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
 
Club Colonial
  $30.00
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Patrick Verlinden, Antonio Lapone, Verlinden, Patrick, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Brugge, Bonte, 2013, 1st, 9781151025562, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An art book portraying the denizens of a jazz club, the Club Colonial. 15 full-page color illustrations accompany the text in Dutch and French. Plus a...

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Signed by the artist, Fine, Atomik Strip, Andenne, Belgium, 2013, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A great little Antonio Lapone artbook! Very limited and out of print. A wonderful showcase of illustrations drawings, sketches, and page layouts and...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 200 signed & numbered copies, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2009, 1st, 15 inches, 11.25 inches, black & white, Italian

10 black & white plates. Each plate is numbered and signed by Liberatore! Plus one cover plate and one limitation plate, numbered, reproducing all the...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 160 signed & numbered copies, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2006, 1st, 15 inches, 11.2 inches, color, Italian

13 color plates, each plate signed by Liberatore. The first plate is both signed and numbered. The plates are in a color printed folder, also numbered,...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, One of 120 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2007, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 44 pages, 32 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, printed cardboard, Italian

Thirty-two stark ink brush drawings by Liberatore: bold graphic images of women (sometimes with men), all previously unpublished. Wordless except for a...

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Alberto Becattini, Bob Lubbers, Becattini, Alberto, Lubbers, Bob, Fine (unread, tight, and clean), Glamour International Associated, Firenze, 2001, 1st, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Italian, English


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Foemina - Signed & Numbered
  $175.00
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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, #775 of 1200 copies signed by the artist, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (upper corner is badly scraped and torn, exposing the board underneath, otherwise only light wear to the rest of the book, several tears to the moderately worn dustjacket), Glittering Images, Firenze, 1988, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, red leatherette

A huge deluxe volume collecting plates, illustrations, comics, and sketches of women. One of the highlights of this volume is the exquisite color...

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Milo Manara
  $100.00
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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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Artbook Andrew Mar
  $40.00
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Andrew Mar, Mar, Andrew, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, 137 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Andrew Mar is a Dallas-based artist working in games and fantasy cards. This is a new hardcover collection of fantasy themed ink drawings and illustrations...

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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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Montse Martin, Martin, Montse, Fine, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky, 2015, 1st, 9788494406065, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Montse Martin is a Spanish cartoonist known for his work on the comic book series Talismán and Curiosity Shop . Before comics, he worked in...

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Solo: Pisar Sin Levantar Polvo
  $40.00
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Oscar Martin, Martin, Oscar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2020, 1st, 978-84-122160-2-8, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

A new chapter in Oscar Martin's post-apocalyptic Solo universe of mutated rats, cats, dogs and humans. The text is in Spanish. From the publisher:...

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Oscar Martin, Martin, Oscar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.7 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Over 120 illustrations of Oscar Martin's Solo characters and world. Four pages of text in English, Spanish, and French. From the artist/publisher: I...

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Das Gesicht Hamburgs
  $45.00
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Frans Masereel, VG+ (spine ends & tips worn otherwise Fine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper), Masereel, Frans, Johannes Asmus, 1966, 1st, pictorial boards, German

"Faces of Hamburg." A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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Der Weg Der Menschen
  $50.00
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Frans Masereel, Fine/VG+ (dust jacket lightly water stained), Masereel, Frans, Gutenberg, 1968, 1st, cloth

A picture novel in woodcuts by Frans Masereel (1889 - 1972).

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Lucinda Gosling, Fortunino Matania, Gosling, Lucinda, Matania, Fortunino, Limited to 100 copies slipcased and signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, London, Book Palace, 2016, 1st, 9781907081385, 13 inches, 10 inches, 342 pages, over 750 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The Ultra Deluxe Slipcased edition was limited to just 100 copies worldwide (with just 60 made available to public) and sold out instantly. It is...

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Alain Mauricet, Mauricet, Alain, One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Belgium, 2014, 1st, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English


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George Metzger, Metzger, George, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1974, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 108 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 2. " Out of print. A rare A4-size German collection of underground comix by George Metzger. Stories include:...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in box, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 1st

Valerian Le Mug Officiel. Limited to 1,000 examples.

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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 50 numbered EA copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Germany, no date (1995), 1st, 20 inches, 16 inches, color

An iconic image, offset printed on heavy stock, in a numbered edition signed by the artist. This Jean Giraud/Moebius illustration was used for the cover...

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Zerstorer der Welt
  $125.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1980, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 48 pages, 43 panels in black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

A sharp copy of the first printing of the German edition of Moebius' Tueur de Monde ("World Killer"). The format closely emulates the French first edition...

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Carlos Sampayo, José Muñoz, Sampayo, Carlos, Muñoz, José, Fine, Reggio Emilia, Italy, Editoriale Cosmo, 2017, 8.25 inches, 6.3 inches, 172 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

Collects two stories: "Storie Private" and "Il caso U.S.A."

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Le Lac de Cygnes - Book and CD
  $30.00
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Chantal de Fleurieu, Carlos Nine, de Fleurieu, Chantal, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Calligram, Paris, 2003, 9782884800563, 12 inches, 9.625 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Carlos Nine illustrates the story of the ballet Swan Lake. Comes with a CD of Tchaikovsky's music to listen to while you enjoy Nine's expressive paintings.

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Alex Orbe, Orbe, Alex, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Alex Orbe (born 1973) is a cartoonist from Bilbao. He worked for years in the world of animation for both television and film. Since 2002, He has focused on...

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Art of Javier G. Pacheco
  $40.00
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Javier Pacheco, Pacheco, Javier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A brand new artbook by Javier Pacheco. A fitting sequel to his out-of-print softcover artbook from Ominiky. 78 pages of art and two pages of text: a bio...

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Javier G. Pacheco, Pacheco, Javier G., Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Javier G. Pacheco is an illustrator. He works with traditional and digital media. He has had exhibitions in several countries and his work can be seen in a...

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Pachyderme
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Frederik Peeters, Peeters, Frederik, Self Made Hero, 2012, 1st, 9781906838607, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "A modern masterpiece of surreal graphic fiction." Our heroine, Carice, is visiting her husband – she has something...

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Pedro Perez, Perez, Pedro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2021, 1st, 978-84-122160-5-9, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A wonderful new Pedro Perez pin-up art book. Over 90 pages of cheesecake, with almost a third of the book is devoted to fan art of Wonder Woman, Vampirella,...

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Trizia - Spanish Edition
  $30.00
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Pedro Perez, Perez, Pedro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2016, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Spanish

Good girl artist Pedro Perez fashions his first graphic novel featuring his vivacious art student and aspiring comic book artist Trizia. Lost of cheesecake,...

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Lob, Georges Pichard, Lob, Pichard, Georges, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1983, 3886311260, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German

"Brigitte: The Hellish Cruise" A very sharp copy of the German edition of the French album. (Published in the U.S. as "Heavy Metal Presents Candice at Sea"...

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Icelandic Trolls
  $40.00
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Brian Pilkington, Terry Gunnell, Brian Pilkington, Pilkington, Terry Gunnell, Brian, Pilkington, Brian, Fine, Viborg, Mal Og Menning, 1999, 1st, 9789979319276, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 28 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: In this richly illustrated book, Brian Pilkington brings the amazing world of the trolls to life in an amusing and original fashion....

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Ramon Pla Artbook
  $40.00
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Ramon Pla, Pla, Ramon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 12.8 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Beautiful full color illustrations by Ramon Pla. Pla is a children's book illustrator as well as a designer of Fallas and Hogueras, the elaborate wooden...

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Peter Pontiac, Pontiac, Peter, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Oog & Blik, Amsterdam, 2004, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, two-color, softcover, wraps, Dutch

Peter Pontiac's post-apocalyptic punk fable 'Requiem Fortissimo', was serialized in Wordt Vervolgd in 1988 and published in book format by Casterman in...

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Max Von Poosch: Leben Und Werk
  $20.00
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NF/VG+, Max Poosch, Trautzl, Viktor, Poosch, Max, Das Bergland-Buch, 1958, Hardcover, cloth, German

20th century German painter.

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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Fine, Milan, Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso, 2006, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 194 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

This is the Italian edition of Una Ballata Del Mare Salato (The Ballad of the Salten Sea). Includes and introduction with over 30 illustrations in addition...

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The Antisocial Networks
  $36.00
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Luis Quiles, Quiles, Luis, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2018, 1st, 978-84-17253-05-9, 8.3 inches, 8.3 inches, 360 pages, over 350 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A thick collection of Luis Quiles' scabrous social commentary cartoons. From the artist: The Antisocial Networks is an interpretation of modern...

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Very Fine, Mel Ramos, Ramos, Mel, Moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2014, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 180 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

Mel Ramos: New Prints surveys a range of Ramos' print work, starting from his figurative departure from Abstract Expressionism to his portraits of comic...

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Flash Gordon (Return To Earth)
  $45.00
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Alex Raymond, NF, Raymond, Alex, Pacific Comics Club, 1977, wraps, English

A years' worth of Sundays from 1941 printed big and in color. Despite the Italian title "Ritorno Sulla Terra" on the cover, all of the Sunday strips...

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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alex Raymond, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Raymond, Alex, Limited print run, Very Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2002, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6.375 inches, 200 pages, black & white with 24 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, English, Italian

A biography and profile of Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon, Secret Agent X-9, Rip Kirby) includes nearly 200 illustrations & photographs from the period,...

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How To Run A Communal Home
  $35.00
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W. Heath Robinson, Fine/Fine, Robinson, W. Heath, Duckworth, 1980, 1st, cloth, English

A reprint of the 1943 edition.

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Renato Roldan, Roldan, Renato, Includes a signed & numbered illustrated bookplate limited to 100, Fine, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Includes a signed & numbered illustrated bookplate limited to 100. Renato Roldan: "I started my career as an animator, but ended up doing...

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Very Fine, Julio Ruelas, Ruelas, Julio, Editorial RM, 2007, 1st, 9789689345053, Softcover, stiff oversize cloth wraps, Spanish, English

This is a generous collection of works by Julio Ruelas (1870-1907), an illustrator and painter of cadavers, hanged satyrs, bewitching maidens, sudden...

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Sergio Sandoval, Sandoval, Sergio, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2015, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Sergio Sandoval (Barcelona, 1975), started his career as a cover and comic artist. He's been working for the most important publishers in the business,...

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Nuevo Nueve, 2020, 1st, 978-84-17989-20-0, 9.5 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This new hardcover color sketchbook by Tony includes sketches in pencil, ink and watercolor, and comics panels and short scenes (story fragments) with Mr....

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, One of 2000 numbered copies, Bumped spine corner otherwise Fine issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 9782888907695, 11.6 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Tony Sandoval, creator of Doomboy, Le Serpent d'Eau, Le Cadavre et le Sofa , Nocturno ou Mille Tempêtes , presents some of his daily...

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Olivier Schrauwen, Schrauwen, Olivier, Very Fine, Borgerhout, Bries, 2010-2015, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

A Complete Set of Olivier Schrauwen's two mini-comics (to date) about early man: 30000 years of bad luck and 29000 years of bad luck. Great stuff. 30000...

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Fred Schrier, Schrier, Fred, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1974, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 4." An early 1970s German collection of underground comix work by American underground comics pioneer. The A4 size (8.25...

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