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.

 
SuperGroom Tome 1
  $25.00
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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9782800174723, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yoann is a fantastic French artist with a loose lively style reminiscent of Bodart and Conrad but with sharper angles. Over a decade ago, Yoann and Vehlmann...

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Super Mickey - Disney / Glénat
  $30.00
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Pieter de Poortere, de Poortere, Pieter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034767, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The creator of the rude and irreverent wordless A new volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The...

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Super Heroines - Signed
  $60.00
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Hubert de Lartigue, de Lartigue, Hubert, Inscribed by the artist to Greg Theakston, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners bent inward, head of the spine bumped, three mild dings to the edges, interior Fin, Toulon, Soleil, 1996, 1st, 2877645339, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 103 pages, 46 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

Warmly inscribed by de Lartigue to fellow artist and publisher Greg Theakston. This copy also has de Lartigue's address label on the front endpaper with...

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Pascal Campion, Campion, Pascal, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, CFSL Ink, 2012, 1st, 9782359470314, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 144 pages, Over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, English


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Sumographie
  $60.00
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David Prudhomme, Prudhomme, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2019, 1st, 9782302079014, 11.2 inches, 11.2 inches, 206 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Regarded as demigods in Japan, sumo wrestlers are also a source of fascination well beyond Japanese borders. But the world inhabited...

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Succombe Qui Doit
  $29.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Rica, Ozanam, Antoine, Rica, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I discovered this one-shot at Angouleme 2014 and loved the fluid inkwork and bold imagery. "Those who must die." A classical noir thriller, a black...

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Succes d'Amour
  $15.00
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Very Fine, Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, Comixland, 1988, 1st, 2907593021, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A short story with 11 full-page illustrations.

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #839 of 999 copies signed by the artist, Nine Fine-Very Fine volumes and one Near Fine volume (very light wear) in a Very Good+ slipcase (mild shelfwear, silver paper on the back of slipcase has started curling and peeling), Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1982, 1st, 6 inches, 8.3 inches, 1280 pages, 1170 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A silver slipcase containing 10 booklets (6 x 8.25 inches, 128 pages each, softcover) reproducing the entirety of the 1170 storyboards drawn by Moebius for...

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Xav
Tony Emeriau, Xav, Emeriau, Tony, Xav, Very Fine in Fine box, Paris, Monsieur Pop Corn, 2015, 6.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Sticky Pants are one page jokes and short comic strips of the most recognizable superheroes in outrageous, sometimes shocking, but always hilarious...

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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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Stan Caiman Est Epatant! (Fine)
  $25.00
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Fine, François Thomas, Thomas, François, Dargaud, 1987, 1st, 2205033883, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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

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Spots
  $30.00
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Philippe Petit-Roulet, Petit-Roulet, Philippe, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2014, 9782360810796, 6 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

A collection of Philippe Petit-Roulet's spot drawings for the New Yorker. The minimal text is in English and French. Resume: Troisième...

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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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Jean Leturgie & Yann, NF (covers lightly rubbed, corners sharp), Leturgie & Yann, Jean, Dupuis, 1999, 1st, 2800127945, pictorial boards

The original edition of this long-running series.

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Simon Leturgie, VF, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, 1st, pictorial boards

A spoof of shoot'em up American detectives. Great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Spoon & White 4 - Spoonfinger
  $25.00
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Simon Leturgie & Franck Isard, VF, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie & Franck Isard, Simon, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, pictorial boards

In this volume in the buddy cop comedy series, Spoon takes on a James Bond-ian guise. Great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Spoon & White 3 - Niaq Micmac
  $25.00
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Simon Leturgie, VF, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, pictorial boards

A spoof of shoot'em up American detectives. Great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Spirou Sous Le Manteau
  $40.00
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Al Severin, Severin, Al, Limited print run, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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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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Species Vol. 1
  $20.00
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2015, 1st, 6 inches, 8.2 inches, 42 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"A Collection of Unknown Creatures." Strange, cute and funny creatures lushly drawn in ink. Fans of Dave Cooper, Ragnar, and Bobby Chiu will like these...

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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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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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Out of stock
Kiraz, Kiraz, Near Fine (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Denoel, Paris, 1978, 1st, 10.7 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 27 color cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From 1978, Kiraz's first collection of Playboy cartoons. 27 cartoons selected from his first eight years with the magazine. Captions in French.


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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