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.

 
Jerry Frissen, Bill, Gobi, Fabien M, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Gobi, Fabien M, Two mild vertical creases along the spine, one faint thumbdent to the back cover, otherwise Very Fine, Image, Berkeley, 2008, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A trade paperback collection of the French bande dessinée comedy adventure series. This collects the main comic book stories serialized in issues...

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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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Elian Black'Mor, Carine-M, Black'Mor, Carine-M, Elian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 1st, 9781631409349, 12.2 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Turn the traditional fairy tale tropes topsy-turvy in this lavishly illustrated storybook as Spooky explores her dark, enchanted...

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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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Mitchum (in English)
  $25.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, New York, New York Review Comics, 2020, 1st English language printing, 9781681374444, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Blutch's Mitchum in English! 'Nuff said! Mitchum is an artistic adventure as fascinating as it is original, in which Blutch explores the many paths...

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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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Fabien Vehlmann, Matthieu Bonhomme, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From France, 19th century X-Files! From the publisher: Jean-Baptiste Poulain has been hired by the Baron of Brac to tutor his son. When the young...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Matthieu Bonhomme, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebook, London, 2016, 978-1849182775, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Sailors are known to see the devil in everything. Is that what haunts the decks of the Providence? Jean-Baptiste Poulain is back in Paris when the...

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Bouncer: Black Hearts
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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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Moon Face
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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Boucq, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2019, 1st, 9781643376608, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 248 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English language collection of Face de Lune Tomes 1-5. From the publisher: Known as the "wave tamer", a young boy turns the tiny island of...

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The Magician's Wife
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Jerome Charyn, Francois Boucq, Charyn, Jerome, Boucq, Francois, Very Good+ (mild cover wear), New York, Catalan Communications, 1987, 1st, 0874160456, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the 1986 Prix Alfred (Angoulême) and the Grand Prix (Sierre). This is...

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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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Jacques de Pierpont, Hervé Bourhis, de Pierpont, Jacques, Bourhis, Hervé, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 1st, 9781684063086, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 84 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Learn to identify the many tribes of the international heavy metal community, from Thrash to Black Metal. Master the codes, from the...

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Jean Regnaud, Emile Bravo, Regnaud, Jean, Bravo, Emile, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (bump and 1/8-inch tear to the top of the spine otherwise Fine), Ponent Mon/Fanfare, Rasquera, Spain, 2009, 1st thus, 9.75 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This French album was a 2008 Essentials Award winner at Angouleme and won a 2008 Tam Tam Literary Award. It is a beautifully heartfelt and beautifully...

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Mort Cinder
  $35.00
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Hector Oesterheld, Alberto Breccia, Oesterheld, Hector, Breccia, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2018, 978-1-68396-079-9, 11.25 inches, 8.1 inches, 240 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This episodic graphic novel follows the journey of Mort Cinder, a man who rises from the grave each time he is killed. His travels...

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Carlos Trillo, Enrique Breccia, Trillo, Carlos, Breccia, Enrique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Diego, Epicenter Comics, 2022, 1st, 9781942592501, 12.25 inches, 9.3 inches, 182 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Originally published in Argentina in 1977, this is the first English translation of this classic series from two legends, Carlos Trillo and Enrique Breccia!...

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Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Alberto Breccia, Enrique Breccia, Oesterheld, Héctor Germán, Breccia, Enrique Breccia, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2022, 9781683965220, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 88 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Published in 1969, this Argentine graphic biography about Ernesto "Che" Guevara was an instant bestseller. Banned by a military...

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Agrippina
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, London, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a translation of the Claire Bretécher's bestselling comic strip series Agrippine. Translated from the French by Fiona Cleland. From...

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Atar Gull
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 9781785867323, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Revenge! The one-shot French album by the creators of the bestselling Tyler Cross series is now in English! From the publisher: A man forced into...

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Nemo - in English
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Bruno, Bruno, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 1st, 9781684050314, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A graphic novel freely adapting Jules Verne's Victorian sci-fi novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This collects the 4-tome Bande Dessinee series in one...

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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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Tyler Cross: Angola
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 9781785867316, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The bestselling French album series inspired by American Noir is now in English! What seemed like a risk-free gig that should have got him some easy cash...

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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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Marvel Europa
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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Morvan, Tito Faraci, Jean-David, Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Philippe, Panini, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A British English-language collection of three stories featuring Marvel superheroes created expressly for the European market. Morvan and Buchet, the...

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