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.

 
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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Thorgal: The Archers
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosinski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosinski, 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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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
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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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Three Shadows
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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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Foligatto - in English
  $45.00
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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...


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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Maculas - Comic
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Jordi Pastor, Danide, Pastor, Jordi, Danide, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A meta graphic novel in English. Have you ever dreamt of flying, being invisible, or possessing amazing strength? Dott Spot not only dreams about it, he...

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Dernier Souffle
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

A wordless graphic novel by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. Thierry Martin's dark wordless western initially...

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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

This deluxe edition includes: the book itself signed & numbered to 300 copies a matching signed & numbered two-color bookplate/ex-libris...

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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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Through A Life
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Tom Haugomat, Haugomat, Tom, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Nobrow Press, London, 2019, 978-1-910620-49-6, 9.9 inches, 7 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

A beautiful and poignant wordless graphic novel. The first graphic novel by illustrator Tom Haugomat. From the publisher: Told through a series of...

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Crepanquine Vol. 1 - Comic
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Garbunka, Caro Waro, Garbunka, Caro Waro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Crepanquine Vol. 1 of 2: Marked by the Gods. A graphic novel in English from the creators of the art book Asteroid. A dark and thrilling comic full of...

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Guillaume Long, Long, Guillaume, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Lion Forge, 2019, 1st, 978-1549303203, 11 inches, 8.6 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: If you want to take your culinary skills from cook to master chef, you'll need to know a few things. Where can you get not just good,...

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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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Typex, Typex, Very Fine, London, SelfMadeHero, 2018, 1st, 9781910593585, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 568 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Typex's monumental graphic biography of the King of Pop Art. Five years in the making, the Dutch cartoonist's second graphic novel (after Rembrandt) is a...

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Typex, Typex, Light bump to one corner otherwise Very Fine, London, SelfMadeHero, 2018, 1st, 9781910593585, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 568 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Typex's monumental graphic biography of the King of Pop Art. Five years in the making, the Dutch cartoonist's second graphic novel (after Rembrandt) is a...

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The Hartlepool Monkey
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Wilfrid Lupano, Jeremie Moreau, Lupano, Wilfrid, Moreau, Jeremie, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Knockabout, London, 2013, 2nd, 10.4 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: 1814, off the Durham coast, near the little village of Hartlepool, a warship in the Napoleonic fleet flounders during a storm and...

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Lewis Trondheim, Olivier Vatine, Trondheim, Lewis, Vatine, Olivier, Signed by the writer Lewis Trondheim and the artist Olivier Vatine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 978-1942367567, 11 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the writer Lewis Trondheim at our booth at NCSFest! And by the artist Olivier Vatine at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con! From the...

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Albert and the Others
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Guy Delisle, Delisle, Guy, One lower corner lightly rubbed otherwise Fine (Flat, tight, clean), Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2007, 1st, 978-1897299272, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. A great collection of 26 short wordless comic stories about men (named alphabetically from Albert to Zoltan) and their trials and...

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Lewis Trondheim, Zep, Dominique Bertail, Trondheim, Zep, Lewis, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by writer Lewis Trondheim and artist Bertail, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 978-1942367567, 11 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by both the writer Lewis Trondheim and the artist Dominique Bertail! A sci-fi series co-created and edited by Olivier Vatine. From the...

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Maggy Garrisson
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Lewis Trondheim, Stéphane Oiry, Trondheim, Lewis, Oiry, Stéphane, Fine, Self Made Hero, London, 2019, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A modern day crime noir set in London created by two Parisiennes! From the publisher: After two years of unemployment, Maggy Garrisson lands a...

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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, First Second, 2017, 1st, 978-1626725461, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! An English translation of the French graphic novel. From the publisher: California Dreamin' from...

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Bastard - Signed 1st
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Max de Radigues, de Radigues, Max, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, 2018, 1st, 7.5 inches, 6 inches, 176 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! Max has added a quick sketch as well! From the publisher: After taking part in a historic heist --...

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Diabolical Summer - Signed 1st
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2019, 1st, 978-1684054251, 9.4 inches, 7.25 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! A bestseller for us in the original French edition, now "l'Ete Diabolik" is available in English!...

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Gypsy Collected
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Thierry Smolderen, Enrico Marini, Smolderen, Thierry, Marini, Enrico, Fine, Rockville Centre, NY, Heavy Metal, 2007, 1st, 978-1932413700, 8 inches, 6 inches, 172 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Gypsy Collected is a stunning series from writer Thierry Smolderen and artist Enrico Marini. Originally published by Dargaud Comics...

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The Wrath of Fantômas
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Olivier Bouquet, Julie Rocheleau, Bouquet, Olivier, Rocheleau, Julie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 978-1785868863, 11.2 inches, 8.3 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A stunning reimagining of a classic French literary character. Freely adapted from the work of Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre, with a plot worthy of...

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About Betty's Boob
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Vero Cazot, Julie Rocheleau, Cazot, Vero, Rocheleau, Julie, Very Fine issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Archaia, 2018, 1st, 9781684151646, 10.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: She lost her left breast, her job, and her guy. She does not know it yet, but this is the best day of her life. An inspiring and...

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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Very Fine, New York, First Second, 2017, 1st, 978-1626725461, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English translation of the French graphic novel. From the publisher: California Dreamin' from Pénélope Bagieu depicts Mama Cass as...

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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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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 9781506706047, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 280 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In this third and most surreal volume of Inside Moebius, Jean ''Moebius'' Giraud exists in a magical desert locale within his subconscious. He not only...

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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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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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