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.

 
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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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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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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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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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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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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The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane
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Philippe Druillet, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2015, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Druillet's 1970s classic in print in English for the first time in decades! From the publisher: A cosmic game has begun. And Lone Sloane is the pawn...

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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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Tales from the Age of the Cobra
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, 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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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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Hardcover edition limited to 500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Richard Marazano, Christophe Ferreira, Marazano, Richard, Ferreira, Christophe, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language version of Le monde de Milo - Tomes 5-6 (Dargaud). From the publisher: The village's tranquility is once again threatened as a...

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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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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, New York, Universe/Rizzoli, 2012, 10.2 inches, 6.8 inches, 254 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

An English language translation of the first Corto Maltese story. From the publisher: Treasure hunter, sailor, and adventurer, Corto Maltese remains...

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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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Atomic Empire
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68405-311-7, 9.4 inches, 7.25 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A bestseller for us in the original French edition, now "Souvenirs de l'Empire de l'Atome" is available in English! A super stylish book, full of great...

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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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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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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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Thorgal 1: Child of the Stars
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosinski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosinski, Grzegorz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Norfolk, VA, Ink Publishing, 1986, 1st American, 096178850X, 11.7 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 1986, the first English language volume of the Franco-Belgian award-winning comics hit, Thorgal. A foundling raised by Vikings discovers his...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good (moderate wear and heavy soiling to covers, multiple thumbdents to covers), 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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Hubert, Bertrand Gatignol, Hubert, Gatignol, Bertrand, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 9781942367772, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 176 pages, black & white with gold accents, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Petit is the son of the Ogre King, and the littlest giant in the royal clan. Scarcely larger than a mere human, he is the latest sign...


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, 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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Lone Sloane: Gail
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Philippe Druillet, Druillet, Philippe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Titan, London, 2018, 9781785864209, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Druillet's 1970s classic back in print in English for the first time since 1978! From the publisher: Lone Sloane, the Ulysses of space, cosmic...

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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...

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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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Atar Gull
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 9781785867323, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Revenge! The one-shot French album by the creators of the bestselling Tyler Cross series is now in English! From the publisher: A man forced into...

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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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The Beautiful Death Collection
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Mathieu Bablet, Bablet, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Titan, London, 2018, 9781785861345, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

All in one and in English. From the publisher: The end of the world has happened... and the insects won. When humanity came face to face with...

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A Sea of Love
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Wilfrid Lupano, Gregory Panaccione, Lupano, Wilfrid, Panaccione, Gregory, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

NOMINATED FOR THREE EISNER AWARDS IN 2019! A 224-page wordless graphic novel! From the publisher: When an old fisherman fails to return after a...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Antoine Ozanam, Joel Jurion, Ozanam, Antoine, Jurion, Joel, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2017, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Second Cycle of the French graphic novel series (Tomes 4-6) in English. From the publisher: A population of secret were-animals hide among us, 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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Muse - New Edition
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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Terry Dodson, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Dodson, Terry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2019, 9781643379326, 10.5 inches, 7.8 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a new edition of Terry's "Songes" saga in one volume and in English. From the publisher: Charming Coraline is hired as the private tutor to...

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Borja Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Borja, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2020, 1st, 9781419740138, 9.4 inches, 6.6 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, decorative boards, English

In English for the first time, this beautiful graphic novel by a Spanish comic book creator. A bestseller for us in its original French edition, under its...


Deconstructing The Metabarons
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Christophe Quillien, Juan Gimenez, Quillien, Christophe, Gimenez, Juan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2019, 1st, 9781594656484, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, pictorial boards, English

The second reference guide to the Jodoverse, focused on unveiling the secrets of the Universe's fiercest warrior clan: the Metabarons. Deconstructing the...

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The Cimmerian Vol. 1
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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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Gung Ho Vol. 1
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benjamin von Eckartsberg, Thomas von Kummant, von Eckartsberg, Benjamin, von Kummant, Thomas, Ablaze, 2020, 1st, 9781950912179, 10.3 inches, 7 inches, 182 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English translation of the latest French BD series by Benjamin Von Eckartsberg and Thomas Von Kummant (The Chronicle of the Immortals). A saga in a...

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KidZ (in English)
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Aurélien Ducoudray, Jocelyn Joret, Ducoudray, Aurélien, Joret, Jocelyn, Ablaze, 2020, 1st, 9781950912162, 10.3 inches, 7 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Surviving the apocalypse is fun when you're a teenager! The English translation of the first two tomes of the French BD zombie series Kid Z. Jocelyn...

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Mitchum (in English)
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, New York, New York Review Comics, 2020, 1st English language printing, 9781681374444, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Blutch's Mitchum in English! 'Nuff said! Mitchum is an artistic adventure as fascinating as it is original, in which Blutch explores the many paths...

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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 978-1-951719-04-3, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language translation of the two French albums OGONIOK and SAINT-ACHEUL 17. Written and illustrated by Sergio Toppi. Foreword by Jason...

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A Sister (Une Soeur)
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Ablaze, 2021, 1st, 9781950912261, 10.3 inches, 7 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bastien Vives in English! Given that Vives' is one of the brightest stars in French BD and that his stories are often about awkward young people (teens...

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The Magician's Wife
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Jerome Charyn, Francois Boucq, Charyn, Jerome, Boucq, Francois, Very Good+ (mild cover wear), New York, Catalan Communications, 1987, 1st, 0874160456, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the 1986 Prix Alfred (Angoulême) and the Grand Prix (Sierre). This is...

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Agrippina
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Claire Bretecher, Bretecher, Claire, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Methuen, London, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a translation of the Claire Bretécher's bestselling comic strip series Agrippine. Translated from the French by Fiona Cleland. From...

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1000 Storms
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 9781951719135, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tony Sandoval's French album in English-- at the same size as the original! From the publisher: Lisa is a lonely girl who enjoys wandering nature...