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.

 
Typex, Typex, Light bump to one corner otherwise Very Fine, London, SelfMadeHero, 2018, 1st, 9781910593585, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 568 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Typex's monumental graphic biography of the King of Pop Art. Five years in the making, the Dutch cartoonist's second graphic novel (after Rembrandt) is a...

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The Hartlepool Monkey
  $19.00
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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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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Signed by the author, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, First Second, 2015, 2nd, 978-1626728684, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! An English translation of the French graphic novel. From the publisher: Zoe isn't exactly the...


Lewis Trondheim, Olivier Vatine, Trondheim, Lewis, Vatine, Olivier, Signed by the writer Lewis Trondheim and the artist Olivier Vatine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 978-1942367567, 11 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the writer Lewis Trondheim at our booth at NCSFest! And by the artist Olivier Vatine at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con! From the...

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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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Lewis Trondheim, Zep, Dominique Bertail, Trondheim, Zep, Lewis, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by writer Lewis Trondheim and artist Bertail, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 978-1942367567, 11 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by both the writer Lewis Trondheim and the artist Dominique Bertail! A sci-fi series co-created and edited by Olivier Vatine. From the...

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Guillaume Long, Long, Guillaume, Signed by the artist with a drawing, 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

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! Guillaume has added a sketch as well! From the publisher: If you want to take your culinary skills...


Alexandre Clérisse, Clérisse, Alexandre, Signed by the artist, Bump to top corner, otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 2017, 1st, 978-1452166308, 12.5 inches, 11 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! We carried the original French edition when it was released ("Alfred, Quentin Et Pedro sont sur un...

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Maggy Garrisson
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Lewis Trondheim, Stéphane Oiry, Trondheim, Lewis, Oiry, Stéphane, Fine, Self Made Hero, London, 2019, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A modern day crime noir set in London created by two Parisiennes! From the publisher: After two years of unemployment, Maggy Garrisson lands a...

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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Near Fine (small top right corner cover bump), issued without dustjacket, New York, First Second, 2018, 1st, 978-1626728684, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 304 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2018 "Bagieu's pen transforms these true stories into something that has the tone of a...

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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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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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Diabolical Summer - Signed 1st
  $25.00
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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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Franco Saudelli, Saudelli, Franco, Fine, Eros Comix, Seattle, 1993, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: This album reprints the first Blonde mini-series in a bigger, improved format. The lovely master criminal decides to kidnap a...


Gypsy Collected
  $25.00
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Thierry Smolderen, Enrico Marini, Smolderen, Thierry, Marini, Enrico, Fine, Rockville Centre, NY, Heavy Metal, 2007, 1st, 978-1932413700, 8 inches, 6 inches, 172 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Gypsy Collected is a stunning series from writer Thierry Smolderen and artist Enrico Marini. Originally published by Dargaud Comics...

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The Wrath of Fantômas
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Olivier Bouquet, Julie Rocheleau, Bouquet, Olivier, Rocheleau, Julie, Signed by the artist with a drawing, 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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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...

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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, 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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The March of the Crabs Vol. 1: The Crabby Condition
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Arthur De Pins, De Pins, Arthur, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Archaia, 2015, 1st, 978-1608866892, 10.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first of two volumes translated into English. From the publisher: Crabs versus The World. All species in the world evolve--except one. Cancer...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), A bookplate signed by the artist is attached to the front free endpaper, Near Fine (covers and spine ends lightly rubbed, page edges slightly yellowed, previous owners bookplate attached to the front endpaper, otherwise tight and clean), Epic, New York, 1991, 1st, 11.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Moebius art book was published simultaneously in the U.S. and France. This is the English language U.S. edition. It has over 200 color and black &...

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The Incal 1 - Signed Bookplate
  $75.00
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), A bookplate signed by the artist is attached to the first page, Very Good+ (light thumbdents to the cover, moderate cover wear, generally flat, tight, clean), New York, Epic, 1988, 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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Yann, Philippe Berthet, Yann, Berthet, Philippe, Fine, issued without dustjackets, 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. A WWII fantasy about pin-up girls, soldiers, and the cartoons of Milton Caniff....


Djinn, Vol. 1 - in English
  $17.00
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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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Moebius, Moebius, Near Fine (light bump to one or more corners otherwise new and unread), issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 9781506706047, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 280 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In this third and most surreal volume of Inside Moebius, Jean ''Moebius'' Giraud exists in a magical desert locale within his subconscious. He not only...

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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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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Comics, 2018, 1st English language printing, 978-1785861291, 14.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A fancy, large format edition with a 16-page tribute section with previously unpublished full-page illustrations by 15 artists. This is an English...

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Die Laughing (Idees Noir)
  $20.00
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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68396-091-1, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of Franquin's classic comic strip. From the publisher: What do you do when you find yourself gazing into the abyss...

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Carlos Trillo, Eduardo Maicas, Jordi Bernet, Trillo, Eduardo Maicas, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing of Clar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Big Wow Art & Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2006, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by the artist with a full figure drawing of Clara. A beautiful hardcover book in English devoted to Bernet's comic strip about a good-hearted...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (covers sharp, binding unbroken, pages flat, spine tight), New York, Epic, 1987, 2nd, 0871352796, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A Fine copy with just a hint of wear to the covers. A collection of comic stories from 1973 to 1980 including all of the Arzach stories. Contents: Arzach...


Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One very light thumbdent to the front cover otherwise Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Epic, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of comic stories from 1973 to 1980 including all of the Arzach stories. Contents: Arzach (four stories), The Detour, The Ballade, The White...

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POS: Piece of Shit
  $24.95
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Pierre Paquet, Jesús Alonso, Paquet, Pierre, Alonso, Jesús, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Lion Forge, 2017, 1st, 978-1942367468, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An autobiographical graphic novel by Pierre Paquet, publisher of Tony Sandoval, Romain Hugault, and other bande dessinee creators. A young man struggles...

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Efa
Monet: Itinerant of Light
  $25.00
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Salva Rubio, Efa, Rubio, Salva, Efa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, NBM Graphic Novels, New York, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The life of the great French painter, one of the founders of Impressionism, is narrated in lush comic art reminiscent of his style. From the Salon des...

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Tales from the Age of the Cobra
  $25.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68405-063-5, 11 inches, 8.6 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

This series by Enrique Fernández was a bestseller for us in French and is now available in English! A captivating parable and timeless tale of...

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The Reprieve
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 2nd, 978-1684051915, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Meet Cécile as she tries to help escaped prisoner-of-war Julien Sarlat avoid capture during the Occupation of France in 1943 in this prequel to the...

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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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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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Moebius, Moebius, Near Fine (light bump to one or more corners otherwise new and unread), issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-496-8, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 264 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Actively exploring his storytelling methods within his own mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters in an expansive desert setting....

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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-321-3, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A companion volume to the critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling World of Edena graphic novel, Moebius Library: The Art of Edena collects four...

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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Signed by the artist, Corner bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-369-5, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Eisner nominated graphic novel. Signed by Olivier Vatine at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con! Vatine signed this book and then embossed the page with...

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Lone Sloane Delirius
  $60.00
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Jacques Lob, Philippe Druillet, Lob, Jacques, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, Paris, Dragon's Dream, 1973, 1st, 2205006320, 10.7 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

An absolutely pristine copy of this 1973 first English edition. Druillet was a phenomenon in Europe and was a feature of the early Heavy Metal...

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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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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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The Book of Schuiten (Near Fine)
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners rubbed, interior Fine, moderate edgewear to dustjacket), New York, NBM, 2004, 1st, 1561634026, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

The long out-of-print English language edition of this beautiful art book on the Belgian comics artist. From the publisher: Though he first made his...

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Giuliano Monni, Vincenzo Cucca, Livia Pastore, Monni, Giuliano, Cucca, Livia Pastore, Vincenzo, Near Fine (light thumbdent to covers, otherwise Very Fine), Melbourne, GG Studio, 2012, 1st, 978-8865470442, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 146 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Route des Maisons Rouges is the sexy and surreal satire set in a fantasy Parisian neighborhood that's quite crowded with five brothels competing for...

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Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Maicas, Jordi Bernet, Trillo and Eduardo Maicas, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Big Wow Art & Auad Publishing, 2006, 1st, 9780966938159, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful hardcover book in English devoted to Bernet's comic strip about a good-hearted prostitute. Strips translated into English, a long interview...

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Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Maicas, Jordi Bernet, Trillo and Eduardo Maicas, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Big Wow Art & Auad Publishing, 2006, 1st, 9780966938159, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful hardcover book in English devoted to Bernet's comic strip about a good-hearted prostitute. Strips translated into English, a long interview...

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Deconstructing The Incal
  $25.00
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Jean Annestay, Christophe Quillien, Moebius, Ladronn, Janjetov, Annestay, Christophe Quillien, Jean, Moebius, Ladronn, Janjetov, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2017, 1st, 9781594656903, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, pictorial boards, English

THE reference guide on The Incal, the bestselling sci-fi graphic novel of all time. Deconstructing The Incal lifts the veil on many of the mysteries and...

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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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