Albert Aleandro Uderzo
Albert Aleandro Uderzo is active/lives in France. Albert Uderzo is known for Comics (Asterix, cartoon drawing.
Biography Albert Aleandro Uderzo
"Asterix creator Albert Uderzo is handing over the reins to a younger artist after 52 years drawing the famous comic book hero"
The Italian-born illustrator invented the warrior Gaul with his scriptwriter friend, Rene Goscinny, in 1959.
Uderzo, 84, took over the writing for the comic book after the death of Goscinny in 1977, although many fans felt his scripts were lacking.
Publishers Hachette recently celebrated the sale of 350 million Asterix books.
"I've decided there should be some continuity, and I want it to carry on for generations and generations," Uderzo told RTL radio.
A new book is planned for "the end of 2012" under a new, as yet unnamed artist, "who has been following us for a long time inside
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