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.

 
Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834410, 11.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Men Left, Madness Remains. Ut was awarded the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics & Games. Ut is set in a world populated by...

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Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Slight blunt bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834403, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 600-page post-apocalyptic graphic novel won numerous awards in its native Italy, including the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics &...

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Une Soeur
  $30.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 9782203147164, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Six years after Polina , Bastien Vivès returns to the solo graphic novel, a complete and accomplished author. A master of...

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Une petite fille... a croquer!
  $8.00
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Christine Frasseto, Genevieve Godbout, Frasseto, Christine, Godbout, Genevieve, Very Fine, Flammarion, Paris, 2013, 9782081285217, 7.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 24 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

A little girl... to eat! With wonderful illustrations by Genevieve Godbout. From the publisher: A long time ago, in the mountains of Lebanon, lived...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034733477, 9.4 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 3: Do Not Paint" This volume is a biography of French fashion designer Paul Poiret by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034736263, 9.25 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 2: Painting" This volume is a biography of artists Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, French, English

"A cruise in the world of chance happenings." Each full-page sketch is faced by its title in both French and English. "Quand la raison s’endort un...

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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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Lewis Trondheim, Fabrice Parme, Trondheim, Lewis, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The creators of OVNI try their hand at Spirou! This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou and Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists...

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Emile Bravo, VF in VF slipcase, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe collector's edition has two volumes in a slipcase. The second volume reproduces the album in pencil form. "For Emile Bravo, the graphic...

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Emile Bravo, VF, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards

This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou et Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists are allowed to tell a Spirou et Fantasio story set...

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Une Armée Immobile
  $35.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2020, 1st, 9782352835387, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An amazing book! 137 color photos of Toppi's handmade soldier figures alongside approximately 100 color and black & white Toppi drawings and studies....

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Une Annee sans Cthulhu
  $30.00
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077445, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautuful new album from the creators of Souvenirs de l'Empire de l'Atome (Atomic Empire) and l'Ete Diabolik (Diabolical Summer)! A Year without...

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Fabrice Tarrin, VF, Yann, Tarrin, Fabrice, Dupuis, 2007, Later, pictorial boards, French

This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou et Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists are allowed to tell a Spirou et Fantasio story set...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782505075318, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume in Ralph Meyer's action-packed, beautifully drawn, hit Western series. Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505083306, 14.5 inches, 11.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Undertaker is the bestselling Western series in France and Ralph Meyer is receiving accolades for his lush artwork. The Bibliophile Edition presents...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Near Fine (light surface scratches), issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782505071471, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ralph Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including best illustration for the hit western series Undertaker. This is the large format...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2017, 1st, 978-2505068020, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the Publisher: The third installment of the action-packed, beautifully drawn series that's been called "The greatest western since Blueberry." In...

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Un Monstre Par Semaine
  $70.00
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Limited to 6000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Monster a Week." A collection of Franquin cartoons. Text in French.

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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 978-2302056022, 11.25 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nicolas De Crecy pays homage to Yokai, a class of supernatural monsters, spirits and demons in Japanese folklore, in watercolor illustrations, accompanied...

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Un été sans Maman
  $29.00
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 978-2-413-01347-1, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 280 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

A new 280-page wordless graphic novel by Gregory Panaccione, the award-winning artist of Un Ocean d'Amour, Toby Mon Ami, and Âme Perdue! "A...

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Tyler Cross, Tome 3: Miami
  $26.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2205077032, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A hardboiled graphic noir, most reminiscent of Richard Stark's Parker series. Bruno's bold, stark artwork amplifies the great compositions and storytelling....

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Tyler Cross, Tome 2: Angola
  $30.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2205072853, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great hardboiled graphic noir. Bruno's bold, stark artwork amplifies the stellar compositions and storytelling. From the publisher: With the Tyler...

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Tyler Cross
  $30.00
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Fabien Nury, Bruno, Nury, Fabien, Bruno, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A gangster story, a cold and nasty Noir. Fabien Nury and Brüno deliver a pure, hardboiled fifties gangster story: an amoral and jubilant BD! Tyler...

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