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.

 
Maly Siri, One of 900 signed & numbered copies, VF, Siri, Maly, Comix Buro, 2010, 1st, wraps, French

The first Comix Buro collection of sketches by this French artist living in Montreal. Minimal text in French.

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Benjamin, Benjamin, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Paris, Xiao Pan, 2008, 2nd, 9782940380749, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

An art book (in French) with the English Translation Booklet. A 5 x 7 color print is also laid in. This is the long out of print art book devoted to...

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Souvenirs du Vingtieme Siecle
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Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light edge wear), 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 images and...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #236 of 300 numbered copies, Very Fine in a Near Fine box and lid (uneven fading to the box lid due to exposure to UV florescent light, faint 4-inch scratch to the front panel, the box is otherwise sharp and clean) in Fine shipping box, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2012, 1st, 9782731652253, 16 inches, 12 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the Ultra Deluxe Original FRENCH EDITION of Le Garage Hermétique (The Airtight Garage). This version features: an upgraded binding...

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Benjamin von Eckartsberg, Thomas von Kummant, von Eckartsberg, Benjamin, von Kummant, Thomas, Limited to 3000 copies, Tiny scuff to the tail of the spine otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paquet, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 14.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

42 pages of comics in a beautiful oversize format, plus 20 pages of visual development and extras. The first half of Tome 2. From the publisher: After...

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Métal Hurlant #2
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Very Fine, Paris, Humanoides, 2022, 1st, 9782731607123, 8 inches, 10.5 inches, 288 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

The second issue of the new Métal Hurlant. This issue is subtitled, "1975-1984: The New Vision of the Imaginary" and features reprints from the early...

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Haiku - Signed & Numbered
  $95.00
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Olivier Cinna, Cinna, Olivier, Limited to 2000 copies with a color print signed & numbered by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782800170725, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

The late Olivier Cinna was the artist of Hibakusha, a French graphic novel set in post-war Japan. This is an entire book of Cinna's Japanese-inspired...

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Pinocchio
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Winshluss, Winshluss, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Requins Marteaux, Albi, France, 2009, 2nd, 12 inches, 8.2 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A sharp copy of the original French edition. The English language edition is out-of-print. This award-winning graphic novel re-imagines the story...

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Jacques & Francois Gall, Paul Gillon, Gall, Jacques & Francois, Gillon, Paul, Very Good+ (moderate shelf and cover wear, edges of covers chipped, bindings sound, pages flat, clean), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1981-82, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 607 + 448 pages, 4139 black & white strips, softcover, color wraps, French

A nice set of two phonebook-sized collections of this French newspaper strip which ran between September 1959 and December 1972. This continuity strip about...

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Iguana Bay 2.0 - French Edition
  $60.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, The French language edition limited to 4000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, le Cycliste, 2003, 1st, 2912249597, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the French language first edition of this art book. Of course, there are only two pages of text. The first Iguana Bay sketchbook was published in...

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Didier Crisse, Crisse, Didier, #569 of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (faint crease to spine, light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Comix Buro, Paris, 2009, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

This third collection of sketches and drawings by Crisse is devoted entirely to his lost world series Atalante. Primarily character designs. 10 pages of...

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Pour en Finir avec le Cinéma
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Blutch, Blutch, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2011, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.3 inches, 82 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A sharp copy of the original French edition. The English language edition is So Long, Silver Screen. Seven short stories. From the Publisher: What...

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Starwatcher - Ange Poster
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320626, 27.7 inches, 19 inches, color

Within a temple of light, an angel grants the Starwatcher a mystical blessing... Size 19 x 27.7 inches (48,5 x 70 cm). Printed on white Olin matte...

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Starwatcher - Frontière Poster
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320619, 27.7 inches, 19 inches, color

Size 19 x 27.7 inches (48,5 x 70 cm). Printed on white Olin matte paper 300g/m2.  The poster is wrapped and rolled in a printed Moebius posterbox...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320596, 27.7 inches, 19 inches, color

"Arzak - The Master's Picture" Size 19 x 27.7 inches (48,5 x 70 cm). Printed on white Olin matte paper 300g/m2.  The poster is wrapped and...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320671, 27.7 inches, 19 inches, color

A pterodelph breakdown forces Arzak to perform a dangerous maneuver in Dead Goats Pass... Size 19 x 27.7 inches (48,5 x 70 cm). White Olin matte paper...

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Arzak - Embuscade Poster
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320619, 27.7 inches, 19 inches, color

Perched on a winding tree, Arzak lies in wait in this rarely-seen digital illustration. Size 19 x 27.7 inches (48,5 x 70 cm). White Olin matte paper...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320695, 19.7 inches, 27.7 inches, color

At the gates of the temple, Stel is welcomed by its guardians, under the benevolent gaze of a green moon... as well as Arzak, riding his iconic pterodelph....

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Arzak - Le Rocher Poster
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320688, 27.7 inches, 19.7 inches, color

"Arzak - The Rock" Size 19.7 x 27.7 inches (50 x 70 cm). White Novatech semi-matte paper 250g/m2.  The poster is wrapped and rolled in a...

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Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (lower corners pushed inward, light rubbing to the covers, tight, clean), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 1996, 1st, 2800123117, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

L'Or Caché du Cachalot (The Whale's Hidden Gold). Conrad's Caribbean adventure for young readers continues. Donito is a young boy who lives...

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Didier Conrad, Conrad, Didier, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (corners pushed inward, light rubbing to the covers, tight, clean), Dupuis, Marcinelle, 1991, 2800118547, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

La Sirène des Caraïbes (Siren of the Caribbean). The first volume of Conrad's adventure series for young readers. Donito is a young boy who...

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Arzak l'Intemporel Postcard Set
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine in Very Fine folder, Moebius Production, Paris, 2022, 3760285320664, 6 inches, 4 inches, 18 color illustrations

"Arzak the Timeless" 18 postcards reproducing 18 magnificent color illustrations of Moebius' most iconic creation. Imagined by Jean Giraud in the 70s,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius Production, Paris, 2009, 3rd 2022, 12 inches, 9 inches, 60 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, French

"A Major Grubert Adventure by Moebius." This graphic novel features the return of Major Grubert of the Airtight Garage! These pages, created...

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Lisbonne: Voyage Imaginaire
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Raphael Metz, Nicolas De Crecy, Metz, Raphael, De Crecy, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2002, 12 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Lisbon: Imaginary Journey." A travel diary by de Crecy, with 37 full-page and one double-page color illustrations of Portugal's hilly, coastal capital...

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