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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Julien Delval, Delval, Julien, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Caurette, Buhl, 2019, 1st, 11.75 inches, 11 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Two artbooks by artist Julien Delval in a beautiful slipcase. Book 1, Monograph, is a selection of his highly detailed paintings and illustrations. Book 2,...


Dimitri Vey, Man Arenas, Vey, Dimitri, Arenas, Man, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.1 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Man Arenas. Yaxin the faun, the wizard Merlin, crows, fish, a fox, and nature softly and lovingly rendered by...

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Meuterei Auf Der "Bounty"
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Zdenek Burian, VG+ (one corner bumped, other corner rubbed). Very clean & attractive, Behounek, Frantisek, Burian, Zdenek, Verlag Carl Ueberreuter, 1949, 2nd 1950, cloth spine, pictorial boards

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Chaland et les Publicitaires
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One of 2500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Editions Champaka, 2000, 1st, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 220 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the distributor: Yves Chaland who gave French comics a heavy dose of Brechtian alienation died an early death at 33 in 1990. His classic line was...

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Peter Pan: L'Envers Du Decor
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 1998, pictorial boards

The making of book: a thick collection of drawings, roughs, designs, layouts, and other material used in the creation of the graphic novel series. Text in...

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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Don Lawrence, Lawrence, Don, Don Lawrence Collection, 2004, 1st, 9073508584, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Book 1 of a complete new collection, titled Don Lawrence: The Legacy. This collection shows pencils and unpublished work coming from...

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Ciia (Chhuy-Ing), Ciia (Chhuy-Ing), One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 2009, 1st, 978-2-916518-30-5, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

The long out-of-print Ciia (Chhuy-Ing) sketchbook. Ciia (Chhuy-Ing) is living in France and working in illustration and animation. 18 pages of life...

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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, #1992 of 3000 numbered copies, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket rubbed with a half-inch tear at spine), Brussels, Champaka Brussels, 2006, 1st, 2930142162, 11 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fantastic collection of the illustrative work of Serge Clerc. "The leading light of "Metal Hurlant" when it was in its heyday and the main illustrator...

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Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, One of 2777 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 978-2390410010, 11.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A signed & numbered limited edition. Out of print. A fine art book presenting 90 illustrations realized by Walter Minus over the last ten years.

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 208 pages, over 180 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Now in stock! With two different covers available: Mice or Wolf. Take your pick!  This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Calvo: un...


Temudjin - Deluxe Edition
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Antoine Ozanam, Antoine Carrion, Ozanam, Antoine, Carrion, Antoine, One of 1200 numbered copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Canal BD Editions, Paris, 2012, 1st, 13 inches, 9.8 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition is embellished with a numbered color print, an extra 8 pages of art and sketches, and an exclusive variant cover. Antoine Carrion aka...

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Abstract: Ayna The End - Plaque
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 21 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 37 x 53 cm (14.7" x 21") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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Abstract: Jonction - Plaque
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 21 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 37 x 53 cm (14.7" x 21") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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La Major Au Fauteuil - Plaque
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 14.6 inches, 19.7 inches, color

A 37 x 50 cm (14.6" x 19.7") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034733477, 9.4 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 3: Do Not Paint" This volume is a biography of French fashion designer Paul Poiret by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius Production / Comicon Edizioni, 2021, 1st, 9782908766196, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 176 pages, over 210 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, Italian

In Stock Now! "Moebius - Alla ricerca del tempo" at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples (MANN) (July 10 to October 4, 2021) is the largest...

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Lapin Mécanique - Plaque
  $90.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 21.3 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 35 x 54 cm (13.8" x 21.3") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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One of 999 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Al Severin, Severin, Al, Several Pictures, 2000, 1st, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Al Severin is a Belgian artist whose work is a wonderful throwback to an earlier era. His work has a surplus of charm and wit and his relaxed ink...

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Denis Bodart, One of 350 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author, VF, Streng, Alain, Bodart, Denis, Bedescope, 1985, 1st, lleather with an onlaid color plate

One of 350 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author. A signed & numbered deluxe oversized edition of Denis Bodart's very first album....

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One of 360 numbered copies signed by Leturgie, Very Fine, Simon Leturgie, Franck Isard, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie & Franck Isard, Simon, Editions du Trio, 2002, 1st, 13.4 inches, 9.75 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An oversize deluxe edition of volume 4 in the buddy cop comedy series. Leturgie's great Belgian school artwork is the feature here. The entire album...

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Fine/Near Fine, Thomas Heath, Charles, and William Heath Robinson, Robinson, Thomas Heath, Charles, and William Heath, Chris Beetles Ltd., 1992, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, English

This catalogue contains over 350 color and black & white illustrations by this trio of British illustrators. With a text & biographies by Geoffrey...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2017, 1st, 978-2731631272, 16 inches, 12.25 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize 30x40cm (12 x 16 inch) edition of l'Homme du Ciguri was only published in France. It is beautifully printed on heavy uncoated stock and...

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Jesper Ejsing, Ejsing, Jesper, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315222, 11.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 408 pages, over 300 full-page and double-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A Free 20"x28" Poster is included while supplies last! (Courtesy of Jesper!) Jesper Ejsing is a freelance Danish artist, famous for the illustrations...

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François Walthéry, Walthéry, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410041, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, over 400 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Over 400 illustrations, most in color, primarily of original art. Walthery is the last of the great "classic" cartoonists of Le Journal de Spirou as...

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Coloriages avec Moebius
  $80.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (mild rubbing to the corners, 1/2" closed tear to one page, very flat, tight, clean), Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2010, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 24 pages, monochrome illustrations with 4 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A coloring book for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. Full of great line art by Moebius. Text in French.

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Limited to 1250 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Les mondes de Wallace Wood" or "The Worlds of Wallace Wood") mounted for the Angouleme Comics Festival in...

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Yoshiharu Tsuge, Tsuge, Yoshiharu, Limited to 1200 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

NOW IN STOCK! This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Yoshiharu Tsuge: être sans exister" or "Yoshiharu Tsuge: to be without...

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Frank Pe: Une Vie en dessins
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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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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild wear to the bottom tips, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 16 pages, color, wirebound

Long out of print. A portfolio of thirteen new color illustrations by Claire Wendling of girls and their pets: big and small, wild or domesticated. A...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505075387, 13.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

As a fan of inking, I really like these big black and white editions. If you only have the shrunken down American edition , then you need this 14 inch tall...

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Schweres Eis Voraus!
  $75.00
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Zdenek Burian, Aick, Gerhard, Burian, Zdenek, Near Fine, Vienna, Verlag Carl Ueberreuter, 1955, 240 pages, 1 color and 11 full-page black & white plates, map endpapers, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, German

Subtitled, "Der Kampf um die Nordwest-Passage" (The Struggle for the Northwest Passage). Pen and ink drawings by Burian of arctic adventurers. Text in German.

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#16 of 30 copies signed by the artist with an original sketch, Very Fine, Al Severin, Severin, Al, Editions Michel Deligne, 1985, 1st, 786864419, 160 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps

An early work by Al Severin: a group of three inter-related short stories about a group of grunts. Text in French. In 2008, 30 copies were signed and...

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Didier Conrad, VF, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2000, 1st, pictorial boards

The first five albums in an single volume. This collection features an extra 26-page bonus section of unpublished sketches.

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Josepe, Signed by the artist with a drawing, VF/VF, Josepe, Scutella, 2009, 1st, 9782918111023, pictorial boards, French, English

"A cruise in the world of chance happenings." Each full-page sketch is faced by its title in both French and English. "Quand la raison s’endort un...

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Emile Bravo, VF in VF slipcase, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe collector's edition has two volumes in a slipcase. The second volume reproduces the album in pencil form. "For Emile Bravo, the graphic...

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L'Art De La Fessee
  $75.00
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Milo Manara, NF/Fine (light stress at hinges otherwise Fine), Enard, Jean-Pierre, Manara, Milo, Le Marquis/Glenat, 1988, 1st, padded pictorial boards

The first edition, first printing of Manara's illustrated edition of The Art of Spanking. 21 full-page and 60 text illustrations in color. Text in French....

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Fine (all corners sharp, covers clean, binding tight), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Fine condition First Printing of Le Bout de la Piste (published in English as The End of the Trail).

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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2003, 1st, 2205051997, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fine condition first printing (in French parlance, an "Edition Originale" or "E.O.") of the second Blacksad book.

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing / dedicace, Fine, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 2nd Edition, printed in 2000, 9782731614138, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist with a nice ink brush drawing of Henriette (a dedicace).

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Insights, Vol. 1
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Limited to 500 copies, Fine, Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Faustmann & Schonebaum GbR, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A small artbook/process book with a Drawings & Sketches section and two  extended photography sections detailing Kruger's process as he creates two...

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Limited to 3500 copies, Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Stardom, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third volume of Moebius' stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major Fatale, Blueberry, Arzach, Malvina, and other characters, and Moebius...

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Benjamin Von Eckartsberg, Thomas Von Kummant, Von Eckartsberg, Benjamin, Von Kummant, Thomas, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2006, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"After the success of the first volume of The Chronicle of the Immortal, and in front of the talent of the two young authors, it very quickly appeared for...

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Kerascoet, Kerascoet, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Soleil, 2014, 1st, 9782302042766, 12.5 inches, 10.6 inches, 324 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A massive coffee table art book devoted to the artists of Miss Pas Touche, Jolies Tenebres, and Beaute (Miss Don't Touch Me, Beautiful Darkness, and...

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Cybersix 1
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Carlos Trillo, Carlos Meglia, Trillo, Carlos, Meglia, Carlos, Near Fine (covers rubbed and scuffed, interior Very Fine), Vents d'Quest, Paris, 1994, 2869673086, 11.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 192 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Before Meglia began working for Dark Horse and DC, he had success with this Argentinian comic series about a genetically engineered heroine (which was also...

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Christophe Arleston, Olivier Vatine, Arleston, Christophe, Vatine, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2009, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 49 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An out-of-print limited edition oversize album reproducing Vatine's inked pages prior to coloring. Cixi is a recurring character in Christophe Arleston's...

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Christophe Arleston, Olivier Vatine, Adrian Floch, Arleston, Christophe, Vatine, Adrian Floch, Olivier, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2013, 1st, 15 inches, 11 inches, 152 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversize special edition contains all three "Cixi of Troy" volumes in black & white! The first 104 pages are pencilled and inked by Olivier...

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Nicolas De Crecy
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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Edition of 4000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, MEL Publisher, 2016, 1st, 9791094823002, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 344 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A comprehensive retrospective of this illustrator and bande dessinee artist's work. In French. From the publisher: The first illustrated monograph...

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Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2015, 1st, 9782800165714, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 312 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

200 covers from the French weekly magazine "Le Moustique" 1946-1964. From the publisher: We know the beautiful covers of the Journal de Spirou made by...

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