European Imports

In addition to importing French language graphic novels and art books from France, we also import titles from publishers in Italy and Spain, and occasionally other European sources.

For example:

  • Animation art books from Nemo Academy in Florence, Italy
  • Sketchbooks from Ominiky Ediciones in Spain
  • Art books from the Anders Zorn Museum in Mora, Sweden
 
Stars (Morpheus Int'l Edition)
  $100.00
In stock
Very Fine/Fine (some shelfwear to the dustjacket otherwise Very Fine), Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Morpheus International, 1997, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

A full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portraits-caricatures. Kruger's work most resembles Erich Sokol with a healthy helping of Spitting Image.

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Milo Manara
  $100.00
In stock
Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed, very tight & flat), Italy, Edizioni Di, 1999, 1st, 9788887070217, 8887070210, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 60 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Italian

A full color exhibition catalog from Italy.

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Franka #16: Succes Verzekerd
  $100.00
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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Fine, Franka, Aalden, 1999, 1st, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

Succes Verzekerd (Success Guaranteed) This album begins with a bomb blast rocking an art gallery. A painting is stolen and Franka is hired by an...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (Vol., Barcelona, Norma, 2009-2010, 1st thus, 9788498476965, 978467901993, 9788467903829, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 216,248,248 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

A complete set of the Spanish editions of Moebius' stream-of consciousness-semi-autobiographical comics. Each Spanish volume reprints two French volumes.

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heemstede, Big Balloon, 1995, 1st, 9789054253778, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

Franka's first adventure Het Misdaadmuseum ("Criminology Museum") from 1978. This is the earlier, more cartoony rendition of Franka that evolved into the...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2010, 1st, 9789076706566, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 108 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

"The Silver Fire" starts with Franka walking into a trap, because her girlfriend Laura and her Russian diamond millionaire boyfriend are part of the...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2012, 1st, 9789076706658, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

"Underworld" is about revenge. In the beginning, Franka helps put the crime boss Johnny behind bars. That is why the loyal Bep wants to avenge Johnny by...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2016, 1st, 9789076706764, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

The 23rd Franka album--Geheim 1948 ("Secret 1948"). Rotterdam Maritime Museum, Amsterdam Centraal Train Station, Koopgoot, Casa de Colón, and...

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Charles Burns, Joost Swarte, Burns, Joost Swarte, Charles, One of 499 numbered copies signed by artist Charles Burns and designer Joost Swarte, Fine, Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 1994, 1st, 9781151022240, 27.7 inches, 19.7 inches, color, Dutch

Charles Burns created the art and Joost Swarte designed this poster for the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht in 1994. One of 499 numbered...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2014, 1st, 9789076706825, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 92 pages, color, hardcover, silver boards with a color illustration, Dutch

Chrome features the classic Franka stories "The Cadillac Club" and "The Harley Collection." "The Cadillac Club" was a portfolio (limited to 250 copies)...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Good+ (mild bump to the lower corner lightly creasing all the pages, no thumbdents, age toning to the page edges), Volksverlag, Linden, 1980, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, German

The German edition of the French Corben collection, Profondeurs (1978). There is no English language equivalent to this edition. Eleven Warren stories,...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Good+ (moderate cover wear, interior very flat, tight, clean), Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1978, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 119 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, German

Den: Fantastic Trip to Nowhere. The German edition of Den. Printed by the same press in the same run as the first English language edition. Introduction...

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Gimenez: Juan Gimenez Sketchbook
  $100.00
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Juan Gimenez, Gimenez, Juan, Fine, Barcelona, Ancares Editora, 2002, 1st, 9879893522, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, 15 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps

Unpublished illustrations, unfinished sketches, scattered materials gathered for the very first time. Fully tri-lingual--in English, French and Castellan....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (half-inch razor slice at the spine, slight spine slant, otherwise very sound, tight, clean), Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1983, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 102 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

A nice copy of the first printing of the German edition of Moebius' The Airtight Garage. Printed in black & white on a heavy uncoated stock, it looks...

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Fernando Vicente, Vicente, Fernando, Very Fine, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2011, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 328 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The catalog of the 2011 retrospective museum exhibition of the works of Spanish artist-illustrator Fernando Vicente. This same museum in Palma de Mallorca,...

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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine/Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog & Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-90-5492-052-6, 10 inches, 12.75 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

A fantastic art book devoted to the French art team Dupuy-Berberian. Hundreds of color illustrations reproducing their work in all media: posters; book,...

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Mauro Bruni, Roberto De Angelkis, Bruni, Mauro, De Angelkis, Roberto, Fine, Florence, Glamour International, 1999, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 160 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 64 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Roberto de Angelis began his career in the 1980s, working on sex-and-violence titles like Splatter and Mostri. Later he moved over to Sergio Bonelli...

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Bepi Vigna, Nicola Mari, Vigna, Bepi, Mari, Nicola, Near Fine (slight darkening to the edges, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 1999, 8.375 inches, 6.375 inches, 152 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 88 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Having honed his figure-drawing skills on erotic comics, Nicola Mari graduated to become one of Sergio Bonelli's top artists. His work on the Nathan Never...

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Knihy Dzungli
  $90.00
In stock
Rudyard Kipling, Zdenek Burian, Kipling, Rudyard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, Prague, Albatros Praha, 1965, 304 pages, 31 black & white illustrations, many full-page, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

The Jungle Books with scratchboard drawings by Burian of Indian animals, mongeese, seals, etc. Text in Czech.

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2001, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

In this concluding volume set in the Christmas season, Franka visits London and some old country estates to get to the bottom of a case. This deluxe...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Near Fine (small chip out of the lower corner of the cover, moderate rubbing to the spine, very flat, no thumbdents, interior sound, age toning to the page edges), Volksverlag, Linden, 1977, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, German

The German edition of The Odd Comic World of Richard Corben. Printed by the same press in the same run as the English language edition. Nine early...

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The Big Kopinski Vol. 1
  $85.00
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Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 2nd 2020, 9791096315178, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 296 pages, 56 color and over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

NEW PRINTING! IN STOCK NOW ! The Big Kopinski sketchbook is 296 pages full of warriors, goblins, dragons, vikings, pirates, swashbucklers, soldiers,...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1990. This deluxe edition of the popular series includes the 48-page color album and an...

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One of 2000 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Franka, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Dutch

This is a deluxe edition of a Franka album first published in 1984. This deluxe edition of the popular series includes the 48-page color album and an...

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