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.

 
Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #909 of 1500 numbered copies with an extra illustrated plate signed by Moebius, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (very small bump to the top edge of the spine, purple dyed leather covers are lightly spotted, a few very faint spots on the interior are foxing, otherwise the interior is very clean and sound), 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

The deluxe leatherbound signed & numbered collection of two Moebius art books: Chaos and Metallic Memories. With several images--three color and one...

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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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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Jose Ladronn, Moebius, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Ladronn, Jose, One of 200 numbered copies signed by Jodorowsky and Ladrönn, Very Fine/Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2014, 1st, 16.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English


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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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Nikita Mandryka, Massimiliano Frezzato, Mandryka, Nikita, Frezzato, Massimiliano, #90 of 500 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author, Near Fine (mild wear to corners), Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, NY, 1999, 1st, 17 inches, 12.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white with 1 page in color, Softcover, spiralbound

"This custom-bound sketchbook presenting the final pencils for the complete story of 'The Keepers of the Maser 4' is a limited edition of five hundred...

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Fusion
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the top of the spine with white board peeking thru, occasional mild rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, interior very sound), New York, Epic, 1995, 1st, 0785101551, 11.9 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exceptional Moebius art book. Filled with over 200 color works made by Moebius between 1985 to 1995: posters, production designs, covers and...

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Carlos Trillo, Eduardo Maicas, Jordi Bernet, Trillo, Eduardo Maicas, Carlos, Bernet, Jordi, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing of Clar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Big Wow Art & Auad Publishing, San Francisco, 2006, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by the artist with a full figure drawing of Clara. A beautiful hardcover book in English devoted to Bernet's comic strip about a good-hearted...

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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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Hugo Pratt, Milo Manara, Pratt, Hugo, Manara, Milo, #214 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Good+ (bottom edge of rear board lightly scraped, light shelfwear, covers bright, interior Fine), NBM, New York, 1994, 1st thus, 12 inches, 8.9 inches, 154 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Special Hardcover Edition Limited to 500 copies with a color illustrated plate signed and numbered by Milo Manara. Written by Pratt (Corto Maltese), this...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 999 numbered copies, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650277, 16 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print oversize edition beautifully printed on thick uncoated matte stock with wonderful blacks and even better color. This is the best printing...

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Nicolas de Crécy, de Crécy, Nicolas, One of 550 numbered copies, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase (light shelfwear to slipcase), Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 199 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From multiple Eisner nominated creator and European star Nicolas de Crécy (SALVATORE, GLACIAL PERIOD) comes a masterpiece of...

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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650543, 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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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), #137 of 999 copies, Near Fine (small pinprick nick along the spine, very small bump to the top of the spine and the lower rear corner), Los Angeles, Humanoids, 2013, 1st thus, 9781594650543, 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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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, One of 550 numbered copies, Fine in Near Fine slipcase (mild shelfwear to slipcase), Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 199 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. "From multiple Eisner nominated creator and European star Nicolas De Crecy (SALVATORE, GLACIAL PERIOD) comes a masterpiece of color and...

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Stan Lee, Moebius, Lee, Stan, Moebius, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel, 2019, 1st, 9781302918743, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This oversize format printing of Lee and Moebius' cosmic Silver Surfer story (originally published in 1988) was limited to one printing. Extras include...

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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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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Jose Ladronn, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Ladronn, Jose, One of 750 numbered copies, Very Fine, Humanoids, Los Angeles, 2014, 1st, 16.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 156 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Limited to 750 numbered copies. This edition includes all 3 books of Jodorowsky and Ladrönn's entire Final Incal trilogy, but does not include...

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Moebius 7: the Goddess
  $175.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Two very light dents to the back cover otherwise Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean, covers and pages flat, 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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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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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light bump to the top of the spine 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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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (light shelfwear to the corners, light thumbdent to the back cover, otherwise new, flat, and unread), iBooks, New York, 2005, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The making of Blacksad Book One. Character designs, preliminary drawings, page roughs, color studies, and other drawings for every single page of the first...

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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, 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

This deluxe edition includes: the book itself signed & numbered to 300 copies a matching signed & numbered two-color bookplate/ex-libris...

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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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Moebius 8: Mississippi River
  $100.00
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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean, covers and pages flat, no thumbdents, binding unbroken), Epic, New York, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A graphic novel from 1979 about Southern riverboat gambler Jim Cutlass.

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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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The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen
  $100.00
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Jorge Zentner, Ruben Pellejero, Zentner, Jorge, Pellejero, Ruben, Very Fine, 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

A lovely pristine copy of this out of print collection. From the publisher: The first English translation of the entire Adventures of Dieter Lumpen...

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Flight of the Raven
  $100.00
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 2nd, 9781631407987, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 136 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The English language edition of Gibrat's bestselling French album. Out of print. From the publisher: Jean-Pierre Gibrat's lushly colored graphic...

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The Incal: Black & White Edition
  $100.00
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2022, 1st, 9781643378169, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Moebius' Incal in Black & White AND in English for the first time. The Incal was meant to be in color, but seeing Moebius' artwork in black &...

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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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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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The Tikitis (Lucha Libre)
  $95.00
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Jerry Frissen, Fabien M, Frissen, Jerry, M, Fabien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoids, Hollywood, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The out-of-print English-language collection of the French bande dessinée comedy adventure series. This contains two complete stories: the first...

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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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Mickey's Craziest Adventures
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Lewis Trondheim, Nicolas Keramidas, Trondheim, Lewis, Keramidas, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2017, 1st, 978-1-63140-694-2, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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

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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...


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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The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen
  $80.00
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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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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, French, English

"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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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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