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.

 
Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2003, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2007, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

Text in French.

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Carlos Sampayo, José Muñoz, Sampayo, Carlos, Muñoz, José, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Casterman, Brussels, 2007, 9782203008083, 10.2 inches, 7.3 inches, 392 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: For this Alack Sinner Integrale in two volumes, José Muñoz and Carlos Sampayo wanted to completely revisit the...

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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, One of 30 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Atomik Strip, Andenne, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, black & white

Batman by Pierre Alary. Printed on thick white stock.

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One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist. A new collection of drawings, character designs, and color renderings by one of...

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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Comix Buro, 2014, 1st, 978-2-916518-70-1, 8.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This third Alary sketchbook includes color illustrations created at the end of the work day, or reserved for special editions and small runs. Includes...

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Alexandre Clérisse, Clérisse, Alexandre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7814-1, 12.6 inches, 11 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

12 directors hidden in their films! Alexandre Clérisse plays hide-and-seek with cult filmmakers. Tumultuous images depict the landscapes from the...

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John Arcudi, Richard Corben, Arcudi, John, Corben, Richard, Limited to 250 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Wetta Editions, 2016, 1st, 9782360740727, 12.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This RAW collector's edition presents Richard Corben's black & white artwork for Aliens Alchemy in a large 12-inch-tall format, bound between thick...

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John Arcudi, Richard Corben, Arcudi, John, Corben, Richard, Limited to 250 copies, One-quarter-inch indentation to the fore-edge of the front cover, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Wetta Editions, 2016, 1st, 9782360740727, 12.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This RAW collector's edition presents Richard Corben's black & white artwork for Aliens Alchemy in a large 12-inch-tall format, bound between thick...

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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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Tomoko Sato, Alphonse Mucha, Sato, Tomoko, Mucha, Alphonse, Very Fine, Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, Paris, 2021, 9782711875290, 11.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 128 pages, 150 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

The latest catalogue devoted to Alphonse Mucha--for the exhibition at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Quimper from 18 June to 19 September 2021. 150...

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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
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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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Amore
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Zidrou, David Merveille, Zidrou, Merveille, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2021, 9782413011224, 7.9 inches, 10.4 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Subtitled Amours à l'italienne ("Italian love"). Artist David Merveille (Tati by Merveille, Hello Mr. Hulot, Mr. Hulot at the Beach) illustrates...

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Floc'h, Floc'h, One of 2777 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Brussels, Champaka Brussels, 2019, 1st, 9782390410058, 11.4 inches, 11.9 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new Floc'h art book! And a signed and numbered limited edition to boot! From the publisher: Illustration has always been the secret garden of Floc'h...

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Artbook Chuma Hill
  $36.00
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Chuma Hill, Hill, Chuma, 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...

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Arzak l'Arpenteur Exlibris
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, color

A 9 x 12 color exlibris (bookplate) from Moebius' Stardom Shop in Paris. A beautiful color print on a fine-textured heavy stock ready to frame.  Out of...

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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
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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light rubbing to the dustjacket), Stardom, Paris, 2009, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, French

The out-of-print limited edition of Moebius' last Arzak graphic novel. This was released almost a year in advance of the Glenat edition. The pages are...

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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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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Cool the Yeti." 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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