French Imports

Stuart Ng Books is the largest importer of French Bande Dessinee (and related art books) in the United States. We select and stock new titles and current releases and source them directly from the French publishers and distributors. We carry the most mainstream publishers such as Casterman, Dargaud, And Dupuis, to boutique publishers such as Comix Buro, Stardom and Bruno Graff. We also buy and sell used, secondhand, and collectible Bande Dessinee and related art books from collectors here and abroad.

 
Harding Was Here
  $25.00
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VF, Adam, Midam, Adam, Soleil, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thomas Harding is an eminent scientist who travels through time to meet the greatest painters of the past ... and cheaply acquire paintings he can sell for...

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One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist. A new collection of drawings, character designs, and color renderings by one of...

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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Comix Buro, 2014, 1st, 978-2-916518-70-1, 8.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This third Alary sketchbook includes color illustrations created at the end of the work day, or reserved for special editions and small runs. Includes...

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Belladone 2 Portfolio
  $80.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Limited to 250 copies, Near Fine plates in a Very Good+ folder (corners lightly bumped, mild scuffs and wear to folder), Folle Image, Lille, 2007, 1st, 17 inches, 12 inches, color, French

This very limited, deluxe edition reproduces all 46 pencil pages for the second volume. Each pencil page is reproduced full-size in color as its own print....

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, #55 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Folle Image, Lille, 2007, 1st, 17 inches, 12 inches, color, French

This very limited, deluxe edition reproduces all 46 pencil pages for the second volume. Each pencil page is reproduced full-size in color as its own print....

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Belladone Promotional Poster
  $45.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Fine (factory folded, unused), Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 47 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

A huge 16 x 47 inch poster for Belladone.

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Limited edition. OP and not to be reprinted., Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This limited edition reproduces the entire first volume of Alary's graphic...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Near Fine (corners of the boards lightly scraped, tiny 1/8" scrape to the back cover, otherwise Very Fine), Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This reproduces the entire first volume of Alary's graphic novel: The righthand...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy is inscribed by the artist with a drawing in pencil and watercolor. This dedicace was obtained at one of Pierre's signings at our booth at San...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full page drawing, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This copy has a big, full-page pencil and watercolor dedicace by the artist. This...

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Belladone, Tome 3: Louis
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Soleil, 2007, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The finale to the 3-part storyline. Text in French.

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Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Soleil, 2001, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This rousing detective thriller is like a 1960s Hammer horror film. In Victorian London, a masked man breaks into homes under cover of night, stealing...

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Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Soleil, 2001, 1st, 2845651260, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is a first printing with a different cover (painted by Pierre) and beautifully illustrated endpapers. Text in French. This rousing detective...

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Moby Dick
  $35.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 124 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Alary's graphic novel interpretation of Melville's classic tale of whaling and obsession. Years in the making!

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Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483926, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483933, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, One of 350 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 320 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The definitive edition of the first Silas Corey story originally published as two 64-page volumes, here the volumes are combined and 192 pages of extra...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new diptych from our pal Pierre. November 1918. For millions of French, the war is over ...For Silas Corey, it is just beginning. Paris, November...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344005033, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the inestimable Pierre Alary , the conclusion of this second diptych featuring the suave agent Silas Corey . November 1918. For millions of...

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Christophe Arleston, Audrey Alwett, Pierre Alary, Arleston, Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Alary, Pierre, Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2008, 1st, 9782302002111, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 58 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Alary's fantasy series, a complete story told in three volumes. Set in the Arabian nights, the story opens on Aladdin, now Sultan, and his court....

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VF, Pierre Alary, Christophe Arleston and Audrey Alwett, Alary, Pierre, Soleil, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Alary's latest series, a complete story told in three volumes. Text in French. Everything comes to a head in the grand finale. Great dramatic...

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Instinct Sauvage
  $20.00
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NF, Joel Alessandra, Frehel, Herve, Alessandra, Joel, KSTR, 2009, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Pluie D'Ete
  $36.00
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Sergio Algozzino, VF, Algozzino, Sergio, Humanoides, 2007, color wraps, French

From the publisher: "An auto-fiction (so-called) in which a young Italian author recounts with a lot of humor, charm and poetry his dreams and desires,...

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Very Fine, Alex Alice, Dorison, Xavier, Alice, Alex, Glenat, 2003, 978272437325, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Before Siegfried, Alex Alice tackled this medieval saga. This is the conclusion.

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Siegfried, Tome 2: La Walkyrie
  $30.00
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Alex Alice, VF, Alice, Alex, Dargaud, 2009, pictorial boards, French

This adaptation of the Wagner opera is told mostly through visuals. Text in French.

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Travis, Tome 2: Topkapi
  $20.00
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Ludwig Alizon, VF, Duval, Fred, Alizon, Ludwig, Delcourt, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Aristide Broie Du Noir
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Delcourt, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

A child is afraid to fall asleep all too aware of the horrors that await him in his dreams. Similar in style and tone to Dave Cooper's dreamlike narratives....

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Guillaume Bianco, Jeremie Almanza, Bianco, Guillaume, Almanza, Jeremie, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2011, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Beast without a Face."

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Reves & Portraits
  $50.00
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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François Amoretti, Amoretti, François, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2014, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This sketchbook will take you on a journey through the very special universe of François Amoretti (Burlesque Girrrl). This atypical artist's...

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Ji An, VF, An, Ji, Xiao Pan, 2006, pictorial boards, French

A charming French album about the artist's cat by a Chinese comic book artist working in the French style. Includes a few pages with photos of the real...

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Ji An, VF, An, Ji, Xiao Pan, 2007, pictorial boards, French

Second volume in continuing story about the artist's cat by a Chinese comic book artist working in the French style. Text in French.

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Paloma, Espionne Avant Tout!
  $22.00
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Mojo, Ancestral Z, Mojo, Ancestral Z, Very Fine, Ankama, Paris, 2014, 1st, 10.2 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stylish graphics evoke the "mod" era. Artist Ancestral Z was born in Mouscron, Belgium in 1980. At a young age, he developed a taste for the absurd:...

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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Comix Buro, 2013, 1st, 9782916518657, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Come discover Jean-Baptiste Andreae's incredible talent & amazing colors through his sketches of girls (luscious girls, pin-ups, vampire girls,...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2012, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully illustrated fantasy adventure. Somewhere in the vast jumble of possible worlds, there is one where, more than anywhere else, it remains...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2016, 1st, 978-2749307817, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully painted graphic novel set in a wild fantasy world, full of strange and wondrous creatures. La description de l'éditeur: Un...

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Very Fine, Man Arenas, Vey, Dimitri, Arenas, Man, Soleil, 2010, 12.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Man Arenas. Yaxin the faun, the wizard Merlin, crows, fish, a fox, and nature softly and lovingly rendered by...

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One of 2004 numbered copies, Very Fine, Cesare Asaro, Shepherd, Kirstie, Asaro, Cesare, Curio & Co, 2011, 1st, 5.75 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A tone-perfect pastiche of mid-century industrial manuals and design.   ===   “There’s no time like the present,”...

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Aslan Pin-Up
  $45.00
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Very Fine, Aslan, Aslan, La Musardine, 2010, 9782842714901, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

Aslan is a French painter, sculptor and pin-up artist. He is most famous in France and worldwide for his pin up girls. For 18 years, he provided a monthly...

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Very Fine, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Delcourt, 2004, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Augustin was an animator at Disney. This is her first comics work and it’s great. This is the story of Alim, a humble tanner, and Alim’s...

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Very Fine, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Delcourt, 2006, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In volume 2, having escaped the imprisonment of the high priest, Alim, with his daughter and elderly father, seek refuge in the high mountains....

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Hubert, Virginie Augustin, Hubert, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344017289, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A larger format, black & white, limited edition of Virginie Augustin's most recent graphic novel. 128 pages of British household drama a la Downton...

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VF, Augustin, Virginie, Virginie Augustin, Fantasmagories, 2011, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Voyage aux Ombres S&N Ex-Libris
  $12.00
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One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Augustin, Virginie, Virginie Augustin, Fantasmagories, 2011, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Whaligoe, Tome 1
  $28.00
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Very Fine, Virginie Augustin, Yann, Augustin, Virginie, Casterman, 2013, 1st, 9782203060890, 2203060891, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Shades of Heathcliff and Wuthering Heights in this new atmospheric album from the artist of Alim de Tanneur and Voyage aux Ombres. A love story and a ghost...

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Whaligoe, Tome 2
  $28.00
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Yann, Virginie Augustin, Yann, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The concluding volume in this Diptych. Shades of Heathcliff and Wuthering Heights in this new atmospheric album from the artist of Alim de Tanneur and...

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Bots Tome 1
  $24.00
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Ducoudray, Stephen Baker, Ducoudray, Baker, Stephen, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2016, 1st, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the course of world conflicts, humans have delegated the art of war to machines. The Earth is now just an immense battlefield populated only by robots....

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Lastman Sexy Sirene
  $10.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville & Bastien Vives, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2014, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

If you can't get enough of Lastman, collaborators Bastien Vives, Michael Sanlaville, and Balak provide art and articles for this one-shot magazine. Sexy...

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