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.

 
NF, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, NBM, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, Softcover, color wraps, English

A volume of Corto Maltese in English. Scarce.

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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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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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The Collector
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket., Los Angeles, Archaia, 2014, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 252 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Sergio Toppi's five volume graphic novel collected in English. From the publisher: Far from the auction halls of the elite, The...


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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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