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.

 
Moebius (Jean Giraud), Marc Bati, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Marc Bati, Near Fine (light rubbing to cover otherwise very flat, tight, and clean), Comcat/Catalan, Paris, 1990, 1st American, 11 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Story and art credited to co-creators Moebius & Bati.

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light spotting to the top edge, very light bend to the lower corner otherwise very flat, tight, clean, binding unbroken), Epic, New York, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The Goddess, the third chapter in Moebius' Aedena Cycle, was written and drawn in Paris and in Los Angeles, between the fall of 1988 and the spring of 1989....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light bump to the bottom of the spine otherwise Very Fine, very flat, tight, clean, covers and pages flat, binding unbroken), Epic, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of ten comic stories from 1971 to 1979 including the title story (written by Dan O'Bannon) which was the inspiration for Heavy Metal: The Movie...


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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1992, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 204 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the eighth volume in the signed & numbered Moebius hardcover series, collecting the Epic/Marvel graphic novels Lieutenant Blueberry 1-The Iron...


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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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, New York, Epic, 1988, 1st, 0-87135-283-4, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of seven comic stories from 1974 to 1980 including, Shore Leave on Pharagonesia, Absoluten Calfeutrail, White Nightmare, Apple Pie, and Rock...

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The Incal 1
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Fine (flat, tight, bright), Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Epic, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first English language version of the French sci-fi classic! This Marvel/Epic edition consists of the first two volumes in the six book series: The...

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Merveilleux!
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Very Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English, French

Full color illustrations by Annette Marnat, Tony Sandoval, Wouter Tulp, Bobby Chiu, Clément Lefevre, Charles Champeau, Carine M, Elian Black'Mor,...

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The Incal 2
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (light corner wear, bright, tight, clean), Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 120 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first English language version of the French sci-fi classic!This Marvel/Epic edition consists of the middle two volumes in the six book series: That...

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The Incal 3
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (very light corner wear, bright, tight, clean), Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first English language version of the French sci-fi classic!This Marvel/Epic edition consists of the final two volumes in the six book series.

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Juan Gimenez, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Gimenez, Juan, Very Fine, issued without a dustjacket, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 9781594650147, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 544 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A multi-generational tale of family, sacrifice, and survival told within an immense universe, both in scope and originality. A true...


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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The Model
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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (light bump to the tail of the spine otherwise Fine), New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 9781561633395, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Nearly 80 full-page or double-page color illustrations of female models throughout history. From the back cover: The great Manara presents to us, in...

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Victor Dancette, Edmond-Francois Calvo, Dancette, Victor, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, lower corners lightly rubbed, mild wear to covers, 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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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first publication in any language of the 51-page story, The Gardens of Aedena, a sequel to Upon a Star. Rounding out this volume are two short...

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Indian Summer
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NF (slight shelf wear), Pratt, Hugo, Manara, Milo, Milo Manara, NBM, 1994, 3rd

Written by Hugo Pratt (Corto Maltese), this graphic novel about colonists and Indians in New England in the 17th century is somewhat more sophisticated than...

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Very Fine, Zoran Janjetov, Fred Beltran, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Fred Beltran, Zoran, Humanoids, 2013, 1st, 9781594650505, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 408 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Follow Albino’s complete galaxy spanning adventures on his path to becoming a Technopriest.  Jodorowsky, Janjetov...

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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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Bouncer - in English
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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Boucq, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2016, 3rd, 9781594651151, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 412 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collects the first seven Bouncer albums in English! Three wild and crazy story arcs. From the publisher: From what could only have originated from the...

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Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette, Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jacques, Rochette, Jean-Marc, Fine, London, Titan Comics, 2014, 1st, 9781782761334, 9781782761365, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 112+144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Translated into English from the highly acclaimed French classic, the graphic novel that inspired the feature film starring Chris Evans (Captain America),...

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Pierre Louys, Claire Wendling, Louys, Pierre, Wendling, Claire, Very Fine, Hollywood, Humanoids Publishing, 2000, 1st, 1930652046, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 26 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Twenty-six color plates by Wendling illustrate this portion of Louys' erotic poem. Wendling used this opportunity to go wild exploring various media and...

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Moebius, Moebius, scraps to lower cover, 2 small dent s to top back cover, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2016, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 360 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse puts the work of a master storyteller back in print--with some material in English for the...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (only slight bend to upper and lower front corners otherwise As New, very flat, tight, clean), Epic, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first volume in the definitive English language collection of Moebius' comic stories. Contents: A Journey of a Thousand Miles (Introduction) by...


Dernier Souffle
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

A wordless graphic novel by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. Thierry Martin's dark wordless western initially...

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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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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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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Morvan, Jean David, Buchet, Philippe, NBM, 2000, 1561632678, 12 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The out-of-print first volume of the English language edition of this best selling Delcourt series. Published at nearly the full French size! From the...

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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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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2011, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 308 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English-language hardcover edition of the sci-fi BD classic. With a foreword by Brian Michael Bendis . The Sci-Fi masterpiece by Moebius and...

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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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Foligatto - in English
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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...

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Yann, Philippe Berthet, Yann, Berthet, Philippe, Very Good+, issued without dustjackets (spine ends bumped, corners lightly bumped, interiors new and unread), Lincoln, NE, Blasé Publishing, 1997, 1st American, 1901618006, 1901618013, 190618021, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The bestselling French series in its only English language edition. All three out-of-print volumes offered as a set. A WWII fantasy about pin-up girls,...


Lights of the Amalou - Signed
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Christophe Gibelin, Claire Wendling, Gibelin, Christophe, Wendling, Claire, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2017, 1st, 978-1631409165, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The First English translation of Claire's graphic novel Les Lumieres de l'Amalou. All five volumes collected and in English! From the publisher: An...

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The Incal - British Edition
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Self Made Hero, 2011, 2nd, 9781906838393, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 316 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The British edition. From the publisher: The Incal is a comic masterpiece illustrated by acclaimed artist Moebius and written by Alejandro...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, New York, Epic, 1988, 1st, 0871352826, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first publication in any language of the 51-page story, The Gardens of Aedena, a sequel to Upon a Star. Plus two short stories: Hit Man and Journey...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Catalan, 1990, 1st, wraps, English

The great western epic by Moebius spanning 22 books from 1963 to 1986. The volume here is from 1969. This edition includes pages and panels omitted from...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Catalan, 1990, 1st, wraps

The great western epic by Moebius spanning 22 books from 1963 to 1986. The volume here is from 1970. This edition includes pages and panels omitted from...

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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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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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District 14
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Very Fine, Romuald Reutimann, Gabus, Pierre, Reutimann, Romuald, Humanoids, 2013, 1st American, 9781594650567, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A unique anthropomorphic mystery with an intricate plot and a fantastic cast of characters. "District 14 is an intoxicating...

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Gipsy 2: The Fires of Siberia
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Fine, Enrico Marini, Smolderen, Thierry, Marini, Enrico, NBM, 2002, 1st, 1561633267, 12 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

It may be hard after a decade of The Scorpion and now Eagles of Rome to remember that Enrico Marini started out as a devotee and superb imitator of...

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Yann, Edith, Yann, Edith, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2014, 1st, 9781594650659, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: London, 1887. While the British Empire is at its peak, and influences the majority of the world, most of London still lives amid...

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Legend of the Scarlet Blades
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Saverio Tenuta, Tenuta, Saverio, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, 9781594650208, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Follow the journey of the amnesic ronin Raido in a medieval Japan where spirits still exert their magic on the...

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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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The Incal 2
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light wear to corners and edges, bright, tight, clean), Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 120 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English


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