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.

 
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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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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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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Oscar Wilde, Dino Battaglia, Wilde, Oscar, Battaglia, Dino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Studio Michaelangelo, Milano, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The Selfish Giant in comic book form. The comic is in Italian. Oscar Wilde's short story is reproduced in its entirety in both English and Italian.

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Asterix and the Falling Sky
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Albert Uderzo, Uderzo, Albert, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Orion Books, 2005, 1st, 978-0752875484, 9 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says Chief Vitalstatistix. Or...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Juan Gimenez, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Gimenez, Juan, Very Fine, Hollywood/NY, Humanoids/DC, 2005, 1st, 1-4012-0642-5, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 136 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Discover the lineage of the galaxy's ultimate warrior, the Metabaron, a character created by the legendary artist Moebius and film director Alejandro...

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Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Carlos Nine, Patrice Killoffer, Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Joann, Nine, Patrice Killoffer, Carlos, Fine, NBM, New York, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An English-language version of two albums in the bestselling comedy series written by French superstars Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim. Dungeon Monstres...

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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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Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Blutch, Frederic Bezian, Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Joann, Blutch, Frederic Bezian, Fine, NBM, New York, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An English-language version of two albums in the bestselling comedy series written by French superstars Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim. Dungeon Monstres...

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Bastard - Signed 1st
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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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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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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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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2017, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Mickey All-Stars (in English)
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2020, 1st, 9781683963691, 12.5 inches, 9.6 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In this once-in-a-lifetime storytelling achievement, more than 40 acclaimed comics creators from around the world celebrate Mickey's wildest adventure!...

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Very Fine, Raymond Macherot, Macherot, Raymond, Fantagraphics, 2011, 9781606994528, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Sibyl-Anne and her fiancé Boomer live in blissful peace in the French countryside until the evil rat Ratticus, evicted from his...

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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, 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, Olivier Balez, Christin, Pierre, Balez, Olivier, Very Fine, London, Nobrow Press, 2018, 1st thus, 9781910620366, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The only French album by Olivier Balez to be translated into English. From the publisher: Now in paperback, this New York Times bestselling graphic...

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Maybe Later
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Philippe, Charles Berberian Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Charles Berberian, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners of dustjacket lightly worn, 2 mm tear to upper corner), Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly, 2006, 1st, 9781896597218, 9 inches, 7.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Maybe Later sees Dupuy & Berberian working separately for the first time, each cartoonist taking turns to tell the...

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The Windy Day
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 8.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tony's children's book, now in English. A young girl sets out on her own to fly her kite and encounters a pirate cloud full of goblins looking to cause...

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Pascal Jousselin, Jousselin, Pascal, Very Fine, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2020, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first English language translation of Pascal Jousselin's French albums Imbattable Tomes 1 and 2. A series of comic strip savvy and graphically...


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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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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Djinn, Vol. 1 - in English
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Jean Dufaux, Ana Miralles, Dufaux, Jean, Miralles, Ana, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Rafael, Insight, 2018, 1st, 9782505067450, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first English translation of the bestselling BD series, Djinn. Collects the first two albums: Djinn Tome 1: La Favorite (2001) and Djinn Tome 2: Les 30...

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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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Love: The Fox
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Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Burbank, Magnetic Press, 2015, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lushly illustrated wordless graphic novel about 24 hours in the life of a fox. From the publisher: It's not easy being one of the smaller predators...

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Love: The Tiger
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Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, Burbank, 2015, 1st American, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lushly illustrated wordless graphic novel about 24 hours in the life of a Bengal tiger in the wild. With a tapir, crocodile, baboons, peacock, black...

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Zep
A Strange and Beautiful Sound
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Zep, Zep, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2016, 1st, 9781684051625, 10.3 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French humorist Zep is creator of the bestselling bande dessinee series Titeuf, a Gallic Bart Simpson. Titeuf is one of France's most popular comics,...

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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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The Hartlepool Monkey
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Wilfrid Lupano, Jeremie Moreau, Lupano, Wilfrid, Moreau, Jeremie, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Knockabout, London, 2013, 2nd, 10.4 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: 1814, off the Durham coast, near the little village of Hartlepool, a warship in the Napoleonic fleet flounders during a storm and...

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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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Asterix And Obelix All At Sea
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Very Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder & Stoughton, 1996, 3rd, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

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Asterix And The Laurel Wreath
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Brockhampton Press, 1974, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 18th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1972.

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Asterix In Caesar's Gift
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Near Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder & Stoughton, 1977, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards without dust jacket as issued, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 21st volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1974.

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Asterix In Corsica
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1979, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 20th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1979.

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Asterix In Belgium
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Near Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1980, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 24th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1979.

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Obelix And Co
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Albert Uderzo, NF, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1978, 1st British, pictorial boards

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 23rd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1976.

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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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Madwoman of the Sacred Heart
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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2010, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

"Professor Alan Mangel's journey of madness begins when he impregnates Elisabeth, a student, with what she believes is John the Baptist reincarnated....

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Hounds of Hell
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Very Fine, Christian Højgaard, Drazen Kovacevic, Roman Surzhenko, Thirault, Philippe, Højgaard, Drazen Kovacevic, Roman Surzhenko, Christian, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

"A formidable group of mercenaries accept a secret mission for the Empress of the Byzantine Empire. Their skills, wills and courage are fully tested as they...

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Pachyderme
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Very Fine, Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Self Made Hero, 2012, 1st, 9781906838607, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "A modern masterpiece of surreal graphic fiction." Our heroine, Carice, is visiting her husband – she has something...

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Meka
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Jean-David Morvan, Bengal, Morvan, Jean-David, Bengal, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, Burbank, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In a future where civilization is defended by giant, humanoid vehicles known as "Meka", two pilots learn to deal with the consequences of their...

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Aama Vol. 1: The Smell of Dust
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Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Very Fine, London, Self Made Hero, 2013, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first volume of Peeters' award-winning science fiction series!  Verloc Nim - addict, estranged father, amnesiac - wakes up in the middle of...

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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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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Signed by Regis Loisel on the title page, Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1993, 1st American, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed in Blackwing pencil by Regis Loisel on the title page! The English-language edition of Loisel's Peter Pan! "My album is at the crossroads of...

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