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.

 
Butcher Billy's Strange Fantasy
  $55.00
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Frederic Claquin, Butcher Billy, Claquin, Frederic, Butcher Billy, Very Fine, Herscher, Paris, 2018, 9782733504017, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, 500 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

From the publisher: Illustrator Butcher Billy specializes in pop culture mashups between post-punk icons and comic book superheroes. A great lover of...

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Reanimator
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Calvez, Lovecraft, H.P., Calvez, Delcourt, 2008, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Text in French.

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A limited edition facsimile of an incredible animal ABC book by Calvo from 1946, reproduced from the original art. Mr Loyal presents is one of...

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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...


Les Aventures de Rosalie
  $36.00
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Edmond-Francois Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, light shelf wear, cover rubbing otherwise Fine, Gallimard, Paris, 2012, 1st, 13.8 inches, 10.4 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Another masterpiece by Calvo, best known for The Beast is Dead which told the story of the Nazis and WWII in a style resembling a Walt Disney cartoon....

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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, English, French


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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Carboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Carboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344014288, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The fifth volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The authors of the Extraordinary Journey propel...

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Nils Tome 3: L'Arbre de vie
  $25.00
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Hamon, Antoine Carrion, Hamon, Carrion, Antoine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302071575, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third and last volume of Nils, "a trilogy halfway between Nordic mythology and Miyazaki." Art and color by Antoine Carrion (artist of Temudjin). From...

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Temudjin - Deluxe Edition
  $90.00
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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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I Am Legion
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Fabien Nury, John Cassaday, Nury, Fabien, Cassaday, John, Humanoids, 2010, 1st, 9781594650994, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

OUT OF PRINT. John Cassaday's original graphic novel created especially for the French market now available in English. "A supernatural take on World War II...

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Cassandre
  $240.00
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, A. M. Cassandre, Mouron, Henri, Cassandre, A. M., Schirmer/Mosel, 1985, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, German

The major monograph on this 1920s-1930s French poster artist. Text in German.

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Didier Cassegrain, Cassegrain, Didier, #174 of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2009, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, French

Out of print. One of the first 900 copies which were numbered & signed by the artist. A second collection of drawings, character designs, and color...

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Nympheas Noirs
  $40.00
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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2019, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel! An adaptation of Michel Bussi's best-selling, widely-translated crime novel Nympheas Noirs ("Black Water Lilies"),...

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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st thus, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 156 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Special Edition of Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel, featuring eight extra pages of watercolor illustrations by Cassegrain and a unique dustjacket...

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Piege sur Zarkass, l'Integrale
  $50.00
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Yann, Didier Cassegrain, Yann, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Roubaix, France, Ankama, 2017, 1st, 979-1033504764, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of all three volumes of Cassegrain's "Trap on Zarkass!" Plus 12 pages of extra art by Cassegrain. From the publisher: On the surface of...

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Didier Cassegrain, Cassegrain, Didier, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2007, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches

Beautifully printed on a medium weight uncoated stock.

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, Print run of approximately 600 copies or less, Lower rear corner slightly pushed in otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is an unsigned/unnumbered copy of the signed & numbered deluxe edition which was limited to 550 copies. This deluxe edition contains the...

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, #535 of 550 numbered copies signed by the four creators, Fine, issued without dustjacket (very slight surface wear, corners sharp, tight, clean), Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is the deluxe edition of Didier Cassegrain's great first album. Layouts by Olivier Vatine, designs by Fred Blanchard, drawn and colored by Cassegrain....

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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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Flora Grimaldi, Anna Cattish, Grimaldi, Flora, Cattish, Anna, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344008485, 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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Paul Cauuet, VF, Lupano, Wilfrid, Cauuet, Paul, Delcourt, 2010, pictorial boards

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Bruno Enna, Giorgio Cavazzano, Enna, Bruno, Cavazzano, Giorgio, Thin slice on front cover otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344027455, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The great Italian Disney artist, Giorgio Cavazzano, casts Mickey Mouse as the great Italian creation Corto Maltese in this prestige deluxe edition. The...

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Caza, Caza, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoides, Paris, 2017, 978-2731650655, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A thick collection of Caza comic stories from the 1970s. Resume: Un voyage psychédélique au cœur des banlieues HLM des années...

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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Sevres, Editions la Sirene, 1994, 1st, 9782840450580, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, 100 color plates and 11 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print and quite scarce. Beyond his work in French comics (Metal Hurlant and more), Caza was a popular science fiction illustrator. This...

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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
  $50.00
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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Daydreams
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine , Soleil, Toulon, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10.3 inches, 135 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of art by Nicoletta Ceccoli. Daydreams is the second book by Nicoletta Ceccoli published in France, and the second artbook worldwide....

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Play with Me
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Chaland et les Publicitaires
  $90.00
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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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Chaland: Portrait De L'Artiste
  $30.00
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Limited to 3000 copies, VF, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Editions Champaka, 2008, 1st, Softcover, French wraps

View the slideshow at:  http://www.champaka.be/flipbook/chaland_portrait/ Yves Chaland (1957-1990) was one of the modern masters of the "Ligne...

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Very Fine, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Editions Champaka, 2008, 1st, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Nothing could be more fitting in this, Spirou’s seventieth year, than the publication by Champaka of the definitive edition of Coeurs d’acier,...

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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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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410027, 12.7 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Yves Chaland: A Life in Drawings" This book is incredible and a must-have for any fan of Chaland. It presents over 300 originals chronologically, "scanned...

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Les Armes du Meta-Baron
  $35.00
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Alexandro Jodorowsky, Travis Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Travis, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light cover wear), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2008, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition of Travis Charest's Meta-Baron. This is the largest version published in French or English and the best reproduction of...

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Weapons of the Metabaron
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Alexandro Jodorowsky, Travis Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Travis, Humanoids, 2013, 2nd, 9781594650819, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of the legendary Travis Charest French album. The Meta-barons series is a space fantasy with metaphysical overtones. The...

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India Dreams - l'Intégrale
  $20.00
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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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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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Elsa Charretier Volume 1
  $40.00
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Elsa Charretier, Charretier, Elsa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Elsa Charretier, France, 2020, 1st, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Elsa Charretier is a comic book artist and writer. Self taught, she co-created the award winning The Infinite Loop comic-book series with writer Pierrick...

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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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Haiku - Signed & Numbered
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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

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

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Emmanuel Civiello, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist., Very Fine, Civiello, Emmanuel, Comix Buro, 2010, 1st, wraps, French

This sketchbook contains sketches from Asia and elsewhere, elves, korrigans, orcs and other enchanting or real animals, pages dedicated to the comics Long...

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Clarke, Clarke, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2015, 1st, 978-2803636266, 8.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful, stark black & white artwork, reminiscent of both Bill Watterson and Frank Miller. Writer-artist Clarke dedicates this book "to Rod...

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Clarke, Clarke, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 978-2803670246, 8.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful, stark black & white artwork, reminiscent of both Bill Watterson and Frank Miller. Writer-artist Clarke dedicates this book "to Lewis...

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L'Irresistible Ascension
  $75.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Reporter, 1999, 1st, 2908710137, 9.2 inches, 6.4 inches, 80 pages, two-color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, French

I am a huge fan of Serge Clerc and this special edition is a showcase of his finer qualities: a bold graphic clear line; wit, appeal, and joie de vivre....

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Le Journal
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Denoel, 2008, 1st, Softcover, color vinyl wraps, French

This long-form graphic novel is a memoir of the founding of Les Humanoides Associes and the early years of Metal Hurlant magazine. This is Clerc's own...

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Les Limaces Rouges
  $50.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine, Editions Reporter, Paris, 2000, 1st, 9.2 inches, 6.4 inches, 96 pages, two-color, softcover, French wraps, French

A beautifully designed limited edition of this graphic novel featuring Phil Perfect and Sam Bronx from this modern master of the clear-line style in full...

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Manoir
  $45.00
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Madeleine DeMille, Serge Clerc, DeMille, Madeleine, Clerc, Serge, Print run of 2000 copies, Very Good+ (upper rear corner lightly bumped, mild rubbing and scuffing to the back cover, cloth spine sunned, hinges wiggle, text block very sound, interior Fine), Paris, Albin Michel, 1988, 1st, 2226029702, 8 inches, 10.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An uncommon comic noir graphic novel set in an old mansion.

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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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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist on a bound-in color print, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 9782800174808, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 336 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful archival collection of Serge Clerc's "noir" comics, illustrations, posters, album and magazine covers, and ex-libris. Reproduces...

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