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.

 
Borja Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Borja, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2020, 1st, 9781419740138, 9.4 inches, 6.6 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, decorative boards, English

In English for the first time, this beautiful graphic novel by a Spanish comic book creator. A bestseller for us in its original French edition, under its...

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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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Bernard Cosey, Cosey, Bernard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2016, 978-1-63140-777-2, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 66 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English language edition of this volume in the French publisher Glenat's series of one-shot albums paying homage to Disney's classic characters...

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A Sea of Love
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Wilfrid Lupano, Gregory Panaccione, Lupano, Wilfrid, Panaccione, Gregory, Magnetic Press / Lion Forge, 2018, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

NOMINATED FOR THREE EISNER AWARDS IN 2019! A 224-page wordless graphic novel! From the publisher: When an old fisherman fails to return after a...

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A Sister (Une Soeur)
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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...

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Zep
A Strange and Beautiful Sound
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Zep, Zep, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2016, 1st, 9781684051625, 10.3 inches, 7.75 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

French humorist Zep is creator of the bestselling bande dessinee series Titeuf, a Gallic Bart Simpson. Titeuf is one of France's most popular comics,...

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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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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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Edward Gauvin, Frederik Peeters, Gauvin, Edward, Peeters, Frederik, Very Fine, London, Self Made Hero, 2015, 1st, 9781906838935, 1906838933, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 86 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Verloc Nim and his brother, Conrad, embark on a quest to find the mysterious substance aama, which has transformed the environment of a far away planet....

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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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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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Albert and the Others
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Guy Delisle, Delisle, Guy, One lower corner lightly rubbed otherwise Fine (Flat, tight, clean), Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 2007, 1st, 978-1897299272, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. A great collection of 26 short wordless comic stories about men (named alphabetically from Albert to Zoltan) and their trials and...

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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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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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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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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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Arzach - First Printing
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoides, Paris, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

A very sharp first printing of the first collection of Moebius' most iconic creation. The first four wordless adventures of the pteradactyl-flying Arzach:...

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Aster of Pan
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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...


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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