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.

 
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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Love Is In the Air
  $28.00
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Gihef, Antonio Lapone, Gihef, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Gerpinnes, Kennes, 2017, 1st thus, 9782875804303, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A 48 page graphic novel and 24 pages of art from visual stylist Antonio Lapone! The graphic novel is a romantic comedy set in 1960 New York City. From...

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What's New Pussycat?
  $28.00
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Gihef, Antonio Lapone, Gihef, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Gerpinnes, Kennes, 2017, 1st, 9782875804297, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone's sequel to Love is in the Air takes place in the same apartment building with new characters! The graphic novel is a romantic comedy set in 1960 New...

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Herge, Fine, Goddin, Philippe, Herge, Moulinsart, 1999, 1st, pictorial boards

A dissection filled with archival material.

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Greg, Andre Franquin, Jidéhem, Greg, Franquin, Jidéhem, Andre, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Count Champignac finally manages to extract the toxic residue from his famous elixir X4, which multiplies one's intellectual faculties. Excitedly, he calls...

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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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Jean-Marie Pigeon, Guillaume, Marie-Ange, Pigeon, Jean-Marie, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Christian Desbois Editions, 1995, 1st, 291015002X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, over 100 color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Marie Pigeon is one of the premier sculptors in the world of Bande Dessinee.  This monograph features over 100 color photographs of the...

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Marie-Ange Guillaume, Jean-Marie Pigeon, Guillaume, Marie-Ange, Pigeon, Jean-Marie, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Paris, Christian Desbois Editions, 1995, 1st, 291015002X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Marie Pigeon is one of the premier sculptors in the world of Bande Dessinee. This monograph features over 100 color photographs of the sculptors' many...

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Chien Pourri
  $12.00
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Colas Gutman, Marc Boutavant, Gutman, Colas, Boutavant, Marc, Very Fine, L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, 2013, 978-2211211970, 7.5 inches, 5 inches, 54 pages, 32 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

A humorous children's novel about a mangy but lovable dog profusely illustrated in color by Marc Boutavant. Also known as Mouk, Marc Boutavant's...

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Le Singe et l'epi de mais
  $8.00
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Nadia Gypteau, Guillaume Plantevin, Gypteau, Nadia, Plantevin, Guillaume, Very Fine, Flammarion, Paris, 2013, 9782081285224, 7.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, French

The Monkey and the Ear of Corn. With wonderful illustrations by Guillaume Plantevin. From the publisher: One day, a very greedy white monkey discovers...

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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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Accords Sensibles
  $35.00
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Very Fine, Antonio Lapone, Hautiere, Regis, Lapone, Antonio, Glenat, 2011, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone is a great fan of the fifties and the "Ligne Claire" and works as a graphic artist and illustrator. His panels are very graphic with a lot of...

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Adam Clarks
  $30.00
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Regis Hautiere, Antonio Lapone, Hautiere, Regis, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Glenat, Paris, 2014, 1st, 14.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone is a great fan of the fifties and the "Ligne Claire" and works as a graphic artist and illustrator. His panels are very graphic with a lot of...

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Régis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Hautière, Régis, Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344037171, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize black & white Collector's Edition of Red Nails , limited to 1500 copies, reproduces Didier Cassegrain's finished pencil pages prior...

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Regis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Olivier Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Regis, Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344030783, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new series with Olivier Vatine's stamp all over it. Vatine co-wrote and provided the layouts for this action adventure. The People's Heroes, Vol. 1:...

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Regis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Olivier Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Regis, Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344032978, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new series with Olivier Vatine's stamp all over it. Vatine co-wrote and provided the layouts for this action adventure. From the publisher: From an...

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Midi-Minuit
  $30.00
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Doug Headline, Massimo Semerano, Headline, Doug, Semerano, Massimo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800174617, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A garishly colorful, beautifully illustrated graphic novel. From the publisher: "Midi-Minuit" is a high-voltage mystery that mixes fiction and reality...

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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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Clockwerx 1: Genese
  $26.00
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Jean Baptiste Hostache, VF, Henderson & Tony Salvaggio, Jason, Hostache, Jean Baptiste, Les Humanoides Associes, 2008, 1st, pictorial boards, French

A steampunk adventure set in 1897 London. It features great victorian mecha designs. This is part one of two and, true to French storytelling style, there...

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Le Syndrome de Stendhal
  $30.00
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Aurelie Herrou, Sagar, Herrou, Aurelie, Sagar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344022856, 11.7 inches, 8.6 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully drawn graphic novel set in and around the Georges Pompideau Center in Paris, by two creators working in film. Aurélie Herrou comes from...

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Tintin, Haddock Et Les Bateaux
  $25.00
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Herge, VF, Horeau, Yves, Herge, Moulinsart, 1999, pictorial boards

"Tintin, Haddock and the Boats." Exhibition catalog. Text in French.

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Michel Hutt, Annette Marnat, Hutt, Michel, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Trouville sur Mer, Ah! Éditions, 2016, 1st, 9791094830109, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

English title: The Ecological Investigations of Jean-Bernard and Miss Turtle: Do Not Lather! From the publisher: Jean-Bernard the badger may have a...

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Isa
Isa, Very Fine, Isa, Fluide Glacial, 2009, pictorial boards, French

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Citadine
  $30.00
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Ood Serriere, VF, Jactance, Serriere, Ood, Soleil, 2011, color wraps

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Very Fine, Humberto Ramos, Jenkins, Paul, Ramos, Humberto, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723489621, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For Ramos' fans, this is the French edition of "Fairy Quest: Outlaws" featuring a new cover. Sick of repeating the same fairy tale over and over again,...

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Dimitri Joannides, Nicholas Sure, Joannides, Dimitri, Sure, Nicholas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2016, 978-2344006887, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Art and color by Nicolas Sure. From the publisher: The art of scandal. 1912, Vienna. Fiery Egon Schiele is the talk of the Austrian capital....

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Bouncer, Tome 8: To Hell
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Boucq, Francois, Glenat, 2012, 9782723487009, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The eighth volume in this precisely illustrated tale of the Old West. Bouncer owns a saloon in the town of Barrio City, where bathtub whiskey's easier to...

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Bouncer, Tome 9: And Back
  $26.00
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Alejandro Jodorowsky, Francois Boucq, Jodorowsky, Alejandro, Boucq, Francois, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2013, 9782723487009, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The conclusion of a two-part story. Another incredibly warped Jodorowsky Western featuring deformities, disfigurations, a blistering desert, a train crash,...

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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Humanoides, 2000, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"After the Incal: the New Dream."

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Ladronn, Limited to 1500 copies, VF, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Ladronn, Humanoides, 2011, 1st, Pictorial boards, French

A limited deluxe edition reproducing Ladronn's ink artwork for Final Incal Tome 2 prior to digitization and coloring. Half an inch wider and taller than the...

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VG+ (corners bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Zoran, Les Humanoides Associes, 1990/1991, Later, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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VG+ (corners bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Zoran, Les Humanoides Associes, 1991, Later, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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VG+ (corners bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Zoran, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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VG+ (corners bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Janjetov, Zoran, Les Humanoides Associes, 1995, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Very Good+ (some scuffing to covers and corners otherwise new and unread), Travis Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Travis Charest & Zoran Janjetov, Les Humanoides Associes, 2008, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition of Travis Charest' s Meta-Baron volume. 30 pages drawn and painted by Travis Charest (Pages 9-37 and page 60) with a framing...

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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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Morgane
  $30.00
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Simon Kansara, Stephane Fert, Kansara, Simon, Fert, Stephane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2016, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stéphane Fert is a French illustrator and comic artist. This one-shot, Morgane, is his first solo album and it is a beauty with bold, stylized,...

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Guirlanda
  $50.00
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Jerry Kramsky, Lorenzo Mattotti, Kramsky, Jerry, Mattotti, Lorenzo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2016, 1st, 9782203025233, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 400 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The first new graphic novel from Mattotti in 14 years. A massive 400 page story, beautifully rendered with a loose, expressive pen line. From the...

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Kris, Bruno Duhamel, Kris, Duhamel, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dupuis, 2014, 1st, 9782800160122, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A time travel comedy adventure! Hellcats, Zeros, Catalina PBYs, carriers, battleships, and Pearl Harbor! From the publisher: The Time Brigade,...

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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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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase, Orly, Les Editions de l'Ecole Georges Méliès, 2013, 1st, 978-2954208305, 2954208309, 13.7 inches, 13.7 inches, 220 pages, 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

Out of print. A sharp new unread copy. This slipcased coffee table art book has 220 13 x 13 inch pages with 250 color illustrations reproducing...

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Pinocchio - by Pierre Lambert
  $595.00
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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, One of 750 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in Near Fine Cardboard Shipping Box, Paris, Les Editions Granovsky, 2018, 1st, 9782364805705, 17.5 inches, 17.5 inches, 172 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, black cloth, French

This is a new, completely revised version of Pierre Lambert's art book devoted to Walt Disney's 1940 animated film Pinocchio . Lambert has replaced a...

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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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Paul Gillon, VF, Lapiere, Gillon, Paul, Dupuis, 2005, 9782800137278, pictorial boards

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Patrice Larcenet, James, Larcenet, Patrice, James, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2012, 978-2723485678, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Prometheus Unit: Squad 126" Parisian X-Files with fowl actors! From the publisher: A fantastical investigation in a France between two world...

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Olivier Le Bellec, Vincent Odin, Le Bellec, Olivier, Odin, Vincent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2016, 1st, 11.6 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Investigations of Commissioner Crassoulet. A series on one-page comic strips and cartoons with lively watercolored artwork by Vincent Odin who has been...

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