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.

 
The Magician's Wife
  $25.00
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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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Sky Doll Spaceship Collection
  $26.00
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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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Vincent Segrelles, Fine, Segrelles, Vincent, NBM, 1985, 1st, pictorial boards

A painted graphic novel. Similar to Moebius' Arzach, but without the humor.

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Marvel Europa
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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Morvan, Tito Faraci, Jean-David, Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Philippe, Panini, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A British English-language collection of three stories featuring Marvel superheroes created expressly for the European market. Morvan and Buchet, the...

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Out of stock
Very Fine, Phillippe Riche, Riche, Phillippe, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 9781594650338, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The art was so nice we carried this series in French ("l’Association des Cas Particuliers") and are happy to offer it in English. From the...


Bad Break
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Philippe Riche, Riche, Philippe, Humanoids, 2013, 1st American, 9781594650475, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

We were so impressed with Philippe Riche, we carried his books in their French editions long before they were translated into English. This collects Pas de...

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Clockwerx
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Jason Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, and Izu, Jean-Baptiste Hostache, Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, and Izu, Jason, Hostache, Jean-Baptiste, Humanoids, 2013, 1st American, 9781594650390, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

We carried this title as a French import before it came out in English. This is the English language edition which is now out of print. While they last!...

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Madwoman of the Sacred Heart
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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650468, 10.5 inches, 7.7 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

From the publisher: New edition of the twice-sold out title. Professor Alan Mangel's journey of madness begins when he impregnates Elisabeth, a...

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Very Fine, Romuald Reutimann, Gabus, Pierre, Reutimann, Romuald, Humanoids, 2013, 1st, 9781594650550, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 124 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The young Bigoodee embarks on Lady Rozenbilt’s extravagant seaplane where high society, criminals and monsters will mingle....

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Naja
  $30.00
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Jean-David Morvan, Bengal, Morvan, Jean-David, Bengal, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, Burbank, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Naja is the perfect killer because she feels nothing- literally. Her body registers no pain, nor does her heart, coldly executing jobs given to her by her...

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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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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (mild wear to corners and covers otherwise flat, tight, bright), Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first English language version of the French sci-fi classic! This Marvel/Epic edition consists of the first two volumes in the six book series: The...


Dog
  $30.00
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Vincent Perriot, Perriot, Vincent, Very Fine, Bordeaux, Editions de la Cerise, 2011, 8.6 inches, 8.6 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps

A beautiful wordless graphic novel told with one image per page. From the publisher: Dog, or the wandering of a tramp propelled into a New York ready...

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Doomboy - Signed 1st
  $30.00
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Magnetic, Burbank, 2014, 1st American, 8.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tony's first graphic novel in English! Signed at his appearance at SDCC! From the creator of "Le Cadavre et le Sofa", "Les Betises de Xinophixerox," and...

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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...


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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The Beauty
  $30.00
Francois Schuiten, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2015, 1st, 978-2203098510, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Translated into English by Stephen D. Smith (publisher of The Leaning Girl). From the publisher: The Beauty, Leon knows her well. He can anticipate...


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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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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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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The Wrath of Fantômas
  $30.00
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Olivier Bouquet, Julie Rocheleau, Bouquet, Olivier, Rocheleau, Julie, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Titan, 2019, 1st, 978-1785868863, 11.2 inches, 8.3 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A stunning reimagining of a classic French literary character. Freely adapted from the work of Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre, with a plot worthy of...

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The Reprieve
  $30.00
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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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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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Corto Maltese: In Siberia
  $30.00
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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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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Creases and tears along the spine but, otherwise Very Fine (very sharp, flat, tight, and clean), iBooks, New York, 2003, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 56 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

If you want to really appreciate Juanjo's award-winning artwork, this ibooks edition is two inches taller and wider than the Dark Horse edition. This...

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About Betty's Boob
  $30.00
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Vero Cazot, Julie Rocheleau, Cazot, Vero, Rocheleau, Julie, Very Fine issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Archaia, 2018, 1st, 9781684151646, 10.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: She lost her left breast, her job, and her guy. She does not know it yet, but this is the best day of her life. An inspiring and...

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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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Penelope Bagieu, Bagieu, Penelope, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, First Second, 2017, 1st, 978-1626725461, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! An English translation of the French graphic novel. From the publisher: California Dreamin' from...

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Aster of Pan
  $30.00
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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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Maculas - Comic
  $30.00
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Jordi Pastor, Danide, Pastor, Jordi, Danide, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A meta graphic novel in English. Have you ever dreamt of flying, being invisible, or possessing amazing strength? Dott Spot not only dreams about it, he...

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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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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Valentin Sécher, Jodorowsky, Jerry Frissen, Alejandro, Sécher, Valentin, Small bump to the corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2018, 1st, 9781594658532, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Metabaron saga continues brand new series! Paleo-Christ! In this volume: The Metabaron enters a parallel universe to find the epiphyte, in order...

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Nils: The Tree of Life
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jerome Hamon, Antoine Carrion, Hamon, Jerome, Carrion, Antoine, Magnetic Press, 2020, 1st, 9781549308154, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

All three volumes of Nils, "a trilogy halfway between Nordic mythology and Miyazaki," in one volume and in English. Art and color by Antoine Carrion (artist...

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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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The Tikitis (Lucha Libre)
  $30.00
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Jerry Frissen, Fabien M, Frissen, Jerry, M, Fabien, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Humanoids, Hollywood, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print English-language collection of the French bande dessinée comedy adventure series. This contains two complete stories: the first...

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The Smell of Starving Boys
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Loo Hui Phang, Frederik Peeters, Phang, Loo Hui, Peeters, Frederik, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Self Made Hero, 2017, 1st, 9781910593400, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

L'Odeur des Garçons Affamés. This story ostensibly set in the arid West is a surreal journey of the mind as much as place. I'm a huge fan...

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Jean Patrick Manchette, Tardi, Manchette, Jean Patrick, Tardi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2020, 1st, 9781683962861, 12 inches, 9 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first of two volumes presenting all of the world-renowned hardboiled crime graphic novels (one of which has never before been collected in English!) in...

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Jean Patrick Manchette, Tardi, Manchette, Jean Patrick, Tardi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2020, 1st, 9781683963202, 12 inches, 9 inches, 196 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A globally acclaimed crime novelist and a pioneering cartoonist team up to bring readers two graphic novel noir thrillers, collected in an oversized format....

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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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Near Fine (only light wear to the corners, otherwise new, flat, and unread), Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, iBooks, 2003, 2nd, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This full-size English language edition is out of print and increasingly hard to find. If you want to really appreciate the art, this ibooks edition is...

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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Epic, 1989, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 120 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The great western epic by Moebius spanning 28 books from 1963 to 2005. The two volumes here from 1972-1973 immediately precede the emergence of "Moebius".

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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Epic, 1989, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The great western epic by Moebius spanning 28 books from 1963 to 2005. The two volumes here are from 1975 and 1980.


Crusades
  $35.00
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Very Fine, Xiaoyu, Izu and Alex Nikolavitch, Xiaoyu, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 9781594650307, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: An epic tale where history blends with fantasy to explosive and cinematic results. Follow the Knights Templar’s elite...

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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2013, 9781594650420, 10.5 inches, 7.7 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Eyes of the Cat printed on the jaundiced yellow paper favored by its creators. From the publisher: The very first graphic storytelling...

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Final Incal - Trade Hardcover
  $35.00
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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Jose Ladronn, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Ladronn, Jose, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2015, 1st, 9781594650864, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 156 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Jodorowsky and Ladrönn's entire Final Incal trilogy in English! This edition includes all 3 books of the series' final cycle, but does not include...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 152 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Jean-Claude Forests timeless Erotic Sci-Fi series recounting the spatial adventures of the beautiful titular character in a brand new English-language...

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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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