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.

 
Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 9782369811404, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 30 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2016, 1st, 978-2369811688, 2369811684, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Pin a Wild Child." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique) and...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2018, 1st, 978-2369813002, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Freeze the Loch Ness Monster." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Cool the Yeti." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique) and...

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Ateliers Zoo (Signed & Numbered)
  $200.00
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#767 of 850 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Frank Pe, Pe, Frank, Editions Pyramides, 1996, 1st, 2930203013, 5.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

A limited edition artist's sketchbook. #767 of 850 copies signed by Frank. Frank's bestselling series "Zoo" ran only three volumes, but spanned 13 years:...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, otherwise new and unread), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800173948, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful new series by the team that brought us Gringos Locos and Spirou et la femme léopard. A post-war period piece featuring feisty detectives...


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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034750375, 14.5 inches, 10.2 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition presents the entire 54-page album in an oversize black & white format to fully appreciate Olivier Schwartz's beautiful clear-line...


Attention Chien Mechant
  $25.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 978-2203120228, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nearly wordless picture book. All the images are what is illuminated by a flashlight's circular beam. A great concept imaginatively rendered. Here is...

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Au Pays des Ombres
  $30.00
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Mathis, Thierry Martin, Mathis, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2012, 1st, 9782302023543, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the reissue of Thierry Martin's first album. Originally published in 2005 as " Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant ", it has been long out of print....

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Au-dela des mers
  $30.00
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Alain Kokor, Kokor, Alain, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2015, 1st, 978-2754810784, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: A romantic and unusual story where humor combines with grace, Au-dela des mers (Beyond the Sea) is a novel drawn with freshness and a...

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Very Fine, Regis Loisel, Lidwine, Le Tendre, Serge, Regis Loisel & Lidwine, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

The prequel to "The Quest for the Timebird" Loisel's acclaimed fantasy series. Loisel provides the layouts and color. Lidwine the drawings. The artwork is...

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Attilio Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Attilio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2005, 1st, 978-2908551716, 2908551713, 12 inches, 9 inches, 52 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Micheluzzi continues Rosso Stenton's adventures from Shanghai From the publisher:Rosso Stenton, a deserter in spite of himself, will need to return in great...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After escaping the judgment of Irenaeus the Magnanimous, the beautiful Mania Ganza and her troupe land on the flying kingdom of Baron Grief. For their part,...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2016, 1st, 978-2749307817, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully painted graphic novel set in a wild fantasy world, full of strange and wondrous creatures. La description de l'éditeur: Un...

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Azolla
  $35.00
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Karine Bernadou, Bernadou, Karine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Atrabile, Geneva, 2016, 9782889230457, 11 inches, 8.3 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel. One woman's journey...strange, surreal, corporeal, violent, sexual, psychological...and beautifully illustrated throughout in...

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Backroom - Limited Edition
  $35.00
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Yann Taillefer, Taillefer, Yann, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Pau, France, Mansion Press, 2021, 1st, 9782492646058, 8.5 inches, 9 inches, 68 pages, 29 fullpage color and 28 fullpage black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, decorative boards

There's a bit of Dave Cooper and a bit of John Cuneo in these fascinating, uninhibited, highly rendered sex drawings by Yann Taillefer. One of the hallmarks...

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Gerard Moncomble, Frederic Pillot, Moncomble, Gerard, Pillot, Frederic, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions Daniel Maghen, 2020, 1st, 9782356740779, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original edition of Frederic Pillot's glorious picture story book, beautifully designed and lushly produced, from Paris' premier bande dessinee art...


Limited edition, Very Fine, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, 2007, 1st, 13 inches, 17 inches, 172 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

The first Corto Maltese adventure, the Ballad of the Salten Sea, appeared in 1967. To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of this work, Casterman created...

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Huginn & Muninn (les Editions Granovsky), Paris, 2017, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Lambert's latest Disney Animation art book following Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, and Snow White . Like those volumes, this volume is...

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Barbarella: Edition Integrale
  $40.00
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1994, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Two Barbarella graphic novels. From 1964 and 1974.

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Barbe Bleue
  $45.00
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Andre Barbe, Barbe, Andre, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wear to dustjacket edges), Humoristes Associes, Paris, 1983, 1st, 12.2 inches, 10.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, French

"A story by Perrault illustrated by Barbe." "Barbe bleue ("Bluebeard") is a French folktale, the most famous surviving version of which was written by...

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Bartleby le Scribe
  $30.00
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Munuera Jose Luis, Jose Luis, Munuera, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505086185, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jose Luis Munuera adapts Herman Melville's classic short story " Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street ." It's an absolute beauty. (The full...

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Batem, Batem, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2022, 1st, 9782390410140, 12.7 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Batem is not a household name in the United States and neither is the Marsupilami. But in France, the Marsupilami is as well known as Snoopy, and since...

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