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.

 
Alika, Tome 2 - La Thaumaturge
  $28.00
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Very Fine, John-Simon Loche, Brremaud, Frederic, Loche, John-Simon, Le Lombard, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stylishly illustrated and colored by John-Simon Loche (game concept artist, comic book artist and art director). This is the second volume in the heroic...

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Wilfried Lupano, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"This critical and popular success is THE series that revealed to the public Virginie Augustin, alongside Wilfrid Lupano." This is the third of four...

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Alpha ...Directions
  $70.00
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Jens Harder, Harder, Jens, Very Fine, Paris, Actes Sud, 2009, 12.25 inches, 8 inches, 360 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The history of the world, from the Big Bang to the emergence of the earliest humans, told in thousands of pictures, with very few words. In this album of...

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Willem, Willem, #193 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Cornelius, 1993, 1st, 290999001X, 7.75 inches, 6 inches, 64 pages, 26 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From Willem, the Holland born, France based comics artist with an underground sensibility, a limited edition art book, hand crafted, printed in silkscreen...

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Ambre Gris - Part 1
  $24.00
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Michel Durand, Durand, Michel, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vent d'Ouest, 2013, 1st, 978-2723489454, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: A powerful story about the massacre of the giants of the sea! There is the drama developed between three characters on a whaling...

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Ambre Gris - Part 2
  $24.00
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Michel Durand, Durand, Michel, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vent d'Ouest, 2014, 1st, 978-2723495295, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Michel Durand's masterpiece! Blinded by the pox, the commander Masquelier runs his whaling ship The Belespoir. And it is always...

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Âme Perdue
  $25.00
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2013, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 238 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

"Lost Soul." A 238-page wordless graphic novel! He wakes up, lost in a strange hostile world. He does not remember anything. Who is he? Where is he from?...

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Amitie Etroite
  $25.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2011, 1st, 10.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 212 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Close Friendships." Another Bastien Vives story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love.

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François Amoretti, Amoretti, François, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2014, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This sketchbook will take you on a journey through the very special universe of François Amoretti (Burlesque Girrrl). This atypical artist's...

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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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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Comix Buro, 2013, 1st, 9782916518657, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Come discover Jean-Baptiste Andreae's incredible talent & amazing colors through his sketches of girls (luscious girls, pin-ups, vampire girls,...

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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoides, 2000, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"After the Incal: the New Dream."

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Aquablue 1: Nao
  $30.00
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Near Fine (some rippling to the laminate on the covers, tight, clean, bright), Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1989, 2nd, 12.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this book. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Aquablue 1: Nao
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2006 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1988.

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Aquablue 1: Nao
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1989, 2nd 1997, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this book. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Aquablue 2: Planete Bleue
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2003 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1989.

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Aquablue 2: Planete Bleue
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1989, 1997 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 1997 printing retains the original coloring and cover which are no longer available. Text in French.

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Aquablue 3: Le Megophias
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2006 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1991.

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Aquablue 3: Le Megophias
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1990, 1997 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 1997 printing retains the original coloring and cover which are no longer available. Text in French.

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Aquablue 4: Corail Noir
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2003 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1993.

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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1999, 2004 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 230 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this series. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Aristide Broie Du Noir
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Delcourt, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

A child is afraid to fall asleep all too aware of the horrors that await him in his dreams. Similar in style and tone to Dave Cooper's dreamlike narratives....

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Arzak, Arpenteur - Plaque
  $125.00
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 27.6 inches, 19.3 inches, color

A 50 x 70 cm (19.3" x 27.6") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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Arzak, Le Rocher 50 x 70 Plaque
  $125.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Paris, Moebius Productions, 2019, 27.6 inches, 19.7 inches, color, French

A 50 x 70 cm (19.7" x 27.6") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque. Matte finish. Wood edges are beveled and painted black. Ready for hanging.

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Very Fine, Krystel, DeBois, Francois, Krystel, Soleil, 2010, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2015, 9782864973232, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2017, 9782864973287, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Jean-Yves Ferri, Didier Conrad, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Albert Rene, Paris, 2019, 9782864973430, 14.6 inches, 10.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The entire album by Conrad and Ferri: in rough pencil form AND finished color, as well as 32 pages of sketches and behind-the-scenes material. From the...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 9782369811404, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 30 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2016, 1st, 978-2369811688, 2369811684, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Pin a Wild Child." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique) and...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2018, 1st, 978-2369813002, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Freeze the Loch Ness Monster." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en...

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Ateliers Zoo (Signed & Numbered)
  $200.00
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#767 of 850 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Frank Pe, Pe, Frank, Editions Pyramides, 1996, 1st, 2930203013, 5.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

A limited edition artist's sketchbook. #767 of 850 copies signed by Frank. Frank's bestselling series "Zoo" ran only three volumes, but spanned 13 years:...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, otherwise new and unread), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800173948, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful new series by the team that brought us Gringos Locos and Spirou et la femme léopard. A post-war period piece featuring feisty detectives...

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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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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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Attention Chien Mechant
  $25.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 978-2203120228, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nearly wordless picture book. All the images are what is illuminated by a flashlight's circular beam. A great concept imaginatively rendered. Here is...

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Au Pays des Ombres
  $30.00
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Mathis, Thierry Martin, Mathis, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2012, 1st, 9782302023543, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the reissue of Thierry Martin's first album. Originally published in 2005 as " Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant ", it has been long out of print....

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Au-dela des mers
  $30.00
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Alain Kokor, Kokor, Alain, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2015, 1st, 978-2754810784, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: A romantic and unusual story where humor combines with grace, Au-dela des mers (Beyond the Sea) is a novel drawn with freshness and a...

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Very Fine, Regis Loisel, Lidwine, Le Tendre, Serge, Regis Loisel & Lidwine, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

The prequel to "The Quest for the Timebird" Loisel's acclaimed fantasy series. Loisel provides the layouts and color. Lidwine the drawings. The artwork is...

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Attilio Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Attilio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2005, 1st, 978-2908551716, 2908551713, 12 inches, 9 inches, 52 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Micheluzzi continues Rosso Stenton's adventures from Shanghai From the publisher:Rosso Stenton, a deserter in spite of himself, will need to return in great...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After escaping the judgment of Irenaeus the Magnanimous, the beautiful Mania Ganza and her troupe land on the flying kingdom of Baron Grief. For their part,...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2016, 1st, 978-2749307817, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully painted graphic novel set in a wild fantasy world, full of strange and wondrous creatures. La description de l'éditeur: Un...

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Limited edition, Very Fine, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, 2007, 1st, 13 inches, 17 inches, 172 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

The first Corto Maltese adventure, the Ballad of the Salten Sea, appeared in 1967. To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of this work, Casterman created...

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Huginn & Muninn (les Editions Granovsky), Paris, 2017, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Lambert's latest Disney Animation art book following Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, and Snow White . Like those volumes, this volume is...

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Barbarella: Edition Integrale
  $40.00
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1994, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Two Barbarella graphic novels. From 1964 and 1974.

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Bartleby le Scribe
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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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Frank Miller, Miller, Frank, Limited to 3,000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Urban Comics, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 8 inches, 240 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Dark Knight Returns. The first black & white edition of this classic Batman story! To celebrate 75 years of Batman, Urban Comics in Paris...

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