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The Question: Who Was Your Childhood Hero? [Kids’ Comics]
This week we're celebrating kids comics, and how comics inspire and influence people from an early age. Comics are often a gateway into fiction as a whole, and for many, the characters we met as kids remain some of our personal heroes to this day, whether they wear a cape or not.

The question …
Everyone’s Favorite Fighting Frenchman: A Tribute To Asterix
Today marks the anniversary of one the most beloved European comics characters of all time, the great Asterix The Gaul, who made his first appearance on this day in 1959, created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Asterix --- and his dimwitted but kindhearted companion Obelix --- is undoubtedl…
Stay Gold, Gaully Boy, Stay Gold: Asterix Turns 50 On Thursday
Even though casual comic readers likely limited their "Asterix" intake to middle school German classes or an approximation thereof, the ancient cartoon warrior created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo in 1959 is a big deal worldwide (especially in his native France) and thus fans around …