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.

 
Folles Saisons
  $25.00
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Jean-Francois Chabas, David Sala, Chabas, Jean-Francois, Sala, David, Very Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 12.5 inches, 26 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful children's picture book. From the publisher: Historically, it was understood like this: the seasons change in a given order,...

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India Dreams - l'Intégrale
  $20.00
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VF/VF, Jean-Francois Charles, Charles, Maryse, Charles, Jean-Francois, Casterman, 2008, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Omnibus collects four albums: Les Chemins de Brume, Quand revien La moussan, A L'ombres des bougainvillees, and IL n'y a rien a Darjeeling.

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Blueberry : Nez Casse (Signed)
  $300.00
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Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (very light bumps to the spine ends, light rubbing to the front cover, otherwise Fine), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Dargaud, 1980, 1985 printing, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely signed copy of this Blueberry album (published in English as Broken Nose). Giraud has signed "Gir" with a border around it and below that...

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Jean Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Includes a color ex-libris #201 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise Fine, interior Fine), Paris, Stardom, 1997, 1st, 2908706027, 9.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 81 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French



Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (very light bumps to the spine ends and corners, light rubbing to the covers, otherwise Fine), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Hachette/Novedi, 1982, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A particularly collectable copy of the First Edition ("depot legal. March 1982") of this famous episode in the Lieutenant Blueberry series from the team of...

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Fine (all corners sharp, covers clean, binding tight), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Fine condition First Printing of Le Bout de la Piste (published in English as The End of the Trail).

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#738 of 2,050 copies signed by Charlier and Gir, Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 15 inches, 10.25 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

This is the signed and numbered clothbound edition with an extra 8 pages containing an essay by Charlier and an interview with Jean Giraud and an extra...

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#594 of 2,050 copies signed by Charlier and Gir, Very Fine in a Very Fine slipcase in a Very Good protective cardboard slipcase, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 15 inches, 10.25 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

This is the signed and numbered clothbound edition with an extra 8 pages containing an essay by Charlier and an interview with Jean Giraud and an extra...

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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205076295, 16 inches, 12 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 1999. This...

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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205076301, 16 inches, 12 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 1999. This...

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Blueberry 28 - Dust N&B 30x40
  $40.00
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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782205077438, 16 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 2004. This was the...

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Murder on the Orient Express
  $15.00
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Near Fine, Solidor, Christie & Francois Riviere, Agatha, Solidor, Harper Collins, 2007, 1st British, 9780007246588, 0007246587, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Graphic adaptation of Agatha Christie's famous mystery novel.

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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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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in mailing box, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-1096315048, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Châtelet Station, Direction Cassiopeia. With extra materials. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very fine in very fine bo, Strasbourg, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-10-96315-00-0, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Out of print! A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Les Oiseaux du Maître (The Birds of the Master). From the publisher:...

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Butcher Billy's Strange Fantasy
  $55.00
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Frederic Claquin, Butcher Billy, Claquin, Frederic, Butcher Billy, Very Fine, Herscher, Paris, 2018, 9782733504017, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, 500 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

From the publisher: Illustrator Butcher Billy specializes in pop culture mashups between post-punk icons and comic book superheroes. A great lover of...

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Douce France
  $40.00
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Joel Collado, Camille Babeau, Collado, Camille Babeau, Joel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7860-8, 12 inches, 9.625 inches, 144 pages, over 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 of France's most beautiful locations as illustrated by 60 different artists, including Crushiform, Louis Thomas, Chaboute, Vincent Mahe... From the...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Etienne le Roux & Freddy Martin, Fine, Contremarche, Frederic, Lauffray, Etienne le Roux & Freddy Martin, Mathieu, Delcourt, 1997, Later, pictorial boards, French

This heroic fantasy comic features five painted pages and a cover by Lauffray. This French artist may be best known in the United States for his cover...

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Manuel de la Jungle
  $28.00
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Oliver Copin, Joub, Nicoby, Copin, Joub, Oliver, Nicoby, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2015, 1st, 978-2800161792, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully rendered in watercolor. From the publisher: Can two cartoonists survive in the jungle? Left for a few days in the Guyanese...

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Okhéania T2: La Chute
  $15.00
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VF, Picard, Corbeyran, Eric, Picard, Dargaud, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Les Enfants Du Siecle
  $28.00
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Edith, Corcal, Edith, Near Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2003, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Eugene de Tourcoing-Startrec, peintre visionnaire." The adventures of an upstart Impressionist painter and his friends. French countryside! Cows! Absinthe!...

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Phil Cordier, Thierry Martin, Cordier, Phil, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Komics Initiative, Notre-Dame-d'Oé, 2021, 1st, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, duotone illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new, very limited pulp story, illustrated by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. An illustrated novella in French....

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Phil Cordier, Thierry Martin, Cordier, Phil, Martin, Thierry, Corners bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Komics Initiative, Notre-Dame-d'Oé, 2021, 1st, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, duotone illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new, very limited pulp story, illustrated by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. An illustrated novella in French....

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Very Fine, Laura Zuccheri, Corgiat, Sylviane, Zuccheri, Laura, Les Humanoides Associes, 2009, 9782731618785, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yama is a young girl orphaned by violence; when she finds a mysterious glass sword in the woods, she sees a path to vengeance. But there are bigger things...

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Near Fine (peaked corner), Stephane Oiry, Cornette, Jean-Luc, Oiry, Stephane, Les Humanoides Associes, 2005, 1st, 9782731616330, 2731616334, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Four contemporary stories, each with one character who can pass their head through a wall to see what's on the other side. In the original French!

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Through the Walls
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Stephane Oiry, Cornette, Jean-Luc, Oiry, Stephane, Humanoids, 2012, 1st American, 9781594650185, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A series of droll vignettes of everyday French life…except for the fact that each short story features one or more characters...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $300.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp, bright, clean, glossy), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations of Jesus in the desert by Moebius.

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $225.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, 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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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $250.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 9782908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A pristine, tight, never read copy. "2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing...

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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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La Contessa, Tome 1: Slow Play
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Herval, Crisse, Herval, Glenat Drugstore, 2011, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An assortment of thieves gather on a huge luxury yacht where a poker tournament is being held. Unfortunately their bounty has already been claimed by the...

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Very Fine, Herval, Crisse, Herval, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723484053, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The continuing adventures of Herval's and Crisse's glamorous, sexy, globetrotting thief.

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Nicolas Keramidas, Limited to 3000 copies, Scrawl in ink on copyright pages otherwise VF in a fine slipcase, Crisse, Didier, Keramidas, Nicolas, Soleil, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, French

Luuna is a series about a Native American girl before the arrival of Europeans. This oversize black & white edition has a special cover, a limited edition...

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Signed and dated 2014 by the artist, Very Fine, Didier Crisse and JD Morvan, Nicolas Keramidas, Crisse and Morvan, Didier, Keramidas, Nicolas, Soleil, 2013, 1st, 9782302024854, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nico signed and dated this copy 2014 when he was a guest at the Big Wow Comic Fest! Also titled, "Luuna Storyboard, Tome 8: L'Attrapeur de reves" The...

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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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Dab's, Fabrizio Petrossi, Dab's, Petrossi, Fabrizio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344023839, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Italian master cartoonist Fabrizio Petrossi gets to go off model with this incredible Glenat-Disney one-shot mixing adventure, humor and history! From...

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Bidou, une vie de chien
  $24.00
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Eduardo Damasceno, Luis Felipe Garrocho, Damasceno, Eduardo, Garrocho, Luis Felipe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2017, 1st, 978-2749308593, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Dog's Life", charmingly illustrated. The animals speak through pictograms; the humans in their occasional scenes speak in traditional word balloons (in...

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Very Fine, Eric Bourgier, David, Fabrice, Bourgier, Eric, Soleil, 2006, 2849464228, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The dragon-like Drekkars, arch-enemy of Man, are emerging from the shadows after an absence of a thousand years. Deep in the Passe, a rigid, hierarchical...

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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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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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Ut Tome 3: Histeria
  $30.00
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Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834441, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ut was awarded the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics & Games. Ut is set in a world populated by creatures of human form but with...

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Sophie de Mullenheim, Annette Marnat, Marie Flusin, de Mullenheim, Sophie, Marnat, Marie Flusin, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Fleurus, 2017, 1st, 978-2215133810, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The most beautiful Christmas stories and traditional songs + CD" Ten Christmas songs illustrated by Annette Marnat and five stories illustrated by Marie...

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Very Fine, Krystel, DeBois, Francois, Krystel, Soleil, 2010, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Very Fine, Carlos Javier Olivares, DeBois, Francois, Olivares, Carlos Javier, Soleil, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Gorillaz style artwork and a fresh premise enliven this French album. From the publisher:  "What is Hero Academy? A school for supermen sponsored...

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Jeu d'Ombres Tome 1: Gazi!
  $25.00
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Loulou Dedola, Merwan, Dedola, Loulou, Merwan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344003565, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new two-part graphic novel by Merwan, creator of Fausse Garde and Le Bel Age. Like those books, Merwan employs a lot of panels per page to capture the...

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Loulou Dedola, Merwan, Dedola, Loulou, Merwan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 9782344005132, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new two-part graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Merwan, creator of Fausse Garde and Le Bel Age. Like those books, Merwan employs a lot of panels per...

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Manoir
  $45.00
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Madeleine DeMille, Serge Clerc, DeMille, Madeleine, Clerc, Serge, Print run of 2000 copies, Very Good+ (upper rear corner lightly bumped, mild rubbing and scuffing to the back cover, cloth spine sunned, hinges wiggle, text block very sound, interior Fine), Paris, Albin Michel, 1988, 1st, 2226029702, 8 inches, 10.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An uncommon comic noir graphic novel set in an old mansion.

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Etoile Du Désert - Tome 2
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Enrico Marini, Very Fine, Desberg, Stephen, Marini, Enrico, Dargaud, 1996, 12.5, 9.5, 64, color, pictorial boards

This two-part ultra-violent adult western won multiple awards after it was released in 1996. In this concluding volume, revenge is taken in an extended...

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