Wishing upon a star never really works-unless maybe you actually go there? Or even better: You send the person you hate the most on a one-way trip. Like, for example, a caliph you'd like to replace - Will outer space be the answer to Iznogoud's eternal problem? Or should he try through education, or the arts? Maybe his dreams hold the key to his success? Many questions, but only one certainty: When it inevitably goes wrong for the evil grand vizier, it's the reader who will be the one laughing!
Rene Goscinny, also the author of Lucky LukeA" and creator of Asterix,A" is one of the most-read French writers in the world, with around 500 million sales. Jean Tabary started his career in 1956 at the French comics magazine Vaillant-later renamed Pif-for which he drew Richard et Charlie,A" TotocheA" and Corinne et JeannotA" before starting his long-lasting collaboration with Goscinny in 1962.