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.

 
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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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (lower corners are lightly rubbed otherwise Fine), Paris, Imbroglio, 2001, 1st printing, 2nd state, 220505290X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe art book is long out of print. "Blacksad was the surprise of 2000. Distinctions and awards, raves from the press, and the sales! A year to...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (very light dent along the foreedge otherwise Fine), Paris, Imbroglio, 2001, 2nd, 220505290X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe art book is long out of print. "Blacksad was the surprise of 2000. Distinctions and awards, raves from the press, and the sales! A year to...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Claire Wendling, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Claire Wendling, Alessandro, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Near Fine slipcase, Soleil, Toulon, 2005, 1st, 13 inches, 9.25 inches, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited edition Sky Doll slipcase contains: Sky Doll Tome 1 - Special Edition (matching pink spine and cover art without text) Sky Doll Tome 2...

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Drawers 2.0 (Fine)
  $200.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, Le Cycliste, 2005, 1st thus, 2912249848, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

This is the variant cover edition produced by Legends for distribution in the U.S way back in 2005. This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of...

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Jean-Luc Fromental, Floc'h, Fromental, Jean-Luc, Floc'h, #199 of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine plates in Near Fine box (some plate edges very lightly rubbed, light aging and wear to box), Paris, Albin Michel, 1991, 1st, 2-226-05377-8, 13 inches, 10 inches, 52 pages, color, French

This deluxe edition reproduces the entire album as individual color plates. 52 color plates in a clamshell box with the first plate signed & numbered...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $200.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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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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Outland - Signed
  $200.00
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Steranko, Steranko, Signed by Steranko on the front cover, Very Good+ (light vertical crease, otherwise only light shelfwear, very flat and tight), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 1982, 1st, 2731601388, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

Jim Steranko's graphic novelization of the Peter Hyams' feature film starring Sean Connery. This sci-fi action film was described as "High Noon in space."...

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Claire Wendling, #32 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in a Near Fine folder, Wendling, Claire, Jour de Fete, 1994, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, French

A set of fine silk-screened color prints on heavy paper stock. Eight images and a title plate. Eight related images with four illustrations featuring...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Paul Jouve, Marcilhac, Felix, Jouve, Paul, Les Editions de l'Amateur, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, French

The first monograph devoted to the fantastic animal painter, sculptor, and illustrator Paul Jouve (1878-1973). Up till now, the only books available on this...

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Near Fine/Near Fine (some slight discoloration along lower cover edg, Michael Sowa, Nasuda and Sakae Kimoto, Jun, Sowa, Michael, Kodansha, Ltd., 2005, 1st, 9784062129046, 4062129043, Hardcover, boards, Japanese

An original Japanese publication of the works of surrealist German painter & illustrator Michael Sowa (Sowa's Ark). 45 paintings in color and five color...

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Very Fine, Charles Gleyre, Lepdor (ed.), Catherine, Gleyre, Charles, 5 Continents Editions, 2006, 1st, 978-88-7439-355-8, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A retrospective on the Swiss artist (2 May 1806 – 5 May 1874), who painted in Paris and taught and influenced a number of younger artists, including...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full page drawing, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This copy has a big, full-page pencil and watercolor dedicace by the artist. This...

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Inside Moebius, Tome 6
  $195.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom/Moebius Production, 2010, 1st, 9782908766462, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This final volume has the best artwork in the series. Since published in English, this is the original first edition/printing, self-published by Moebius,...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full-page pencil drawing, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (bump to the tail of the spine end with a small 1/8" scrape, corners very lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist with a nice full-page pencil drawing of Belladone and dated in the year of publication: 2004! This Limited edition is long out...

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Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in Very Fine portfolio, Les Sculpteurs de Bulles, Cresserons, 2020, 1st, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, color, English

Gabriele Pennacchioli's first portfolio, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist. This beautiful and luxurious collectible gathers 53 of his...

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Big Ben Bolt: Harvard Heavyweight
  $175.00
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#147 of 1000 numbered copies, Very Fine/Fine, John Cullen Murphy, Caplan, Elliot, Murphy, John Cullen, Pollischansky, 1978, 1st, 15.5 inches, 11 inches, 112 pages, Hardcover, cloth, English, German

The first 406 dailies - 68 weeks (2/20/50 to 6/7/51). This adventure strip with its blend of melodrama, romance and comic relief was John Cullen Murphy's...

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Drawers 2.0 (Near Fine)
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (slight rubbing to the tips of each corner otherwise Fine), Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Drawers 1.0 - Signed 1st
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (crisp, sharp, unread), le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2001, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 112 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, One of 600 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Editions USA, 2003, 1st, 2-914409-30-3, 17.25 inches, 13.5 inches, 44 pages, color, Hardcover, spiralbound, French

Frezzato's Keepers of the Maser Volume 5 This collector's album, in A3 format (about 33x44 cm), presents the cover and all the original pages of Volume 5...

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Drawers 2.0
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (3/8-inch scrape to the top of the spine, small nicks to the tail of the spine, otherwise Very Fine, the open corners are sharp, covers clean, binding tight), Bordeaux, Le Cycliste, 2005, 1st, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (bright, tight, unrea, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1992, 1st, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

The dustjacketed first edition/first printing of this excellent 1992 collection of Moebius artwork. Some 40 color and over 200 black & white...

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