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.

 
Near Fine (only slightest wear to the lower corner otherwise new and unread), Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, iBooks, 2003, 1st, 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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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Zoran, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 9781594650734, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 304 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The prequel to The Incal and Final Incal. This new printing of Before The Incall features a new interview with artist Zoran Janjetov.  From the...

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2011, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 308 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An English-language hardcover edition of the sci-fi BD classic. With a foreword by Brian Michael Bendis . The Sci-Fi masterpiece by Moebius and...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of these Corto Maltese stories in English. Four stories: Voodoo for the President, Sweet Dream Lagoon, A...

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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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Lights of the Amalou - Signed
  $45.00
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Christophe Gibelin, Claire Wendling, Gibelin, Christophe, Wendling, Claire, Very 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 graphic novel Les Lumieres de l'Amalou. All five volumes collected and in English! From the publisher: An...

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The Incal - British Edition
  $45.00
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Self Made Hero, 2011, 2nd, 9781906838393, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 316 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The British edition. From the publisher: The Incal is a comic masterpiece illustrated by acclaimed artist Moebius and written by Alejandro...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, New York, Epic, 1988, 1st, 0871352826, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first publication in any language of the 51-page story, The Gardens of Aedena, a sequel to Upon a Star. Plus two short stories: Hit Man and Journey...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (very light dent to front and back cover, otherwise 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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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 1996, 1st, 9781569711361, 9 inches, 6 inches, 144 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

The first English language printing of the first two volumes of Le Cœur couronné [Madwoman of the Sacred Heart]. The third and final volume would...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first publication in any language of the 51-page story, The Gardens of Aedena, a sequel to Upon a Star. Rounding out this volume are two short...

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Indian Summer
  $50.00
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NF (slight shelf wear), Pratt, Hugo, Manara, Milo, Milo Manara, NBM, 1994, 3rd

Written by Hugo Pratt (Corto Maltese), this graphic novel about colonists and Indians in New England in the 17th century is somewhat more sophisticated than...

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Very Fine, Zoran Janjetov, Fred Beltran, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Fred Beltran, Zoran, Humanoids, 2013, 1st, 9781594650505, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 408 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Follow Albino’s complete galaxy spanning adventures on his path to becoming a Technopriest.  Jodorowsky, Janjetov...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1987, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of these Corto Maltese stories in English. Long out of print and scarce.

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Bouncer - in English
  $50.00
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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Boucq, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2016, 3rd, 9781594651151, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 412 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Collects the first seven Bouncer albums in English! Three wild and crazy story arcs. From the publisher: From what could only have originated 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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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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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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Dernier Souffle
  $50.00
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

A wordless graphic novel by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. Thierry Martin's dark wordless western initially...

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Three Shadows
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Near Fine (very light wear), First Second, New York, 2008, 2nd American, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, English

Long out of print, the English language edition of Cyril Pedrosa's Tres Ombres. Cyril Pedrosa began his career in animation, working on the Disney films...

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Juan Gimenez, Gimenez, Juan, Small bump to the tail of the spine otherwise Very Fine and unread, issued without dustjacket, Rockville Centre, Heavy Metal, 2000, 1st, 1882931521, 12 inches, 9.4 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An art book showcasing illustrations for books, magazines, posters. Film design. And the Tarot. Fantasy. Science fiction. Erotica. Take a journey with...

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The Incal 1
  $60.00
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Fine (flat, tight, bright), Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Epic, 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...

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Merveilleux!
  $60.00
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Very Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English, French

Full color illustrations by Annette Marnat, Tony Sandoval, Wouter Tulp, Bobby Chiu, Clément Lefevre, Charles Champeau, Carine M, Elian Black'Mor,...

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The Incal 2
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (light corner wear, bright, tight, clean), Epic, New York, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 120 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

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

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The Incal 3
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (very light corner wear, bright, tight, clean), 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 final two volumes in the six book series.

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Three Shadows
  $60.00
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Near Fine (light shelfwear), First Second, New York, 2008, 1st American, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, English

Long out of print, the English language edition of Cyril Pedrosa's Tres Ombres. Cyril Pedrosa began his career in animation, working on the Disney films...

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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, 2nd, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 55 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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One of 750 numbered copies, Very Fine, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Boucq, Francois, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 9781594650284, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Full-page illustrations by Boucq illustrating short texts by Jodorowsky. These one-page stories are twisty, thought-provoking, ironic, perverse, and Boucq's...

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine (flat, tight, bright). A Pristine unread copy!, NBM, New York, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine unread copy of the first publication of Corto Maltese in English. This volume contains four Corto Maltese adventures set in the Caribbean in...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, New York, Epic, 1988, 1st, 0-87135-283-4, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of seven comic stories from 1974 to 1980 including, Shore Leave on Pharagonesia, Absoluten Calfeutrail, White Nightmare, Apple Pie, and Rock...

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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, English, French

"A cruise in the world of chance happenings." Each full-page sketch is faced by its title in both French and English. "Quand la raison s’endort un...

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NF, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, NBM, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, Softcover, color wraps, English

A volume of Corto Maltese in English. Scarce.

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Marc Bati, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Marc Bati, Near Fine (light rubbing to cover otherwise very flat, tight, and clean), Comcat/Catalan, Paris, 1990, 1st American, 11 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Story and art credited to co-creators Moebius & Bati.

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light spotting to the top edge, very light bend to the lower corner otherwise very flat, tight, clean, binding unbroken), Epic, New York, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The Goddess, the third chapter in Moebius' Aedena Cycle, was written and drawn in Paris and in Los Angeles, between the fall of 1988 and the spring of 1989....

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Limited to 999 copies, Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650093, 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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Limited to 999 copies, Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650499, 16 inches, 12 inches, 60 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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Limited to 999 copies, Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoids, 2014, 1st thus, 9781594650697, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Final Volume! An oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Limited to 1200 copies, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2014, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, 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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Limited to 550 copies, Fine, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Humanoids, 2012, 1st, 9781594650314, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Chaland in English! From the Publisher: "From legendary 'ligne claire' cartoonist Yves Chaland (Chaland Anthology - Freddy Lombard Vol. 1 &...

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Serge Le Tendre, Regis Loisel, Le Tendre, Serge, Loisel, Regis, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild bump and wear to both spine ends, light wear to the corners, interior Fine), London, Titan Books, 2015, 1st, 9781782763628, 1782763627, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

La Quête de l'Oiseau du Temps (1983-87) is the epitome of the French bande dessinee genre of heroic fantasy. NBM published an English translation...


El Gaucho
  $95.00
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Milo Manara, Pratt, Hugo, Manara, Milo, Very Fine, New York, NBM, 1995, 1st, 9781561632244, 11.6, 8.75, 142, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The second collaboration between these two Italian comics creators, Milo Manara and Hugo Pratt. A graphic novel set in Argentina in the early 1800s....

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very fine (flat, tight, clean), Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, iBooks, 2003, 1st, 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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends and corners rubbed with white peeking through, covers lightly rubbed and scuffed, interior bright and clean), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen
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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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Victor Dancette, Edmond-Francois Calvo, Dancette, Victor, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, minimal wear, very flat, tight, clean), Abi Melzer, France, 1984, 1st thus, 12.1 inches, 8.8 inches, 92 pages, 75 pages in color and 6 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The only English language edition of the classic bande dessinee La Bête est Morte. Long out of print. A technicolor graphic novel retelling the...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 800 numbered copies, Very Fine,, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st, 9781594650123, 16 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, 36 full-page and 36 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Back in print in English! This new collector's edition reprints Jodorowsky and Moebius' erotic graphic novel in a giant 12 x 16 inch (30 x 40 cm) format!...

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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Small bump to the tail of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2004, 1st, 9781561634002, 156163400X, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The long out-of-print English language edition of this classic album, La frontière invisible, Tome 2, the ninth volume in the series Les Cités...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marvel, New York, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Currently in print from Titan Comics, this is the Marvel edition of Sky Doll Space Ship Tomes 1-2 and Sky Doll: Lacrima Christi Tomes 1-2. This hardcover...

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