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.

 
Herve Bourhis, Rudy Spiessert, Bourhis, Herve, Spiessert, Rudy, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2021, 1st, 9791034741298, 12 inches, 8.6 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

H.O.M.E. Vol. 1 - Stay at home is fun and fast-paced with great appeal. From the publisher: H.O.M.E., it's an acronym for Humanoid / Obsolete /...

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SuperGroom Tome 1
  $25.00
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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9782800174723, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yoann is a fantastic French artist with a loose lively style reminiscent of Bodart and Conrad but with sharper angles. Over a decade ago, Yoann and Vehlmann...

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Köllwitz 1742
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2020, 9782352835356, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest collection of Toppi short stories. An English translation, if any, is years away. From the publisher: From the battlefields of the King...

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Lucky Boy - Coquin de sort
  $30.00
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Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Ankama, 2021, 1st, 9791033512653, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Bill Presing's new graphic novel. Click here if you prefer the English language edition. From the publisher: Who knew that a...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9791034737987, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Atom Agency is a fun detective thriller incomprehensible if one cannot read French, but the artwork is the zenith of the modern clear-line bande...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505089353, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This family series is a platform for Jordi LaFebre's best feature: his ability to portray the emotions and personality of his characters. From the...

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Elsa Delachair, Alex Viougeas, Delachair, Elsa, Viougeas, Alex, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, La Martiniere Jeunesse, 2021, 1st, 9782732493893, 10.7 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 60 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

There is a tradition ... from the tango to the abacus, 60 traditions classified by UNESCO. A picture book for everyone. With 60 color illustrations...

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Jean-Louis Roux, Sergio Toppi, Roux, Jean-Louis, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2021, 9782352839118, 9.5 inches, 6.7 inches, 54 pages, 36 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The legend of Conair Mór, King of Ireland" with 36 colorful illustrations/decorations. From the publisher: Sergio Toppi left us an intriguing...

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Bartleby le Scribe
  $30.00
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Munuera Jose Luis, Jose Luis, Munuera, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505086185, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jose Luis Munuera adapts Herman Melville's classic short story " Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street ." It's an absolute beauty. (The full...

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Gentlemind Tome 1
  $30.00
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Juan Diaz Canales, Teresa Valero, Antonio Lapone, Diaz Canales, Teresa Valero, Juan, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 9782205076370, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new album by the great stylist Antonio Lapone! From the publisher: New York, 1940. Navit, a penniless young artist, inherits a somewhat...

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Fable Toscane et autres récits
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2021, 9782352839026, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest collection of Toppi short stories. An English translation, if any, is years away. From the publisher: This collection of 5 stories by...

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Une Armée Immobile
  $35.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2020, 1st, 9782352835387, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An amazing book! 137 color photos of Toppi's handmade soldier figures alongside approximately 100 color and black & white Toppi drawings and studies....

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Alexis Prevost, Claude Gaillard, Prevost, Claude Gaillard, Alexis, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Huginn & Muninn, Paris, 2018, 9782364806696, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, French

Return to the days of Schwartzenegger, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren, and others "in the Green Hell of Rambosploitation!" This book surveys the '80s...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505082637, 13.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

As a fan of inking, I really like these big black and white editions. If you only have the shrunken down American edition , then you need this 14 inch tall...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034750375, 14.5 inches, 10.2 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition presents the entire 54-page album in an oversize black & white format to fully appreciate Olivier Schwartz's beautiful clear-line...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505083306, 14.5 inches, 11.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Undertaker is the bestselling Western series in France and Ralph Meyer is receiving accolades for his lush artwork. The Bibliophile Edition presents...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505075387, 13.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

As a fan of inking, I really like these big black and white editions. If you only have the shrunken down American edition , then you need this 14 inch tall...

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Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, A limited edition of 2000 copies with 3 prints each signed by its respective artist, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034753581, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, 120 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Full title: Pendant ce temps à Fécamp... Dessins Libres, Mars-Avril-mai 2020  (" Meanwhile in Fécamp ... Free Drawings,...

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Le Magicien d'Oz Vol. 1
  $25.00
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David Chauvel, Enrique Fernandez, Chauvel, David, Fernandez, Enrique, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2005, 1st, 2847896635, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrique Fernandez' beautiful three volume adaptation of the famous L. Frank Baum children's book. Beautiful color art, design, & storytelling by...

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Le Magicien d'Oz Vol. 3
  $25.00
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David Chauvel, Enrique Fernandez, Chauvel, David, Fernandez, Enrique, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2005, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrique Fernandez' beautiful three volume adaptation of the famous L. Frank Baum children's book. Beautiful color art, design, & storytelling by...

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Paroles de Verdun
  $30.00
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Barron Storey, David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Stephane Levallois, Thierry Martin, Nicolas Nemiri, Gerald Parel, George Pratt, Pascal Rabaté, Christian Rossi, et al, Storey, David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Stephane Levallois, Thierry Martin, Nicolas Nemiri, Gerald Parel, George Pratt, Pascal Rabaté, Christian Rossi, et al, Barron, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2007, 1st, 9782849469651, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Artists include David B, Dominique Bertail, Francois Bézian, Francois Boucq, Christian Chabouté, Loic Godart, Mathieu Lauffray, Stephane...

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40 Days Dans le Desert B
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light shelfwear to the bottom edge, very flat, tight, clean), Stardom, Paris, 1999, 4th 2008, 6.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, French

The 2008 fourth printing of this Moebius classic. 70 lush intricately detailed full-page pen & ink illustrations from Moebius' sketchbooks.

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Made In L.A. - First Printing
  $200.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (upper rear corner bumped and scuffed, only light wear to the other corners and spine ends, some scuffing to the bottom edges of the boards, covers lightly rubbed, interior is quite sound, tight and clean), Paris, Casterman, 1988, 1st, 2203346019, 11.7 inches, 9.6 inches, 136 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great collection of illustrations, concept art, location sketches, sketchbook drawings, and some very short comic stories from the 1980s when Moebius...

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Simon Goinard Phelipot, Goinard Phelipot, Simon, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (corners pushed inward, one spine end pushed inward, otherwise Fine), Paris, Editions Carabas, 2007-2009, 1st, 9782351003015, 9782351005323, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

French painter and illustrator Simon Goinard Phelipot is better known as a visual development artist for film, TV and games, and as a SF&F Book and...

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