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.

 
Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Barbucci, Alessandro, #238 of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.2 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This copy has a dedicace by Barbucci: a nice full-page drawing with some watercolor accents. This deluxe edition contains: the entire album in...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2015, 1st, 978-2-302-04744-0, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: After New York, Paris and Hollywood, we now find our heroes in Barcelona! While on tour in Barcelona, Grace is accused of stealing...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Fourmille, Yuri, and Sigisbert are heading to Rome, the eternal city, where the pontiff reigns, the leader of the often pleasant but...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 1st, 978-2302055834, 12.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Ekho is a mirror world to the earth. It has developed like her, but electricity doesn't exist; only magic reigns. On Ekho you'll...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 12.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Operation Black Tea! Agents Fourmille and Yuri, in the secret service of her holiness the Pontiff, are tasked with leading an...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2018, 978-2-302-06985-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Back to the Big Apple for this new adventure! Beautiful Fourmille is inhabited by the spirit of a murdered sommelier. If she is to...

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Giovanni Di Gregorio, Alessandro Barbucci, Di Gregorio, Giovanni, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034736973, 11.5 inches, 8.6999999999999993 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new series beautifully illustrated by Barbucci (Skydoll, Ekho, Monster Allergy), a young adult fantasy about three sisters. This stand alone first volume...

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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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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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Ludovique Ex-Libris
  $12.00
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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Very Fine, Barbucci & Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, Fantasmagories, 2004, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.4 inches, black & white

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

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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, 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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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, 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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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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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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Out of stock
Jean-Luc Beghin, Beghin, Jean-Luc, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2017, 1st, 978-2888907770, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Luc Beghin is a world renown aviation illustrator famous for his incredibly detailed and accurate illustrations of the cockpits of famous aircraft....


Flash by Benjamin
  $150.00
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Xiao Pan, Paris, 2008, 2nd, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French, English

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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Flash by Benjamin
  $100.00
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Very Good+ (mild wear to the top and bottom edge), Xiao Pan, Paris, 2008, 2nd, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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The Art of David Benzal
  $40.00
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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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Cinerama
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Charles Berberian, Berberian, Charles, Fluide Glacial, 2012, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A series of movie spoofs by Charles Berberian. The comic strips include spoofs of Batman, Ultraman, Spaghetti Westerns, and Turkish Cinema.

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Dessins de Nuit
  $65.00
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Charles Berberian, Berberian, Charles, Barbier & Mathon, 2013, 1st, Softcover, wraps, French

Sketchbook drawings by Berberian (the Berberian of Dupuy-Berberian). Sketches of women and men, places, interior scenes, fantasies. There are sections...

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