French Imports

Stuart Ng Books is the largest importer of French Bande Dessinee (and related art books) in the United States. We select and stock new titles and current releases and source them directly from the French publishers and distributors. We carry the most mainstream publishers such as Casterman, Dargaud, And Dupuis, to boutique publishers such as Comix Buro, Stardom and Bruno Graff. We also buy and sell used, secondhand, and collectible Bande Dessinee and related art books from collectors here and abroad.

 
Lastman, Tome 2 - with Extras
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville & Bastien Vives, Very Fine/Very Fine, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2013, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

This French Edition has two pages of stickers, extra comic pages, 16 pages in color, and a dustjacket, none of which made it into the English language...

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Lastman, Tome 3 - with Extras
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville & Bastien Vives, Very Fine/Very Fine, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2013, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

This French Edition has two pages of stickers, extra comic pages, 16 pages in color, and a dustjacket, none of which made it into the English language...

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Bizarreries
  $36.00
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Roberto Baldazzini, Baldazzini, Roberto, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2756090887, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 232 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Baldazzini is an incredible clear line illustrator in the fluid style of F'loch and Walter Minus, however Baldazzini's style is more fetishistic, both with...

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Le Chanteur Sans Nom
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VF, Olivier Balez, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Balez, Olivier, Glenat, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French

A beautifully illustrated story spanning the decades from the '30s to the present.  From the publisher: "Singing star of the '30s and '40s, Le...

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Topless
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VF/VF, Olivier Balez, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Balez, Olivier, Glenat, 2009, 1st, Softcover, vinyl wraps, French

A noir romance full of elegance and adventure and outstanding graphics ... Martin is a pianist in a striptease bar. Happily aimless. Until the day the...

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Very Fine, Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Dupuis, 2007, 1st, color, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French, French

"The Master of Shadows."

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2008, 1st, 9782800142432, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, 9782800144108, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2010, 1st, 9782800146737, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Sidonie Farjon, Jean Barbaud, Farjon, Sidonie, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Éditions Chours, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 8.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud lends his humorous aviation art to his first children's picture book! "Hummingbird Flying Club: Oscar's First Flight." The Hummingbird...

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Jean Barbaud, Barbaud, Jean, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 2010, 1st, 978-2-916518-30-5, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

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Droles de Zings
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Jean Barbaud, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Bamboo, 2016, 1st, 978-2818940488, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of Barbaud's aviation cartoons. He renders 120 of the world's aircraft, primarily military, in his deft and wonderful style. In addition to...

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Les Dents de la Guerre
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Jean Barbaud, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Bamboo, Paris, 2009, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 140 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

In 140 pages, John Barbaud draws portraits of 120 aircraft throughout the History of Aeronautics. Some of these aircraft have already been depicted in the...

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Jean Barbaud, VF, Richez Herve, Barbaud, Jean, Bamboo, 2009, 1st, pictorial boards

Jean Barbaud is an aviation art cartoonist with a special knack for caricaturing real airplanes in an animated style. His work is unique and incredible....

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Lt. Mac Fly Intégrale
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Fred Duval, Jean Barbaud, Duval, Fred, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978-2888907152, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud is a former animator with a beautiful loose animated art style and an amazing ability to both capture and caricature aircraft. This volume...

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Pompiers En Zings
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Jean Barbaud, VF, Zaユnal, Alexandra, Barbaud, Jean, Mosquito, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, French

A survey of the world's fire-fighting aircraft featuring Barbaud's wonderful aviation cartoons. Barbaud has a beautiful loose animated art style and an...

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Cinema 1
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Andre Barbe, Barbe, Andre, Fine (very slight cover wear, sharp, crisp, clean), Grenoble, Glenat, 1982, 1st, 2-7234-0295-9, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Barbe's beautifully rendered, utterly amazing cinematic erotic cartoon strips filled with sensuous doe-eyed females and incredible invisible...

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Cinema 1 & 2 (Complete Set)
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Andre Barbe, Barbe, Andre, Near Fine (slight cover wear, sharp, crisp, clean), Glenat, Grenoble, 1982, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 + 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Barbe's beautifully rendered, utterly amazing cinematic erotic cartoon strips filled with sensuous doe-eyed females and incredible invisible...

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Don Juan
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Mozart, Andre Barbe, Mozart, Barbe, Andre, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (topedge smoke stained, spine sunned, otherwise very charp), Editions la Decouverte, Paris, 1991, 1st, 12.2 inches, 10.25 inches, 102 pages, 14 double-page and 14 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English French Italian

Andre Barbe contributes 28 beautiful, lush, sensual soft pencil drawings to illustrate the complete text of Mozart's opera. The text of the opera is...

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Don Juan
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Mozart, Andre Barbe, Mozart, Barbe, Andre, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket edges rubbed, spine sunned), Editions la Decouverte, Paris, 1991, 1st, 12.2 inches, 10.25 inches, 102 pages, 14 double-page and 14 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth

Andre Barbe contributes 28 beautiful, lush, sensual, soft pencil drawings to illustrate the complete text of Mozart's opera. The text of the opera is...

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Jeux D'Eau Portfolio
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Andre Barbe, One of 1000 numbered copies, VF/VF, Barbe, Andre, Glenat, 2004, 1st, French

A girl slips out of her clothes and into a public fountain.... A fantasy told in 20 panels each presented as a single plate in this portfolio. With four...

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Nous Sommes Trop
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Andre Barbe, NF, Barbe, Andre, Glenat, 1981, 1st, pictorial boards, French

An early Barbe cartoon collection with equal servings of sequential cartoons and full-page panoramic gag panels. Only a handful of the erotic nudes that...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #238 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #107 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Good+ (head of the spine bumped, the corners very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. A special edition reproducing Barbucci's finished...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (head of the spine bumped otherwise Very Fine), Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents.A special edition reproducing Barbucci's finished pencils for...

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Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #258 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2015, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 12.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the world of Echo, a mirror world of the Earth, modern technologies do not exist. After New York and Paris, the destination is Hollywood! Cinema can...

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Ekho, Tome 4: Barcelona
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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2015, 1st, 978-2-302-04744-0, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: After New York, Paris and Hollywood, we now find our heroes in Barcelona! While on tour in Barcelona, Grace is accused of stealing...

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Very Fine, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston & Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Glenat, 2011, 1st, 9782723479134, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The cooking series is back! After their restaurant loses its three stars, Amber and Arthur compete on a TV cooking show, Cook and Fight! A kitchen comedy...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston & Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723489485, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For the fourth and final volume of this kitchen comedy, Alesandro Barbucci handles the art chores entirely by himself! A manga-inspired art style by the...

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Barbara Canepa, Alessandro Barbucci, Canepa, Barbara, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st Limited, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 108 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out of print limited edition reproduces the third Sky Doll volume (with an alternate ending) in its pencil form: the lefthand pages reproduce the...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 13 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The color version has not yet been finished, but this special limited edition reproduces Alejandro Barbucci's wonderful pencils for the entire book (before...

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Ludovique Ex-Libris
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Very Fine, Barbucci & Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Fantasmagories, 2004, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.4 inches, black & white

A limited edition print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Sky Doll 0: Doll's Factory
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci & Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine/Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2003, 9782302017900, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Making of Sky Doll. Includes: A 10-page story: Doll's Factory, the Birth of Noa. Barbucci's original pencilled pages for volume 1 (44 pages) as...

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Very Fine, Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci & Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Soleil, 2006, 1st, 2845656874, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third and final volume.  This original French edition reproduces the pages 12-inches high as opposed to 8-inches high in the Marvel edition. 60%...

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Very Fine, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston & Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Barbucci, Balak, Rachel Zimra, Alessandro, Glenat, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A kitchen comedy (shades of Ratatouille) with a manga-inspired art style directed by Skydoll's Alesandro Barbucci, assisted by Balak & Rachel...

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Christophe Arleston & Audrey Alwett, Alessandro Barbucci, Balak, Rachel Zimra, Arleston & Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Barbucci, Balak, Rachel Zimra, Alessandro, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2011, 9782723480697, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A kitchen comedy (shades of Ratatouille) with a manga-inspired art style directed by Skydoll's Alesandro Barbucci, assisted by Balak & Rachel Zimra....

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Sky Doll 2: Aqua
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2002, pictorial boards, French

The two emissaries with Sky Doll in tow journey to a psychedelic water planet. Text in French.

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the artist., Near Fine (factory folded, unused), Soleil, Toulon, 2006, 1st, 61 inches, 22.75 inches, color

A huge 23 x 61 inch poster advertising the long awaited third volume of Sky Doll.

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, #354 of 400 numbered copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa, Top of the spine bumped otherwise Very Fine, Album, Paris, 2006, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition of the third volume includes exclusive bonus material: An introduction by Jean David Morvan 5 pages of sketches and studies...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Claire Wendling, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Claire Wendling, Alessandro, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase, Soleil, Toulon, 2005, 1st, 13 inches, 9.25 inches, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited edition Sky Doll slipcase contains: Sky Doll Tome 1 - Special Edition (matching pink spine and cover art without text) Sky Doll Tome 2...

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Very Fine, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Very Fine, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral, Fantasmagories, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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50 créatures / 50 films
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Nicolas Barrome Forgues, Barrome Forgues, Nicolas, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7147-0, 4.9 inches, 4.9 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Test the depth and breadth of your film memory and knowledge with these cool art books. Each book has 50 illustrations, each illustration depicts an iconic...

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Face Box
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Beb-Deum, NF (light bumps to edges otherwise new and unread), Beb-Deum, Delcourt, 2008, 1st, pictorial boards

An art book devoted to the heady, outrageous, meticulously rendered illustrations of this French magazine cover artist and illustrator. Covers his 1980s...

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Near Fine (light wear to the spine ends), Mique Beltran, Beltran, Mique, Artefact, 1985, 1st, 2866970985, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Wonderful lively expressive clear line linework. The heroine Cleopatre is an actress, secret agent, vamp, and globetrotter, and these four stories mix humor...

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Meka 2: Outside
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Bengal, VF, Morvan, Jean David, Bengal, Delcourt, 2005, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: "Sheltered in their gigantic derelict combat robot, the young Corporal Minia and Lieutenant Llamas are alone in enemy territory. Minia...

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