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.

 
Hubert, Bertrand Gatignol, Hubert, Gatignol, Bertrand, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 152 pages, black & white with gold accents, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Yori is a Half-Blood, the son of a noble-born and his mistress. Raised alongside the king's degenerate legitimate children, his...

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Hubert, Bertrand Gatignol, Hubert, Gatignol, Bertrand, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 188 pages, black & white with gold accents, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A direct continuation of PETIT and HALF-BLOOD, this third book in the series of standalone tales explores another part of the dark,...

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'Fane, 'Fane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2020, 1st, 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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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2017, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collecting Jazz Maynard Tomes 1-3 in English. The first story in its entirety. From the publisher: Jazz Maynard was born in the slums of Barcelona,...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collecting Jazz Maynard Tomes 4-6 in English. The second story in its entirety. From the publisher: The second volume in the internationally-renowned...

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Watersnakes
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English language translation of Tony's graphic novel Le Serpent d'Eau (2014). Tony specializes in David Lynchian dreamlike scenarios and this is one of...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2017, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2018, 1st, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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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...


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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...


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, 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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Mister Invincible: Local Hero
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Pascal Jousselin, Jousselin, Pascal, Very Fine, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2020, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first English language translation of Pascal Jousselin's French albums Imbattable Tomes 1 and 2. A series of comic strip savvy and graphically...

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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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Zep
A Strange and Beautiful Sound
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Zep, Zep, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2016, 1st, 9781684051625, 10.3 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French humorist Zep is creator of the bestselling bande dessinee series Titeuf, a Gallic Bart Simpson. Titeuf is one of France's most popular comics,...

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Valerian: The Illustrated Treasury
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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (a printing defect has folded the corner of three pages and caused a 3/16" closed page tear, otherwise only light rubbing to cover), London, Titan Books, 2017, 1st English language printing, 9781785656965, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of Les Habitants du Ciel - Atlas Cosmique de Valérian et Laureline. From the publisher: Luc Besson's Valerian...

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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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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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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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Thorgal: The Archers
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosi ski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosi ski, 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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