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.

 
Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2017, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collecting Jazz Maynard Tomes 1-3 in English. The first story in its entirety. From the publisher: Jazz Maynard was born in the slums of Barcelona,...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collecting Jazz Maynard Tomes 4-6 in English. The second story in its entirety. From the publisher: The second volume in the internationally-renowned...

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Watersnakes
  $20.00
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English language translation of Tony's graphic novel Le Serpent d'Eau (2014). Tony specializes in David Lynchian dreamlike scenarios and this is one of...

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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 168 pages, black & white with 3 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language translation of the French albums Black & Tans, Krull, and Un Dieu Mineur. From the publisher: Presenting the first in...


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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, black & white with 13 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language translation of the French albums Colt Frontier, Naugatuck 1757, and Blues. From the publisher: Presenting the second...


Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, black & white with 100 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language translation of the French albums Chapungo, La Legende de Potosi, and Le Tresor de Cibola. Written and illustrated by Sergio...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 156 pages, black & white with 3 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language translation of the French albums Le Dossier Kokombo, Warramunga, M'Felewzi, Ile Pacifique. Written and illustrated by Sergio...

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Mister Invincible: Local Hero
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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...

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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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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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Valerian: The Illustrated Treasury
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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (a printing defect has folded the corner of three pages and caused a 3/16" closed page tear, otherwise only light rubbing to cover), London, Titan Books, 2017, 1st English language printing, 9781785656965, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of Les Habitants du Ciel - Atlas Cosmique de Valérian et Laureline. From the publisher: Luc Besson's Valerian...

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Carlos Trillo, Eduardo Maicas, Jordi Bernet, Trillo, Eduardo Maicas, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Very 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

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

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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2020, 1st, 9781506717760, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first work by Zao Dao translated into English. From the publisher: From the mind of prodigy cartoonist Zao Dao comes Cuisine Chinoise: Five...

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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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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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Thorgal: The Archers
  $20.00
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosi ski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosi ski, Grzegorz, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the covers), Norfolk, VA, Ink Publishing, 1987, 1st American, 096178850X, 11.7 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 1987, the second English language volume of the Franco-Belgian award-winning comics hit, Thorgal. This album, The Archers, was a double award-winner...

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The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen
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Jorge Zentner, Ruben Pellejero, Zentner, Jorge, Pellejero, Ruben, Near Fine (light shelfwear to the bottom edge otherwise Very Fine, very flat, tight, clean), San Diego, Euro Comics, 2016, 1st English language printing, 978-1-63140-606-5, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 260 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

  From the publisher: The first English translation of the entire Adventures of Dieter Lumpen series, the most famous work of the...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (very slight bend to upper corner of cover, otherwise Very Fine, 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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Nils: The Tree of Life
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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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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...


Arzach - First Printing
  $175.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoides, Paris, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

A very sharp first printing of the first collection of Moebius' most iconic creation. The first four wordless adventures of the pteradactyl-flying Arzach:...

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 750 copies, Very Fine in Very Good slipcase (very light push to the tip of the upper corner of the book, otherwise perfect boo, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2010, 1st, 9781594650116, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 308 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This definitive Absolute-size collection sold out immediately in its English language edition limited to only 750 copies! From the publisher:...

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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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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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Koma
  $20.00
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Pierre Wazem, Frederik Peeters, Wazem, Pierre, Peeters, Frederik, Very Fine, Humanoids, Hollywood, 2016, 9781594651472, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 280 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Frederik Peeters' Miyazaki-esque fantasy Koma (one of my favorite French titles from the time it came out) in English and in one thick collected volume....

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The Ring of the Seven Worlds
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Giovanni Gualdoni, Gabriele Clima, Matteo Piana, Gualdoni, Gabriele Clima, Giovanni, Piana, Matteo, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2019, 9781643376776, 10.25 inches, 7.6 inches, 244 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Action/Adventure and Manga all blend into this Steampunk saga about interconnected worlds at the mercy of an...

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Valentin Sécher, Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Alejandro, Sécher, Valentin, Small bump to the corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2018, 1st, 9781594658532, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Metabaron saga continues brand new series! Paleo-Christ! In this volume: The Metabaron enters a parallel universe to find the epiphyte, in order...

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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 Very Fine dustjacket, Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1991, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 180 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the sixth volume in the signed & numbered Moebius hardcover series, collecting all three of the Catalan Young Blueberry graphic novels : 1 -...

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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 Very Fine dustjacket, Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1992, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 188 pages, color, Hardcover, leather

This is the ninth volume in the signed & numbered Moebius hardcover series, collecting the Epic/Marvel graphic novels Marshall Blueberry 1-The Lost...

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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 Good dustjacket (dustjacket front and back are missing large surface areas where the dustjackets stuck together), Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1990, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 252 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the fourth volume in the signed & numbered Moebius hardcover series, collecting the Epic/Marvel graphic novels, plus extra art, essays, and...

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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 Good dustjacket (dustjacket front and back are missing large surface areas where the dustjackets stuck together), Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1990, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 304 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the fifth volume in the signed & numbered Moebius hardcover series, collecting the Epic/Marvel graphic novels Blueberry 4, 5 & 6: Angel...

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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 Very Fine dustjacket, Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1992, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 204 pages, color, Hardcover, leather

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

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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 Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket back is speckled and missing small surface areas where the dustjackets stuck together), Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, 1990, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 252 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the fourth volume in the signed & numbered Moebius hardcover series, collecting the Epic/Marvel graphic novels, plus extra art, essays, and...


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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,...


Three Shadows
  $50.00
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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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Ghost Money: Death in Dubai
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Thierry Smolderen, Dominique Bertail, Smolderen, Thierry, Bertail, Dominique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 978-1942367444, 10.3 inches, 6.5 inches, 296 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The bestselling French series in English! From the publisher: Intriguing characters and plotlines intertwine in a near-future political thriller...

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The Lost Path
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Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (tiny bump to one corner and spine ends, sharp interior), Amelie Flechais, Flechais, Amelie, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2017, 1st American, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

By the writer-artist of our bestselling Le petit loup rouge, this is the english language edition of her follow up graphic novel Chemin Perdu, an...


Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (spine ends covers lightly rubbed, interior tight and clean), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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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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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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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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Peter Pan, Book One: London
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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st American, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English-language edition of Loisel's Peter Pan! From the publisher: "My album is at the crossroads of everyone's childhood, filled with the...

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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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Mattéo, Book One: 1914-1915
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 1st, 978-1684053810, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A sweeping new series by the writer/artist of award-winning Flight of the Raven graphic novel that takes the protagonist through the major conflicts of the...

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