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.

 
Stan Drake, Light bump to bottom edge otherwise Very Fine, Starr, Leonard, Drake, Stan, Dargaud, 1984, 1st, wraps, English

An original graphic novel made for the European comics market by the creators of The Heart of Juliet Jones and Mary Perkins On Stage . A hard boiled noir...

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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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Sokal, NF, Sokal, Rijperman/Fantagraphics, 1989, 1st, wraps, English

Graphic novel.

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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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Betty Blues
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Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English, English

This was the first English language edition of this French album. Musician Little Rice Duck has the blues. His fiancee, Betty, charmed by champagne and...

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Lastman #2: The Royal Cup
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine, First Second, New York, 2015, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

In English! Bastien Vives, Michael Sanlaville & Balak's manga-inspired action adventure series. From the publisher: Richard Aldana, the...

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Lastman #5: The Order
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine, First Second, New York, 2016, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

In English! Bastien Vives, Michael Sanlaville & Balak's manga-inspired action adventure series. From the publisher: Marianne and Adrian have...

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Patricia Lyfoung, Lyfoung, Patricia, Very Fine, New York, Charmz/Papercutz, 2017, 1st English language printing, 9781629918266, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Author/Artist Patricia Lyfoung has worked as an assistant story board artist for Totally Spies! and Martin Mystery at Marathon Animation (where she also...

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Peter Pan, Book One: London
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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st American, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English-language edition of Loisel's Peter Pan! From the publisher: "My album is at the crossroads of everyone's childhood, filled with the...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Nina is a girl in middle school with a little brother and a single mom who barely has enough time to spend with her. Put down at...

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Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Rodrigue, Michel, Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Antonello, Very Fine, Papercutz, New York, 2012, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Having a fairy friend can be fun, but its not easy. When Nina first met the fairy Sybil and her companion Pandigole, she had no idea...

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Betty Blues (Signed 1st)
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Renaud Dillies, Dillies, Renaud, Paquet, 2007, 1st, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This was signed by the artist at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con in 2007: the artist's first appearance in America. The first English language edition of...

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Sibyl-Anne vs. Ratticus (Fine)
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Fine, Raymond Macherot, Macherot, Raymond, Fantagraphics, 2011, 9781606994528, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Sibyl-Anne and her fiancé Boomer live in blissful peace in the French countryside until the evil rat Ratticus, evicted from his...

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Roberto Bayeto, Zalozabal, Bayeto, Roberto, Zalozabal, Very Fine, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2002, 1st, 11.8 inches, 8.7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Umma is the owner of an artist's representation agency, specializing in the scouting and promoting of freaks in the world of...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Matthieu Bonhomme, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From France, 19th century X-Files! From the publisher: Jean-Baptiste Poulain has been hired by the Baron of Brac to tutor his son. When the young...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (corners slightly bent, otherwise new, unread copy), London, Cinebook, 2011, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2013, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher: Technorog is a planet essential to the economy of...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2013, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2014, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

"Ambassador of the Shadows" is the basis for Luc Besson's new film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets." From the publisher: Point Central is...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2014, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebook, London, 2016, 978-1849182935, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (mild shelf wear but otherwise new and unread copy), London, Cinebook, 2015, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jean-Luc Besson's next film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the Publisher: Every 100 years or so, the infertile people of...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2012, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Valerian and Laureline are a pair of galaxy hopping special agents who are dropped into trouble spots anywhere in space and time. It's like a French Star...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-304-8, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. Valerian and...

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Jean Van Hamme, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Van Hamme, Jean, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebooks, London, 2013, 978-1849181457, 10 inches, 7.4 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This special volume of XIII from 2007 was illustrated by guest artist Jean Giraud (Moebius). Little by little, XIII has reconstructed most of his life...

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Asterix and the Picts
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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Fine, London, Orion Books, 2013, 1st, 9781444011692, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first book by the brand-new Asterix team and it's an epic adventure! This time, the hysterical historical character journeys to Scotland, where he...

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Gregory and the Gargoyles #1
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Denis-Pierre Filippi, J. Etienne, Silvio Camboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Etienne, Silvio Camboni, J., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Hollywood, Humanoids, 2017, 1st, 978-1-59465-798-6, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From Humanoids: After reluctantly moving to a new city with his family, a boy named Gregory discovers a magical map to the church next door that sends...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Denis Bodart, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bodart, Denis, Fine, Kent, Cinebook, 2008, 10.2 inches, 7.25 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Denis Bodart's first work to be translated into English! A beautifully depicted series of short stories revolving around the Green Manor Club: intrigue...

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Xavier Dorison, Mathieu Lauffray, Dorison, Xavier, Lauffray, Mathieu, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2010, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Twenty years after the events of Treasure Island, Lady Vivian Hastings knocks on Dr. Livesey's door. Her hated husband has sent word from the Amazon: He has...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Matthieu Bonhomme, Vehlmann, Fabien, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (a new unread copy with light shelfwear), Cinebook, London, 2016, 978-1849182775, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Sailors are known to see the devil in everything. Is that what haunts the decks of the Providence? Jean-Baptiste Poulain is back in Paris when the...

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Jack London, Riff Reb's, London, Jack, Riff Reb's, Very Fine, New York, Papercutz, 2014, 1st, 9781597073806, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

French comic book artist Riff Reb's graphic novelization of Jack London's classic tale--now in English. When the ferry the intellectual Humphrey van...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, London, Cinebook, 2016, 1st British, 978-1-84918-319-2, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. Valerian and...

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Very Fine, Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, NBM, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

This is De Crecy’s most recent series and it is by far his lightest, happiest comics work with a freer looser style and the most "animated" sequences...

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Very Fine, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Humanoides, 2003, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first English-language translation of these classic French stories. These are the stories that made the reputation of this clear line comic creator....

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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Judge Bao and the Jade Phoenix
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Very Fine, Chongrui Nie, Marty, Patrick, Nie, Chongrui, Archaia, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

"In China under the Northern Song Dynasty, the Empire saw tremendous growth and prosperity. But with great riches come great temptations, and the Emperor...

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Road to America
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Very Fine, Baru, Baru and Jean-Marc Thévenet, Baru, Drawn & Quarterly, 2002, 1st American, 1896597521, Softcover, wraps, English

Includes themed bookmark. From the Publisher: Winner of a Harvey Award for Best Foreign Material, this compelling story is set in 1950s Algeria...

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Daily Delirium
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Very Fine, Miguelanxo Prado, Prado, Miguelanxo, NBM, 2003, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

From the cover: "The complete collection of outrageous gags (many seen in Heavy Metal years back) about the daily travails and absurdities we face in life...

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Very Fine, Kerascoet, Hubert, Kerascoet, NBM, 2010, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Kerascoet is a team of Marie Pommepuy and Sebastien Cosset. This was their first series. Their artwork is reminiscent of Joann Sfar. This is the English...

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