Angouleme 2019

Here are the books that arrived in our latest shipment of European imports. There are a variety of art books and French graphic novels. These include my selection of new titles from all the major French bande dessinee publishers, limited edition monographs published by the Angouleme BD Festival, art books from Ominiky Ediciones in Spain, and some art books and comics from Belgium and the Netherlands. There are also rare and out-of-print books I scouted at Angouleme and over nine days in Paris. 

 
Ange, Patrick Renault, Charlie Adlard, Ange, Patrick Renault, Adlard, Charlie, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Charlie Adlard was kind enough to sign this copy for us. This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces the entire 52-page graphic novel from Adlard's...

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Out of stock
Jean-David Morvan, Pierre Alary, Morvan, Jean-David, Alary, Pierre, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344029503, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize black & white Collector's Edition of The Queen of the Black Coast, limited to 1500 copies, is a showcase for Pierre Alary's line art and...


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Liana Anatolevich, Anatolevich, Liana, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 12.2 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Liana Anatolevich is a digital illustrator living in Irkutsk, Russia. This is her first art book. Over 160 illustrations and drawings and two pages of...


Christophe Arleston, Audrey Alwett, Virginie Augustin, Arleston, Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Augustin, Virginie, Special limited edition, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2011, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was a special limited edition for the 2011 BD Festival at Angouleme with a print run of 1000 copies or less. An oversize hardcover reproducing...

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Lastman, Tome 10
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2017, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 33 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely...

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Lastman, Tome 11
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 15 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 7
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2015, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 8
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2016, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 9
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2016, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 20 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Droles de Zings
  $35.00
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Jean Barbaud, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Bamboo, 2016, 1st, 978-2818940488, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of Barbaud's aviation cartoons. He renders 120 of the world's aircraft, primarily military, in his deft and wonderful style. In addition to...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1800 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06507-9, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1600 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06986-2, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, Dominique Bertail, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fluide Glacial, 2018, 2nd, 978-2352079866, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! This limited edition has a cloth spine, 8 extra pages of artwork, and a color illustrated bookplate (it...

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Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, Dominique Bertail, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fluide Glacial, Paris, 2018, 978-2-352-07970-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! "Mondo Reverso is a transgender Western. The men are women, the women are men." Like all women in...

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Frédéric Bezian, Bezian, Frédéric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2015, 1st, 978-2-302-04769-3, 11.25 inches, 8 inches, 54 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Current of Art." An accordion book (similar to Nobrow's Leporello series) which reads across one side and then the other and vice versa, a sublime...

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Ne touchez à rien
  $30.00
In stock
Simsolo, Frederic Bezian, Simsolo, Bezian, Frederic, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat Drugstore, Moulineaux, 2004, 9782226155290, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Between 1870 and 1999, a mansion defies the passage of time. It's ghostly inhabitants will protect or destroy each new owner depending upon their intent....

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Gus, Tome 4: Happy Clem N&B
  $35.00
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Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205074222, 11.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A black and white version of the latest volume of Christophe Blain's great western series. Limited to 2500 copies. Blain uses a split brush inking...

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La Fille
  $40.00
In stock
Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, Paris, Gallimard, 2013, 1st, 9782070653072, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 76 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Christophe Blain's latest book is an illustrated story of Western magical realism, with text and illustrations on facing pages. (Text is in French.) The...

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Surplus Universalis
  $25.00
In stock
Fred Blanchard, Blanchard, Fred, Very Good+ (short tear at the top of the spine, small bump to the corner, interior Fine), Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, 64 pages in color and 32 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards

Blanchard is a French comic artist, designer, and illustrator. He specializes in designing creatures and vehicles and frequently supplies designs to other...

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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2019, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 182 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Bruno pays homage to 76 classic noir films in this art book which profiles the films that have served as inspiration for Nury and Bruno's bestselling noir...

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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Carboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Carboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344014288, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The fifth volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The authors of the Extraordinary Journey propel...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Now in stock! One of the three official posters for the 46th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 24 - 27, 2019....

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, 185 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We acquired a limited supply of this Regular Edition and the Coffret Edition before they sold out.  Buy your copy now! This is the...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 450 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 320 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We acquired a limited supply of this Coffret Edition and the Regular Edition before they sold out. Buy your copy now! Mr. Corben...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Nogent-sur-Marne, Delirium, 2013, Later, 979-1090916104, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This French edition of Creepy Presents Richard Corben upgrades the American version significantly with a larger page format, Jose Villarubias has done...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Nogent-sur-Marne, Delirium, 2014, Later, 979-1090916135, 12 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This French edition of Creepy Presents Richard Corben upgrades the American version significantly with a larger page format, Jose Villarubias has done...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Richard Corben won the Angouleme festival's Grand Prix in 2018 and was the subject of a career retrospective museum exhibition at the 2019 festival. This is...

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Jorge Corona, Corona, Jorge, Very Fine, issued without dustjackets, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2018, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Published comic book size, in English, under the title "Feathers," we offer it in the larger French format to better appreciate Corona's artwork. From...

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Bourbon Thret
  $45.00
In stock
Geof Darrow, Darrow, Geof, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the covers, interior Fine), Delcourt, Paris, 1995, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Geof Darrow album went through one printing in 1995 and was never reprinted. A collection of three comic stories of the schlubby Caucasian samurai...

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Des Gens Bizarres
  $35.00
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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cornelius, Paris, 2017, 1st revised, 6 inches, 6.25 inches, 112 pages, 60 color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, French

Des Gens Bizarres ("Weird People"). Originally published in 2004, this illustrated book presents more than fifty characters, each accompanied by a short...

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Out of stock
Ricardo Delgado, Delgado, Ricardo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st, 978-2203158467, 10.7 inches, 7 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From storyboard and concept artist Ricardo Delgado, the wordless graphic novel Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians! Collected by Dark Horse as a trade...


Gabriele Dell'Otto, Dell'Otto, Gabriele, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Pulp's, Paris, 2016, 1st, 12.3 inches, 12 inches, 324 pages, almost 900 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian, French, English

The definitive book for every Dell'Otto fan! This large-format 12 x 12 inch artbook showcases nearly every piece of Marvel art created by superstar painter...

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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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Out of stock
Wilfrid Lupano, Stephane Fert, Lupano, Wilfrid, Fert, Stephane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9421-2, 14 inches, 10.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: When the Circus Comes to Town From the publisher: In this delirious, colorful tale, Wilfrid Lupand and Stéphane Fert invite the...


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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2005, 1st, 978-2844141200, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: How to Decode Etircopyh is the first of two color Hypocrite stories published in Pilote (and previously published by Dargaud in...


Out of stock
Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2008, 1st, 978-2844142566, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: Published by Dargaud in 1974, Hypocrite's last adventure (the second one in color) is probably the wildest and the most "free-jazz"...


Dibujante Nocturno: Concept Art
  $40.00
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Francisco Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Francisco, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 72 pages, about 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book devoted entirely to the work of concept artist-illustrator Francisco Garcés aka Dibujante Nocturno. Filled cover to cover with demonic...

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Je suis un autre
  $30.00
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Rodolphe, Laurent Gnoni, Rodolphe, Gnoni, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302066342, 10.4 inches, 7.9 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Laurent Gnoni adopts a beautiful light impressionistic line for this psychological thriller. From the publisher: Peppo and his brother Sylvio spend...

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Artbook Chuma Hill
  $40.00
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Chuma Hill, Hill, Chuma, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This is a brand new hardcover artbook after the artist's softcover artbook sold out. Chuma Hill is a Spanish illustrator and freelance graphic designer...

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Kerascoet, Kerascoet, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Soleil, 2014, 1st, 9782302042766, 12.5 inches, 10.6 inches, 324 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A massive coffee table art book devoted to the artists of Miss Pas Touche, Jolies Tenebres, and Beaute (Miss Don't Touch Me, Beautiful Darkness, and...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heemstede, Big Balloon, 1995, 1st, 9789054253778, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

Franka's first adventure Het Misdaadmuseum ("Criminology Museum") from 1978. This is the earlier, more cartoony rendition of Franka that evolved into the...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2009, 1st, 9789076706528, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 100 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

"The White Goddess." The long-awaited second part in this triptych. Franka is still processing Rix's death but still decides to take matters into her own...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2010, 1st, 9789076706566, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 108 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

"The Silver Fire" starts with Franka walking into a trap, because her girlfriend Laura and her Russian diamond millionaire boyfriend are part of the...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2012, 1st, 9789076706658, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

"Underworld" is about revenge. In the beginning, Franka helps put the crime boss Johnny behind bars. That is why the loyal Bep wants to avenge Johnny by...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2016, 1st, 9789076706764, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

The 23rd Franka album--Geheim 1948 ("Secret 1948"). Rotterdam Maritime Museum, Amsterdam Centraal Train Station, Koopgoot, Casa de Colón, and...

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La Pendeja, La Pendeja, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Nuria Aparicio "La Pendeja" (Barcelona) is an illustrator and 2D animator. She began her career working as a freelancer for various animation studios and...

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In 2019 the Angouleme festival celebrated Milo Manara's fifty-year career with a museum-scale exhibition of his original art. From his beginnings in Italian...

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Bunny!
  $20.00
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2017, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 42 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"A Vegan Story written & illuminated by Stan Manoukian." Text in English & French. Stan Manoukian is a French artist based in Paris. He...

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