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.

 
Spirou par Chaland
  $30.00
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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 6.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful volume devoted to Yves Chaland and his Spirou and Fantasio strip created in 1982. This reprints all the strips as well as a treasure trove of...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 9782800154343, 11.8 inches, 8.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After trying out several creative teams, it appears Spirou and Fantasio has settled in with Vehlmann writing and Yoann drawing, which is fine by me because...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2013, 11.8 inches, 8.6 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

To celebrate 75 years of Spirou and Fantasio, Éditions Dupuis offer a special edition of Volume 53 with a glossy golden cover. This edition has an...

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Greg, Andre Franquin, Jidéhem, Greg, Franquin, Jidéhem, Andre, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Count Champignac finally manages to extract the toxic residue from his famous elixir X4, which multiplies one's intellectual faculties. Excitedly, he calls...

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Andre Franquin, Jidéhem, Franquin, Jidéhem, Andre, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The definitive edition of this 1955 Franquin classic, with Spirou and Fantasio! -A re-mastered version of the 18-page story, newly colored by...

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Andre Franquin, Jidéhem, Franquin, Jidéhem, Andre, Near Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Introduced to judo by the mysterious Kiki Soto, Spirou and Fantasio become embroiled in spite of themselves in a kidnapping case, which will lead Spirou...

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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first album in this series of re-mastered, archival editions of the best of Franquin. This volume is already out of print. What to get Fantasio for...

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Andre Franquin, Very Fine, Franquin, Andre, Dupuis, 1971, 2011 reprint, pictorial boards

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Andre Franquin, Very Fine, Franquin, Andre, Dupuis, 1972, 2011 reprint, pictorial boards

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Andre Franquin, VG+ (mild edge wear), Franquin, Andre, Dupuis, 1977, Later, pictorial boards, French

A French classic. Created by Rob-Vel in 1938, Spirou was drawn by Franquin between 1946 and 1968. Franquin is one of the most admired and beloved creators in...

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Species Vol. 2
  $24.00
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2017, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 60 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A collection of 134 strange creatures created and rendered in color and black & white by Stan Manoukian. Fans of Dave Cooper, Ragnar, and Bobby Chiu...

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Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small tears and mild edgewear to dustjacket), Alain Littaye Editions, Paris, 1983, 1st, 13.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 96 pages, 53 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

Memories of the 20th Century... A tribute to twelve of the top artists in bande dessinee. This deluxe large format clothbound hardcover collects 53...

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Sortilèges, Livre 3
  $29.00
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Jean Dufaux, Jose Luis Munuera, Dufaux, Jean, Munuera, Jose Luis, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is a new story arc: this is Sortilèges - Cycle 2 - Tome 1.Dufaux and Munuera develop the Gothic side of wonderland in this third volume of...

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Sorties de Route
  $32.00
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Very Fine, Cyrille Pomes, Pomes, Cyrille, Scutella, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Cyrille Pomes is a personal favorite. His first album reminded me of Ronnie del Carmen. This new album is rendered in soft pencil and along with swooping...

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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Valero, Teresa, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2012, 1st, 9782205063004, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The final volume in Juanjo's zany comedy series about witches raising a foundling. The 3rd episode of Sorcelleries (Witchcraft) opens with a holy mess!...

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Juanjo Guarnido, VF, Valero, Teresa, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2008, 1st, pictorial boards, French

Juanjo’s new album is a complete change of pace: a lighthearted comedy about three witches who find a baby left on their doorstep. A story complete in one...

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Teresa Valero, Juanjo Guarnido, Valero, Teresa, Guarnido, Juanjo, Limited to 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Khani, Paris, 2013, 1st, 14.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 164 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe collection of all three volumes of Sorcelleries is limited to only 200 copies! It is 164 pages including 16 pages of previously unpublished...

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Soleils De Nuit
  $45.00
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Jacques de Loustal, VF, Loustal, Jacques de, Casterman, 1998, pictorial boards, French

A collection of color illustrations by the French comic book artist and commercial illustrator Loustal. Paintings, pastels, and color drawings of women and...

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Slogans
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Gus Bofa, Bofa, Gus, Cornelius, 2002, 1st, 160, B&W illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French, French

From the publisher: "A timeless lampoon on human cowardice and the pack mentality, SLOGANS raises the essential question of whether man descends from the...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2014, 1st, 13 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The color version has not yet been finished, but this special limited edition reproduces Alejandro Barbucci's wonderful pencils for the entire book (before...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, #354 of 400 numbered copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa, Top of the spine bumped otherwise Very Fine, Album, Paris, 2006, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition of the third volume includes exclusive bonus material: An introduction by Jean David Morvan 5 pages of sketches and studies...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, #17 of 25 numbered HC copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Album, Paris, 2006, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

#17 of 25 numbered HC ("Hors Commerce") copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa on a limitation page AND on a separate ex-libris. This deluxe edition of...

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Very Fine, Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci & Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Soleil, 2006, 1st, 2845656874, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third and final volume.  This original French edition reproduces the pages 12-inches high as opposed to 8-inches high in the Marvel edition. 60%...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the artist., Near Fine (factory folded, unused), Soleil, Toulon, 2006, 1st, 61 inches, 22.75 inches, color

A huge 23 x 61 inch poster advertising the long awaited third volume of Sky Doll.

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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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Barbara Canepa, Alessandro Barbucci, Canepa, Barbara, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st Limited, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 108 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out of print limited edition reproduces the third Sky Doll volume (with an alternate ending) in its pencil form: the lefthand pages reproduce the...

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Barbara Canepa, Alessandro Barbucci, Canepa, Barbara, Barbucci, Alessandro, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light bump to the lower corners, otherwise very sharp, tight, clean), Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st Limited, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 108 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out of print limited edition reproduces the third Sky Doll volume (with an alternate ending) in its pencil form: the lefthand pages reproduce the...

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Sketchtravel - Deluxe Edition
  $150.00
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Limited to 2000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Chene, Paris, 2011, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth

The Deluxe Edition is a facsimile of the original sketchbook that traveled the world. Dice Tsutsumi describing the Deluxe Edition: "As you may know,...

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Sketchbook #9: Victor Santos
  $15.00
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Victor Santos, Limited to 150 copies, VF, Santos, Victor, La Grande Ourse, 2009, 1st, wraps

Victor Santos is a Spanish comics artist with a style reminiscent of Bruce Timm, Michael Avon Oeming, and Mathieu Raynes. His sketchbook has a lot of...

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Jul
Jul, Jul, Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2014, 1st, 9782205072785, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 46 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Silex and the City, a humor series that deals with the debates of our contemporary society! Terrorist threats, hostage-taking,...

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Silence, on Rêve (Near Fine)
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (upper corner very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, very bright, tight, clean), Casterman, Paris, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius contributed an 8-page comic story "Marie Dakar," provides 8 erotic illustrations and 8 other illustrations for this anthology he created and...

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Silence, on Rêve
  $250.00
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Very Fine (very bright, tight, clean), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius explores the world of dreams with an international roster of comics writers and artists: Arno, Barbier, Bess, Boucq, Caro, Coutelis, Darrow, Flo,...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new diptych from our pal Pierre. November 1918. For millions of French, the war is over ...For Silas Corey, it is just beginning. Paris, November...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483933, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...

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Siegfried, Tome 2: La Walkyrie
  $30.00
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Alex Alice, Alice, Alex, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light cover wear), Dargaud, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition of Alex Alice's adaptation of the Wagner opera, told mostly through visuals. Volume 2 of 3. Text in French. The English language...

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Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito Editions, 2012, 1st, 235283077X, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

Mosquito continues to publish Toppi's illustration work, and this time they collect the drawings of famous historical figures published in "Il Giornalino".....

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Shutter Island (French Edition)
  $10.00
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Near Fine, Christian De Metter, Lehane, Dennis, De Metter, Christian, Casterman, 2008, 1st French, 9782203007758, 2203007753, Softcover, French wraps, English

A graphic novelization of the Dennis Lehane thriller (also made into a film by Martin Scorcese). Two federal marshals arrive at Shutter Island, site of a...

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Shi, Tome 4: Victoria
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505080961, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The final volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." From the Publisher: In this final volume, Kita and Jay plot their ultimate revenge against the...

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Shi, Tome 3: Revenge!
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Upper spine corner bumped with light wear otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second to last volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." A very weird and wild Victorian ride, full of amputations, orphans, disfigured priests,...

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Shi, Tome 2: Le Roi Demon
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Corner lightly bumped, otherwise Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: Shi: The Demon King A very weird and wild Victorian ride, full of amputations, surgical scars, insane asylums, nudity, sex fiends, stabbings,...

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Very Fine, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral, Fantasmagories, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Very Fine, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Sheol
  $30.00
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Dogado, VF, Dogado, Delcourt, 2010, pictorial boards

"Born and die, the law of nature. But some break the law and do not disappear when dying. They wander between life and death in a world called Sheol.One...

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Shenzhen - Signed 1st
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Signed and dated 2012 by the artist, Fine, Guy Delisle, Delisle, Guy, L'Association, 2000, 1st, 2844140351, Softcover, color wraps, French

Signed and dated 2012 by the artist. The original French edition of this graphic novel. A memoir of Delisle's time in Shenzhen, in the south of China,...

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Attilio Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Attilio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2004, 1st, 9782908551624, 2908551624, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Shanghai is a rousing historic adventure story in the vein of Milton Caniff. Set in the China Seas in 1937, this introduced the character U.S. Marine...

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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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Fine (spine ends very lightly bumped, open corners sharp, very bright, clean), Serge Clerc, Landon, Francois, Clerc, Serge, Albin Michel, 1987, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of the illustration work of this modern master of the clear-line style. 50 color and over 100 black & white illustrations: magazines,...

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Sequelles
  $42.00
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Hugues Micol, Micol, Hugues, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2008, 2nd (2015), 978-2360811007, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 304 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second book in the trilogy started by Romanji and concluded in Tumoltes. From the publisher: "3" opened on a man swallowing a fish and ended, at...

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