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.

 
Enrico Marini, Marini, Enrico, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, DC Comics, Burbank, 2018, 9781401283322, 12.5 inches, 8.45 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Enrico Marini's original two-volume Batman story was first published in France by Dargaud. This is the English language hardcover collection. From the...

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Beautiful Darkness
  $18.00
Fabien Vehlmann, Kerascoet, Vehlmann, Fabien, Kerascoet, Very Fine, Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal, 2018, 9781770463363, 9 inches, 6.7 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jolie Tenebre in English. This softcover includes 16 additional pages not in the hardcover. From the publisher: A group of little people find...


Alexandro Jodorowsky, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Zoran, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 9781594650734, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 304 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The prequel to The Incal and Final Incal. This new printing of Before The Incall features a new interview with artist Zoran Janjetov.  From the...

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Bruno Richard, Sylvain Richard, Richard, Bruno, Richard, Sylvain, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st, 9781594650376, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

1990: off to join an aunt working for a relief organization, young Frenchmen Sylvain and Bruno Ricard come to discover the ins and outs of everyday life in...

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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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Elian Black'Mor, Carine-M, Black'Mor, Carine-M, Elian, Fine, Insight, San Rafael, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher Élian Black'Mor is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer who chose to disappear behind his penname to better play with...

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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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Near Fine (only slightest wear to the lower corner otherwise new and unread), Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, 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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Near Fine (only light wear to the corners, otherwise new, flat, and unread), Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, iBooks, 2003, 2nd, 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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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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Very Good (bump to the top edge and to the bottom of the spine, light wear to the corners, otherwise new, flat, and unread), Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, iBooks, 2003, 2nd, 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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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, 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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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Good+ (corners rubbed, light cover wear, flat, tight, clean), iBooks, New York, 2003, 2nd, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 56 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

If you want to really appreciate the art, this ibooks edition is one-third bigger than the Dark Horse edition. This full-size English language edition is...

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Blacksad: A Silent Hell
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dark Horse, 2012, 10.8 inches, 8.4 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This hardcover presents the fourth and most recent Blacksad album in English as well as "Blacksad: L’historie des Aquarelles, Tome 2" with Juanjo's...

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Blacksad: Amarillo
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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2014, 10.8 inches, 8.4 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This hardcover presents the fifth and most recent Blacksad album in English. From the publisher: Hard-boiled feline detective John Blacksad is back in...

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Bouncer: Black Hearts
  $25.00
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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Boucq, Francois, Very Fine, Humanoids, Hollywood, 2011, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 176 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Jodorowsky and Boucq's crazy western series. John Ford meets David Lynch in this weird Western. Jodorowsky features a literal freak show in this English...

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Brigada Book One
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Magnetic Press, 2016, 1st, 9781942367321, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: If you can't trust the man beside you, put him before you. Called back from retirement to command a brigade of remorseless...

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Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Saint Louis, MO, Magnetic Press, 2021, 1st American, 9781951719111, 11 inches, 8.6 inches, 188 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautifully illustrated, magical fairy tale, created by the award-winning team behind the world-renowned LOVE series of wordless wildlife graphic novels....


Brussli: Way of the Dragon Boy
  $25.00
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J-L Fonteneau, J Etienne, Fonteneau, J-L, Etienne, J, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Humanoids, 2016, 1st, 9781594651502, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The three volume bande dessinee collected and in English! Etienne provides beautiful color art and design for this storybook fable. With an extra...

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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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Christian Perrissin, Matthieu Blanchin, Perrissin, Christian, Blanchin, Matthieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2017, 1st, 9781631408694, 10.25 inches, 7.8 inches, 368 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Return to the real-life days of the wild, wild West where the life was rough... especially for women. The prototypical cowgirl,...

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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, New York, First Second, 2017, 1st, 978-1626725461, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English translation of the French graphic novel. From the publisher: California Dreamin' from Pénélope Bagieu depicts Mama Cass as...

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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, First Second, 2017, 1st, 978-1626725461, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! An English translation of the French graphic novel. From the publisher: California Dreamin' from...

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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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Chica, Vol. 2
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Carlos Trillo, Jordi Bernet, Trillo, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Very Fine, NBM, New York, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"By the artist of the popular hard-bitten noir series "Torpedo," this series tells the adventures of Chica, one hot babe...." Hot tamale Chica and her...

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Cities of the Fantastic: Brusel
  $195.00
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2001, 1st American, 9781561632916, 12 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy of the first English language edition and the only hardcover edition in English. This book is out of print in English! The English...

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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2002, 1st American, 9781561633333, 12 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy of the first English language edition and the only hardcover edition in English. This book is out of print in English! Even before fully...

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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Small bump to the tail of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2004, 1st, 9781561634002, 156163400X, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The long out-of-print English language edition of this classic album, La frontière invisible, Tome 2, the ninth volume in the series Les Cités...

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Jack London, Riff Reb's, London, Jack, Riff Reb's, Very Fine, New York, NBM, 2014, 1st American, 9781597074018, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French comic book artist Riff Reb's Illustrates Jack London's classic tale--now in English. When the ferry the intellectual Humphrey van Weyden is aboard...

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Jack London, Riff Reb's, London, Jack, Riff Reb's, Very Fine, New York, Papercutz, 2014, 1st, 9781597073806, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

French comic book artist Riff Reb's graphic novelization of Jack London's classic tale--now in English. When the ferry the intellectual Humphrey van...

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Clockwerx
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Very Fine, Jason Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, and Izu, Jean-Baptiste Hostache, Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, and Izu, Jason, Hostache, Jean-Baptiste, Humanoids, 2013, 1st American, 9781594650390, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

We carried this title as a French import before it came out in English. This is the English language edition which is now out of print. While they last!...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of Corto Maltese in English. This volume contains four Corto Maltese adventures set in the Caribbean in...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of these Corto Maltese stories in English. Four stories: So Much for Gentlemen of Fortune, The Seagull's...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of these Corto Maltese stories in English. Four stories: Voodoo for the President, Sweet Dream Lagoon, A...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of these Corto Maltese stories in English. Long out of print and scarce.

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NF, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, NBM, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, Softcover, color wraps, English

A volume of Corto Maltese in English. Scarce.

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Euro Comics/IDW, San Diego, 2015, 978-1-63140-317-0, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: The second volume in the definitive English language edition of Hugo Pratt's masterpiece, Corto Maltese, presented in the original...

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Corto Maltese: In Siberia
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Euro Comics/IDW, San Diego, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: With this book Hugo Pratt leaves behind the short story form he'd used for 21 interrelated tales and presents a truly epic graphic...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2020, 1st, 978-1-68405-691-0, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: In this final entry of Hugo Pratt's epic Corto Maltese series, the master graphic novelist returns to the theme he...

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Corto Maltese: Tango
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68405-273-8, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: In 1923 Buenos Aires, Corto Maltese investigates the disappearance of his friend Louise Brookszowyc. In his search...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, New York, Universe/Rizzoli, 2012, 10.2 inches, 6.8 inches, 254 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

An English language translation of the first Corto Maltese story. From the publisher: Treasure hunter, sailor, and adventurer, Corto Maltese remains...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68405-641-5, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 172 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: A milestone in the history of graphic novels, The Ballad of the Salty Sea won the world's first-ever "Best Graphic...

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Corto Maltese: The Ethiopian
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, San Diego, Euro Comics/IDW, 2016, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: When Corto Maltese arrives in the Middle East and Africa in 1918 the shifting sands and loyalties reveal colonial powers still...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, San Diego, Euro Comics/IDW, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68405-186-1, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 148 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: Corto Maltese sets out on another globetrotting adventure after the discovery of a Byron manuscript in a mosque on the Isle of...

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