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.

 
L'Hiver en été
  $70.00
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Daniel Maghen, 2019, 1st, 9782356740564, 14.2 inches, 10.5 inches, 180 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This large format art book reproduces Gibrat's numerous specialty watercolor pieces based upon his hit bande dessinee series The Reprieve, The Flight of the...

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Azolla
  $35.00
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Karine Bernadou, Bernadou, Karine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Atrabile, Geneva, 2016, 9782889230457, 11 inches, 8.3 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel. One woman's journey...strange, surreal, corporeal, violent, sexual, psychological...and beautifully illustrated throughout in...

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Bigfoot
  $35.00
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Steve Niles, Rob Zombie, Richard Corben, Niles, Rob Zombie, Steve, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions Toth, 2006, 1st, 9782913999244, 11.8 inches, 8.7 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The A4-sized French edition of Bigfoot. An inch and a half taller and wider than the out-of-print English language IDW edition. High quality color printing...

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Gurlz
  $35.00
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Serge Birault, Birault, Serge, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 9782382890141, 8.4 inches, 8.4 inches, 240 pages, full-page color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A thick collection of nearly 240 of Serge Birault's popular girl cartoons. From the cover: For the past years, Serge has been producing numerous...

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Simon Revelstroke, Richard Corben, Revelstroke, Simon, Corben, Richard, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions Toth, 2003, 1st, 9782913999053, 11.8 inches, 8.7 inches, 94 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

The A4-sized French edition of The House on the Borderland. An inch and a half taller and wider than the out-of-print English language DC Comics edition....


Sweet Jayne Mansfield
  $30.00
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Jean-Michel Dupont, Roberto Baldazzini, Dupont, Jean-Michel, Baldazzini, Roberto, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344017005, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 168 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Roberto Baldazzini, Italian master of eroticism, pays tribute to one of Hollywood's most famous blondes in this full-fledged biography. Jayne Mansfield was...

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l'Art de Jean-Claude Mézières
  $50.00
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Jean-Claude Mezières, Mezières, Jean-Claude, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782205078008, 10.8 inches, 11.7 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Art of Jean-Claude Mézières is a 240-page coffee table book filled with art from Valerian and other comics, works for film and television,...

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Connexions 1
  $30.00
Pierre Jeanneau, Jeanneau, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Editions Tanibis, Villeurbanne, France, 2020, 9782848410579, 9.8 inches, 7.5 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I can't say I understand what is going on, but the storytelling conceit and execution is beautiful and fascinating. The book is told entirely in isometric...


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Passion Femmes
  $60.00
Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2020, 9782344045138, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 320 pages, over 300 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Manara art book with over 300 full-page color illustrations and no text other than section titles in its 320 pages. Many of the illustrations have never...


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Yokai
  $150.00
Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, Cornelius, 2017, 1st, 9782360810901, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 208 pages, 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. A beautifully produced collection of 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations by Shigeru Mizuki of yokai....


Yokaido
  $100.00
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Bordeaux, Cornelius, 2018, 1st, 9782360811441, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 128 pages, 110 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. From the publisher: Utagawa Hiroshige is undoubtedly, with Hokusai, one of the most recognized Japanese artists in the art of...

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Christophe Bec, Stevan Subic, Bec, Christophe, Subic, Stevan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2021, 1st, 9782302091795, 12.8 inches, 9.2 inches, 84 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stevan Subic's dark and violent adaptation of the first Tarzan novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs! All in one 84-page volume. Résumé...

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Vague d'Amour
  $24.00
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François Ravard, François Ravard, Very Fine, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344038376, 12.3 inches, 9.3 inches, 104 pages, 60 full-page and double-page color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

"Wave of love" A great collection of humorous watercolor illustrations, each reproduced full-page. From the publisher: A virtuoso illustrator sketches...

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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Travis Charest, Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Charest, Travis, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Humanoides, 2021, 1st, 9782731656725, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The new French edition of Travis Charest's Meta-Baron adds 20 pages of extra art by Travis Charest. This is the largest version published in French or...

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Marcel Labrume
  $40.00
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Near Fine (corner and spine bumps), issued without a dustjacket, Attilio Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Attilio, Mosquito, 2009, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The complete Marcel LaBrume saga, originally published serially in 1980-1983. An adventure set in 1940 North Africa. Graphic novel.

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Nord Sud
  $36.00
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Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2022, 1st thus, 9782203240049, 5.5 inches, 12 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A magnificent reissue of two Christophe Blain travel diaries. It brings together watercolor sketches and drawings made during two trips, one to Latvia and...

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Corto Maltèse Océan Noir
  $30.00
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Martin Quenehen, Bastien Vives, Quenehen, Martin, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, Casterman, Brussels, 2021, 9782203224735, 11 inches, 7.6 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps

Publisher Casterman has been trying to continue Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese, publishing new stories set in the original continuity and now, venturing into...

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Martin Quenehen, Bastien Vives, Quenehen, Martin, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2021, 1st, 9782203224742, 12.1 inches, 9.3 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition is a hardcover, an inch taller and wider than the trade (softcover) edition, and has 32 pages in color: the first 14 pages of the story...

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Mary Shelley Frankenstein
  $35.00
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Georges Bess, Bess, Georges, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344040522, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Georges Bess' adaptation of Dracula was a runaway hit and here is his adaptation of the other classic of horror literature: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. You...

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Joe la Pirate
  $30.00
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Hubert, Virginie Augustin, Hubert, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344039434, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautifully illustrated in black & white by Virginie Augustin (with a single sequence in color), this album tells the life story of Marion Barbara 'Joe'...

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Oscuro en Rosa
  $35.00
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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344041369, 11.6 inches, 8.6 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new album by fan favorite Tony Sandoval for Glenat's Porn'pop "Erotic" line of graphic novels. While Tony's comics typically have sexual or erotic...

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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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Arzak l'Arpenteur Exlibris
  $50.00
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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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Benoît Peeters, François Schuiten, Peeters, Benoît, Schuiten, François, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2021, 1st, 9782203229778, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Brussels, a dream capital. For Schuiten fans, a new art book collecting never-before-published drawings and illustrations of the European capital that...


Blueberry 23 - Arizona Love
  $25.00
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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 1993, 9782205042993, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Arizona Love is the twenty-third album in the Blueberry comic book series. It was first published in 1990. This is the last scripted album by Charlier,...

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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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Mononoke
  $50.00
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Bordeaux, Cornelius, 2021, 1st, 9782360811915, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 208 pages, 32 full-page color and 168 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully produced collection of 32 full-page color and 168 full-page black & white illustrations by Shigeru Mizuki of yokai. This 208-page...

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Frederic Brremaud, Frederico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Frederico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344048375, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

"Donald's Vacation." The team that created the beautiful, wordless animal series "Love" now brings us a wordless Donald Duck adventure that pays tribute to...

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Jean-Luc Cornette, Thierry Martin, Cornette, Jean-Luc, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344029619, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

"Mickey and the Thousand Petes" Artists' artist Thierry Martin tackles Mickey in four adventures, featuring Pluto, Minnie, Goofy, Pete, a wizard and a huge...

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Hammerdam Tome 2
  $25.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2022, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second and concluding volume of Hammerdam, the latest fantasy adventure story from Enrique Fernandez (L'île sans sourire, Aurore, Brigada, Nima)....

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2021, 9782205078046, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume in the award-winning comic book series. This is the French album with pages 25% larger than the American edition. From the publisher:...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, One of 2500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine belly band, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505113188, 8.6 inches, 6.2 inches, 60 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, French

Ralph Meyer's complete storyboard (layout drawings) for the entire sixth Undertaker album. Limited to 2500 numbered copies. Out of print.

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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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Killoffer en chair et en fer
  $30.00
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Killoffer, Killoffer, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2022, 1st, 9782203239968, 7 inches, 10.6 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Killoffer in Flesh and Iron" is a wordless graphic novel about a near future where humans share their homes with robot helpers. From the publisher:...

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Xavier Dorison, Felix Delep, Dorison, Xavier, Delep, Felix, Limited to 6000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Casterman, Brussels, 2021, 9782203224810, 14.8 inches, 11.1 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This grand format (11.1 x 14.8 inches) integrale collects Volumes 1 & 2 reproducing Felix Delep's black & white pages prior to coloring. A great...

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Tremen Tome 2
  $25.00
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Pim Bos, Marc Caro, Pim Bos, Bos, Marc Caro, Pim, Bos, Pim, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505089360, 11 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An incredible wordless sci-fi graphic novel series by a new talent Pim Bos. Bos is abetted on the scenario by Marc Caro, the director of La Cité des...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cornelius, Bordeaux, 2021, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Our first printing copies include a color ex-libris while supplies last. The second volume of Charles Burn's new graphic novel, published exclusively...

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Xavier Dorison, Félix Delep, Dorison, Xavier, Delep, Félix, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Casterman, Brussels, 2020, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel inspired by Animal Farm, beautifully illustrated by Felix Delep. Felix draws a variety of farm animals with incredible fluidity and the...

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Peter de Seve Sketchbook
  $36.00
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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2004, 3rd 2021, 9782940334018, 9 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

A thick collection of Peter de Seve's drawings & sketches in pencil, pen and brush. With an Introduction by Francoise Mouly (The New Yorker) in both...

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Xavier Dorison, Félix Delep, Dorison, Xavier, Delep, Félix, Limited to 3000 copies, accompanied by a numbered 9 x 13 inch color art print, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2020, 1st, 9782203204362, 14.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. This oversize deluxe edition is two inches taller and wider than the regular French edition and a full third larger than the American...

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Entre Deux
  $30.00
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Vincent Perriot, Perriot, Vincent, Near Fine (light wear to the cover edges, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Editions de la Cerise, Bordeaux, 2007, 2nd, 11.75 inches, 8.6 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps

A beautiful wordless graphic novel told with one image per page. From the publisher: The drawing prodigy Vincent Perriot (first published at age 18!)...

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Dog
  $30.00
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Vincent Perriot, Perriot, Vincent, Near Fine (light wear to the cover edges, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Bordeaux, Editions de la Cerise, 2011, 8.6 inches, 8.6 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps

A beautiful wordless graphic novel told with one image per page. From the publisher: Dog, or the wandering of a tramp propelled into a New York ready...

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Denis Sire
  $30.00
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Denis Sire, Sire, Denis, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, 118 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An art book devoted to bande dessinee creator Denis Sire's nostalgic, erotic world of girls, race cars, motorcycles, air races, and other things fast....

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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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Clochette Postcard Set
  $25.00
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VF, Loisel, Regis, Regis Loisel, Granit Associes, 2005, 1st

A collection of fifteen images of Tinkerbell, created between 1995-2005, most created expressly for Granit Associes.

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Femmes Postcard Set
  $25.00
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VF, Loisel, Regis, Regis Loisel, Granit Associes, 1996-2006, 1st

A collection of fifteen erotic images of females, created expressly for Granit Associes. Twelve finished pencil drawings in color and three full color...

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Zaya, Tome 1
  $30.00
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Jean David Morvan, Jia Wei Huang (Huang Jia Wei), Morvan, Jean David, Huang (Huang Jia Wei), Jia Wei, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Marcinelle, 2012, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A beautiful album set in the distant future. Incredible art by Chinese artist Huang Jia Wei whose drawing and "biomechanics" will remind you of Katsuya...

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Fils du Soleil
  $25.00
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Fabien Nury, Jack London, Eric Henninot, Nury, Jack London, Fabien, Henninot, Eric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2014, 1st, 9782205070477, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This one-shot album by Nury and Henninot is inspired by the Jack London short stories about the South Seas tradesman and adventurer David Grief, collected...

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