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.

 
Al Severin, Severin, Al, #42 of 150 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, La Grande Ourse, Landenne, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

This 2010 offering from the Belgian fan association La Grande Ourse is a fantastic sketchbook by Belgian illustrator and bande dessinée artist Al...

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Jul
Jul, Jul, Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2014, 1st, 9782205072785, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 46 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Silex and the City, a humor series that deals with the debates of our contemporary society! Terrorist threats, hostage-taking,...

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Silence, on Rêve (Near Fine)
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (upper corner very lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, very bright, tight, clean), Casterman, Paris, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius contributed an 8-page comic story "Marie Dakar," provides 8 erotic illustrations and 8 other illustrations for this anthology he created and...

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Silence, on Rêve
  $250.00
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Very Fine (very bright, tight, clean), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1991, 1st, 11.8 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Moebius explores the world of dreams with an international roster of comics writers and artists: Arno, Barbier, Bess, Boucq, Caro, Coutelis, Darrow, Flo,...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new diptych from our pal Pierre. November 1918. For millions of French, the war is over ...For Silas Corey, it is just beginning. Paris, November...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483933, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...

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Siegfried, Tome 2: La Walkyrie
  $30.00
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Alex Alice, Alice, Alex, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light cover wear), Dargaud, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition of Alex Alice's adaptation of the Wagner opera, told mostly through visuals. Volume 2 of 3. Text in French. The English language...

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Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito Editions, 2012, 1st, 235283077X, 9 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian

Mosquito continues to publish Toppi's illustration work, and this time they collect the drawings of famous historical figures published in "Il Giornalino".....

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Shutter Island (French Edition)
  $10.00
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Near Fine, Christian De Metter, Lehane, Dennis, De Metter, Christian, Casterman, 2008, 1st French, 9782203007758, 2203007753, Softcover, French wraps, English

A graphic novelization of the Dennis Lehane thriller (also made into a film by Martin Scorcese). Two federal marshals arrive at Shutter Island, site of a...

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Shi, Tome 4: Victoria
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505080961, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The final volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." From the Publisher: In this final volume, Kita and Jay plot their ultimate revenge against the...

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Shi, Tome 3: Revenge!
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Upper spine corner bumped with light wear otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second to last volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." A very weird and wild Victorian ride, full of amputations, orphans, disfigured priests,...

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Shi, Tome 2: Le Roi Demon
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Corner lightly bumped, otherwise Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: Shi: The Demon King A very weird and wild Victorian ride, full of amputations, surgical scars, insane asylums, nudity, sex fiends, stabbings,...

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Very Fine, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral, Fantasmagories, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Very Fine, Barral, Nicolas, Nicolas Barral

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Sheol
  $30.00
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Dogado, VF, Dogado, Delcourt, 2010, pictorial boards

"Born and die, the law of nature. But some break the law and do not disappear when dying. They wander between life and death in a world called Sheol.One...

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Shenzhen - Signed 1st
  $30.00
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Signed and dated 2012 by the artist, Fine, Guy Delisle, Delisle, Guy, L'Association, 2000, 1st, 2844140351, Softcover, color wraps, French

Signed and dated 2012 by the artist. The original French edition of this graphic novel. A memoir of Delisle's time in Shenzhen, in the south of China,...

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Shark Book
  $25.00
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Julien / CDM, Julien / CDM, Very Fine, Fluide Glacial, Paris, 2014, 1st, 6.7 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

So cool! A sketchbook with sharks as it's theme. Incredible draftsmanship, whether realistic or cartoony, with great variety and humor. Minimal text in...

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Attilio Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Attilio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2004, 1st, 9782908551624, 2908551624, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Shanghai is a rousing historic adventure story in the vein of Milton Caniff. Set in the China Seas in 1937, this introduced the character U.S. Marine...

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Guido Crepax, Paul Cuvelier, Jean-Claude Forest, Guy Peellaert, Crepax, Paul Cuvelier, Jean-Claude Forest, Guy Peellaert, Guido, Very Fine, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 2009, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

This is the tri-lingual (English, French, Dutch) catalog for an exhibition of Guido Crepax, Paul Cuvelier, Jean-Claude Forest, and Guy Peellaert. From...

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Very Fine, Eric Bourgier, David, Fabrice, Bourgier, Eric, Soleil, 2006, 2849464228, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The dragon-like Drekkars, arch-enemy of Man, are emerging from the shadows after an absence of a thousand years. Deep in the Passe, a rigid, hierarchical...

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Fine (spine ends very lightly bumped, open corners sharp, very bright, clean), Serge Clerc, Landon, Francois, Clerc, Serge, Albin Michel, 1987, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of the illustration work of this modern master of the clear-line style. 50 color and over 100 black & white illustrations: magazines,...

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Sequelles
  $42.00
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Hugues Micol, Micol, Hugues, Limited to 500 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2008, 2nd (2015), 978-2360811007, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 304 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second book in the trilogy started by Romanji and concluded in Tumoltes. From the publisher: "3" opened on a man swallowing a fish and ended, at...

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Sept Psychopathes
  $29.00
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Sean Phillips, Shallow scratch on front cover, otherwise very fine., Vehlmann, Fabien, Phillips, Sean, Delcourt, 2007, 2nd, pictorial boards

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 copies. This copy is signed by the artist with a sketch., Near Fine (light wear), Galerie Champaka, Brussels, 2012, 1st, 8.7 inches, 8.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

Signed by the artist with a sketch. An art book from the gallery in Brussels. Text in English, French, and Italian.


Seaside - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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Science-Fiction Integrale
  $60.00
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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, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2016, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful archival collection of Serge Clerc's science fiction comics, illustrations, posters, album and magazine covers. Reproduces some...

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Pixoloid Studios, Pixoloid Studios, Signed by artists Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315338, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 282 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos! Art by Gaspar Gombos, Mark Molnar, David Metzger, Janos Gardos, Zsolt 'Mike' Szabados, Orsolya Villanyi,...

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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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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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Saubon, Le Petit Canard
  $45.00
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Very Fine, Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Les Reveurs, 2009, 1st, 13 inches, 9.5 inches, 120 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

This is Carlos' brand new album: a completely revised version of an album published in 2000. Le Canard qui aimait les Poules won Best Foreign Album at...

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Saturday Morning in NYC
  $20.00
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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 numbered copies. This copy is also signed by the artist., Very Fine, Alain Beaulet, Paris, 2013, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 28 pages, 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A small fine press chapbook featuring 25 lovely, sophisticated, charming images. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Although uncalled for, this copy is...

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Sasmira 1
  $30.00
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Laurent Vicomte, VF, Vicomte, Laurent, Glenat, 2008, 9782723465861, pictorial boards, French

An old woman, a mysterious ring, a pale beauty at the turn of the century. The strange and romantic adventures of Stanislaus are reminiscent of "Somewhere...

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Sanjulian (periode 1970-1984)
  $150.00
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Sanjulian, Sanjulian, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (two short closed tears to rubbed dustjacket), Grenoble, Glenat, 1985, 1st, 2723404773, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 178 pages, profusely illustrated, mostly in color, with three foldouts, hardcover, cloth, French

A deluxe monograph on this Spanish artist best known for his Warren magazine covers. Covers his work from 1970-1984 and is made up primarily of his book...

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Sandokan, The Tiger of Malaysia
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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2009, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An undiscovered series from Hugo Pratt. Pratt began this graphic novel about the same time as Corto Maltese, but when Corto took off, Pratt never returned...

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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2020, 1st, 9782203172722, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The sex and action and cartoonish violence are raised to the nth degree in the second volume of this new series written and illustrated by Michael...

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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Very light rubbing to covers otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st, 978-2203124325, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From Michael Sanlavalle, illustrator of Rocher Rouge and Le Fleur Vert, and co-creator of Lastman and Hollywood Jan (with Bastien Vives). San Antonio is...

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San-Antonio - Artbook
  $50.00
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François Boucq, Boucq, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 979-1034731008, 10.7 inches, 11 inches, 200 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A handsome art book presenting all 175 original watercolor illustrations by François Boucq for the new covers of the San Antonio novels written by...

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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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Saint-Germain Des Morts
  $40.00
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Denis Bodart, NF (mild surface wear), Streng, Alain, Bodart, Denis, Bedescope, 1985, 1st, pictorial boards

An early album by Bodart. A comedic adventure in contemporary Paris. Long out of print. Text in French.

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Sabre
  $29.00
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Eric Freres, Freres, Eric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079326, 7.4 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An impressive long form wordless graphic novel. Reminiscent of the Dawn of Man sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey. From the publisher: 15,000 years...

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Sabbat
  $50.00
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito, 2013, 1st, 2352830834, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, Italian, French

A collection of new Toppi illustrations and sketches on the theme of women/witches and demons with ironic lines written by the artist: "Witches are not ugly...

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S.
  $30.00
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Gipi, Gipi, Very Fine, Paris, Vertige Graphic, 2006, 1st, 2-84999-042-6, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This graphic novel is a collection of Gipi's memories and stories about his father. From the back cover: S. dit qu'il n'y a rien de mieux que d'aller...

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Rubicoeur - Plaque
  $50.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 12.7 inches, 9.1 inches, color

A 23 x 32 cm (9.1" x 12.7") 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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Royal Aubrac, Tome 1
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Nicolas Sure, Bec, Christophe, Sure, Nicolas, Vents D'Ouest, 2011, 9782749306155, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Evocative, naturalistic depictions of a French asylum and surrounding countryside in the early 20th century. From the artist of Wadlow and Neverland....

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Christian Rossi, Rossi, Christian, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2015, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: Exceptionally gifted draftsman, Christian Rossi has worked with the greatest: Jean-Michel Charlier Serge Le Tendre, through...

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Rose Et Isabel
  $45.00
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Ted Mathot, VF, Mathot, Ted, Akileos, 2008, 1st, pictorial boards

A French edition of Pixar story supervisor Ted Mathot's self-published graphic novel. Published in black & white in the U.S., this edition has...

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Jim Holdaway, VF/VF, O'Donnell, Peter, Holdaway, Jim, Futuropolis, 1984, boards

One of the very few collections of this strip from the creators of Modesty Blaise. A four years before Modesty Blaise, O'Donnell and Holdaway created this...

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Jim Holdaway, VF/VF, O'Donnell, Peter, Holdaway, Jim, Futuropolis, 1983, boards

One of the very few collections of this strip from the creators of Modesty Blaise. Four years before Modesty Blaise, O'Donnell and Holdaway created this...

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