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.

 
Christophe Quet, Duval, Fred, Quet, Christophe, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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La Siberienne
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Victor de la Fuente, VG+ (light corner wear, interior Fine), Mora, Victor, de la Fuente, Victor, L'Echo des Savanes/Albin Michel, 1986, 1st, pictorial boards

This globe-hopping spy adventure features a Russian blonde beauty Nadia in Caribbean intrigue. Text in French.

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Mathieu Lauffray, Etienne le Roux & Freddy Martin, Fine, Contremarche, Frederic, Lauffray, Etienne le Roux & Freddy Martin, Mathieu, Delcourt, 1997, Later, pictorial boards, French

This heroic fantasy comic features five painted pages and a cover by Lauffray. This French artist may be best known in the United States for his cover...

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Didier Conrad, VF without dustjacket as issued, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, French

The debut of an all-new album. The conclusion of this story arc: the America cycle. Space ships and flying saucers in the desert. And a happy ending! Text...

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Didier Conrad, VF without dustjacket as issued, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2002, 1st thus, pictorial boards

An album from 1994.

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Stan, and Vince
Les Chronokids Tome 3
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Very Fine, Stan, Vince, Zep, Stan & Vince, Glenat, 2008, 9782723461290, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Upper corners bumped lightly, otherwise Fine, Paul Gillon, Forest, Jean-Claude, Gillon, Paul, Glenat, 2008, 9782723461498, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Castaways of Time - Labyrinthes."

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Very Fine, Steven Hillenburg, Hillenburg, Steven, Jungle Kids / Nickelodeon, 2007, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 30 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Jordi Bernet, Jordi Bernet. Segura, Antonio. Krake, Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 1st, pictorial boards

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Jordi Bernet, VG+ (spine slanted, light surface wear), Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The first book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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Jordi Bernet, VG (a binding error has glued the front free endpaper to the front board, mild surface wear), Segura, Antonio, Bernet, Jordi, Les Humanoides Associes, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The first book in the trilogy. Text in French.

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François Thomas, NF (light cover wear), Thomas, François, Dargaud, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The second album collecting the outrageous adventures of Stan Caiman from the pages of French Penthouse magazine. Beautiful clear line artwork coupled...

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Les Chronokids Tome 1
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Stan & Vince, VF, Zep, Stan & Vince, Glenat, 2008, 9782723464598, pictorial boards

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Les Gardiens Des Enfers
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VF, Matteo, Alcante, Matteo, Glenat, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Guardians of the Underworld." A classical gothic horror story with beautiful artwork. From the publisher: "According to whether they are located on...

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India Dreams - l'Intégrale
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VF/VF, Jean-Francois Charles, Charles, Maryse, Charles, Jean-Francois, Casterman, 2008, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Omnibus collects four albums: Les Chemins de Brume, Quand revien La moussan, A L'ombres des bougainvillees, and IL n'y a rien a Darjeeling.

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Instinct Sauvage
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NF, Joel Alessandra, Frehel, Herve, Alessandra, Joel, KSTR, 2009, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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VF, Julien/cdm, Mo/cdm, Julien/cdm, Fluide Glacial, 2006, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Very Fine, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy & Charles Berberian, Philippe, Les Humanoides, 1992, 1997, 11.75 inches, 9.8 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Dupuy & Berberian's most popular series, Monsieur Jean, in the original French format: full-size and in color.

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Very Fine, Carlos Javier Olivares, DeBois, Francois, Olivares, Carlos Javier, Soleil, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Gorillaz style artwork and a fresh premise enliven this French album. From the publisher:  "What is Hero Academy? A school for supermen sponsored...

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l'Inedit #18
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Very Fine, Denis Bodart, Bodart, Denis, 2004, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 68 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

Subtitled "the drawings that you doubtless never would not have seen," this Belgian fanzine features sketchbook drawings of bande dessinee artists. This...

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Very Fine, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy & Charles Berberian, Philippe, Les Humanoides Associes, 1994, 1999, 11.75 inches, 9.8 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Dupuy & Berberian's most popular series, Monsieur Jean, in the original French format: full-size and in color.

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Julien Boisvert 1: Neekibo
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1989, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Julien Boisvert 2: Grisnoir
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1991, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Julien Boisvert 3: Jikuri
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1992, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Julien Boisvert 4: Charles
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Fine, Michel Plessix, Dieter & Michel Plessix, Plessix, Michel, Delcourt, 1995, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Plessix is best known for The Wind in the Willows. This is his other series. A young single man with a small civil service position, Julien Boisvert is no...

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Stan, and Vince
Les Chronokids Tome 4
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Very Fine, Stan, Vince, Zep, Stan & Vince, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723464598, 11.2 inches, 8.4 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After finding a magic cell phone, Marvin and Adele go time traveling! The two of them muck about history causing trouble in 17th century France, Ancient...

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Very Fine, Laura Zuccheri, Corgiat, Sylviane, Zuccheri, Laura, Les Humanoides Associes, 2009, 9782731618785, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yama is a young girl orphaned by violence; when she finds a mysterious glass sword in the woods, she sees a path to vengeance. But there are bigger things...

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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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Near Fine (peaked corner), Stephane Oiry, Cornette, Jean-Luc, Oiry, Stephane, Les Humanoides Associes, 2005, 1st, 9782731616330, 2731616334, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Four contemporary stories, each with one character who can pass their head through a wall to see what's on the other side. In the original French!

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Les Univers de Cromwell
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Didier Cromwell, Cromwell, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Albin Michel / Drugstore, 2004, 1st, 2226144161, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

An art book devoted to the world of Anita Bomba as created by Cromwell. Divided into sections on the girls, ships and vehicles, planets, aliens. Creature,...

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Dieux a les Boules!, Tome 1
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Very Fine, Steven Lejeune, Lejeune, Steven, Ankama Editions, 2009, 1st, 9782359100068, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A woman sits in an apartment, and declares she is god. Omnipotent, omniscient, and able to control matter and probability, this supreme being blows up her...

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Very Fine, Ankama, 2009, 1st, 9782359100044, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Selected Best Album Youth - Angouleme 2010. Six stories taking place within the Wakfu universe by six creators working in their own style. One story of...

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Very Fine, Gregory Charlet, Charlet, Gregory, Ankama, 2009, 1st, 9782916739663, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Silas is the son of the great Hunter Baajah; tradition demands that he learn to fill his father's role. But he fails to master magic, refusing to perform...

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Very Fine, Pixel Vengeur, Vengeur, Pixel, Albin Michel / Drugstore, 2007, 1st, 9782226177438, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Ghost in Polyester against the Cursed Legion of the Fourth Reich...with, among others, a mad genius, Nazis, and zombies everywhere." This wild satire...

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Coleres
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Very Fine, Paul Filippi, Mercier, Mathias, Filippi, Paul, Casterman/KSTR, 2009, 1st, 9782203012271, 2203012277, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A noir story set in 1965. Stylishly drawn in a loose relaxed manner: there is not a straight line to be seen! This is the first album by Paul Filippi who...

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Man
Mia
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moderate wear to corners, otherwise Fine, Man, Man, Dargaud, 2008, 1st, 9782505001720, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A teen girl struggling with bulimia and her classmate/boyfriend are kidnapped. Together they must try to escape, as two detectives follow the trail. Man...

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Coronado
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Near Fine, Jacques de Loustal, Lehane, Dennis, Loustal, Jacques de, Rivages/Casterman/Noir, 2009, 1st, 9782203024625, 2203024623, Softcover, wraps, French

Dennis Lehane's noir short story "Until Gwen" is brought to life by Jacques de Loustal in this moody graphic adaptation. An ex-con with amnesia is released...

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Near Fine, Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Casterman, 2004, 1st thus, 9782203397033, 2203397039, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This adventure story by Jean-Claude Forest (Barbarella) was originally serialized in A Suivre in 1984.

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Fine, Grzegorz Rosiński, Rosiński, Grzegorz, Lombard, 2004, 1st, 2803620634, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

A small format museum catalog for the Polish artist behind the Franco-Belgian comics hit, Thorgal. This book is densely packed with pages, drawings, painted...

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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2007, 978-2203003767, 9.8 inches, 6.7 inches, 98 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

Bastien Vives' first book, created when he was 22 years old. A story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love. Nicely drawn with...

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Coeur De Pierre
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Severine Gauthier, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2013, 11.6 inches, 8.7 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The day the little girl with a heart of artichoke met the boy with a heart of stone, she fell madly in love with him. Therefore she...

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Match
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Fine in a Fine dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2014, 1st, 7.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 286 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps

A 286-page wordless comic graphic novel! An overweight Gerald Depardieu-type Frenchman is up against a British ace in this battle of wills on a tennis...

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Toby Mon Ami
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

A fully painted 144-page wordless graphic novel! Toby is a dog living with his owner, a painter, in a house by the sea. Toby is devoted to the joys of...

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Sidonie Farjon, Jean Barbaud, Farjon, Sidonie, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Éditions Chours, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 8.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud lends his humorous aviation art to his first children's picture book! "Hummingbird Flying Club: Oscar's First Flight." The Hummingbird...

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Flora Grimaldi, Anna Cattish, Grimaldi, Flora, Cattish, Anna, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Anna Cattish was born in Russia in 1982. She graduated in graphic design, but prefers working in illustration and comics. For several years, she was a...

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Saturday Morning in NYC
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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 numbered copies. This copy is also signed by the artist., Very Fine, Alain Beaulet, Paris, 2013, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 28 pages, 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A small fine press chapbook featuring 25 lovely, sophisticated, charming images. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Although uncalled for, this copy is...

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Le Grand Mechant Renard
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Benjamin Renner, Renner, Benjamin, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2015, 1st, 978-2-7560-5124-6, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

The Big Bad Fox, a long form comic by the co-director of the award winning animated feature Ernest et Celestine. From the publisher: Faced with an...

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I Fucking Love Paris!
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Maarten Vande Wiele, Vande Wiele, Maarten, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2015, 1st, 978-2203078635, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stylishly graphic and uninhibited, this pitch black comedy is advertised as "the first graphic trash novel" in the mold of Valley of the Dolls. From the...

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