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
 
Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-06-6, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-07-3, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine in Very Fine case, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2013, 1st, 978-91-87243-01-1, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 112+32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! The first edition of this book, published in...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st, 978-91-87243-08-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Sacro / Profano #1 "Infierno"
  $30.00
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Mirka Andolfo, Andolfo, Mirka, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 12.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

A wonderful comic strip by a female cartoonist in Italy. Lost of cheesecake and partial nudity. We have the Spanish language edition with 48 pages of...

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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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Tom Bancroft, Bancroft, Tom, Fine, Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2014, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Produced by the Florence animation school Nemo Academy, a full color collection of artwork by Character Designer and Animator Tom Bancroft (Aladdin, Lion...

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Tony Bancroft Sketchbook
  $30.00
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Tony Bancroft, Bancroft, Tony, Very Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole Edizioni / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2016, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 58 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Produced by the Florence animation school Nemo Academy, a full color collection of artwork by Tony Bancroft, Animator (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The...

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Oscar Wilde, Dino Battaglia, Wilde, Oscar, Battaglia, Dino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Studio Michaelangelo, Milano, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The Selfish Giant in comic book form. The comic is in Italian. Oscar Wilde's short story is reproduced in its entirety in both English and Italian.

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Near Fine (mild cover wear otherwise new and unread), Miguel Cusso, Jordi Bernet, Cusso, Miguel, Bernet, Jordi, Peplum, 1990, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Out of print. Bernet illustrated this science-fiction time travel series in the late 1970s/early '80s for the German market. This is the French edition.

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American Cyclops
  $75.00
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Limited edition of 2000 copies, Near Fine, Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Iguapop Gallery, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 14.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An exquisite large format, hardbound catalogue of an exhibition July 6th – August 5th, 2006, at the Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona, Spain of artworks by...

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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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Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed at the corners), Paul & Gaetan Brizzi, Brizzi, Paul & Gaetan, Polistampa, 2005, 1st, 8883048849, Hardcover, cloth, Italian

A large format picture book of the story of Ariosto’s epic opera. Paul & Gaetan Brizzi create together huge lushly shaded pencil drawings. The...

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Marvel Europa
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Morvan, Tito Faraci, Jean-David, Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Philippe, Panini, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A British English-language collection of three stories featuring Marvel superheroes created expressly for the European market. Morvan and Buchet, the...

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Knihy Dzungli
  $90.00
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Rudyard Kipling, Zdenek Burian, Kipling, Rudyard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, Prague, Albatros Praha, 1965, 304 pages, 31 black & white illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

The Jungle Books with scratchboard drawings by Burian of Indian animals, mongeese, seals, etc. Text in Czech.

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Michal Bratr Jerryho
  $25.00
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Zdenek Burian, Fine, London, Jack, Burian, Zdenek, Touzimsky a Moravec Praha, 1991, wraps

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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 projects....

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Very Fine, Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Editoriale Aurea, 2010, 1st, 9788861232891, Softcover, wrap, Italian

This art book reproduces all previous 77 painted covers to "John Doe" by Massimo Carnevale as full-page illustrations without logos or text. The...

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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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Stefano Casini, Casini, Stefano, Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2014, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An art book devoted to Stefano Casini, comic book artist, illustrator, and co-founder of the Nemo Academy, the animation school in Florence, Italy. ...

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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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A Fun Day in the Jungle
  $20.00
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Sandro Cleuzo, Cleuzo, Sandro, Very Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole Edizioni / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2017, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 54 pages, over 50 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Pitukin and His Jungle Friends." Sandro Cleuzo's beautifully illustrated second children's picture book. Set in the Brazilian jungle, the Indian boy...

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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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Never Hunt a Crying Cat
  $20.00
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Sandro Cleuzo, Cleuzo, Sandro, Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole Edizioni / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2015, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 52 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Sandro Cleuzo is an animator from Brazil who has worked on many major animated features. This is his first children's picture book, set in the Brazilian...

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Sandro Cleuzo, Cleuzo, Sandro, Limited to 300 copies in English, Fine, Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2015, 2nd Edition, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 94 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a second edition, revised and expanded from 80 to 94 pages, of the very limited edition art book produced by the Nemo Academy, the animation school...

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Sandro Cleuzo, Cleuzo, Sandro, Limited to 250 copies in English, Fine, Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2014, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 130 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A very limited edition art book produced by the Nemo Academy, the animation school in Florence, Italy. Limited to 250 copies in English and 250 copies in...

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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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Andreas Deja: Animation Legend
  $45.00
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Andreas Deja, Deja, Andreas, Limited to 300 copies, Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, 2015, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 60 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Animation veteran Andreas Deja is well regarded in the industry as one of the animation greats. Having studied with many of Disney's Nine Old Men, Andreas...

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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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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine/Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog & Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-90-5492-052-6, 10 inches, 12.75 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

A fantastic art book devoted to the French art team Dupuy-Berberian. Hundreds of color illustrations reproducing their work in all media: posters; book,...

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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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Dracula
  $30.00
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Fernando Fernandez, Fernandez, Fernando, Near Fine (mild wear to cover and spine, binding tight, very flat), Toutain Editor, Barcelona, 1984, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.6 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, Spanish

The first edition of this painted graphic novel by Fernando Fernandez adapting the Bram Stoker novel. Introduction by Maurice Horn.

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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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Antika, The City in the Clouds
  $30.00
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Guilia Frontoni, Frontoni, Guilia, Very Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2016, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 82 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

World building courtesy of young Italian artist Guilia Frontoni: "This book is a collection of concepts and illustrations intended to give a face to...

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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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Seres Extraordinarios
  $40.00
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, Spanish, French, English

A collection of outstanding works by this Spanish illustrator of over 100 books worldwide. Works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media. Text in English,...

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Very Good+ (light bump to upper corner, mild creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the first page), Watermark, Surrey, 1993, 6th printing 2003, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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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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Helnwein
  $60.00
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Peter Selz, Gottfried Helnwein, Selz, Peter, Helnwein, Gottfried, Near Fine/Near Fine (upper corners bumped with pages lightly bent at the same spot), Konemann, Koln, Germany, 1998, 1st, 13 inches, 10 inches, 424 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, French, English, German

A massive collection of Helnwein's surreal photorealist paintings, drawings, and photographs. Much of the subject matter is of Helnwein's theme of children...

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

Chuma Hill is a Spanish illustrator and freelance graphic designer based in Madrid. His style is loose, expressive and very personal. He is a lover of...

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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, English, German

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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