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
 
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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De Ijzeren Lijn
  $12.00
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Joost Swarte, VF, Swarte, Joost, Oog & Blik, 2002, 1st, pictorial boards, Dutch

"The Iron Line." A beautiful little book of drawings for 25 metal sculptures that Joost Swarte designed for the 2002 Floriade (an international...

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Al Severin, Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Severin, Al, Enigma, 2004, 1st, color wraps, Dutch

A serialized reprinting of a graphic novel by Severin: Harry Sauve la Planete - "La Force de l'Eclair" with extra pages and other new material added....

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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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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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Gregory and the Gargoyles #1
  $13.00
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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nima - Storyboard
  $20.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2017, 1st, 9788417253172, 9.5 inches, 6.7 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

The entire 60-page storyboard (layouts) for Enrique Fernandez's latest graphic novel. Independently financed and produced. From the publisher: Between...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, Benneveld, Franka, 2019, 1st, 9789076706894, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

This 24th adventure by Franka is the long-awaited sequel to Geheim 1948 (Secret 1948). The adventure has been pre-published in comic magazine EPPO and is...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, Benneveld, Franka, 2014, 1st, 9789076706726, 11 inches, 8..75 inches, 44 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, 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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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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Il Quarto Potere
  $20.00
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Juan Gimenez, Gimenez, Juan, Near Fine (moderate wear to the spine end..ges, light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Rome, Editrice Comic Art, 1990, 11.125 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

The Italian edition of Juan Gimenez' landmark sci-fi saga, originally published in France as Le quatrième pouvoir (The Fourth Power). From...

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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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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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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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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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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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Nima - Artbook
  $25.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine with Very Fine bellyband in publisher's shrinkwrap, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2017, 1st, 9788417253004, 9.5 inches, 6.7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

Visual development and character designs for Enrique Fernandez's latest graphic novel. Independently financed and produced. Enrique employs a new art style...

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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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Girl And Wolf - Artbook
  $25.00
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Roc Espinet, Espinet, Roc, Very Fine, Spaceman Project, Barcelona, 2018, 1st, 9.4 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This artbook includes initial sketches, visual development, character designs, and illustrations for the graphic novel by Spanish animator/illustrator Roc...

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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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Friedrich Durrenmatt, Sergio Toppi, Durrenmatt, Friedrich, Toppi, Sergio, Fine, Milan, Studio Michelangelo Edizioni, 2003, 1st, 8890098309, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Eleven full-page pen & ink drawings illustrate this story by Swiss author and playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921 - 1990). The story is in the...

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Den Krokete Kanalen
  $25.00
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Max Estes, Estes, Max, Very Fine, Jippi, Oslo, 2011, 9788292226322, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, French wraps, Norwegian

A story told entirely without words, beautifully illustrated, in a style reminiscent of woodcuts. It has not been published in the USA. From the...

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Den Krokete Sporet
  $25.00
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Max Estes, Estes, Max, Very Fine, Jippi, Oslo, 2012, 9788292226377, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, French wraps, Norwegian

A story told entirely without words, in a style reminiscent of woodcuts. It has not been published in the USA. From the publisher: The third in...

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In God We Trust
  $28.00
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Winshluss, Winshluss, Very Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Knockabout, London, 2015, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 104 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Five years after the magnificent Pinocchio, Winshluss returns with the hilarious In God We Trust. His multi-levelled retelling of 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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Joost Swarte, Very Fine, Swarte, Joost, Amsterda, 1995, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 12 color illustrated plates and a text plate, Dutch

"The Book Birthday Calendar." A collection of 12 book related illustrations by Swarte. "Contain 12 images that were drawn for the weekly Vrij...

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Pinocchio
  $30.00
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Winshluss, Winshluss, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Knockabout, 2011, British 1st, 9780861661725, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

This is the British First Printing of Winshluss' award-winning wordless graphic novel. Out-of-print in both the British and American editions. This...

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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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Enrique Vegas, Vegas, Enrique, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2014, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Enrique Vegas (Segovia) After working for 10 years in animation, Vegas publishes his first comic in 1999. Since then, he has published more than 40 works...

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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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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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Pasqual Ferry, Ferry, Pasqual, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2016, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Pasqual Ferry is a Spanish comic book artist and penciller best known here for his work for DC and Marvel (Heroes for Hire, Action Comics, Adam Strange,...

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

Nuria Aparicio "La Pendeja" (Barcelona) is an illustrator and 2D animator. She began her career working as a freelancer for various animation studios and...

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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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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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Nima - English Standard Edition
  $30.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Light bump to upper spine end, otherwise Very Fine with Very Fine bellyband in publisher's shrinkwrap, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2017, 1st, 9788417253103, 11.75 inches, 8.9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Enrique Fernandez's latest graphic novel. Independently financed and produced. It is a fantasy adventure. "Nima is a story of impossible love with all the...

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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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