Bande Dessinee in English

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European comics in English! Less than one percent of European comics are translated into English. Often the U.S. print runs are miniscule in comparison with the European print run and sometimes the English language versions become quite rare. Along with French Bande Dessinee, you will also find here comics originally published in Italy and Spain.

 
Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebook, London, 2016, 978-1849182935, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-304-8, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. Valerian and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-312-3, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. Valerian and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-319-2, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. Valerian and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2017, 1st British, 978-1-84918-326-0, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2017, 1st British, 978-1-84918-329-1, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (corners slightly bent, otherwise new, unread copy), London, Cinebook, 2011, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2012, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Valerian and Laureline are a pair of galaxy hopping special agents who are dropped into trouble spots anywhere in space and time. It's like a French Star...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2013, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher: Technorog is a planet essential to the economy of...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2013, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2014, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

"Ambassador of the Shadows" is the basis for Luc Besson's new film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets." From the publisher: Point Central is...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cinebook, London, 2016, 9781849183253, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The deluxe hardback edition of "Ambassador of the Shadows", the volume that inspired Luc Besson's new film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2014, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (mild shelf wear but otherwise new and unread copy), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the Publisher: Every 100 years or so, the infertile people of...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Elias The Cursed
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Corrado Mastantuono, VF, Corgiat, Sylviane, Mastantuono, Corrado, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, English

Great comic art by Italian illustrator Corrado Mastantuono. This is the English language edition of the French album "Elias le Maudit." "Fallen king Elias...

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The Swords of Glass
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Sylviane Corgiat, Laura Zuccheri, Corgiat, Sylviane, Zuccheri, Laura, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 212 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: In a world whose time is running out, four mysterious swords must be reunited to save the planet. A spectacular saga full of wondrous...

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Victor Dancette, Edmond-Francois Calvo, Dancette, Victor, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, minimal wear, very flat, tight, clean), Abi Melzer, France, 1984, 1st thus, 12.1 inches, 8.8 inches, 92 pages, 75 pages in color and 6 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The only English language edition of the classic bande dessinee La Bête est Morte. Long out of print. A technicolor graphic novel retelling the...

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Wika
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Thomas Day, Olivier Ledroit, Day, Thomas, Ledroit, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2021, 1st, 9781787735927, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Olivier Ledroit's epic ornate dark fantasy is collected and in English for the first time! If any bande dessinee series fits my adage "disregard the words...

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Justine, by the Marquis de Sade
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Very Good+ [crease to corner of the back cover, slight shelfwear, otherwise clean, flat, and tight (no spine crease)], Guido Crepax, de Sade, Marquis, Crepax, Guido, Grove Press, 1981, 1st American, 080214358X, Softcover, color wraps, English

English translation of Guido Crepax's 1978 graphic adaptation of de Sade's 1791 erotic novel. Complete in one 150-page volume. Explicit.

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, With a color illustrated bookplate signed by the creators and numbered to 350 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2010, 9781595823939, 10.8 inches, 8.4 inches, 184 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

In the great French tradition, we offer an exclusive bookplate when purchasing this title from us. The bookplate, limited to 350 copies, features a color...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Creases and tears along the spine but, otherwise Very Fine (very sharp, flat, tight, and clean), iBooks, New York, 2003, 2nd, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 55 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

This full-size English language edition is out of print and increasingly hard to find. If you want to really appreciate the art, this ibooks edition is...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (very light dent to front and back cover, otherwise very sharp, flat, tight, and clean), iBooks, New York, 2003, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 56 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

If you want to really appreciate Juanjo's award-winning artwork, this ibooks edition is two inches taller and wider than the Dark Horse edition. This...

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very fine (flat, tight, clean), Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, iBooks, 2003, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This full-size English language edition is out of print and increasingly hard to find. If you want to really appreciate the art, this ibooks edition is...

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