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, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral, Fantasmagories, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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50 créatures / 50 films
  $15.00
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Nicolas Barrome Forgues, Barrome Forgues, Nicolas, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7147-0, 4.9 inches, 4.9 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Test the depth and breadth of your film memory and knowledge with these cool art books. Each book has 50 illustrations, each illustration depicts an iconic...

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Face Box
  $40.00
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Beb-Deum, NF (light bumps to edges otherwise new and unread), Beb-Deum, Delcourt, 2008, 1st, pictorial boards

An art book devoted to the heady, outrageous, meticulously rendered illustrations of this French magazine cover artist and illustrator. Covers his 1980s...

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Near Fine (light wear to the spine ends), Mique Beltran, Beltran, Mique, Artefact, 1985, 1st, 2866970985, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Wonderful lively expressive clear line linework. The heroine Cleopatre is an actress, secret agent, vamp, and globetrotter, and these four stories mix humor...

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Meka 2: Outside
  $28.00
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Bengal, VF, Morvan, Jean David, Bengal, Delcourt, 2005, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: "Sheltered in their gigantic derelict combat robot, the young Corporal Minia and Lieutenant Llamas are alone in enemy territory. Minia...

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Very Good (upper corners bumped), Bengal, Morvan, Jean David, Bengal, Glenat, 2005, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Another series by the creators of Meka. This is the story of a cybernetic cop/weapons platform that achieves consciousness and goes missing. Crazy cool!...

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Flash by Benjamin
  $150.00
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Xiao Pan, Paris, 2008, 2nd, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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Flash by Benjamin
  $100.00
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Very Good+ (mild wear to the top and bottom edge), Xiao Pan, Paris, 2008, 2nd, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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Ted Benoit, Benoit, Ted, Fine, Champaka, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Camera obscura, to the clear line and back." A retrospective collection of illustrations, comics and stories from a variety of sources.

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Very Fine, Benoit Springer, Olivier Martin, Laurent Houssin, Lambour, Severine, Benoit Springer, Olivier Martin, Laurent Houssin, Carabas, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Three stories about a group of six friends: three guys, three girls, age 18 to 24, in a low income housing development. A companion to Lambour and...

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Cinerama
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Charles Berberian, Berberian, Charles, Fluide Glacial, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A series of movie spoofs by Charles Berberian. The comic strips include spoofs of Batman, Ultraman, Spaghetti Westerns, and Turkish Cinema.

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Mai Li Bernard, Bernard, Mai Li, Near Fine, Dedales Editions, Angouleme, 2014, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"Pigmentation in Lover's Discourse," an amusing wordless graphic novel, in which each lover's level of passion is indicated by a color dot: red, purple,...

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Mortelle Vinasse
  $15.00
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Mai-Li Bernard, Bernard, Mai-Li, Very Fine, Poitiers, Hoochie Coochie, 2015, 1st, 9782916049557, 10 inches, 6.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

A wordless graphic novel about three women who each want to see the man in their life dead. Simple graphics and a wicked storyline make for a fun ride from...

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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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Bang Bang Ex-Libris
  $10.00
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Jordi Bernet, Very Fine, Bernet, Jordi, Fantasmagories, 2009, 1st, 6.25 inches, 8.75 inches, color

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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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, Jordi Bernet. Segura, Antonio. Krake, Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 1st, pictorial boards

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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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Parlez Moi de Mort
  $45.00
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Enrique Sanchez Abulí, Jordi Bernet, Abulí, Enrique Sanchez, Bernet, Jordi, Near Fine (light bump to the tail of the spine, otherwise Fine, sharp and clean), Moulineaux, Glenat, 1989, 1st, 9782876951006, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Bernet and Abuli, the creative team of Torpedo, produce a pitch black take on a classic noir set-up. Beautifully illustrated by Bernet. "Abigail Cavin is...

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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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Love, Les Dinosaures
  $25.00
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Frederic Brremaud, Federico Bertolucci, Brremaud, Frederic, Bertolucci, Federico, Very Fine, Roubaix, France, Ankama, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35910-861-3, 11.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume from the creators of Love, Le Tigre; Love, Le Renard; and Love, Le Lion. This new wordless wildlife adventure is set in the...

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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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Incredible India
  $35.00
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George Bess, Bess, George, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2013, 1st, 10 inches, 7 inches, 168 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Georges Bess knows India by heart. He has surveyed the country from one end to the other. In his travels, he shows his observations of the country while...

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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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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, Glenat, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest graphic novel by the incredible stylist Bezian. Beware, Doctor Radar! Paris, Gare de l'Est, 1920. Guntram St. Clair, a recognized scholar,...

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Animal'z
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2009, 1st, 9782203019669, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

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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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Mecanhumanimal
  $40.00
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Very Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2013, 1st, 11.3 inches, 11 inches, 192 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book featuring over 150 color illustrations, many new and previously unpublished. Recently celebrated and highly publicized at the Louvre Museum...

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Nouvel Etat Des Stocks
  $80.00
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Enki Bilal, VF/VF, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2006, 9782203353336, pictorial boards

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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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Serge Birault: Corpus Delicti
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Very Fine, Serge Birault, Birault, Serge, Ankama, 2012, 1st, 9782359470475, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, English

A collection of airbrush and digital paintings by Serge Birault, along with some process and notes about his work. Serge Birault paints the women of...

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Christophe Blain, VF, Sfar, Joann, Blain, Christophe, Dargaud, 2002, pictorial boards

A jewel by Sfar (The Rabbi's Cat) and Blain (Isaac the Pirate), creators of those and so many other popular and critical successes. Blain's graphics and...

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Christophe Blain, VF, Sfar, Joann, Blain, Christophe, Dargaud, 2003, pictorial boards

"Heracles (very sturdy demigod) and Socrates (half-talking dog) land at Ithaca. Tired of the sexual excesses of his master, Socrates wants to encourage him...

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Surplus Universalis
  $45.00
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Fred Blanchard, Blanchard, Fred, Very Fine, 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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Monographie Lacrymale
  $39.00
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Stephane Blanquet, Blanquet, Stephane, Very Fine, Paris, Editions de l'An 2, 2005, 1st, 978-2-84856-030-4, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

Stephane Blanquet is best known for his wordless bande dessinee albums in the Grand Guignol tradition. Here is an art book that presents the broader scope...

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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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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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La Volupte
  $30.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2006, 1st, 2754800085, 10.7 inches, 7.7 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Sensuality." Amazing frenzied stuff, drawn in just two colors:black pencil and red pencil.

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Le Chevalier Blanc, Numero 2
  $30.00
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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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Lune l'Envers
  $29.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2014, 1st, 9782205069983, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Upside-down Moon" An absurdist comical "science fantasy" set in a near future (or alternate present) "in which the characters live and die in a world where...

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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
  $26.00
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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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Total Jazz
  $40.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, black & white with 5 pages in color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Jazz related short stories originally published in the magazine Jazzman are collected here along with additional previously unpublished material. From...

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