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.

 
Thorgal 1: Child of the Stars
  $25.00
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Jean Van Hamme, Grzegorz Rosinski, Van Hamme, Jean, Rosinski, Grzegorz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Norfolk, VA, Ink Publishing, 1986, 1st American, 096178850X, 11.7 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 1986, the first English language volume of the Franco-Belgian award-winning comics hit, Thorgal. A foundling raised by Vikings discovers his...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear to three corners of the otherwise Very Fine dustjacket), Anaheim, CA, Graphitti Designs, 1988, 1st, 0936211105, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 266 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

This is the scarce first volume in the signed and numbered Moebius hardcover series collecting the Epic/Marvel graphic novels. Collects Epic's trade...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket (very light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, interior very sharp), 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 Magician's Wife
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Jerome Charyn, Francois Boucq, Charyn, Jerome, Boucq, Francois, Very Good+ (mild cover wear), New York, Catalan Communications, 1987, 1st, 0874160456, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 88 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Originally published as La Femme du magicien, The Magician's Wife was awarded the 1986 Prix Alfred (Angoulême) and the Grand Prix (Sierre). This is...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #147 of 1500 numbered copies with an extra illustrated plate signed by Moebius, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (moisture damaged, all the pages are wavy/wrinkled at the top corner next to the spine, endpapers and the first and last pages lightly spotted, topedge spotted, occasional discoloration and mild wear to covers,, Graphitti Designs, Anaheim, CA, 1992, 1st, 11.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 188 pages, over 85 color and over 300 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leather with two onlaid color plates, English

This copy is moisture damaged but very sound. The deluxe leatherbound signed & numbered collection of two Moebius art books: Chaos and Metallic...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Jose Ladronn, Moebius, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Ladronn, Moebius, Jose, One of 1500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap (slight sunning to the edge of the slipcase), Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2014, 1st, 9781594650864, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the sold-out English language deluxe edition of Jodorowsky and Ladrönn's entire Final Incal trilogy! At 12.5 inches tall, the pages are...

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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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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), Light rubbing to the upper rear corner and very light impression to the front corner otherwise Very Fine (corners sharp, pages flat, binding tight), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 1996, 1st, 9781569711354, 9 inches, 6 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first and only English language edition of The Man from the Ciguri, a direct sequel to The Airtight Garage. Moebius' commentary, five...

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Moebius: H.P.'s Rock City
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 1996, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Nine classic Moebius stories (all previously appeared in the Epic/Marvel Moebius series). From the back cover: Visit a city in which life is lived...

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (crease to the top of the spine, affecting both front and back cover, light shelf wear, no thumbdents, tight, clean), 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: Shore Leave on Pharagonesia, Absoluten Calfeutrail, The Hunt for the Vacationing Frenchman, White...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Includes an exclusive Stuart Ng Books Bookplate with an unpublished illustration by Juanjo Guarnido signed by both creators Canales and Guarnido!, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2020, 1st, 9781506716183, 10.8 inches, 8.4 inches, 304 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Includes an exclusive Stuart Ng Books Bookplate with an unpublished illustration by Juanjo Guarnido signed by both creators Canales and Guarnido!...

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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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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Light wear to the front two corners otherwise Very Fine (glossy, new and unread), Mojo Press, Austin, 1996, 1st, 9 inches, 7 inches, 288 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. The highlight of this book is the first and only English-language printing of "Three Black Birds", a unique Blueberry incident, written and...

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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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Aster of Pan
  $30.00
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...


Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (very sharp, flat, tight, clean), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1988, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp first printing of the sixth and final volume of L'Incal. "Une Aventure de John Difool."

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine (very sharp, flat, tight, clean), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1988, April 1989 printing, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp early printing of the fifth volume of L'Incal. "Une Aventure de John Difool."

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Streamliner, Vol. 2: All-In Day
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'Fane, 'Fane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Louis, MO, Magnetic / Lion Forge, 2021, 1st, 9781951719036, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The conclusion of this breezy graphic novel from France. Don't think too hard and you will enjoy this mash-up of Michel Valliant meets Fast and Furious....

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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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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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Mitchum (in English)
  $25.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, New York, New York Review Comics, 2020, 1st English language printing, 9781681374444, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 232 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Blutch's Mitchum in English! 'Nuff said! Mitchum is an artistic adventure as fascinating as it is original, in which Blutch explores the many paths...

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