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.

 
Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 9
  $8.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 2010, 9.5 inches, 6.375 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 8
  $10.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 6.25 inches, 7.5 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 7
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Hobby Folie, 8.375 inches, 5.75 inches

An ex-libris for Tigress Blanche Tome 5.

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 6
  $5.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 4 inches, 7.875 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 5
  $8.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 2008, 6.25 inches, 4.75 inches

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Didier Conrad, One of 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 5 inches, 3.75 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 4
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 5 inches, 3.75 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 3
  $5.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 4.75 inches, 4 inches

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Didier Conrad, One of 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 4.75 inches, 4 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 2
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 4.75 inches, 4 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 13
  $10.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Bede en Bulles, 10.625 inches, 8.25 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 12
  $12.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Durango, 10.5 inches, 7.125 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 11
  $8.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 9.375 inches, 6.375 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 10
  $12.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 6.375 inches, 9.375 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris 1
  $5.00
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Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 4.12 inches, 4.375 inches

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Tigresse Blanche Ex-Libris
  $10.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 1st, 8 inches, 5 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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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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Thierry Martin
  $30.00
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Fine, Libourne, Editions Charrette, 2011, 1st, 978-2-915478-14-3, 6.3 inches, 4.75 inches, 64 pages, 2 color and 59 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

A scarce out-of-print collection of ink cartoons of girls, nudes, and couples coupling by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry...

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Frank Le Gall, NF, Le Gall, Frank, Dupuis, 1993, 1st, pictorial boards, French

A period drama about a teenage boy growing up in France in the first part of the 20th century. The third album in this series won the 1989 Angouleme...

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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color

La Pin up et le poulpe (The Pin-Up and the Octopus).

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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine/Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog & Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-90-5492-052-6, 10 inches, 12.75 inches, 248 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

A fantastic art book devoted to the French art team Dupuy-Berberian. Hundreds of color illustrations reproducing their work in all media: posters; book,...

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Fine/Near Fine, Thomas Heath, Charles, and William Heath Robinson, Robinson, Thomas Heath, Charles, and William Heath, Chris Beetles Ltd., 1992, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

This catalogue contains over 350 color and black & white illustrations by this trio of British illustrators. With a text & biographies by Geoffrey...

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The Book of Schuiten
  $125.00
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Paris, Casterman, 2004, 1st, 978-2203343191, 12.3 inches, 10.3 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

This English language art book on the Belgian comics artist is long out-of-print. A 16-page French translation is appended at the end of the book. Though...

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The Black Holes
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Borja Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Borja, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2205079357, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful graphic novel by a Spanish comic book creator. An ancient ghost haunts three girls in the present day. From the publisher: A beautiful and...

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Petar Meseldzija, Meseldzija, Petar, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Dark Dragon, Breda, Netherlands, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 160, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English, English

We have a few copies that were signed by Petar at a festival in Breda. The first full-color retrospective art book devoted to Petar Meseldzija (The...

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The Art of Petar Meseldzija
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Petar Meseldzija, Meseldzija, Petar, Very Fine, Dark Dragon, Breda, Netherlands, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 160, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first full-color retrospective art book devoted to Petar Meseldzija (The Legend of Steel Bashaw, Source of Imagination). Edited & designed by Petar...

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The Art of Mutafukaz: The Movie
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Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Ankama, 2018, 1st, 9791033505297, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 368 pages, over 1200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, English

This French animation art book is fully bilingual in English and French. Mutafukaz, aka MTKZ, directed by Shoujirou Nishimi and Shinji Kimura from Studio...

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Manchu, Manchu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9737-4, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

The third art book devoted to the science fiction and scientific illustrations of this French book and magazine artist. Over 200 illustrations. Biography....

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The Art of David Benzal
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

David Benzal is one of the first Spanish concept artists. This book highlights his career as a character and environment designer and illustrator for video...

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Very Fine, Art Ludique, Le Musee, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 236 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A profusely illustrated catalog to the 2015-2016 Paris museum exhibition. All text is in both French and English. The museum's description: Art...

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Texas Cowboys Tome 2
  $30.00
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Lewis Trondheim, Matthieu Bonhomme, Trondheim, Lewis, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 978-2800160856, 9.45 inches, 6.88 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Matthieu Bonhomme's Western miniseries which he both drew and colored. From the publisher: It's 1878. Many destinies intertwine in the town of Fort...

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Terminus, la Terre
  $36.00
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Gregoire Bouchard, Bouchard, Gregoire, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834397, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This album was a revelation to me. I'd never heard of Quebec comic book creator Grégoire Bouchard or this 1990s realistic science fiction comic....

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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Toru Terada, Terada, Toru, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, Softcover, wraps, French

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Tengu Diaries - Signed
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Alexis Bacci, Bacci, Alexis, First edition limited to 1000 copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, 2021, 1st, 078-2-9559366-2-7, 7 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color illustration on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Alexis Bacci Leveillé, a graduate of the Gobelins School, is a animation storyboard artist who entered the bande dessinee field as the co-creator...

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Temudjin - Deluxe Edition
  $90.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Antoine Carrion, Ozanam, Antoine, Carrion, Antoine, One of 1200 numbered copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Canal BD Editions, Paris, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.8 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition is embellished with a numbered color print, an extra 8 pages of art and sketches, and an exclusive variant cover. Antoine Carrion aka...

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Tempete Au Haras
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Christophe Donner, Jeremie Moreau, Donner, Christophe, Moreau, Jeremie, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 978-2369810520, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An equestrian graphic novel set around a stud farm and horse racing, with a boy and his horse, reminiscent of The Black Stallion . Superb graphic...

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Tebo, One of 900 signed & numbered copies, Very Fine, Tebo, Comix Buro, 2010, 1st, wraps, French

From the publisher: "Humor, gags and fight ... the Sketchbook Tebo is full of energy ! "Tebo, the father of Captain Biceps, here reveals more personal...

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Tchernobyl 25 Ans Apres
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Very Fine in Fine dust jacket, Iloe and Carlos Pardo, Pardo, Iloe and Carlos, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, boards, French

This is a fascinating and haunting series of pictures of Chernobyl. After the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in 1986 the near-by town of Prypiat,...

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David Merveille, Merveille, David, One of 3500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis / Champaka, 2020, 1st, 9782390410133, 11.1 inches, 11.6 inches, 120 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, pictorial boards, French

A lovely art book filled with poster and DVD art, seriographs, paintings, and more of Tati by illustrator David Merveille. The minimal text is in both...

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Russ Manning, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Manning, Russ, Soleil, 2010, 1st, pictorial boards, French

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, #535 of 550 numbered copies signed by the four creators, Fine, issued without dustjacket (very slight surface wear, corners sharp, tight, clean), Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is the deluxe edition of Didier Cassegrain's great first album. Layouts by Olivier Vatine, designs by Fred Blanchard, drawn and colored by Cassegrain....

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, Print run of approximately 600 copies or less, Lower rear corner slightly pushed in otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is an unsigned/unnumbered copy of the signed & numbered deluxe edition which was limited to 550 copies. This deluxe edition contains the...

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Tango (Corto Maltese)
  $29.00
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Hugo Pratt, VF, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, 2001, wraps

A Corto Maltese album (from 1957) reproduced in black & white. The mass market editions of the Corto Maltese albums are colored, however the...

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Tanger Carnets
  $20.00
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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2004, 1st, 2-915492-01-8, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, black & white, 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, French

Back in stock at a lower price! A beautiful collection of sketches and drawings from a trip to Tangiers by Dupuy & Berberian in May 2001. This exotic...

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Taiyo Matsumoto, Matsumoto, Taiyo, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This beautifully produced catalog features over 150 pages and drawings by Taiyo Matsumoto. From the publisher: Since his debut in 1987, Taiyo...

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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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Surfer d'Argent (French First)
  $125.00
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Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Lee, Stan, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2203348011, 10.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

The First French edition and printing of this classic graphic novel: a unique collaboration between Moebius and Stan Lee.   A moral conflict plays...

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Sur Les Quais (Very Fine)
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Very Fine, Georges Van Linthout, & Rodolphe, Van Linthout, Georges, Casterman, 1999, 1st, Softcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic adaptation of "On the Waterfront" by Budd Schulberg.

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