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
 
Claudio Nizzi, Giancarlo Alessandrini, Nizzi, Claudio, Alessandrini, Giancarlo, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed), Milan, Sergio Bonelli Editore, 2006, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 240 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

Artist Giancarlo Alessandrini, noted for his many Martin Mystere stories, lends his talents to the adventures of Tex, Sergio Bonelli Editore's legendary...

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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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Nothin Personal - Comic
  $30.00
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Josep Busquet, Andre, Busquet, Josep, Andre, Very Fine, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.7 inches, 7.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The Fast and the Furious meets Aliens in this space action comedy from two Spanish creators. A graphic novel in English. The S.A.D (Search And Destroy)...

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Nothin Personal: The Artbook
  $25.00
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Andre, Andre, Very Fine, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 9.4 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

This artbook includes sketches, designs and notes for characters, weapons, and sets for the graphic novel published by Spaceman Project.

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Out of stock
Oscar Wilde, Dino Battaglia, Wilde, Oscar, Battaglia, Dino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Studio Michaelangelo, Milano, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The Selfish Giant in comic book form. The comic is in Italian. Oscar Wilde's short story is reproduced in its entirety in both English and Italian.


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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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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Near Fine (mild cover wear otherwise new and unread), Miguel Cusso, Jordi Bernet, Cusso, Miguel, Bernet, Jordi, Peplum, 1990, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Out of print. Bernet illustrated this science-fiction time travel series in the late 1970s/early '80s for the German market. This is the French edition.

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Jordi Bernet, Bernet, Jordi, One of 200 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine box, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2007, 1st, 15.2 inches, 11 inches, color and black & white, Italian

Fifteen original illustrations of Jordi Bernet's lovable sex worker Clara de noche or Clara of the Night. 15 plates--5 color plates and 10 black &...

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Jordi Bernet, Bernet, Jordi, One of 150 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine box, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2011, 1st, 15 inches, 11.25 inches, black & white, Italian

"Clara, Chica and the Others." Bernet pays tribute to all his most famous female characters in these fifteen original illustrations. 15 black & white...

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Jordi Bernet, Bernet, Jordi, One of 100 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine box, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2017, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, color and black & white, Italian

21 plates--9 color plates and 12 black & white plates. The first plate is numbered and signed by Bernet. Plus one cover plate and one limitation...

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American Cyclops
  $75.00
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Limited edition of 2000 copies, Near Fine, Tim Biskup, Biskup, Tim, Iguapop Gallery, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 14.5 inches, 28 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An exquisite large format, hardbound catalogue of an exhibition July 6th – August 5th, 2006, at the Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona, Spain of artworks by...

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Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed at the corners), Paul & Gaetan Brizzi, Brizzi, Paul & Gaetan, Polistampa, 2005, 1st, 8883048849, Hardcover, cloth, Italian

A large format picture book of the story of Ariosto’s epic opera. Paul & Gaetan Brizzi create together huge lushly shaded pencil drawings. The...

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Marvel Europa
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Philippe Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Morvan, Tito Faraci, Jean-David, Buchet, Giorgio Cavazzano, Claudio Villa, Philippe, Panini, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A British English-language collection of three stories featuring Marvel superheroes created expressly for the European market. Morvan and Buchet, the...

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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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Knihy Dzungli
  $90.00
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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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Michal Bratr Jerryho
  $25.00
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Zdenek Burian, Fine, London, Jack, Burian, Zdenek, Touzimsky a Moravec Praha, 1991, wraps

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (light wear to the edges, very flat, clean, unused), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 2010, 1st, 9781151022219, 47 inches, 33 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium, in the super...

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Charles Burns Expo M Poster
  $45.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, Beeld Beeld, Leuven, Belgium, 2010, 1st, 27.7 inches, 19.7 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium. A 50 x 70 cm...

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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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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Milton Caniff, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Caniff, Milton, Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 144 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations with 16 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

A profile of the legendary creator of Terry & the Pirates and Steve Canyon, with numerous illustrations from the span of Caniff's career, with a full...

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Out of stock
Josep Busquet, Jonatan Cantero Martínez, Busquet, Josep, Cantero Martínez, Jonatan, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A graphic novel in English from two Spanish creators. They say there is an Oni that doesn't eat humans like the others do. An Oni called Korokke whose...


Very Fine, Massimo Carnevale, Carnevale, Massimo, Editoriale Aurea, 2010, 1st, 9788861232891, Softcover, wrap, Italian

This art book reproduces all previous 77 painted covers to "John Doe" by Massimo Carnevale as full-page illustrations without logos or text. The...

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Crepanquine 1 - Artbook
  $25.00
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Caro Waro, Caro Waro, Very Fine, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2019, 1st, 10.7 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This artbook includes pencil sketches and watercolors, character sketches and designs for the graphic novel published by Spaceman Project.

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Crepanquine Vol. 1 - Comic
  $36.00
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Garbunka, Caro Waro, Garbunka, Caro Waro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Crepanquine Vol. 1 of 2: Marked by the Gods. A graphic novel in English from the creators of the art book Asteroid. A dark and thrilling comic full of...

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Die Traume des Caza
  $35.00
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (mild rubbing to the covers, flat, tight, clean), Linden, Germany, Volksverlag, 1979, 11.2 inches, 8.7 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, German

This is the German edition of a 1977 Dargaud collection of surreal science-fantasy stories by French artist Philippe Caza. In turns evocative, unsettling,...

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Ralentir Passage D'Animaux
  $125.00
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 9782737655029, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 64 pages, 28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

28 full-page color illustrations and over 32 black & white illustrations by this extraordinary French artist.

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Daniel Clowes, Clowes, Daniel, Fine (very light wear to corners of covers, otherwise new and unread), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 1999, 1st, 9789080518117, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

Daniel Clowes and Chris Ware were the subjects of a 1999 comic art show in Heverlee, belgium (and traveled to three other cities). This is the exhibition...

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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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Den 2: Muvovum
  $60.00
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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Sherpa, Amsterdam, 1991, 90-72995-38-4, 11.6 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

The Dutch edition of Den 2: Muvovum. Sharp printing at a slightly larger size than Corben's own Fantagor Press edition.

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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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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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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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Pilgor
  $50.00
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Simon Revelstroke, Richard Corben, Revelstroke, Simon, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Amsterdam, Sherpa, 1993, 9789072995674, 90-72995-67-8, 11.6 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

The Dutch edition of Bodyssey. Sharp printing at a slightly larger size than Corben's own Fantagor Press edition.

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Guido, Crepax, Guido, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mondadori Comics, Milan, 2015, 1st, 10.6 inches, 8.6 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

"For the first time, all the work of a great Italian comics artist. 30 prestigious volumes to discover the genius of eroticism and sensuality: Guido...

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Guido, Crepax, Guido, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mondadori Comics, Milan, 2015, 1st, 10.6 inches, 8.6 inches, 184 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

"For the first time, all the work of a great Italian comics artist. 30 prestigious volumes to discover the genius of eroticism and sensuality: Guido...

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Guido, Crepax, Guido, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milan, Mondadori Comics, 2015, 1st, 9788869260650, 10.6 inches, 8.6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

"For the first time, all the work of a great Italian comics artist. 30 prestigious volumes to discover the genius of eroticism and sensuality: Guido...

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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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35 of 50 copies signed by the artist. With a large drawing of a Helmetgirl, Very Fine, Camilla d'Errico, d'Errico, Camilla, Mondo Bizarro, 2010, 1st, 9788896850008, 10 inches, 7 inches, 50 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English, Italian

35 of 50 copies signed by the artist, with a large drawing of a Helmetgirl. "Camilla's show, 'Il Codice d'Errico' was missed by many people who...

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Maculas - Comic
  $30.00
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Jordi Pastor, Danide, Pastor, Jordi, Danide, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A meta graphic novel in English. Have you ever dreamt of flying, being invisible, or possessing amazing strength? Dott Spot not only dreams about it, he...

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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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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Gabriele Dell'Otto, Dell'Otto, Gabriele, 2018, 1st, 12.3 inches, 12 inches, 224 pages, 222 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

This limited edition artbook showcases commissions, drawings, and other specialty pieces created by superstar painter Gabriele Dell'Otto. 224 color pages...

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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Betty Blues
  $10.00
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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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Betty Blues (Signed 1st)
  $12.00
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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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Leonard Starr, Stan Drake, Starr, Leonard, Drake, Stan, Near Fine (1/4-inch closed tear to the back cover, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Edizioni L'Isola Trovata, Milan, 198, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, Italian

The Italian edition of "Kelly Green: La Flibuste de la B.D." The very scarce fifth and final Kelly Green album which (unlike volumes 1-4) was only...

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