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.

 
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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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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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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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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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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very fine (flat, tight, clean), Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, 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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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, 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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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Good+ (corners rubbed, light cover wear, flat, tight, clean), iBooks, New York, 2003, 2nd, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 56 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

If you want to really appreciate the art, this ibooks edition is one-third bigger than the Dark Horse edition. This full-size English language edition is...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (light shelfwear to the corners, light thumbdent to the back cover, otherwise new, flat, and unread), iBooks, New York, 2005, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The making of Blacksad Book One. Character designs, preliminary drawings, page roughs, color studies, and other drawings for every single page of the first...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine (very flat, tight, bright, unread), iBooks, New York, 2005, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The making of Blacksad Book One. Character designs, preliminary drawings, page roughs, color studies, and other drawings for every single page of the first...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Juan Diaz Canales, Jose-Luis Munuera, Diaz Canales, Juan, Munuera, Jose-Luis, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English language integrale of Fraternity (Tomes 1-2). From the writer of Blacksad and the artist of Navis, Sortilèges, Les Campbell.... From...


Jean-Pierre Dionnet, Jean-Claude Gal, Dionnet, Jean-Pierre, Gal, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (mild shelf wear), New York, Heavy Metal, 1978`, 1st American, 978-0930368937, 13.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the earliest days of Heavy Metal magazine comes a collection of stories set in a gritty heroic fantasy universe. Translated from the French originals...

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Xavier Dorison, Mathieu Lauffray, Dorison, Xavier, Lauffray, Mathieu, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2010, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Twenty years after the events of Treasure Island, Lady Vivian Hastings knocks on Dr. Livesey's door. Her hated husband has sent word from the Amazon: He has...

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KidZ (in English)
  $25.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Aurélien Ducoudray, Jocelyn Joret, Ducoudray, Aurélien, Joret, Jocelyn, Ablaze, 2020, 1st, 9781950912162, 10.3 inches, 7 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Surviving the apocalypse is fun when you're a teenager! The English translation of the first two tomes of the French BD zombie series Kid Z. Jocelyn...

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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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Asterix and the Picts
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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Fine, London, Orion Books, 2013, 1st, 9781444011692, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first book by the brand-new Asterix team and it's an epic adventure! This time, the hysterical historical character journeys to Scotland, where he...

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Gregory and the Gargoyles #1
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Denis-Pierre Filippi, J. Etienne, Silvio Camboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Etienne, Silvio Camboni, J., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2017, 1st, 978-1-59465-798-6, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From Humanoids: After reluctantly moving to a new city with his family, a boy named Gregory discovers a magical map to the church next door that sends...

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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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Muse - New Edition
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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Terry Dodson, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Dodson, Terry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2019, 9781643379326, 10.5 inches, 7.8 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a new edition of Terry's "Songes" saga in one volume and in English. From the publisher: Charming Coraline is hired as the private tutor to...

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The Tikitis (Lucha Libre)
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Jerry Frissen, Fabien M, Frissen, Jerry, M, Fabien, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Humanoids, Hollywood, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print English-language collection of the French bande dessinée comedy adventure series. This contains two complete stories: the first...

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Very Fine, Guy Davis, Frissen, Jerry, Davis, Guy, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In Los Angeles in the year 2064, the dead have risen and corpses live again, cohabitating among us...well, somewhat. As a zombie apocalypse engulfs America,...

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Very Fine, Guy Davis, Frissen, Jerry, Davis, Guy, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 978159465013, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: "In Los Angeles in the year 2064, the dead have risen and corpses live again, cohabitating peacefully among us … This...

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Jerry Frissen, Jorge Miguel, Frissen, Jerry, Miguel, Jorge, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Everything has gone to hell on Earth in 2069. Not only have the dead risen, but they're now robbing humans to finance their exodus...

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