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.

 
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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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, 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...

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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...


The Cimmerian Vol. 1
  $25.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Robert E. Howard, Jean-David Morvan, Régis Hautière, Pierre Alary, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier Vatine, Howard, Jean-David Morvan, Régis Hautière, Robert E., Alary, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier Vatine, Pierre, Ablaze, 2021, 1st, 9781950912209, 10.3 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

English translations of Pierre Alary and Didier Cassegrain's adaptations of Robert E. Howard's Conan stories! The Cimmerian Vol 1 includes two...

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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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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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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Light wear to the front two corners otherwise Very Fine (glossy, new and unread), Mojo Press, Austin, 1996, 1st, 9 inches, 7 inches, 288 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. The highlight of this book is the first and only English-language printing of "Three Black Birds", a unique Blueberry incident, written and...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Sibylline, Capucine, Jerome d'Aviau, Sibylline, Capucine, d'Aviau, Jerome, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2017, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautifully illustrated bande dessinee now in English. An innovative design (a mix of comics and illustrated books) with delightful drawings of a...

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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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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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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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Herge, Herge, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2006, 9780867199062, 12 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tintin travels to China in The Blue Lotus, a tale which is generally considered Hergé's first masterpiece. It's also Tintin's only foray into actual...

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The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen
  $95.00
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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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Tales from the Age of the Cobra
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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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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2012, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Having a fairy friend can be fun, but its not easy. When Nina first met the fairy Sybil and her companion Pandigole, she had no idea...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Nina is a girl in middle school with a little brother and a single mom who barely has enough time to spend with her. Put down at...

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Jean Patrick Manchette, Tardi, Manchette, Jean Patrick, Tardi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2020, 1st, 9781683963202, 12 inches, 9 inches, 196 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A globally acclaimed crime novelist and a pioneering cartoonist team up to bring readers two graphic novel noir thrillers, collected in an oversized format....

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Streamliner, Vol. 2: All-In Day
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'Fane, 'Fane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 9781951719036, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The conclusion of this breezy graphic novel from France. Don't think too hard and you will enjoy this mash-up of Michel Valliant meets Fast and Furious....

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'Fane, 'Fane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 9781951719036, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Michel Valliant meets Fast and Furious. Don't think too hard and you will enjoy this breezy graphic novel from France. This is part one of two. 'Fane's...

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Signed by the artist, Bump to the tail of the spine, otherwise Very Fine, Steve Rude, Rude, Steve, 2013, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 76 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

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Stay
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Lewis Trondheim, Hubert Chevillard, Trondheim, Lewis, Chevillard, Hubert, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2019, 1st, 9781549307713, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

NOMINATED FOR TWO EISNER AWARDS 2020: Best U.S. Edition of Int'l Material and Best Writer (Lewis Trondheim)! From the publisher: Roland has 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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Olivier Bocquet, Jean-Marc Rochette, Bocquet, Olivier, Rochette, Jean-Marc, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine, London, Titan Comics, 2016, 1st, 978-1782767152, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Artist Jean-Marc Rochette appeared at the 2016 NYCC where he added a full-page original drawing--in French parlance, a dedicace--to this copy. From the...

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Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette, Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jacques, Rochette, Jean-Marc, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine, London, Titan Comics, 2014, 4th, 9781782761334, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 112 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Artist Jean-Marc Rochette appeared at the 2016 NYCC where he added a full-page original drawing--in French parlance, a dedicace--to this copy. Also...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Fine (very small corner bump otherwise Very Fine), issued without dustjacket in publsher's shrinkwrap, 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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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marvel, New York, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Currently in print from Titan Comics, this is the Marvel edition of Sky Doll Space Ship Tomes 1-2 and Sky Doll: Lacrima Christi Tomes 1-2. This hardcover...

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Sky Doll Spaceship Collection
  $26.00
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Bengal, Enrique Fernandez, et al, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Bengal, Enrique Fernandez, et al, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Comics, 2016, 1st English language printing, 9781782767374, 11.2 inches, 8.3 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of Sky Doll: Space Ship Tomes 1-2 and Sky Doll: Lacrima Christi Tomes 1-2. Stories by Canepa & Barbucci featuring...

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Sky Doll Decade 00>10
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Titan Books, London, 2016, 978-1782767367, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 232 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This English language edition collects Sky Doll Tomes 1-3 plus the short stories Doll's Factory (from Sky Doll 0) and Heaven Dolls (from Sky Doll...

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Stan Lee, Moebius, Lee, Stan, Moebius, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel, 2019, 1st, 9781302918743, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This oversize format printing of Lee and Moebius' cosmic Silver Surfer story (originally published in 1988) was limited to one printing. Extras include...

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Very Fine, Raymond Macherot, Macherot, Raymond, Fantagraphics, 2011, 9781606994528, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Sibyl-Anne and her fiancé Boomer live in blissful peace in the French countryside until the evil rat Ratticus, evicted from his...

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Sibyl-Anne vs. Ratticus (Fine)
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Fine, Raymond Macherot, Macherot, Raymond, Fantagraphics, 2011, 9781606994528, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Sibyl-Anne and her fiancé Boomer live in blissful peace in the French countryside until the evil rat Ratticus, evicted from his...

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Very Fine, Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, NBM, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

This is De Crecy’s most recent series and it is by far his lightest, happiest comics work with a freer looser style and the most "animated" sequences...

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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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Road to America
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Very Fine, Baru, Baru and Jean-Marc Thévenet, Baru, Drawn & Quarterly, 2002, 1st American, 1896597521, Softcover, wraps, English

Includes themed bookmark. From the Publisher: Winner of a Harvey Award for Best Foreign Material, this compelling story is set in 1950s Algeria...

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POS: Piece of Shit
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Pierre Paquet, Jesús Alonso, Paquet, Pierre, Alonso, Jesús, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / 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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Portugal - in English
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2017, 1st English language printing, 9781681121475, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 264 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: From the author of the acclaimed Equinoxes comes a return to roots that serves as spiritual renewal. Comics artist Simon Muchat is...

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Pistouvi
  $20.00
Very Fine, Merwan, Bertrand Gatignol, Merwan, Gatignol, Bertrand, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 9781942367956, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Jeanne is a little girl who lives with a mischievous young fox named Pistouvi. They share a charming little tree house surrounded...


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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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Signed by Regis Loisel on the title page, Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1993, 1st American, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed in Blackwing pencil by Regis Loisel on the title page! The English-language edition of Loisel's Peter Pan! "My album is at the crossroads of...

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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Signed by Regis Loisel on the title page, Near Fine (light bump to upper corner and fore edge), Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st American, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed in Blackwing pencil by Regis Loisel on the title page! The English-language edition of Loisel's Peter Pan! "My album is at the crossroads...

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Paris 2119
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Zep, Dominique Bertail, Zep, Bertail, Dominique, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 9781942367628, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: In the year 2119, instantaneous transportation technology has altered almost every facet of human civilization, improving countless...

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Paracuellos - in English
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Carlos Gimenez, Gimenez, Carlos, Very Fine, San Diego, Euro Comics, 2016, 1st, 978-1-63140-468-9, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

The English translation of Gimenez' autobiographical graphic novel. From the publisher: Paracuellos is a work of great courage, created at a time when...

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Pachyderme
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Very Fine, Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Self Made Hero, 2012, 1st, 9781906838607, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "A modern masterpiece of surreal graphic fiction." Our heroine, Carice, is visiting her husband – she has something...

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Obelix And Co
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Albert Uderzo, NF, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1978, 1st British, pictorial boards

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 23rd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1976.

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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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Nils: The Tree of Life
  $30.00
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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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Naja
  $30.00
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Jean-David Morvan, Bengal, Morvan, Jean-David, Bengal, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, Burbank, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Naja is the perfect killer because she feels nothing- literally. Her body registers no pain, nor does her heart, coldly executing jobs given to her by her...

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