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.

 
Club Colonial
  $30.00
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Patrick Verlinden, Antonio Lapone, Verlinden, Patrick, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Brugge, Bonte, 2013, 1st, 9781151025562, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An art book portraying the denizens of a jazz club, the Club Colonial. 15 full-page color illustrations accompany the text in Dutch and French. Plus a...

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Raven Tome 1: Némésis
  $30.00
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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782205079869, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Lauffray returns to the high seas in his new series! From Planet BD: On board his ship, Captain Black Vane prepares to attack a Spanish...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Limited to 4000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782205085150, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Lauffray returns to the high seas in his new series! This limited edition reproduces Mathieu's new album in a "Grand Format" almost twice as large...

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Walking Cat Tome 1
  $20.00
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Tomo Kitaoka, Kitaoka, Tomo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Kana, 2020, 1st, 9782505085188, 7.2 inches, 5 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

I was intrigued by this manga and I bet you are too. Believe it or not, it's never been published in English. From the publisher: Since the zombies...

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Histoires de fantômes du Japon
  $40.00
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Lafcadio Hearn, Benjamin Lacombe, Hearn, Lafcadio, Lacombe, Benjamin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 9782302078970, 11.2 inches, 8 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: At the height of his graphic talent, Benjamin Lacombe offers a tribute to Japan, through a haunting and thoroughly researched...

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Olivier Ledroit Artbook
  $95.00
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Olivier Ledroit, Ledroit, Olivier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Nickel, Viry-Châtillon, 2007, 978-2-9144-2021-1, 13.3 inches, 10.5 inches, 304 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

A massive oversize art book on Olivier Ledroit. Arranged thematically and chronologically. Over 300 pages of artwork: illustrations, covers, entire pages,...

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Belles de Nuit
  $95.00
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Olivier Ledroit, Ledroit, Olivier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Nickel, Viry-Châtillon, 2013, 978-2-9144-2049-5, 13.3 inches, 10.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, French

An entire book devoted to Olivier Ledroit's paintings of women. Nudity. Several foldouts. Preface by Michel-Édouard Leclerc and an afterword by...

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Cosey, Cosey, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344037614, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Cosey, creator of A Mysterious Melody, delivers a new tribute to the Disney heroes of his childhood, This time starring Minnie and in his favorite...

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Gess, Gess, Gess, Gess, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2020, 1st, 9782344041512, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This large format black & white edition reproduces Gess' inked pages prior to the application of color. From the publisher: Conan in the land 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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Une Annee sans Cthulhu
  $30.00
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Thierry Smolderen, Alexandre Clerisse, Smolderen, Thierry, Clerisse, Alexandre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077445, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautuful new album from the creators of Souvenirs de l'Empire de l'Atome (Atomic Empire) and l'Ete Diabolik (Diabolical Summer)! A Year without...

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le Royaume de Blanche Fleur
  $30.00
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Benoit Feroumont, Feroumont, Benoit, Light wear to the open corners otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034737437, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A relaunch of Benoit Feroumont's comic series about Anne, a pretty young innkeeper, and the royal family in a mythical kingdom in the middle ages. "Le...

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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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Alain Ayroles, Juanjo Guarnido, Ayroles, Alain, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine with Very Fine obi band in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 9782413019534, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This special "Édition Noir & Blanc" features: -Juanjo's finished pencil pages prior to the application of watercolor. -An eight page...

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Jean Frisano, Frisano, Jean, Limited to 700 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, color illustrations, French

Jean Frisano (1927-1987) was the subject of a major art exhibition at the 2020 Angouleme Festival: "De Tarzan à Marvel, l'Amérique...

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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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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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Ladies - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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Philippe Berthet, Berthet, Philippe, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410065, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Berthet (Pin-Up). This is a numbered limited edition with a removable art print signed...

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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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Lastman, Tome 12
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2019, 1st, 9782203186118, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 224 pages, black & white with 14 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second Books is extremely unlikely...

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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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Tremen
  $25.00
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Pim Bos, Bos, Pim, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782505079101, 11 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An incredible wordless sci-fi graphic novel by a brand new talent Pim Bos. Mysterious, surrealist, post-apocalyptic, and totally silent, this is a visit...

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Joann Sfar, Christophe Blain, Sfar, Joann, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205077988, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This new Blueberry series is written by Sfar and illustrated by Blain. Following his example in Gus Tome 4, Blain "casts" his characters with...

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Giovanni Di Gregorio, Alessandro Barbucci, Di Gregorio, Giovanni, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034736973, 11.5 inches, 8.6999999999999993 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new series beautifully illustrated by Barbucci (Skydoll, Ekho, Monster Allergy), a young adult fantasy about three sisters. This stand alone first volume...

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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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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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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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The Art of David Benzal
  $40.00
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David Benzal, Benzal, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

David Benzal is one of the first Spanish concept artists. This book highlights his career as a character and environment designer and illustrator for video...

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Petales
  $16.00
Gustavo Borges, Borges, Gustavo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2018, 1st, 9782889330959, 11.9 inches, 8.6999999999999993 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel for all ages. A poignant tale of caring, kindness and generosity. From the publisher: I collect wood to feed the stove in the...


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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Aslan, Aslan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Dynamite / La Musardine, 2019, 1st, 9782362345005, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The first complete collection of the Aslan pin-ups that appeared in Lui magazine--a journey through the golden age of eroticism! In...


Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full-page pencil drawing, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (bump to the tail of the spine end with a small 1/8" scrape, corners very lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist with a nice full-page pencil drawing of Belladone and dated in the year of publication: 2004! This Limited edition is long out...

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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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Chaos - French 1st
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners sharp, moderate wear to dustjacket edges), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 1991, 1st, 9782731607086, 12.7 inches, 10.7 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of over 200 color and black & white illustrations. This is the French first edition, in its original large square format, with a...

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Verve, 1988-2005
  $95.00
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Near Fine (mild bend to the lower corner, light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-9054921578, 11 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

This excellent 2006 art book collects Meulen's most important graphic work from 1988 to 2005 (posters, covers, illustrations, serigraphs ...). Foreword...

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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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Metal Hurlant 30 Ans Vol. 1
  $50.00
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Moebius, Druillet, et al, Moebius, Druillet, et al, Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2005, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 48 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This commemorative book, limited to 1000 copies, chronicles the first 48 issues of the iconic comics magazine Metal Hurlant. Each page covers one issue with...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Inscribed by the artist, Very Good+ (all corners bumped, moderate cover wear, binding and interior very sound), Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This copy is wittily inscribed by the artist: the interior of this book was in bound upside down relative to the covers, so Moebius signed his name...

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Coloriages avec Moebius
  $80.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (mild rubbing to the corners, 1/2" closed tear to one page, very flat, tight, clean), Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2010, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 24 pages, monochrome illustrations with 4 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A coloring book for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. Full of great line art by Moebius. Text in French.

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Carlos Sampayo, José Muñoz, Sampayo, Carlos, Muñoz, José, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Casterman, Brussels, 2007, 9782203008083, 10.2 inches, 7.3 inches, 392 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: For this Alack Sinner Integrale in two volumes, José Muñoz and Carlos Sampayo wanted to completely revisit the...

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Benjamin Von Eckartsberg, Thomas Von Kummant, Von Eckartsberg, Benjamin, Von Kummant, Thomas, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part two of this Medieval revenge fantasy adapted from the best-selling German novel by Wolfgang Hohlbein! Originally released as two volumes, this new...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Limited to 1250 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Les mondes de Wallace Wood" or "The Worlds of Wallace Wood") mounted for the Angouleme Comics Festival in...

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Yoshiharu Tsuge, Tsuge, Yoshiharu, Limited to 1200 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

NOW IN STOCK! This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Yoshiharu Tsuge: être sans exister" or "Yoshiharu Tsuge: to be without...

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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...


Near Fine (light spotting on top edge, very minor wear to cover edges), Mireille Moon, Herge, Moon, Mireille, Herge, Editions Moulinsart, 2006, 9782874241161, 8.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

A faux biography of "The Diva of the 20th Century" Bianca Castafiore from the Tintin books. Illustrated with sample panels and photos.

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Voyage en Satanie Tome 1
  $15.00
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Vehlmann, Marie and Sebastien Kerascoet, Vehlmann, Kerascoet, Marie and Sebastien, Near Fine (covers moderately rubbed, interior Fine), Dargaud, Paris, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A group of spelunkers is exploring caves when they mistakenly journey to a variety of mysterious underground lands. Book 1 of 2.

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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.

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Le Major - First Edition
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Stardom, Paris, 2011, 1st, 6.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 312 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This is the out-of-print original edition from 2011 with a small 4 x 6 inch sketchbook format that reproduces the originals actual size. This reproduces an...

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