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.

 
Asterix In Corsica
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1979, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 20th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1979.

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Asterix In Belgium
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Near Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1980, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 24th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1979.

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Obelix And Co
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Albert Uderzo, NF, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1978, 1st British, pictorial boards

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 23rd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1976.

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Elias The Cursed
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Corrado Mastantuono, VF, Corgiat, Sylviane, Mastantuono, Corrado, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, English

Great comic art by Italian illustrator Corrado Mastantuono. This is the English language edition of the French album "Elias le Maudit." "Fallen king Elias...

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Madwoman of the Sacred Heart
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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2010, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

"Professor Alan Mangel's journey of madness begins when he impregnates Elisabeth, a student, with what she believes is John the Baptist reincarnated....

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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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Blacksad: A Silent Hell
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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dark Horse, 2012, 10.8 inches, 8.4 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This hardcover presents the fourth and most recent Blacksad album in English as well as "Blacksad: L’historie des Aquarelles, Tome 2" with Juanjo's...

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Pachyderme
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Very Fine, Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Self Made Hero, 2012, 1st, 9781906838607, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "A modern masterpiece of surreal graphic fiction." Our heroine, Carice, is visiting her husband – she has something...

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Meka
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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, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In a future where civilization is defended by giant, humanoid vehicles known as "Meka", two pilots learn to deal with the consequences of their...

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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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I Am Legion - Softcover
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Fabien Nury, John Cassaday, Nury, Fabien, Cassaday, John, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2011, 1st thus, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 176 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

John Cassaday's original graphic novel created especially for the French market now available in English. From the publisher: A supernatural take on...

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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Signed by Regis Loisel on the title page, Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1993, 1st American, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed in Blackwing pencil by Regis Loisel on the title page! The English-language edition of Loisel's Peter Pan! "My album is at the crossroads of...

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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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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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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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A Glance Backward
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Pierre Paquet, Tony Sandoval, Paquet, Pierre, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, Magnetic, Chicago, 2015, 1st American, 8.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 92 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the artist of "Doomboy", "Le Cadavre et le Sofa", "Les Betises de Xinophixerox," and "Le Serpent d'Eau." Tony received a 2015 Eisner Award...

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Marc Males, Males, Marc, Very Fine, Humanoids, Hollywood, 2015, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the English language edition of the French album "L'autre laideur, l'autre folie" (2004). America, 1930, the Golden Age of Radio. When two...

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Golem
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LRNZ (Lorenzo Ceccotti), LRNZ (Lorenzo Ceccotti), Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Chicago, Magnetic Press, 2016, 1st American, 9781942367116, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 280 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The Italian graphic novel now in English! From the publisher: Young Steno Critone doesn't want to stop dreaming.In a world where no one has the time...

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A Glance Backward - Signed 1st
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Pierre Paquet, Tony Sandoval, Paquet, Pierre, Sandoval, Tony, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Chicago, Magnetic Press, 2015, 1st American, 9781942367109, 8.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 92 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tony kindly signed some copies for us. From the artist of "Doomboy", "Le Cadavre et le Sofa", "Les Betises de Xinophixerox," and "Le Serpent d'Eau."...

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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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Corto Maltese: Fable of Venice
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Euro Comics/IDW, San Diego, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: In this affectionate tribute to his hometown, Hugo Pratt offers a complex mystery thriller involving Freemasons, occultists, and...

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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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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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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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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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Gunland
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Very Fine, Captain Artiglio, Artiglio, Captain, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 208 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: In a bizarre sci-fi western world, where cyborg bounty hunters ride dinosaurs and magical skulls give powers to alien outlaws, the...

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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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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Mild wear at corners and spine ends, otherwise Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 1st American, 9781631409424, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Samaris is the first volume of the chronicles of The Obscure Cities, published as a graphic novel in 1983 in French and published for...


Nemo - in English
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Bruno, Bruno, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 1st, 9781684050314, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A graphic novel freely adapting Jules Verne's Victorian sci-fi novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This collects the 4-tome Bande Dessinee series in one...

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Die Laughing (Idees Noir)
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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68396-091-1, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of Franquin's classic comic strip. Franquin became famous for his Gaston, Marsupilami, and Spirou et Fantasio strips,...

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Total Jazz
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2018, 1st, 978-1-68396-086-7, 10.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 92 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of Blutch's 2013 French album, a collection of jazz related short stories originally published in the French magazine...

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Brigada Book One
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Magnetic Press, 2016, 1st, 9781942367321, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: If you can't trust the man beside you, put him before you. Called back from retirement to command a brigade of remorseless...

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The Lost Path
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Amelie Flechais, Flechais, Amelie, Cub House / Lion Forge, 2017, 1st American, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

By the writer-artist of our bestselling Le petit loup rouge, this is the english language edition of her follow up graphic novel Chemin Perdu, an...

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The Killer, Vol. 1
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Matz, Luc Jacamon, Matz, Jacamon, Luc, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Archaia, Los Angeles, 2009, 3rd 2010, 10.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Out-of-print. France's bestselling five volume graphic novel series collected in English. From the publisher: A man solitary and cold, methodical...

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The Little Red Wolf
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Amelie Flechais, Flechais, Amelie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Cub House/Lion Forge, 2017, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the english language edition of the bestselling French album, Le petit loup rouge. From the publisher: A stunningly gorgeous retelling...

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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2020, 1st, 9781506717760, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first work by Zao Dao translated into English. From the publisher: From the mind of prodigy cartoonist Zao Dao comes Cuisine Chinoise: Five...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2017, 1st, 9781942367437, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collecting Jazz Maynard Tomes 1-3 in English. The first story in its entirety. From the publisher: Jazz Maynard was born in the slums of Barcelona,...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 9781942367437, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collecting Jazz Maynard Tomes 4-6 in English. Despite the title, It's not really a trilogy. Tome 4 is a one-shot mafia story set in New York and the Iceland...

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Watersnakes
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, 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

An English language translation of Tony's graphic novel Le Serpent d'Eau (2014). Tony specializes in David Lynchian dreamlike scenarios and this is one of...

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Curtain Call
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Wilfrid Lupano, Rodguen (Rodolphe Guenoden), Lupano, Wilfrid, Rodguen (Rodolphe Guenoden), Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Rodolphe Guenoden's 2013 French album, in English! From the publisher: A thirty-year-old slacker flees the responsibilities of a wife and child in...

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Fraternity (in English)
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Juan Diaz Canales, Jose-Luis Munuera, Diaz Canales, Juan, Munuera, Jose-Luis, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English language integrale of Fraternity (Tomes 1-2). From the writer of Blacksad and the artist of Navis, Sortilèges, Les Campbell.... From...

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Milo's World Book 2
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Richard Marazano, Christophe Ferreira, Marazano, Richard, Ferreira, Christophe, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language version of Le monde de Milo - Tomes 3-4 (Dargaud). From the publisher: Milo's life will never be the same now that he knows his...

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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, 9781549307713, 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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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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Paris 2119
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Zep, Dominique Bertail, Zep, Bertail, Dominique, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 9781942367628, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: In the year 2119, instantaneous transportation technology has altered almost every facet of human civilization, improving countless...

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Leo Malet, Tardi, Malet, Leo, Tardi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2017, 1st, 9781606997055, 10.8 inches, 8.3 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the first of Jacques Tardi's four major graphic novel adaptations of legendary French crime writer Léo Malet's original "Nestor Burma"...

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Pistouvi
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Very Fine, Merwan, Bertrand Gatignol, Merwan, Gatignol, Bertrand, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2020, 1st, 9781942367956, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Jeanne is a little girl who lives with a mischievous young fox named Pistouvi. They share a charming little tree house surrounded...

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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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