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Competition: We Have 10 Copies Of ‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’ To Give Away!

by Dave Elliott
Competition: We Have 10 Copies Of 'Asterix and the Chariot Race' To Give Away!

Competition: We Have 10 Copies Of ‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’ To Give Away!

We have a brand new competition for you, and it’s one quite close to my heart, as are giving away 10 copies of the recently released ‘Asterix and the Chariot Race‘ book!

I adore Asterix books. Whilst some people were read ‘Dr. Seuss’ or ‘The Gruffalo’ as bedtime stories, my dad would always read us Asterix… quite often failing to get through them without cracking up laughing, with little child me getting annoyed exclaiming “Dad! Stop it and keep reading!” I personally think he just read them to us as an excuse to read them himself, but I would say it was those books that kickstarted my love of comics. Without Asterix, there is a distinct possibility Geektown wouldn’t exist.

This year marks a milestone for the cartoon Gaul. Not only does original artist, Albert Uderzo, celebrate his 90th birthday, but it also marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of original author René Goscinny, whom together created the biggest selling French-language publishing phenomenon of all time. A phenomenon that has sold some 370 million albums in 110 languages and dialects.

‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’ is the 37th album to be published, the 3rd album by writer Jean-Yves Ferri in collaboration with cartoonist Didier Conrad. The duo previously produced ‘Asterix and the Picts’ in 2013 and ‘Asterix and the Missing Scroll’ in 2015, all under the watchful eye of Albert Uderzo.

The story starts as the roads in Italy are in disrepair. Defending his name, and to prove Rome’s greatness, Senator Lactus Bifidus announces a special one-off chariot race. Julius Caesar insists a Roman must win, or Bifidus will pay. Open to anyone from the known world, competitors arrive from far and wide, including Asterix and Obelix. With Bifidus secretly scheming, who will win this almighty chariot race?

‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’ is available to buy on Amazon right now, so even if you miss out on the competition, it’s worth picking up a copy. They make great stocking fillers for Christmas!

How To Win A Copy Of ‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’

We have 10 copies of ‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’ to give away to 10 lucky winners! It’s really easy to enter, and we’ll give you 3 chances to win! All you have to do is 1 (or all 3!) of the following:

1. Leave a comment on the post below saying why you should win.
You can just say you want to win, or… be a bit more creative with your answer, and tell me why I should pick you to win!

2. Go to our Facebook Page. Like the page, and leave a comment on the post saying why you want to win.

3. Hop on Twitter and retweet the following:
Competition: Retweet to win a copy of the brand new book ‘Asterix and the Chariot Race’, available to buy right now! @geektown https://wp.me/p10pHL-8pJ

The competition closes on 8th December 2017 and is open to UK residents aged 12 or over.
There will be 10 winners picked from entries on geektown.co.uk, Facebook or Twitter.
By entering you are agreeing to the rules of this competition. Full rules can be read here.

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