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.

 
Ma Rentree Chez Rose
  $12.00
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Nadine Brun-Cosme, Annette Marnat, Brun-Cosme, Nadine, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Paris, Pere Castor, 2014, 1st thus, 9782081307131, 9.5 inches, 9 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Annette Marnat's children's picture book tells a story about a little schoolgirl Zora and her favorite teacher. Zora is pleased to reach the next grade...

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Fees Et Deesses
  $45.00
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Erle Ferronniere, VF, Brunel, Aurelie, Ferronniere, Erle, Galerie Daniel Maghen, 2009, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

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Luc Brunschwig, Etienne Le Roux, Brunschwig, Luc, Le Roux, Etienne, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034583, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This large format black & white edition reproduces Etienne Le Roux's inked pages prior to the application of color. From the publisher: The...

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Pedro Colombo, Signed by the writer and the artist with a drawing, VF, Busquet, Josep, Colombo, Pedro, Styx, 2011, 1st, French

A graphic novel (in French) set in the exotic Middle East of the Arabian Nights. Beautifully illustrated and colored, the artwork is highly detailed yet the...

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Soon
  $35.00
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Thomas Cadène, Benjamin Adam, Cadène, Thomas, Adam, Benjamin, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205078749, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I saw this big graphic novel at Angouleme and was immediately impressed. The simple graphic style reminds me of Alexandre Clerisse, but Benjamin Adam...

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Aquablue 1: Nao
  $30.00
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Near Fine (some rippling to the laminate on the covers, tight, clean, bright), Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1989, 2nd, 12.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this book. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Aquablue 1: Nao
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2006 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1988.

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Aquablue 1: Nao
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1989, 2nd 1997, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this book. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Aquablue 2: Planete Bleue
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2003 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1989.

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Aquablue 2: Planete Bleue
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1989, 1997 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 1997 printing retains the original coloring and cover which are no longer available. Text in French.

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Aquablue 3: Le Megophias
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2006 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1991.

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Aquablue 3: Le Megophias
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1990, 1997 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 1997 printing retains the original coloring and cover which are no longer available. Text in French.

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Aquablue 4: Corail Noir
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 2003 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This album first appeared in 1993.

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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Cailleteau, Thierry, Vatine, Olivier, Delcourt, 1999, 2004 printing, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 230 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Vatine made his name with this series. On a distant planet, a human boy is adopted by a race of aquatic humanoids. As an adult, he must help defend them...

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Blacksad 2 - Arctic-Nation
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2003, Later, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition with a page size twice as big as the Dark Horse edition! The best way to see and appreciate Juanjo's amazing watercolor artwork.

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Blacksad 3 - Ame Rouge
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2005, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition with a page size twice as big as the Dark Horse edition! The best way to see and appreciate Juanjo's amazing watercolor artwork.

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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition with a page size twice as big as the Dark Horse edition!  The best way to see and appreciate Juanjo's amazing watercolor...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (lower corners are lightly rubbed otherwise Fine), Paris, Imbroglio, 2001, 1st printing, 2nd state, 220505290X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe art book is long out of print. "Blacksad was the surprise of 2000. Distinctions and awards, raves from the press, and the sales! A year to...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Canales, Juan Diaz, Guarnido, Juanjo, Near Fine (very light dent along the foreedge otherwise Fine), Paris, Imbroglio, 2001, 2nd, 220505290X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe art book is long out of print. "Blacksad was the surprise of 2000. Distinctions and awards, raves from the press, and the sales! A year to...

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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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Kraken
  $25.00
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Bruno Cannucciari, Emiliano Pagani, Cannucciari, Bruno, Pagani, Emiliano, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302071421, 11.1 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A superbly illustrated story of men haunted by sea monsters. I'm a sucker for such things and if you like this sort of thing, you'll love this. I can't read...

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Big Ben Bolt: Harvard Heavyweight
  $175.00
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#147 of 1000 numbered copies, Very Fine/Fine, John Cullen Murphy, Caplan, Elliot, Murphy, John Cullen, Pollischansky, 1978, 1st, 15.5 inches, 11 inches, 112 pages, Hardcover, cloth, English, German

The first 406 dailies - 68 weeks (2/20/50 to 6/7/51). This adventure strip with its blend of melodrama, romance and comic relief was John Cullen Murphy's...

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Les lutins et le cordonnier
  $10.00
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Agnes Cathala, Annette Marnat, Cathala, Agnes, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Milan, 2014, 1st thus, 978-2-7459-9463-9, 7 inches, 6.6 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat's children's picture book retelling the Brother Grimm fairytale The Shoemaker and the Elves. For ages 3-6. Every night, two elves...

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