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.

 
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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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...

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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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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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Bernard Seret, Julien Sole, Seret, Bernard, Sole, Julien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2018, 1st, 9781684050666, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 84 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Since the turn of the century scientists have been going shark crazy! Now dive into a world beneath the waves and learn all about one...

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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, 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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Teresa Radice, Stefano Turconi, Radice, Teresa, Turconi, Stefano, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2017, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Beautifully illustrated. From the publisher: "My name is Violette Vermeer: Dutch father, French mother…citizen of the world! My house has a thousand...

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Teresa Radice, Stefano Turconi, Radice, Teresa, Turconi, Stefano, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2017, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Welcome to the wonderful world of the Circus of the Moon as it crosses the Atlantic to perform in the "New World!" Your guide? The...

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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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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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Asterix And The Golden Sickle
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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 2nd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1962.

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Asterix And The Great Crossing
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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 22nd volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1975.

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Asterix And The Laurel Wreath
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Very Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder Dargaud, 1974, later, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

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Asterix And The Laurel Wreath
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Brockhampton Press, 1974, 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 18th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1972.

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Asterix And The Soothsayer
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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 19th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1972.

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Asterix At The Olympic Games
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), 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 12th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1968.

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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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Asterix In Britain
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder & Stoughton, 1970, 10th British 1977, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards without dust jacket as issued, English

The British / English language edition of the 8th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1966.

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Asterix In Caesar's Gift
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Near Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Hodder & Stoughton, 1977, 1st British, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards without dust jacket as issued, English

A first printing of the British edition (and first English language edition) of the 21st volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1974.

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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 Switzerland
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Very Fine, Albert Uderzo, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Orion, 2004, later, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

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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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The Mansions Of The Gods
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Albert Uderzo, Fine, Goscinny, Rene, Uderzo, Albert, Dargaud Canada, 1978, 1st Canadian, pictorial boards

A first printing of the Canadian / English language edition of the 17th volume in this classic series. First published in France in 1971.

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2017, 1st, 9781941302590, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 9781941302613, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 1st, 9781941302620, 9.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Bande dessinee artist Alberto Veranda, best known for his heavy medieval fantasies, evinced his playful side with this series of comic strips featuring a...

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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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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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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...


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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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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Lights of the Amalou
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Christophe Gibelin, Claire Wendling, Gibelin, Christophe, Wendling, Claire, 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 240-page graphic novel Les Lumieres de l'Amalou . All five volumes collected and in English! From the...

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Lights of the Amalou - Signed
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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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Crusades
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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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