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.

 
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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Orly, Les Editions de l'Ecole Georges Méliès, 2013, 1st, 978-2954208305, 2954208309, 13.7 inches, 13.7 inches, 220 pages, 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

Out of print. A sharp new unread copy. This slipcased coffee table art book has 220 13 x 13 inch pages with 250 color illustrations reproducing...


Petit Conte Leguminesque
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Eric Sannier, Lionel Richerand, Sannier, Eric, Richerand, Lionel, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Akileos, 2007, 1st, 9782915168860, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 62 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

Strong, detailed black-and-white line art set in the ancient world. From the publisher: The whole story is as yet unknown. There are well guarded...

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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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Fausse Garde
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Merwan, Merwan, Fine, Moulineaux, Vents d'Ouest, 2010, 10 inches, 7.3 inches, 204 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

Discovering Pankat, a total martial art. An album as rich as a 12-round fight and as powerful as a standing knockout. Young Mané is full of envy,...

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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, black & white

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris.

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Belladone Exlibris #3 - Signed
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, black & white

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris. Beautifully printed with deep blacks on cardstock.

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 150 numbered copies signed by Ange and Alary, Very Fine, Hobby Folie, Paris, 2004, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, two-color

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris.

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Upper corners bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This very deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, consists of: -The album in a cloth binding, special covers, eight-pages of sketches and...

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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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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by both the writer and the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by both the writer and the artist. Inscribed by the writer on the first page: "Une histoire ecrite a la pointe de l'epee...et signee d'un...

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Frank Pe: Une Vie en dessins
  $80.00
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Frank Pe, Pe, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9782390410188, 12.7 inches, 9.37 inches, 320 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Frank Pe is an animal specialist with his own private menagerie at his home in Belgium. Like Claire Wendling or Terryl Whitlatch, his animal art is...

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Don Vega
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505084976, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Zorro, the birth of a legend." From Pierre Alary, a retelling of Zorro! This 96-page graphic novel was written, illustrated, and colored by Pierre...

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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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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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Les Enfants du Nil
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Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (moderate wear to the corners of the spine, light rubbing, very flat, tight, clean), Delcourt, Paris, 1990, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This anthology features the very first comic stories by future comics greats Claire Wendling and Alain Ayroles. This series was a showcase for students...

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Super Heroines - Signed
  $60.00
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Hubert de Lartigue, de Lartigue, Hubert, Inscribed by the artist to Greg Theakston, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners bent inward, head of the spine bumped, three mild dings to the edges, interior Fin, Toulon, Soleil, 1996, 1st, 2877645339, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 103 pages, 46 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

Warmly inscribed by de Lartigue to fellow artist and publisher Greg Theakston. This copy also has de Lartigue's address label on the front endpaper with...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (bump and wear to the tail of the spine, smaller bump to the head of the spine, upper corners very slightly pushed inward, light wear to cover, interior sound), Les Humanoides, Paris, 1980, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This first volume collects three previous collections: John Watercolor (21 early stories from Hara Kiri, Inedit, Echo des Savanes, etc) Le Bandard...

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Gnognottes
  $35.00
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Jean-Christophe Menu, Menu, Jean-Christophe, Fine, Paris, L'Association, 1999, 1st, 2844140238, 11.375 inches, 8.625 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

From the publisher: This "choice of hors-d'oeuvres" consists of scattered pages (Psikopat, PLG, Lapin) and unpublished experiments, presenting the many...

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Le Livre du Mont-Verite
  $28.00
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Jean-Christophe Menu, Menu, Jean-Christophe, Fine (very light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Paris, L'Association, 2002, 1st, 2844140882, 11.5 inches, 8.625 inches, 86 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

This volume (in English: The Book of Truth Mountain) collects six stories by the influential French underground cartoonist. Five of them appeared in French...

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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Roeschwoog, France, Editions Black & White, 2020, 1st, 9791094988763, 6.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the deluxe edition, signed and numbered by the author, with variant front and back covers, and a print of the classic cover. aka The Saucy...

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Jean-Baptiste Monge, Monge, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Wentworth-Nord, QC, Canada, Goblin's Way, 2018, 1st, 9782981528933, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 66 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps

A new sketchbook by the French fantasy illustrator Jean-Baptiste Monge. This is his second self-published book. Filled with incredibly detailed drawings and...

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Cromwell End Zone
  $45.00
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Cromwell, Cromwell, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315307, 10.1 inches, 8.4 inches, 220 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From the publisher: Obviously, you're already familiar with Cromwell! Cromwell the provocateur, Cromwell the subversive! Well in this artbook you'll find...

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