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
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Toygiants
  $75.00
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Daniel & Geo Fuchs, Print run of 2500 copies, VF/VF, Varol, Selim, Fuchs, Daniel & Geo, Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2007, 1st, 9783939738190, pictorial boards

This is the limited first printing of this art photography book. 180 color illustrations, five foldout pages. All text in English, German, and Japanese....

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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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Ticonderoga
  $35.00
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Robert Louis Stevenson, Sergio Toppi, Stevenson, Robert Louis, Toppi, Sergio, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Nuages, Milan, 2002, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 56 pages, 11 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

11 full-page color paintings illustrate Robert Louis Stevenson's epic poem Ticonderoga. In English and Italian.

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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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The Incal - British Edition
  $45.00
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Self Made Hero, 2011, 2nd, 9781906838393, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 316 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The British edition. From the publisher: The Incal is a comic masterpiece illustrated by acclaimed artist Moebius and written by Alejandro...

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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 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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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 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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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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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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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, 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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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, 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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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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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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Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, 2002, 1st, 6.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 32 pages, 22 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Italian

"Stories of Men in Arms In the Drawings of Sergio Toppi - Original Illustrations on Display in Cagliari" An exhibition catalog from 2002. With 22 black...

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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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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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Stars (Edition Crocodile)
  $75.00
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Near Fine, Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Edition Crocodile, 1997, 1st, 14.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, German

A full color collection of Kruger's celebrity portrait-caricatures: nearly 80 paintings of stars from the worlds of cinema, music, art, literature and...

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Al Severin, Severin, Al, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, La Grande Ourse, Landenne, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A fantastic sketchbook by Belgian illustrator and bande dessinée artist Al Severin. Page after page of Severin sketch pages; faces, clothed and...

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Si Te He Visto No Me Acuerdo
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Jordi Labanda, Labanda, Jordi, Editorial RM, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Spanish

Labanda is a commercial illustrator living and working in Barcelona since 1993. This is a collection of 58 full-color cartoons for the slick magazines. The...

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Andrea Serio, Serio, Andrea, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Barcelona, Spaceman Project, 2018, 1st, 978-8417253134, 11.75 inches, 8.9 inches, 200 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Andrea Serio is a Spanish artist, illustrator and cartoonist, working primarily in pastel. He has created numerous covers for magazines, books, music...

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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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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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Seres Extraordinarios
  $40.00
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Tino Gatagán, Fine, Gatagán, Tino, Dibbuks, 2006, 1st, French wraps, French, English, Spanish

A collection of outstanding works by this Spanish illustrator of over 100 books worldwide. Works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media. Text in English,...

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Scratches 2
  $40.00
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Joost Swarte, Robert Crumb, et al, Swarte, Robert Crumb, et al, Joost, Very Fine, Amsterdam, Scratch Books, 2018, 1st, 9789492117755, 13 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

"SCRATCHES #2: On the Paper Highway Between Artist and Reader" A second installation of the English language magazine from Amsterdam, edited Joost...

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Ramon Pla Artbook
  $40.00
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Ramon Pla, Pla, Ramon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 12.8 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Beautiful full color illustrations by Ramon Pla. Pla is a children's book illustrator as well as a designer of Fallas and Hogueras, the elaborate wooden...

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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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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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Bepi Vigna, Nicola Mari, Vigna, Bepi, Mari, Nicola, Near Fine (slight darkening to the edges, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 1999, 8.375 inches, 6.375 inches, 152 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 88 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Having honed his figure-drawing skills on erotic comics, Nicola Mari graduated to become one of Sergio Bonelli's top artists. His work on the Nathan Never...

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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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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alex Raymond, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Raymond, Alex, Limited print run, Very Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2002, 1st, 8.5 inches, 6.375 inches, 200 pages, black & white with 24 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, English, Italian

A biography and profile of Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon, Secret Agent X-9, Rip Kirby) includes nearly 200 illustrations & photographs from the period,...

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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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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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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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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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