-advocacy for the use of drugs as well as homosexual relations.

Between the 1950s and 1970s was the Silver Age. After the second world war ended, Comic had to compete fiercely with genres such as horror and detective. Superheroes are back, selected, psychologically and mentally invested, and everyday conflicts are clearly portrayed, using scientific theories to explain their stories. The plot is also becoming more and more complex. This period also marks the dominance of two giants in the American Comic publishing industry, Marvel and DC. DC returns with the Superman series, Batman series and most popular series bringing together all of DC’s superheroes: Justice League of America. Marvel has emerged with the series The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men.

Modern Age starts from the 1980s until now, the heroes have become more real, people with deep inner conflicts, many authors put into their stories the problems. contemporary pain such as alcohol, drugs … the color of the story also becomes darker. The battles in the story are no longer just between heroes and bad people, but also the government and industrial tycoons. This period also gave birth to a new class of characters: The anti-hero with extremely complex psychology and stories with many tragic elements. The drawing style in American Comic is the realistic style, the expressive expression is not fluent and expressive like the style of Manga. However, if you are familiar with Comic, readers will love that drawing style.

Things to know about comic history (Part 2)

In the previous article, we introduced you some information about the history of comics. Let’s continue finding out about this topic in this article.

Comic France – Belgium was heavily influenced by the US, but during World War II, the German blocking of American culture caused many Comic artists in France to create their own character styles and become famous for works about heroes. Unfortunately, when the war ended, the French government introduced a policy banning the use of violent and adult images, leading to a series of French publishers looking for and composing Comic in the same way. humor. Many very famous pre-war stories were brought back, most notably Franquin’s Spirou and Les Aventures de Tintin. The humorous style has gradually become a feature of the French-Belgian Comic. Over the next decades, French-Belgian Comic became more popular with the advent of Lucky Luke of Morris, Asterix of Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo.

Recently, Comic France – Belgium is known not only for its humorous style, funny elements, but also philosophical issues, psychological issues, and bold artistic experiences. Compared to the birthplace of Comic France – Belgium, America was not inferior to the early appearance of Comic. Here, Comic book form appeared first and also quickly applied publishing standards.

From 1938 to 1954 was the golden age of American Comic. World War II affected Comic this period, a series of superheroes born with simple storylines and they participated in the anti-fascist war, most notably Captain America. However, the emergence and over-development of a series of superheroes led to an explosion of violence, causing outrage and calling for a boycott of Comic all over America. This event ended the golden age of Comic and at the same time the government introduced Comic Code, which is a law about things that cannot be included in comics.

Things to know about comic history (Part 1)

As we all know, comics are now a very popular form of entertainment and are loved by many people, but in order to be like today, comics also have to go through many ups and downs, from the day they were formed to the stages.

Comic history has also been associated with a part of world history, creating no small changes in human perception and contributing to the economic development of many countries.

You have been, and will be, intending to study comic drawing and cherish your dream of a manga artist. In order to pursue your dream of being a manga artist, you need to know about its history. So, what do you already know? Maybe you know it all, maybe you don’t know anything, maybe you just know halfway. It’s okay, because the next section you read will help you understand the history of the creation and development of some famous comic book platforms in the world.

Comic started in the late 19th century, early 20th century and continues to grow to this day. Rodolphe Töpffer, a Swiss painter who is considered to be Comic’s father, wrote a 30-page storybook with 6 frames per page, which then took the appearance of a comic book. great. At the beginning of the 20th century, Comic was framed and the dialogue in a bubble was printed on the newspaper in the form of a comic strip. Their topics and content are mainly for entertaining readers. These short comics were later selected and printed into volumes, this is the premise for the long-term comic book form to be formed and developed. The content of humorous topics has gradually been replaced by many different themes and Comic is divided into many genres.

At the beginning, Comic was seen as a form of low-level entertainment. However, over time Comic has been recognized in terms of art and ranked on par with other types of art. France and Belgium are the two countries with the most developed Comic industry in Europe, until today these two countries are often grouped together when it comes to Comic. During the early 20th century, Comic was very popular and became familiar to readers from both countries. Immediately after World War I, Hergé – a Belgian Comic painter – was born: The Adventures of Tintin (Les Adventures de Tintin).

Top 10 comics artists who created success for Marvel (Part 2)

6. John Buscema:

John Buscema is a comic artist who chooses a classic style, a style of exaggeration and exaggeration. He is also one of the key painters of Marvel. John Buscema Known to take care of the characters in the works: The Avengers, The Silver Surfer, Fantastic Fourm, Thor, Tarzan, Conan the Barbarian,…

5. John Romita Sr and his son:

John Romita Sr. Born in 1930, after the famous Funnies series released in 1949, Romita began to become the object that manufacturers want to collaborate. The Amazing Spider-Man is considered his “life”. Some famous comics have his contributions: Black Panther, Dare devil, Dazzler, The Amzing Spider-Man, Avengers, Eternals, Ghost Rider, Heroes for Hope, …

His son – John Romita Jr. Also a talented comic artist. John Romita Jr. participate in drawing works such as Thor, X-Men, Iron Man and Daredevil, …

4. Jack Kirby:

Jack Kirby was born in 1917, his real name is Jacob Kurtzberf is a comic book editor and artist. Jack Kirby is often honored as the face of Marvel at the present time. It’s no exaggeration to say that without Jack Kirby there would be no Hulk, Thor, Captain American, X-men, Fantastic Four, or Avengers.

After his death at the age of 76, his name was honored for the Kirby Awards and Jack Kirby Hall of Fame.

3. Todd McFarlane:

In the 1980s, the appearance of Todd McFarlane was like a star of Marvel. The popularity of Todd McFarlane is tied to the appearance of Venom – the “giant” evil that bombarded the worldwide sales charts.

Spawn – the cult series launched after separating from Marvel to own business has become a “bomb” for the comics market. When Spawn’s sales reached 17,000 copies per episode, McFarlane was at the peak of his career.

Today, Todd Mcfarlane is known as the founder of McFarlane Toys, and president of Image Comics.

2. Steve Ditko:

If you are a big fan of “Spider-Man”, definitely thanks to artist Steve Ditko – who is considered the father of this character. Besides Spider-Man, Steve Ditko has participated in producing equally famous works: Amazing Adventures, World of Fantasy, Speedball, Phantom, Rom Spaceknight, Marvel Super Heroes, Strangge Tales.

1. Alex Ross:

In his lifetime, Alex Ross has painted many heroic characters, and he also deserves to be one of them. Characters drawn vividly, Ross is the “legend” of comic artists. In 1994, arguably one of the most developed years in Marvel’s history, the biggest credit goes to Alex Ross.

Alex Ross follows the surrealistic school, his works are not copied slowly anywhere, but are completely the imagination of the author.

Top 10 comics artists who created success for Marvel (Part 1)

Marvel Publishing, Inc – more commonly known as Marvel Comics, or Marvel for short, the company that publishes comics and related media. Currently, Marvel is the largest comic book publisher in the US, far ahead of its longtime competitor – DC Comics.

Marvel owns many famous superheroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, X-Men, Wolverine, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Captain America, villains like Doctor Doom, Green Goblin, Magneto, Galactus, Red. Skull … Most of the characters in Marvel are present in a world called the Marvel Universe, which is set against real cities like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

Here are the top 10 comics artists who have worked at Marvel – who are said to have never failed to make the world stunned, loved, admired. Moreover, they are the main factors that make Marvel’s resounding success.

10. Tim Bradstreet:

In 1990, along with the popularity of Dragon Chiang, Tim Bradstreet became known as a cover artist. Tim Bradstreet impresses with his strong, bold strokes, which he uses with absolute opposition to highlight his work. “Noir”, “MAX”, “Welcome Back, Prank” are the original cover versions of the Punisher series that made fans unable to stop mentioning his name during the following years.

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9. Steve McNiven:

Steve McNiven is a Canadian comic artist. Started his career at comic entertainment company GrossGen, famous for the Meridinan, Sigil and Mystic series. When Steve McNiven started working for Marvel, his name began to be placed next to the success of the blockbuster works: Spider – Man (Spider-Man), Wolverine (Wolverine), The Fantastic Four (Ministry) the four superlatives) and Captain America (America’s Icon).

8. Jae Lee:

Jae Lee – Korean-American comic artist, known for his illustrious works such as Hellshock, The Inhumans and The Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born, Batman, Before Watchmen, DarknessL Prelude, The Incredible Hulk, X-Factor, … Jae Lee works in many different units: Marvel, DC Comics, Image Comics.

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7. David Finch:

In 1994, David Finch started his career at Image Comics with the Cyberforce series. In 2002, David Finch started working at Marvel, over a period of 8 years, David Finch illustrated a series of publications such as Avengers, Ultimate X-men and Moon Knight. David is well known for shaping solid, strong muscular characters. The image of “Wonder Woman” is associated with the name of David Finch.

Top 7 best soccer comics in the world (Part 1)

Soccer comics or soccer manga are football stories in the comic world. The following 7 football comics have a huge readership

The 8X generation will certainly never forget the legends of football comics that have come to legend like the ones below, surely our school-age will remember forever.

For the current youth, sitting and reading is sure to be rarely seen by the strong development of television and the internet, the current young people often watch live football or watch football movies adapted from stories into clips. From there it can be more vivid than the old days.

So which football comics have a lot of love from readers? Please take a look at the article below and find yourself a good series or a movie about football to be able to follow them all!

1. Captain Tsubasa

The main character of the series is a prodigy boy of Japanese football named Ōzora Tsubasa, over time, Tsubasa became the captain of the youth team and later the Japan National Football Team. The first Subasa manga series was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from 1981 to 1988 and later printed in 37 tankōbon volumes.

The series after being released to the public has been warmly received and created a craze for manga and anime with football.

2. Whistle

The great football comic series that I would recommend to readers is Whistle. Whistle’s story is about a fierce ball-loving student, Kazamatshuri Sho and the way to fight to achieve his dream.

However, due to his small body shape and the level of nothing special, he only got into the 3rd team, along with the oppression and bullying of his seniors, so he realized he would never be able to play. The ball is here. It was this that prompted him to leave Musashinomori to transfer to another high school, Sakura Josui. It was from here that he found the exact place that could help him achieve his dream alongside great teammates.

Are Japanese comics as a bridge?

During his visit to China in April, Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso visited the Japanese Cultural Center in Beijing to witness the activities of a comic exhibition.

He also watched two Chinese students study Japanese as the voice of Conan of the Japanese comics.

In the context of the two countries trying to solve many tense issues, Japanese comics turned out to be a way for the two countries to connect a cultural bridge.

Japan has long had a strong influence on comic book culture around the world.

‘Manga’ culture

In Japan, this is a highly developed industry and according to the Chinese press itself, Japan has 350 comic magazines called “manga”.

According to BBC News, also in Japan, animation, called “anime” is the on-screen format of comics, often topping the list of the most popular movies.

In 2003, the Oscar-winning film ‘Spirited Away’ was introduced to British audiences.

China News says every year Japan publishes up to 4,000 different comics for both children and adults.

The Japanese government is aware of the power of this cultural industry and wants its comics to go internationally.

That is also the way Japan communicates with the outside.

The manga originates from Japanese Buddhist paintings from the 9th century, which satirize the life of the aristocracy.

As early as 2006, as the leader of the LDP Liberal Party, Mr. Aso suggested that a “comic book ambassador” be set up to seduce the world.

According to Xinhua News Agency, three years later, when visiting the Japanese Cultural Center in Beijing, the International Cartoon Award exhibition was created to spread the culture of reading and drawing comics.

In particular about the Conan comics, this is the work created by Gosho Aoyama, inspired by the role of British detective Sherlock Holmes.

Having many fans in Japan, Gosho’s Conan has impressive lines and mystical but knowledgeable stories in Japanese interpretation.

Through this series, readers can understand a world of Japanese comics, where a group of evil men dressed in black work and have mysterious things that need to be explained but ultimately love and justice will win.

Surprisingly, the story of Conan, even though it has been for 15 years, still attracts readers. Popular Japanese singer Mai Kuraki has songs dedicated to Conan. Japan has a developed pop culture, in which comics play an important role.

In fact, like Gosho Aoyama’s drawings, Japanese manga is very Western, reminiscent of the romantic tradition that has existed in Europe for a long time, but the spirit is still very Japanese.

Is this an attraction when Japanese comics reach out to the world?

Ranking the power of 10 races in the Dragon Ball world

Dragon Ball has tons of powerful races. Here is their strength rating.

As Dragon Ball grows, Goku’s opponents are not only stronger, but also increasingly racially rich. After wreaking havoc on the Red Ribbon army, defeating aliens like Namekian King Piccolo to Saiyan warriors, Goku’s “diverse” rivals helped him a lot stronger.

1. People (Earth)

Although humans are the weakest race on the list, they are not completely useless. Although their power is not equal to that of other races, they already know how to fly, developing useful techniques such as Kamehameha, Tri Beam, Evil Containerment Wave, … This intelligent race can restrain the Frieza forces. time, although this planet will be destroyed without Goku and Vegeta. Lack of power, but they compensate with tactics and intelligence. And we hope to see more acting space from humans as the warriors continue to train and grow.

2. Namek

Dragon Ball: Ranking of the power of the 10 races in Dragon Ball World (Part 1) – Photo 2. Although viewers are grateful to the Namek race for the dragon balls, we have constantly seen them as powerless. how to stop all invasions on the planet. There are quite a few special Namekian warriors like Piccolo, Saonel, Pirina, all with incredible strength thanks to merging with other Namekians, although this technique has never been beneficial to anyone other than Piccolo.

With the ability to regenerate lost limbs, increase the size at will, extend the arms beyond the rate, … a Namekian warrior is endowed with many battle systems, but generally, they should only rely on into Dragon Ball instead of your own strength to get the job done.

3. Android

Android was created in a variety of ways: it could be entirely artificial (Android 16 and 19), formerly human (Android 17 and 18) or biological android (Cell). Although the power of android varies by object, for the most part, they are usually around Super Saiyan or Super Saiyan 2 levels.

At first, Android 17 couldn’t beat Piccolo after merging with Kami, but later, he showed that he was strong enough to compete with Super Saiyan Blue. Of course, Android 17 is an exception. For a long time, Cell represented the peak power of an Android.

4. Kais

Born from the special fruit trees of World Core, Kais (or Core People) was introduced in Dragon Ball as the ruler of the universe, with many assigned to oversee the entire quadrant of the celestial. ha. Their magic was so outstanding that when Shin appeared for the first time, his power paralyzed Piccolo with fear.

Not to mention that Goku’s two effective techniques, Kaioken and Spirit Bomb, both originate from King Kai. Shin – Kaioshin of Universe 7 – possesses the power to crush Frieza (Dragon Ball Z) in one blow. And Zamas, who can fight against Goku Super Saiyan 2 himself for the first time. Although Kai’s power is easily surpassed by many, his special abilities have allowed them to protect the universe from a number of major threats.

5. Majin

After learning the concept of love, Majin Buu created her own wife, Miss Buu. Over time, their reproduction led to the creation of the Majin race in the game Dragon Ball Xenoverse and Dragon Ball Online. Do Buu is the pioneer of the race, all Majin have magic, which can turn opponents into candy to eat. The regenerative abilities make them hard to defeat, and the Majin can unleash a lot of Kid Buu’s crazy power together with and unpredictable fighting style, turning them into forces of destruction of nature.