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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 978-1-84918-304-8, 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, 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, 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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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to fore edge, otherwise Fine), Montreal, Dargaud, 1981, 1st, 2205065734, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From 1981, the first English language edition of this Valerian Adventure. From the publisher: Point Central is a multicultural space station that...

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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, English, French

"A cruise in the world of chance happenings." Each full-page sketch is faced by its title in both French and English. "Quand la raison s’endort un...

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Ulysses
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Homer, Lob, Georges Pichard, Homer, Lob, Pichard, Georges, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, 2006, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

First published in France in 1974. Based on the epic poem by Homer. Adapted by Jacques Lob. Art by Georges Pichard (1920-2003). In the wake of the...

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Tyler Cross: Angola
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 9781785867316, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The bestselling French album series inspired by American Noir is now in English! What seemed like a risk-free gig that should have got him some easy cash...

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Total Jazz
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68396-086-7, 10.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 92 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of Blutch's 2013 French album, a collection of jazz related short stories originally published in the French magazine...

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Guillaume Long, Long, Guillaume, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Lion Forge, 2019, 1st, 978-1549303203, 11 inches, 8.6 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: If you want to take your culinary skills from cook to master chef, you'll need to know a few things. Where can you get not just good,...

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Tintin in America
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Very Fine, Herge, Herge, Casterman, 2004, 2203797002, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A facsimile reproduction of the original black & white 1931 release. In English.

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Through A Life
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Tom Haugomat, Haugomat, Tom, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Nobrow Press, London, 2019, 978-1-910620-49-6, 9.9 inches, 7 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

A beautiful and poignant wordless graphic novel. The first graphic novel by illustrator Tom Haugomat. From the publisher: Told through a series of...

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Three Shadows
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Near Fine (light shelfwear), First Second, New York, 2008, 1st American, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, English

Long out of print, the English language edition of Cyril Pedrosa's Tres Ombres. Cyril Pedrosa began his career in animation, working on the Disney films...

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Three Shadows
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Near Fine (very light wear), First Second, New York, 2008, 2nd American, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, English

Long out of print, the English language edition of Cyril Pedrosa's Tres Ombres. Cyril Pedrosa began his career in animation, working on the Disney films...

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Thorgal 1: Child of the Stars
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosinski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosinski, Grzegorz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Norfolk, VA, Ink Publishing, 1986, 1st American, 096178850X, 11.7 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 1986, the first English language volume of the Franco-Belgian award-winning comics hit, Thorgal. A foundling raised by Vikings discovers his...

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Jerry Frissen, Jorge Miguel, Frissen, Jerry, Miguel, Jorge, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Everything has gone to hell on Earth in 2069. Not only have the dead risen, but they're now robbing humans to finance their exodus...

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Very Fine, Guy Davis, Frissen, Jerry, Davis, Guy, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 978159465013, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: "In Los Angeles in the year 2064, the dead have risen and corpses live again, cohabitating peacefully among us … This...

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Very Fine, Guy Davis, Frissen, Jerry, Davis, Guy, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In Los Angeles in the year 2064, the dead have risen and corpses live again, cohabitating among us...well, somewhat. As a zombie apocalypse engulfs America,...

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The Wrath of Fantômas
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Olivier Bouquet, Julie Rocheleau, Bouquet, Olivier, Rocheleau, Julie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 978-1785868863, 11.2 inches, 8.3 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A stunning reimagining of a classic French literary character. Freely adapted from the work of Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre, with a plot worthy of...

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