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.

 
Jordi Bernet, Fine, Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 1st, pictorial boards, French

The third book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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Jordi Bernet, NF, Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 1st, pictorial boards, French

The third book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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Jordi Bernet, Fine, Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The first book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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Jordi Bernet, VG (a binding error has glued the front free endpaper to the front board, mild surface wear), Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The first book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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Jordi Bernet, VG+ (spine slanted, light surface wear), Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The first book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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Bertail Sketchbook - Numbered
  $30.00
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Dominique Bertail, Bertail, Dominique, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2015, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Dominique Bertail is a comic book artist (Ghost Money, Shandy), illustrator (Bayard, Fluide Glacial, Casterman), and storyboard artist (advertising and...

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Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, Dominique Bertail, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fluide Glacial, 2018, 2nd, 978-2352079866, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! This limited edition has a cloth spine, 8 extra pages of artwork, and a color illustrated bookplate (it...

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Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, Dominique Bertail, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fluide Glacial, Paris, 2018, 978-2-352-07970-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! "Mondo Reverso is a transgender Western. The men are women, the women are men." Like all women in...

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Frédéric Brrémaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brrémaud, Frédéric, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2018, 1st, 978-2749308432, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the writer and artist of the Love series is this two-part fantasy series. Featuring a forest world with foxes, boars, and mythological creatures. With...

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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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L'Amour Cash
  $25.00
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Fine, Philippe Bertrand, Benaquista, Tonino, Bertrand, Philippe, Dargaud, 2008, 1st, 9782205059618, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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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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Adam Sarlech
  $20.00
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Fine, Frederic Bezian, Bezian, Frederic, Les Humanoides Associes, 1989, 1st, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French, French

A beautifully drawn graphic novel with stylized art reminiscent of Krigstein. The first volume in a trilogy ('Adam Sarlech', 'La Chambre Nuptiale' and 'Le...

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Chien Rouge, Chien Noir
  $36.00
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Frederic Bezian, Bezian, Frederic, Very Fine, Paris, Carabas, 2006, 1st thus, 2351001117, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, two-color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the second, Carabas edition of Bezian's structural experiment in comics storytelling. The first edition was from publisher PMJ in 1999. The title...

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Noël Simsolo, Frederic Bezian, Simsolo, Noël, Bezian, Frederic, One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without a dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This special edition is numbered and limited to 999 copies! It is a large format book, entirely in black and white, that pays tribute to the beautiful art...

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Noël Simsolo, Frederic Bezian, Simsolo, Noël, Bezian, Frederic, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344003558, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest graphic novel by the incredible stylist Bezian. Doctor Radar is a throwback to German Expressionist cinema as well as Fantômas novels of...

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Enki Bilal, VF, Christin, Pierre, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2005, pictorial boards, French

Originally published in 1988. Text in French.

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Hors Jeu
  $30.00
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2006, 9782203353428, pictorial boards

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Nouvel Etat Des Stocks
  $60.00
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Enki Bilal, VF/VF, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2006, 9782203353336, pictorial boards

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Near Fine (spine ends lightly bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Jerry Bingham, Moebius & Jean-Marc Lofficier, Alexandro, Bingham, Jerry, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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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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King Kong
  $25.00
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Michel Piquemal, Christophe Blain, Piquemal, Michel, Blain, Christophe, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Robinson Editions, 2019, 1st, 9782017076339, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 48 pages, For this picture story book adaptation of the classic story, Christophe Blain alternates between full-page illustrations and four panel pages opposite text. It's a treasure! 5 double-page and 15 full-page color illustrations and 15 smaller text illustrati, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For this picture story book adaptation of the classic story, Christophe Blain alternates between full-page illustrations and four panel pages opposite text....

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La Fille
  $40.00
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Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, Paris, Gallimard, 2013, 1st, 9782070653072, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 76 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Christophe Blain unleashes another innovative book. This is an illustrated story of Western magical realism, with text and illustrations on facing...

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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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Joann Sfar, Christophe Blain, Sfar, Joann, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077988, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This new Blueberry series is written by Sfar and illustrated by Blain. Following his example in Gus Tome 4, Blain "casts" his characters with...

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Surplus Universalis
  $45.00
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Fred Blanchard, Blanchard, Fred, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, 64 pages in color and 32 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English, French

Blanchard is a French comic artist, designer, and illustrator. He specializes in designing creatures and vehicles and frequently supplies designs to other...

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L'enclos
  $15.00
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Blexbolex, Blexbolex, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Cornelius, 2000, 1st, 9782909990590, 6.3 inches, 4.5 inches, 34 pages, monochrome illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

A wordless graphic novel. From the publisher: A little man goes home. Crossing a forest, he cuts a little firewood. He seems quite happy because he...

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Very Fine, Blutch, Blutch, Fluide Glacial, 2009, 1st, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

The Blotch series is about an artist in 1920s Paris who passes himself off as an art sensation but is in reality a fraud making a living drawing...

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Blutch: Un Autre Paysage
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079586, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Blutch Drawings 1994-2018" A beautiful art book and exhibition catalog of Blutch drawings in a variety of media, with more drawings than have ever been...

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C'était le Bonheur
  $25.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2005, 1st, 2754800085, 9.2 inches, 7.4 inches, 184 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this collection of immediate drawings and sketches scribbled in ballpoint pen, Blutch covers "people adrift, the love which frays, and the children in...

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La Beaute
  $45.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Futuropolis, Paris, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Blutch's La Beaute ( "Beauty")  is like many of his books: bold, mysterious, dream-like, enigmatic…This one contains 100 full-page wordless...

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Le Chevalier Blanc, Numero 2
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NF (upper corners lightly bumped otherwise new, tight, clean), Blutch, Blutch, Alain Beaulet, 2000, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards

"The suite of drawings that make up this book is a series of variations directly inspired by the cover of Lucky Luke "Le Cavalier Blanc" by Morris and...

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Mitchum N°4
  $12.00
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Very Fine, Blutch, Blutch, Cornelius, 1998, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

"Le Ballet." This issue is composed of two nearly wordless tableaus (only 6 short sentences in French) each with a female dancer.

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Rancho Bravo
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Blutch, VF, Blutch, Fluide Glacial, 1999, pictorial boards, French

A collection of the Rancho Bravo comic stories centered around a fort and outpost in the frontier West. Great stuff. "In Rancho Bravo, the heroes are...

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Sunnymoon
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, L'Association, Paris, 2009, 9782844143051, 10.4 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, black and white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Blutch's first masterpiece was, until now, separated into two books, "Ms. Sunnymoon", published by Fluide Glacial in 1992; and...

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Vitesse Moderne
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Blutch, VF, Blutch, Dupuis, 2010, 1st thus, French wraps, French

A beautiful album by the award-winning BD creator. This is a new expanded edition nicely printed on fine paper. This first printing includes a bonus 12...

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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2205074642, 12 inches, 9 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English, German, French

“Blutch is a master. No other cartoonist renders with such casual virtuosity.” —Craig Thompson “One of our greatest...

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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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Denis Bodart, VF, Yann, Bodart, Denis, Vents d'Ouest, 1987, 2002 edition, pictorial boards

A mercenary in 1960s Southeast Asia. Text in French.

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l'Inedit #18
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Very Fine, Denis Bodart, Bodart, Denis, 2004, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 68 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

Subtitled "the drawings that you doubtless never would not have seen," this Belgian fanzine features sketchbook drawings of bande dessinee artists. This...

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Nicotine Goudron
  $40.00
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Fine, Denis Bodart, Yann, Bodart, Denis, L'Echo des Savanes/Albin Michel, 1990, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Bodart album had one printing in 1990. Long out of print.  In the opening story, 18-year-old punk rocker Nicotine and her two friends are...

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Saint-Germain Des Morts
  $40.00
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Denis Bodart, NF (mild surface wear), Streng, Alain, Bodart, Denis, Bedescope, 1985, 1st, pictorial boards

An early album by Bodart. A comedic adventure in contemporary Paris. Long out of print. Text in French.

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Denis Bodart, One of 350 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author, VF, Streng, Alain, Bodart, Denis, Bedescope, 1985, 1st, lleather with an onlaid color plate

One of 350 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author. A signed & numbered deluxe oversized edition of Denis Bodart's very first album....

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Malaises
  $65.00
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Gus Bofa, VF, Bofa, Gus, Cornelius, 2001, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Slogans
  $40.00
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mild shelf wear otherwise Fine, Gus Bofa, Bofa, Gus, Cornelius, 2002, 1st, 160, B&W illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French, French

From the publisher: "A timeless lampoon on human cowardice and the pack mentality, SLOGANS raises the essential question of whether man descends from the...

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Matthieu Bonhomme, With a color illustrated bookplate #73/200 copies signed by the artist, VF, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, pictorial boards, French

One of a limited supply with a color illustrated bookplate signed by the artist and numbered #73/200 copies. A series by the the artist of Messire...

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