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.

 
One of 750 numbered copies, Very Fine, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Boucq, Francois, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 9781594650284, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Full-page illustrations by Boucq illustrating short texts by Jodorowsky. These one-page stories are twisty, thought-provoking, ironic, perverse, and Boucq's...

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Jean Regnaud, Emile Bravo, Regnaud, Jean, Bravo, Emile, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (bump and 1/8-inch tear to the top of the spine otherwise Fine), Ponent Mon/Fanfare, Rasquera, Spain, 2009, 1st thus, 9.75 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This French album was a 2008 Essentials Award winner at Angouleme and won a 2008 Tam Tam Literary Award. It is a beautifully heartfelt and beautifully...

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Agrippina
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, London, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a translation of the Claire Bretécher's bestselling comic strip series Agrippine. Translated from the French by Fiona Cleland. From...

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Atar Gull
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 9781785867323, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Revenge! The one-shot French album by the creators of the bestselling Tyler Cross series is now in English! From the publisher: A man forced into...

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Nemo - in English
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Bruno, Bruno, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 1st, 9781684050314, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A graphic novel freely adapting Jules Verne's Victorian sci-fi novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This collects the 4-tome Bande Dessinee series in one...

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Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Bruno, Thoret, Jean-Baptiste, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2018, 1st, 9781684050680, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 84 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande Dessinee stylist Bruno (Tyler Cross, Lorna, Junk, Nemo) illustrates this comic book history of "The New Hollywood. From Easy Rider to Apocalypse Now."...

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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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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Morvan, Jean David, Buchet, Philippe, NBM, 2005, 1st, 1561634204, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: "In "Artifice", feisty human agent Navee falls on a planet persecuted by a ruling class with little regard for life. She faces her...

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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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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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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Camboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Camboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2018, 10.6 inches, 7.8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The fantasy adventure trilogy of a young boy's travels through a long-forgotten world where magic still rules. For ages 10+. Young...

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Crepanquine Vol. 1 - Comic
  $36.00
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Garbunka, Caro Waro, Garbunka, Caro Waro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Crepanquine Vol. 1 of 2: Marked by the Gods. A graphic novel in English from the creators of the art book Asteroid. A dark and thrilling comic full of...

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Nils: The Tree of Life
  $30.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jerome Hamon, Antoine Carrion, Hamon, Jerome, Carrion, Antoine, Magnetic Press, 2020, 1st, 9781549308154, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

All three volumes of Nils, "a trilogy halfway between Nordic mythology and Miyazaki," in one volume and in English. Art and color by Antoine Carrion (artist...

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I Am Legion
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Very Fine, Fabien Nury, John Cassaday, Nury, Fabien, Cassaday, John, Humanoids, 2010, 1st, 9781594650994, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

OUT OF PRINT. John Cassaday's original graphic novel created especially for the French market now available in English. "A supernatural take on World War II...

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I Am Legion - Softcover
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Fabien Nury, John Cassaday, Nury, Fabien, Cassaday, John, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2011, 1st thus, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 176 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

John Cassaday's original graphic novel created especially for the French market now available in English. From the publisher: A supernatural take on...

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Very Fine, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Humanoides, 2003, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English-language translation of these classic French stories. These are the stories that made the reputation of this clear line comic creator....

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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Very Fine, Humanoides, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 236 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English-language translation of these classic stories originally published in France between 1984 and 1989. The Will of Godfrey of Bouillon The...

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Limited to 550 copies, Fine, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 9781594650314, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Chaland in English! From the Publisher: "From legendary 'ligne claire' cartoonist Yves Chaland (Chaland Anthology - Freddy Lombard Vol. 1 &...

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Weapons of the Metabaron
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Alexandro Jodorowsky, Travis Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Travis, Humanoids, 2013, 2nd, 9781594650819, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of the legendary Travis Charest French album. The Meta-barons series is a space fantasy with metaphysical overtones. The...

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Stay
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Lewis Trondheim, Hubert Chevillard, Trondheim, Lewis, Chevillard, Hubert, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2019, 1st, 9781549307713, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

NOMINATED FOR TWO EISNER AWARDS 2020: Best U.S. Edition of Int'l Material and Best Writer (Lewis Trondheim)! From the publisher: Roland has the...

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Sam Bronx and the Robots
  $30.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light shelfwear), London, Acme Press, 1989, 1st English language edition/printing, 1870084403, 9.75 inches, 6.5 inches, 32 pages, two-color comics, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"A wry and affectionate science-fiction pastiche" by a modern master of the clear-line style. In English.

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Atomic Empire
  $25.00
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68405-311-7, 9.4 inches, 7.25 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A bestseller for us in the original French edition, now "Souvenirs de l'Empire de l'Atome" is available in English! A super stylish book, full of great...

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Diabolical Summer - Signed 1st
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2019, 1st, 978-1684054251, 9.4 inches, 7.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! A bestseller for us in the original French edition, now "l'Ete Diabolik" is available in English!...

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Asterix and the Picts
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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Fine, London, Orion Books, 2013, 1st, 9781444011692, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first book by the brand-new Asterix team and it's an epic adventure! This time, the hysterical historical character journeys to Scotland, where he...

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Bernard Cosey, Cosey, Bernard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2016, 978-1-63140-777-2, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 66 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of this volume in the French publisher Glenat's series of one-shot albums paying homage to Disney's classic characters...

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Emmanuelle 1
  $25.00
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Guido Crepax, Crepax, Guido, Very Fine in shrinkwrap, NBM, New York, 1990, 978-0918348876, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Guido Crepax (1933-2003) is considered one of the masters of comic art. Contains: Unicorn in Flight (16p) Green Paradise (22p) Of Flesh, Gods,...

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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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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Sibylline, Capucine, Jerome d'Aviau, Sibylline, Capucine, d'Aviau, Jerome, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2017, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautifully illustrated bande dessinee now in English. An innovative design (a mix of comics and illustrated books) with delightful drawings of a...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Nina is a girl in middle school with a little brother and a single mom who barely has enough time to spend with her. Put down at...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2012, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Having a fairy friend can be fun, but its not easy. When Nina first met the fairy Sybil and her companion Pandigole, she had no idea...

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Maculas - Comic
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Jordi Pastor, Danide, Pastor, Jordi, Danide, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A meta graphic novel in English. Have you ever dreamt of flying, being invisible, or possessing amazing strength? Dott Spot not only dreams about it, he...

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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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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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Out of stock
Alexios Tjoyas, Nicolas de Crécy, Tjoyas, Alexios, de Crécy, Nicolas, Near Fine (light wear to the back cover), Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2014, 1st, 9781594650604, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The first work by Eisner-nominated artist Nicolas de Crécy is the lyrical and hauntingly beautiful tale of a tormented opera...


Very Fine, Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, NBM, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

This is De Crecy’s most recent series and it is by far his lightest, happiest comics work with a freer looser style and the most "animated" sequences...

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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, One of 550 numbered copies, Fine in Near Fine slipcase (mild shelfwear to slipcase), Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 199 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. "From multiple Eisner nominated creator and European star Nicolas De Crecy (SALVATORE, GLACIAL PERIOD) comes a masterpiece of color and...

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Nicolas de Crécy, de Crécy, Nicolas, One of 550 numbered copies, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (light shelfwear to slipcase), Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 199 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From multiple Eisner nominated creator and European star Nicolas de Crécy (SALVATORE, GLACIAL PERIOD) comes a masterpiece of...

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Bastard - Signed 1st
  $15.00
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Max de Radigues, de Radigues, Max, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, 2018, 1st, 7.5 inches, 6 inches, 176 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! Max has added a quick sketch as well! From the publisher: After taking part in a historic heist --...

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Albert and the Others
  $40.00
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Guy Delisle, Delisle, Guy, One lower corner lightly rubbed otherwise Fine (Flat, tight, clean), Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2007, 1st, 978-1897299272, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. A great collection of 26 short wordless comic stories about men (named alphabetically from Albert to Zoltan) and their trials and...

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Betty Blues
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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
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Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Very Fine, NBM, New York, 2013, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Little Rice Duck has built himself quite the reputation around the West Wood, playing his trumpet in bars with their smoky, sweaty...

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Betty Blues (Signed 1st)
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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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Bubbles & Gondola
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Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, NBM, 2011, 1st, 9781561636112, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: On a background of Django Reinhardt, this jewel of poetic fantasy is a fairy tale for all ages with spot on observations about...

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Muse - New Edition
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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Terry Dodson, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Dodson, Terry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2019, 9781643379326, 10.5 inches, 7.8 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a new edition of Terry's "Songes" saga in one volume and in English. From the publisher: Charming Coraline is hired as the private tutor to...

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Chaos: Lone Sloane
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Philippe Druillet, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rockville Centre, NY, Heavy Metal, 2000, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 62 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Druillet created Lone Sloane in 1966 and his adventures appeared in Pilote and Heavy Metal thru 1976. Druillet revived the character for three albums in the...

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Lone Sloane, Vol. 2: Delirius
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Jacques Lob, Philippe Druillet, Lob, Jacques, Druillet, Philippe, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Titan Books, London, 2015, 978-1782761068, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Trapped on the planet Delirious, Lone Sloane is at a loss. As madness reigns all around him, he can only rely on the young girl Mali to keep him in the...

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Lone Sloane: Gail
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Philippe Druillet, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Titan, London, 2018, 9781785864209, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Druillet's 1970s classic back in print in English for the first time since 1978! From the publisher: Lone Sloane, the Ulysses of space, cosmic...

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The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane
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Philippe Druillet, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2015, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Druillet's 1970s classic in print in English for the first time in decades! From the publisher: A cosmic game has begun. And Lone Sloane is the pawn...

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