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, 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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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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Efa
Monet: Itinerant of Light
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Salva Rubio, Efa, Rubio, Salva, Efa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, NBM Graphic Novels, New York, 2017, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The life of the great French painter, one of the founders of Impressionism, is narrated in lush comic art reminiscent of his style. From the Salon des...

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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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The Reprieve
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 2nd, 978-1684051915, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Meet Cécile as she tries to help escaped prisoner-of-war Julien Sarlat avoid capture during the Occupation of France in 1943 in this prequel to the...

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Corto Maltese: The Ethiopian
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, San Diego, Euro Comics/IDW, 2016, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: When Corto Maltese arrives in the Middle East and Africa in 1918 the shifting sands and loyalties reveal colonial powers still...

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Corto Maltese: In Siberia
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Euro Comics/IDW, San Diego, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: With this book Hugo Pratt leaves behind the short story form he'd used for 21 interrelated tales and presents a truly epic graphic...

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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-496-8, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 264 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Actively exploring his storytelling methods within his own mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters in an expansive desert setting....

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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-321-3, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A companion volume to the critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling World of Edena graphic novel, Moebius Library: The Art of Edena collects four...

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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2018, 1st, 978-1-50670-320-6, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse presents Inside Moebius Part 1, the next volume in the Moebius Library. As he explores a...

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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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Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Carlos Nine, Patrice Killoffer, Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Joann, Nine, Patrice Killoffer, Carlos, Fine, NBM, New York, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An English-language version of two albums in the bestselling comedy series written by French superstars Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim. Dungeon Monstres...

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Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Blutch, Frederic Bezian, Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Joann, Blutch, Frederic Bezian, Fine, NBM, New York, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An English-language version of two albums in the bestselling comedy series written by French superstars Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim. Dungeon Monstres...

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The Book of Schuiten (Near Fine)
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners rubbed, interior Fine, moderate edgewear to dustjacket), New York, NBM, 2004, 1st, 1561634026, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

The long out-of-print English language edition of this beautiful art book on the Belgian comics artist. From the publisher: Though he first made his...

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Deconstructing The Incal
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Jean Annestay, Christophe Quillien, Moebius, Ladronn, Janjetov, Annestay, Christophe Quillien, Jean, Moebius, Ladronn, Janjetov, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2017, 1st, 9781594656903, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, pictorial boards, English

THE reference guide on The Incal, the bestselling sci-fi graphic novel of all time. Deconstructing The Incal lifts the veil on many of the mysteries and...

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Lights of the Amalou - Signed
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Christophe Gibelin, Claire Wendling, Gibelin, Christophe, Wendling, Claire, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2017, 1st, 978-1631409165, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The First English translation of Claire's graphic novel Les Lumieres de l'Amalou. All five volumes collected and in English! From the publisher: An...

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The Magical Twins
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Georges Bess, Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Bess, Georges, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2017, 1st English language printing, 9781594654084, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Jodorowsky & Bess--the team that created Son of the Gun and other beyond the pale tales--tone it down for this uplifting, spiritual graphic novel geared...

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The Interview
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Manuele Fior, Fior, Manuele, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2017, 1st, 9781606999868, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 176 pages, duotone illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English language edition of this 2013 European graphic novel. From the publisher: The Interview is the second graphic novel by Manuele Fior, author...

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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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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (tail of the spine bumped, otherwise Very 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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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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Jacques Lob, Georges Pichard, Lob, Jacques, Pichard, Georges, Near Fine (light cover wear, flat, tight, clean), New York, Heavy Metal, 1977, 1st, 0930368908, 11 inches, 9 inches, 52 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A callback to the heyday of Heavy Metal Magazine! From 1977, the second French album in the Heavy Metal Presents series -- following Moebius' Arzach !...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (very light scrape to lower right corner, otherwise a Fine copy), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 1996, 1st, 9781569711361, 9 inches, 6 inches, 144 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

The first two volumes of Madwoman of the Sacred Heart collected and reproduced in black & white for the first and only time. From the back cover:...

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Maybe Later
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Philippe, Charles Berberian Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Charles Berberian, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners of dustjacket lightly worn, 2 mm tear to upper corner), Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly, 2006, 1st, 9781896597218, 9 inches, 7.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Maybe Later sees Dupuy & Berberian working separately for the first time, each cartoonist taking turns to tell the...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to fore edge, otherwise Fine), Montreal, Dargaud, 1981, 1st, 2205065734, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From 1981, the first English language edition of this Valerian Adventure. From the publisher: Point Central is a multicultural space station that...

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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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Patricia Lyfoung, Lyfoung, Patricia, Very Fine, New York, Charmz/Papercutz, 2017, 1st English language printing, 9781629918266, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Author/Artist Patricia Lyfoung has worked as an assistant story board artist for Totally Spies! and Martin Mystery at Marathon Animation (where she also...

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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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An Enchantment
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Christian Durieux, Durieux, Christian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2013, 1st English language printing, 9781561637058, 11.25 inches, 10.375 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Those two, they never should have met. In the night, in a long corridor pinned with ancient dreams, they make of this encounter a...

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Asterix and the Falling Sky
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Albert Uderzo, Uderzo, Albert, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Orion Books, 2005, 1st, 978-0752875484, 9 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says Chief Vitalstatistix. Or...

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Cities of the Fantastic: Brusel
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2001, 1st American, 9781561632916, 12 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy of the first English language edition and the only hardcover edition in English. This book is out of print in English! The English...

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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2002, 1st American, 9781561633333, 12 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy of the first English language edition and the only hardcover edition in English. This book is out of print in English! Even before fully...

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Sky Doll Sudra - in English
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan Comics, 2017, 1st English language printing, 978-1785861291, 11.2 inches, 8.3 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of Sky Doll Tome 4: Sudra -- the latest volume of Sky Doll by Canepa & Barbucci. From the publisher: In a parallel...

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Sky Doll Spaceship Collection
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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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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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Bernard Cosey, Cosey, Bernard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2016, 978-1-63140-777-2, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 66 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of this volume in the French publisher Glenat's series of one-shot albums paying homage to Disney's classic characters...

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The Realist
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Asaf Hanuka, Hanuka, Asaf, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Boom! Studios, 2017, 1st American, 978-1608866885, 10.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Originally published in France, Asaf Hanuka's comics in English for the first time! From the publisher: Acclaimed Israeli cartoonist Asaf Hanuka's...

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Lights of the Amalou
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Christophe Gibelin, Claire Wendling, Gibelin, Christophe, Wendling, Claire, Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2017, 1st, 978-1631409165, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The First English translation of Claire's 240-page graphic novel Les Lumieres de l'Amalou . All five volumes collected and in English! From the...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650543, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best printing this album has...

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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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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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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), #137 of 999 copies, Near Fine (small pinprick nick along the spine, very small bump to the top of the spine and the lower rear corner), Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650543, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best printing this album has...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 999 numbered copies, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650277, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best printing...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), #665 of 999 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650277, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best printing...

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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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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cinebook, London, 2017, 1st British, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the...

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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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