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.

 
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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...


Jack London, Riff Reb's, London, Jack, Riff Reb's, Very Fine, New York, NBM, 2014, 1st American, 9781597074018, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French comic book artist Riff Reb's Illustrates Jack London's classic tale--now in English. When the ferry the intellectual Humphrey van Weyden is aboard...

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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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About Betty's Boob
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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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The Wrath of Fantômas
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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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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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Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette, Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jacques, Rochette, Jean-Marc, Fine, London, Titan Comics, 2014, 1st, 9781782761334, 9781782761365, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 112+144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Translated into English from the highly acclaimed French classic, the graphic novel that inspired the feature film starring Chris Evans (Captain America),...

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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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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2017, 1st, 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, 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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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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Signed by the artist, Bump to the tail of the spine, otherwise Very Fine, Steve Rude, Rude, Steve, 2013, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 76 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

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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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A Glance Backward - Signed 1st
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Pierre Paquet, Tony Sandoval, Paquet, Pierre, Sandoval, Tony, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, Chicago, 2015, 1st American, 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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Doomboy (in English)
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, Magnetic Press, 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! From the creator of "Le Cadavre et le Sofa", "Les Betises de Xinophixerox," and "Le Serpent d'Eau." D's not...

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Doomboy - Signed 1st
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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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The Windy Day
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, St. Louis, MO, 2019, 1st, 8.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tony's children's book, now in English. A young girl sets out on her own to fly her kite and encounters a pirate cloud full of goblins looking to cause...

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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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Cities of the Fantastic: Brusel
  $195.00
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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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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...


The Book of Schuiten (Near Fine)
  $100.00
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (corners rubbed, interior Fine, moderate edgewear to dustjacket), New York, NBM, 2004, 1st, 1561634026, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

The long out-of-print English language edition of this beautiful art book on the Belgian comics artist. From the publisher: Though he first made his...

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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, 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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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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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, New York, First Second, 2006, 1st American, 9781596432109, 1596432101, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine and corners, pictorial boards, English

Joann Sfar's tale of the birth of Klezmer music. In English. Once some musicians formed a band They had nowhere to go to, no homes or land So...

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Sokal, NF, Sokal, Rijperman/Fantagraphics, 1989, 1st, wraps, English

Graphic novel.

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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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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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Very Fine, Jacques Tardi, Tardi, Jacques, Fantagraphics, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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Very Fine, Jacques Tardi, Tardi, Jacques, NBM, 1990, 1st, 1561630012, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Translation by Jean-Marc Lofficier & Randy Lofficier.

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Legend of the Scarlet Blades
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Saverio Tenuta, Tenuta, Saverio, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2011, 1st, 9781594650208, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Follow the journey of the amnesic ronin Raido in a medieval Japan where spirits still exert their magic on the...

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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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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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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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The Collector
  $60.00
Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket., Los Angeles, Archaia, 2014, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 252 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Sergio Toppi's five volume graphic novel collected in English. From the publisher: Far from the auction halls of the elite, The...


The Collector (Near Fine)
  $50.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Tiny razor cut to top edge of the cover otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Archaia, 2014, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 252 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Sergio Toppi's five volume graphic novel collected in English. From the publisher: Far from the auction halls of the elite, The...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Good+ (all corners bumped, paper split at two of those corners, spine ends blunted, interior Fine), Los Angeles, Archaia, 2014, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 252 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Sergio Toppi's five volume graphic novel collected in English. From the publisher: Far from the auction halls of the elite, The...


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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Asterix And Obelix All At Sea
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Very Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder & Stoughton, 1996, 3rd, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

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Asterix And The Cauldron
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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 13th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1969.

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Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 11th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1968.

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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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