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
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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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Stones - Signed
  $300.00
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Sebastian Kruger, Inscribed and dated '97 by the artist on the first page, Fine, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition C, 1994, 1st, 1883398274, pictorial boards

A true first of Kruger's first book. And signed, to boot! "A wild feast for any fan of rock and roll and contemporary art, Stone s by Kruger captures...

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Very Fine, Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2012, 1st, 9789054923763, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 20 in leporello form, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

Some years back, Joost Swarte published a book titled "Leporello," which is not, in fact, a leporello. Here we have an actual leporello by Joost Swarte, and...

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Tante Leny Presenteert 26
  $12.00
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Near Fine (light wear to edges of cover, otherwise new and unread), Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2000, 1st, 9789054920137, 9.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 68 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

The longest running Dutch underground comic, founded by Lena Zwalve. Comics by Joost Swarte, Mark Smeets, Bill Bodewes, Evert Geradts, Aart Clerkx, Harry...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2017, 2nd, 9791096315109, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315116, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315208, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Tha August Tharrats Artbook
  $40.00
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Tha (August Tharrats), Tha (August Tharrats), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 12 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Any new book from Spanish illustrator Tha is cause for celebration. This artbook gathers a selection of illustrations done between 1994 and 2019 for...

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Herge, Herge, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Last Gasp, San Francisco, 2006, 9780867199062, 12 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Tintin travels to China in The Blue Lotus, a tale which is generally considered Hergé's first masterpiece. It's also Tintin's only foray into actual...

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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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The Art of Daniel Torres
  $40.00
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Daniel Torres, Torres, Daniel, Near Fine (mild bump to the lower corner, mild wear to the other corners, no thumbdents, flat, tight, clean), Norma Editorial, Barcelona, 1995, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, softcover, wraps, English

A rich collection of Torres' illustrations for book covers, magazines, advertising. Torres' work is seen in the US in Entertainment Weekly, Time, Premiere,...

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The Art of David Benzal
  $40.00
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

David Benzal is one of the first Spanish concept artists. This book highlights his career as a character and environment designer and illustrator for video...

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The Art of Nurzhan Bekkaliyev
  $40.00
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Nurzhan Bekkaiyev, Bekkaiyev, Nurzhan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2021, 978-84-123280-4-2, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Nurzhan Bekkaliyev is an artist who works primarily digitally (Photoshop), based in Kazakhstan. This is his first art book. Mostly female figure...

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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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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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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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The Rocketeer - British 1st
  $25.00
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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine, London, Grafton, 1991, 1st British, 0-586-21520-4, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first printing of the British edition of Dave Stevens' classic. Originally serialized in short episodes at comic book size, here it is collected,...

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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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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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Jack Jaxon, Jaxon, Jack, Fine, UPN / Volksverlag, Linden, Germany, 1976, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

" Underground Comics Special Issue 10" A rare, German, A4 sized collection of underground comix work by American underground comics pioneer Jack Jaxon. In...

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Guy Colwell, Colwell, Guy, Near Fine (one corner creased, tiny spot along the edge of the cover, mild toning to the page edges, otherwise Fine, very flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, UPN / Volksverlag, 1978, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 118 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 16." A rare, out of print, A4-size, German collection of Inner City Romance Comics stories by Guy Colwell. In...

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Bill Griffith, Griffith, Bill, Near Fine (one corner creased, mild spotting on the cover, mild scrape to the bottom edge, otherwise Fine, flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, UPN / Volksverlag, 1979, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 136 pages, black & white with 28 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, German

"Underground Comics Special Issue 23." A rare, out of print, A4-size, German collection of comics stories by Bill Griffith, about half featuring his...

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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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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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Guido, Crepax, Guido, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Corriere Della Sera, Milan, 2007, 1st, 10.8 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

Includes three complete stories in b&w and two short introductory essays. Crepax was a major influence on Steranko, Frank Miller, and Paul Pope.

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Veri Amici
  $20.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Near Fine (small bump to the top of the spine, mild crease to the upper front cover), Bologne, The Box Edizioni, 2013, 1st thus, 9788868460020, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 136 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

This is the Italian edition of Amitie Etroite ("Close Friendships"), Bastien Vives' story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love. . .

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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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Betty, Zdenek Burian, Betty, Burian, Zdenek, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, Albatros Media, Prague, 2016, 1st, 13.3 inches, 10 inches, 416 pages, over 420 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, Czech

The renown Czech artist Zdenek Burian is best known internationally for his paintings of dinosaurs, extinct mammals and prehistoric man, but his...

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