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
 
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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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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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2010, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

The Italian edition of Un Peu Plus a l'Ouest. "For men of my generation, the Far West is a bit of a mythic world." begins Toppi in his introduction. This...

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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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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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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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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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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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Art of Inputwo
  $40.00
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Inputwo, Inputwo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Palma de Mallorca, Ominiky Ediciones, 2020, 9 inches, 7 inches, 104 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Inputwo is a Russian artist who draws playful, highly distorted, pneumatic females. This collection features over 300 selected drawings from the last few...

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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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Artbook Andrew Mar
  $40.00
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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Artbook Chuma Hill
  $40.00
Chuma Hill, Hill, Chuma, Bumped upper spine end otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

This is a brand new hardcover artbook after the artist's softcover artbook sold out. Chuma Hill is a Spanish illustrator and freelance graphic designer...


Artbook Liana Anatolevich
  $60.00
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Liana Anatolevich, Anatolevich, Liana, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 12.2 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Liana Anatolevich is a digital illustrator living in Irkutsk, Russia. This is her first art book. Now out of print. Over 160 illustrations and...

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Nick Sharma, Sharma, Nick, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 9.2 inches, 12 inches, 64 pages, over 120 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Nick Sharma is an illustrator, character designer and story artist living in Los Angeles. Welcome to his animal kingdom. Over 120 illustrations and...

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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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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, #116 of 120 numbered copies with a matching signed & numbered print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2005, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Italian

This is the deluxe edition of Bab El Alham with cloth covers and a color screen print numbered and signed in pencil by Sergio Toppi. Limited to only 120...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, #117 of 120 numbered copies with a matching signed & numbered print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Edizioni Di, Italy, 2005, 1st thus, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, Italian

This is the deluxe edition of Bab El Alham with cloth covers and a color screen print numbered and signed in pencil by Sergio Toppi. Limited to only 120...

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Barbarella
  $40.00
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (light wear to the corners, very flat, tight, clean), Carl Schünemann Verlag, Bremen, Germany, 1966, 1968 printing, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 88 pages, two-color, softcover, wraps, German

A German edition of Forest's classic 1964 French graphic novel that was made into a feature film by Roger Vadim and starring Jane Fonda. This German edition...

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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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Bland Tomtar Och Troll (1921)
  $195.00
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Cyrus Graner, Gustav Tenggren, Graner, Cyrus, Tenggren, Gustav, Very Good (spine ends worn with paper covering missing, other corners rubbed and worn, interior and color plates are very sound), Ahlen & Akerlunds, Stockholm, 1921, 1st, 7.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 104 pages, 10 full-page color plates and 4 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Swedish

"Bland Tomtar Och Troll" (in English:  Among Gnomes and Trolls ) was a popular Swedish folklore and fairy tales annual. The series begain in 1907....

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Bland Tomtar Och Troll 16 (1923)
  $300.00
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Cyrus Graner, Gustav Tenggren, Graner, Cyrus, Tenggren, Gustav, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing and wear to corners, some mild soiling and spotting to the first few pages, otherwise interior and color plates are very sound), Ahlen & Akerlunds, Stockholm, 1923, 1st, 7.25 inches, 7 inches, 113 pages, 11 full-page color plates and 3 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, Swedish

"Bland Tomtar Och Troll" (in English: Among Gnomes and Trolls ) was a popular Swedish folklore and fairy tales annual. The series begain in 1907. Early...

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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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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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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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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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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Very Good+ (light bump to upper corner, mild creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, previous owner's name lined out in black marker on the first page), Watermark, Surrey, 1993, 6th printing 2003, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Daan Jippes ("Danier"), One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist. Daan has drawn a full-page pencil portrait of one of the characters on the first blank page, Corners lightly bumped otherwise VF. A new unread copy, Jippes ("Danier"), Daan, Lijnndienst, 2009, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Dutch

A massive 12" x 17" deluxe edition of brand new comic album by Daan Jippes, including both the album and a making of book in one excellent package. Daan...

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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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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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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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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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Dibujante Nocturno: Concept Art
  $40.00
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Francisco Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Francisco, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 72 pages, about 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book devoted entirely to the work of concept artist-illustrator Francisco Garcés aka Dibujante Nocturno. Filled cover to cover with demonic...

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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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