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.

 
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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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2016, 1st American, 78-1-63140-489-4, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

The second book of The Obscure Cities series, following The Leaning Girl. From the publisher: Gholam Mortiza Khan comes to Brüsel to sell some...

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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...


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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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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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2017, 1st British, 978-1-84918-326-0, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, 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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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2017, 1st British, 978-1-84918-329-1, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, 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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Oscar Wilde, Dino Battaglia, Wilde, Oscar, Battaglia, Dino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Studio Michaelangelo, Milano, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The Selfish Giant in comic book form. The comic is in Italian. Oscar Wilde's short story is reproduced in its entirety in both English and Italian.


Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cinebook, London, 2016, 9781849183253, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The deluxe hardback edition of "Ambassador of the Shadows", the volume that inspired Luc Besson's new film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2012, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Valerian and Laureline are a pair of galaxy hopping special agents who are dropped into trouble spots anywhere in space and time. It's like a French Star...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-304-8, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, 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. Valerian and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-312-3, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, 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. Valerian and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-319-2, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, 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. Valerian and...

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Niko Henrichon, Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Alejandro, Henrichon, Niko, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2017, 1st, 978-1-59465-680-4, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Metabaron saga continues brand new series! Paleo-Christ! From the Publisher: The Metabaron, returning to the land of his ancestors, Marmola, is...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Euro Comics/IDW, San Diego, 2015, 978-1-63140-317-0, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: The second volume in the definitive English language edition of Hugo Pratt's masterpiece, Corto Maltese, presented in the original...

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Corto Maltese: Celtic Tales
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, Euro Comics/IDW, San Diego, 2016, 978-1631405075, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 140 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the Publisher: In this third volume in the definitive English language edition of Hugo Pratt's masterpiece, the action moves from South America to...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Valentin Secher, Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Alexandro, Secher, Valentin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2016, 1st, 9781594651533, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The Metabaron once single-handedly brought the Techno-Techno Empire to its knees. But in the chaos that followed, a new regime within...

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Moebius, Moebius, scraps to lower cover, 2 small dent s to top back cover, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2016, 1st, 11.2 inches, 8.6 inches, 360 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse puts the work of a master storyteller back in print--with some material in English for 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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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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Asterix and the Picts
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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Fine, London, Orion Books, 2013, 1st, 9781444011692, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first book by the brand-new Asterix team and it's an epic adventure! This time, the hysterical historical character journeys to Scotland, where he...

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Jack London, Riff Reb's, London, Jack, Riff Reb's, Very Fine, New York, Papercutz, 2014, 1st, 9781597073806, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

French comic book artist Riff Reb's graphic novelization of Jack London's classic tale--now in English. When the ferry the intellectual Humphrey van...

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Hugo Pratt, Milo Manara, Pratt, Hugo, Manara, Milo, #214 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Good+ (bottom edge of rear board lightly scraped, light shelfwear, covers bright, interior Fine), NBM, New York, 1994, 1st thus, 12 inches, 8.9 inches, 154 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Special Hardcover Edition Limited to 500 copies with a color illustrated plate signed and numbered by Milo Manara. Written by Pratt (Corto Maltese), this...

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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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Brussli: Way of the Dragon Boy
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J-L Fonteneau, J Etienne, Fonteneau, J-L, Etienne, J, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Humanoids, 2016, 1st, 9781594651502, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The three volume bande dessinee collected and in English! Etienne provides beautiful color art and design for this storybook fable. With an extra...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (mild shelf wear but otherwise new and unread copy), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the Publisher: Every 100 years or so, the infertile people of...

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