European Imports

In addition to importing French language graphic novels and art books from France, we also import titles from publishers in Italy and Spain, and occasionally other European sources.

For example:

  • Animation art books from Nemo Academy in Florence, Italy
  • Sketchbooks from Ominiky Ediciones in Spain
  • Art books from the Anders Zorn Museum in Mora, Sweden
 
Alfonzo Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonzo, Fine, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2014, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 66 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

If you are an Azpiri fan, don't miss this one. Almost entirely finished illustrations in color or ink. Lots of comic book characters depicted in the sexy...

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Dominique Marechal, Frank Brangwyn, Marechal, Dominique, Brangwyn, Frank, Near Fine (bump to the upper corner lightly creasing all the pages front to back, Very light reading creases along the spine, mild shelfwear), Brugge Stedelijke Musea/Generale Bank, Brussels, 1987, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, 16 full-page color plates, 735 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The Retrospectieve Frank Brangwyn Catalogus includes a biography of Sir Frank William Brangwyn and a survey of every aspect of his work: murals, oils,...

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Jonatan Cantero, Cantero, Jonatan, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Jonatan Cantero started his careeer in the videogame industry. Nowadays he illustrates card games and designs characters while he works on comics...

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Massimo Carnevale: Icon
  $60.00
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Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Very Fine, Edizioni BD, Rome, 2008, 978-88-6123-289-1, 10.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

An art book devoted to this top-notch Italian comic book artist who made his American debut in 2004 as a DC/Vertigo cover artist (Y: the Last Man,...

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Coeurs d'Acier Tome 1
  $30.00
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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Fine, Charleroi, Belgium, Champaka, 1990, 1st, 978-2930142029, 8.75 inches, 11 inches, 28 pages, two color illustration throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original 1990 edition of this classic by Chaland. Chaland created this "Les Adventures de Spirou" story in a comic strip format. It is presented...

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Bobby Chiu, Kei Acedera, Chiu, Kei Acedera, Bobby, Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, 2016, 2nd, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of paintings and drawings by Bobby Chiu and Kei Acedera . Bobby and Kei have worked as concept artists and character designers on...

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Sandro Cleuzo, Cleuzo, Sandro, Very Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, 2016, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 94 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

For animation students and fans, a how-to book for character design, Sandro Cleuzo presents the tenets of how to create a character, from conducting...

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35 of 50 copies signed by the artist. With a large drawing of a Helmetgirl, Very Fine, Camilla d'Errico, d'Errico, Camilla, Mondo Bizarro, 2010, 1st, 9788896850008, 10 inches, 7 inches, 50 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian, English

35 of 50 copies signed by the artist, with a large drawing of a Helmetgirl. "Camilla's show, 'Il Codice d'Errico' was missed by many people who...

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Betty Blues
  $10.00
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Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English, English

This was the first English language edition of this French album. Musician Little Rice Duck has the blues. His fiancee, Betty, charmed by champagne and...

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Betty Blues (Signed 1st)
  $12.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This was signed by the artist at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con in 2007: the artist's first appearance in America. The first English language edition of...

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Adrian Fernandez, Fernandez, Adrian, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406034, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Spanish artist Adrián Fernández Delgado studied 2D animation at Les Beaux-Arts in Madrid before working as a designer, a programmer and a...

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Memorias Ilustradas
  $50.00
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Fernando Fernandez, VF, Fernandez, Fernando, Glenat, 2004, 1st, wraps, Spanish

Fernández’ memoir of his many years working for Selecciones Ilustradas, the renowned Spanish agency created by Josep Toutain, that from the...

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Pasqual Ferry, Ferry, Pasqual, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Pasqual Ferry is a Spanish comic book artist and penciller best known here for his work for DC and Marvel (Heroes for Hire, Action Comics, Adam Strange,...

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Tex: Les Assassins
  $40.00
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Mauro Boselli, Alfonso Font, Boselli, Mauro, Font, Alfonso, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Milan, Semic, 2003, 1st, 2848570318, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 230 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, French

A giant 220-page graphic novel featuring Italy's favorite comic book character: a Western sheriff. This special volume features art by Alfonso Font....

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Leone Frollo, Frollo, Leone, Fine (very light shelf wear, otherwise very flat and very sound), Glamour International Productions, Florence, Italy, 1993, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

An entire book of watercolors and colored pencil drawings by Leone Frollo. From Glamour International Productions, the long-running Italian journal...

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Toygiants
  $75.00
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Daniel & Geo Fuchs, Print run of 2500 copies, VF/VF, Varol, Selim, Fuchs, Daniel & Geo, Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2007, 1st, 9783939738190, pictorial boards

This is the limited first printing of this art photography book. 180 color illustrations, five foldout pages. All text in English, German, and Japanese....

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Juanjo Guarnido, et al, Guarnido, et al, Juanjo, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Big Wow Art, Lafayette, CA, 2016, 1st, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards

Blacksad & Friends features interpretations of Juan Diaz Canales' and Juanjo Guarnido's Blacksad by 40 different artists. The book was offered in two...

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Alvaro Iglesias, Iglesias, Alvaro, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406010, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Alvaro Iglesias Sanchez is an illustrator, graphic designer and cartoonist. He works for many Spanish publishers (Anaya, Alfaguara, Ominiky, Babylon,...

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Oscar Jimenez, Jimenez, Oscar, Fine, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2015, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Oscar Jimenez (Granada, 1977) started his professional career as a comic and cover artist. Later he joined Kandar Graphics as art director and character...

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Daan Jippes ("Danier"), One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist. Daan has drawn a full-page pencil portrait of one of the characters on the first blank page, Corners lightly bumped otherwise VF. A new unread copy, Jippes ("Danier"), Daan, Lijnndienst, 2009, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Dutch

A massive 12" x 17" deluxe edition of brand new comic album by Daan Jippes, including both the album and a making of book in one excellent package. Daan...

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Sebastian Kruger, Small bump to corner otherwise VF/VF, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition Crocodile, 2008, 1st, 1883398274, pictorial boards, German, English

Full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portraits-caricatures (his first since 1997). Kruger's work most resembles Erich Sokol with a healthy helping...

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Stars (Edition Crocodile)
  $75.00
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Sebastian Kruger, VF, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition Crocodile, 1997, 1st, German

A full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portrait-caricatures: nearly 80 paintings of stars from the worlds of cinema, music, art, literature and...

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Stars (Morpheus Int'l Edition)
  $100.00
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Very Fine/Fine (some shelfwear to the dustjacket otherwise Very Fine), Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Morpheus International, 1997, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

A full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portraits-caricatures. Kruger's work most resembles Erich Sokol with a healthy helping of Spitting Image.

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Stones (Signed)
  $300.00
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Sebastian Kruger, Inscribed and dated '97 by the artist on the first page, Fine, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition C, 1994, 1st, 1883398274, pictorial boards

A true first of Kruger's first book. And signed, to boot! "A wild feast for any fan of rock and roll and contemporary art, Stone s by Kruger captures...

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Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865 - 1926)
  $50.00
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Wilhelm Kuhnert, NF, Grettmann-Werner, Angelika, Kuhnert, Wilhelm, Toro, 1981, 1st, wraps, German

A doctoral dissertation on the wildlife artist Kuhnert, his life and work. Numerous reproductions of drawings and sketches appear in an illustrative section...

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Franka #16: Succes Verzekerd
  $100.00
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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Fine, Franka, Aalden, 1999, 1st, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

Succes Verzekerd (Success Guaranteed) This album begins with a bomb blast rocking an art gallery. A painting is stolen and Franka is hired by an...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2001, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

In this concluding volume set in the Christmas season, Franka visits London and some old country estates to get to the bottom of a case. This deluxe...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1984. This deluxe edition of the popular series includes the 48-page color album and an...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1986. In this adventure, Franka and her companion travel to Southeast Asia and discover a...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1990. This deluxe edition of the popular series includes the 48-page color album and an...

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Hey Day
  $100.00
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Jordi Labanda, Labanda, Jordi, Editorial RM, 2003, 1st, 9685208190, Hardcover, cloth, English

Labanda is a commercial illustrator living and working in Barcelona since 1993. This is a collection of 95 full-color gouache on paper illustrations with...

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Si Te He Visto No Me Acuerdo
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Jordi Labanda, Labanda, Jordi, Editorial RM, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish

Labanda is a commercial illustrator living and working in Barcelona since 1993. This is a collection of 58 full-color cartoons for the slick magazines. The...

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Tanino Liberatore, VF, Liberatore, Tanino, Edizioni 3ntini, 1999, 1st, pictorial boards, Italian


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Fine (unread, tight, and clean), Bob Lubbers, Lubbers, Bob, 2001, 1st, Softcover, wraps


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Milo Manara, Limited to 799 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Manara, Milo, Edizioni Di, 1999, 1st, cloth, Italian

A collection of this portfolio was published on behalf of Legambiente (an Italian environmentalist association) as a gift for its most prominent supporters....

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Milo Manara
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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, very tight & flat), Italy, Edizioni Di, 1999, 1st, 9788887070217, 8887070210, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 60 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Italian

A full color exhibition catalog from Italy.

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, #275 of 600 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine plates (the upper left corner of the plates are lightly creased) in a Near Fine hardcover folder (top of the spine is lightly bumped otherwise Fine), Glittering Images, Italy, 1985, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, eight 11.5" x 15.5" color plates pages, Hardcover, boards, Italian

The portfolio contains eight 11.5" x 15.5" full color plates, and 4 pages of text in Italian, in a folding envelope between hardcovers with an onlaid color...

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Montse Martin, Martin, Montse, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406065, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Montse Martin is a Spanish cartoonist known for his work on the comic book series Talismán and Curiosity Shop . Before comics, he worked in...

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El: Los Vivientes Muertos
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Oscar Martin, Martin, Oscar, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2012, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

Oscar Martin's gloriously illustrated, gory, humorous zombie satire, with a talking dog named "El", a tubby nerd and his smokin' hot girlfriend. From...

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Das Gesicht Hamburgs
  $45.00
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Frans Masereel, VG+ (spine ends & tips worn otherwise Fine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper), Masereel, Frans, Johannes Asmus, 1966, 1st, pictorial boards, German

"Faces of Hamburg." A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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Der Weg Der Menschen
  $50.00
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Frans Masereel, Fine/VG+ (dust jacket lightly water stained), Masereel, Frans, Gutenberg, 1968, 1st, cloth

A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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This product will be available on 03/28/2017
Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081309, 13 inches, 10 inches, 340 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, boards, English

On order from the publisher. We will have our copies in our next shipment of books from Europe. Sign up for notification when the book arrives. From...


This product will be available on 03/28/2017
Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 100 copies slipcased and signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081385, 13 inches, 10 inches, 342 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, boards, English

On order from the publisher. We will have our copies in our next shipment of books from Europe. Sign up for notification when the book arrives. Ultra...


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Fortunino Matania, Matania, Fortunino, Very Fine, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081323, 11 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

On order from the publisher. We will have our copies in our next shipment of books from Europe. Sign up for notification when the book arrives. From...


Alain Mauricet, Mauricet, Alain, One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Belgium, 2014, 1st, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English


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Infinito (Near Fine)
  $200.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (mild wear to the front bottom corner of the cover, some minor laminate lifting along the fore edge of the back cover, flat, tight, clean), Venice, Edizioni Nuages, 1998, 1st, 8886456611, 10.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, Italian

An excellent out-of-print catalogue for an major exhibition of Moebius art that was held in Milan in 1997-98 (as Visioni di Fine Millennio) and Venice in...

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Infinito (Very Good+)
  $175.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (mild rubbing to the top rear corner of the spine, some laminate lifting along the bottom edge of the back cover, light shelfwear, pages flat, binding tight, interior clean), Venice, Edizioni Nuages, 1998, 1st, 8886456611, 10.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, Italian

An excellent out-of-print catalogue for an major exhibition of Moebius art that was held in Milan in 1997-98 (as Visioni di Fine Millennio) and Venice in...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light shelfwear, flat, tight, clean), Venice, Edizioni Nuages, 1997, 1st, 8886456611, 10.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, Italian

An excellent out-of-print catalogue for an major exhibition of Moebius art that was held in Milan in 1997-98 (as Visioni di Fine Millennio) and Venice in...

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