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.

 
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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Bruno Richard, Sylvain Richard, Richard, Bruno, Richard, Sylvain, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st, 9781594650376, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

1990: off to join an aunt working for a relief organization, young Frenchmen Sylvain and Bruno Ricard come to discover the ins and outs of everyday life in...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Nina is a girl in middle school with a little brother and a single mom who barely has enough time to spend with her. Put down at...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2012, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Having a fairy friend can be fun, but its not easy. When Nina first met the fairy Sybil and her companion Pandigole, she had no idea...

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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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Waluk: The Great Journey
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Emilio Ruiz, Ana Miralles, Ruiz, Emilio, Miralles, Ana, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 978-1-951719-05-0, 8.75 inches, 11.2 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Ana Miralles, acclaimed artist of the bestselling series Djinn, shows off a lighter style with this animal story with environmental overtones. From the...

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Sylvain Runberg, Miquel Montllo, Runberg, Sylvain, Montllo, Miquel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Magnetic Press, 2016, 1st American, 978-1-942367-23-9, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The French graphic novel now in English. From the publisher: Confederation Commander Jon T. Munro was serving a life sentence for a war crime he was...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Sylvain Runberg, Miquel "Miki" Montllo, Runberg, Sylvain, Montllo, Miquel "Miki", Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The French bande dessinee series now in English. This combines Tomes 3-4 from Dargaud. From the publisher: Following the events in volume one,...

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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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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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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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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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Gipsy 2: The Fires of Siberia
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Fine, Enrico Marini, Smolderen, Thierry, Marini, Enrico, NBM, 2002, 1st, 1561633267, 12 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

It may be hard after a decade of The Scorpion and now Eagles of Rome to remember that Enrico Marini started out as a devotee and superb imitator of...

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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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Hounds of Hell
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Very Fine, Christian Højgaard, Drazen Kovacevic, Roman Surzhenko, Thirault, Philippe, Højgaard, Drazen Kovacevic, Roman Surzhenko, Christian, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

"A formidable group of mercenaries accept a secret mission for the Empress of the Byzantine Empire. Their skills, wills and courage are fully tested as they...

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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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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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Chica, Vol. 2
  $15.00
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Carlos Trillo, Jordi Bernet, Trillo, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Very Fine, NBM, New York, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"By the artist of the popular hard-bitten noir series "Torpedo," this series tells the adventures of Chica, one hot babe...." Hot tamale Chica and her...

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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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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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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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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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Stay
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Lewis Trondheim, Hubert Chevillard, Trondheim, Lewis, Chevillard, Hubert, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2019, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

NOMINATED FOR TWO EISNER AWARDS 2020: Best U.S. Edition of Int'l Material and Best Writer (Lewis Trondheim)! From the publisher: Roland has the...

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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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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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Jean Van Hamme, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Van Hamme, Jean, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebooks, London, 2013, 978-1849181457, 10 inches, 7.4 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This special volume of XIII from 2007 was illustrated by guest artist Jean Giraud (Moebius). Little by little, XIII has reconstructed most of his life...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Matthieu Bonhomme, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From France, 19th century X-Files! From the publisher: Jean-Baptiste Poulain has been hired by the Baron of Brac to tutor his son. When the young...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Matthieu Bonhomme, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebook, London, 2016, 978-1849182775, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Sailors are known to see the devil in everything. Is that what haunts the decks of the Providence? Jean-Baptiste Poulain is back in Paris when the...

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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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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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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.

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Yann, Edith, Yann, Edith, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2014, 1st, 9781594650659, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: London, 1887. While the British Empire is at its peak, and influences the majority of the world, most of London still lives amid...

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The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen
  $95.00
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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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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...

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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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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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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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Aama Vol. 1: The Smell of Dust
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Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Very Fine, London, Self Made Hero, 2013, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first volume of Peeters' award-winning science fiction series!  Verloc Nim - addict, estranged father, amnesiac - wakes up in the middle of...

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Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Very Fine, Self Made Hero, London, 2014, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Peeters won the Best Series prize for the first two volumes of Aama. Verloc Nim has traveled with his brother Conrad to the desert planet Ona(ji) to...

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Frederic Bezian, Bezian, Frederic, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2016, 1st, 9781594651434, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An early Frédéric Bézian series from 1989. All three volumes collected and in English.  No one remains unscathed in this...

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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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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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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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Arzach - First Printing
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoides, Paris, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

A very sharp first printing of the first collection of Moebius' most iconic creation. The first four wordless adventures of the pteradactyl-flying Arzach:...

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Aster of Pan
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Merwan, Merwan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 9781942367949, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 200 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Not since Fausse Garde has Merwan displayed such exciting fight choreography. Merwan's first solo album in English. From the publisher: The year...

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Merwan, Merwan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 9781942367949, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 200 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Kickstarter exclusive Peach Momoko Variant Cover. Not since Fausse Garde has Merwan displayed such exciting fight choreography....

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