The Asterix Project

Jean-Yves Ferri (born 20 April, 1959) is a French writer. He wrote multiple albums of Asterix.

On 25 July 2011, he was chosen as the writer for the next installment of the Asterix series created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Uderzo personally mentored him and Didier Conrad, who was subsequently announced as the artist. The 36th Asterix volume, Asterix and the Missing Scroll, was released on October 22, 2015 and the 37th volume, Asterix and the Chariot Race, was released in October 2017.