Asterix cartoons are actually great. Infact I made a study in the "celticity"
of Asterix and Obelix to a seminar a couple of yeras ago. Unfortunately it is
in Finnish, though. Still i found that despite of the many modern elements in
the characters, the creators of the cartoon had made a pretty good study of the
Anyhow, the albums are good crack to read.
Dept. of Comparative Religion
University of Helsinki