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
In stock
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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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.


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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