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.

 
Les lutins et le cordonnier
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Agnes Cathala, Annette Marnat, Cathala, Agnes, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Milan, 2014, 1st thus, 978-2-7459-9463-9, 7 inches, 6.6 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat's children's picture book retelling the Brother Grimm fairytale The Shoemaker and the Elves. For ages 3-6. Every night, two elves...

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Folles Saisons
  $25.00
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Jean-Francois Chabas, David Sala, Chabas, Jean-Francois, Sala, David, Very Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 12.5 inches, 26 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful children's picture book. From the publisher: Historically, it was understood like this: the seasons change in a given order,...

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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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Blueberry : Nez Casse (Signed)
  $300.00
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Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (very light bumps to the spine ends, light rubbing to the front cover, otherwise Fine), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Dargaud, 1980, 1985 printing, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely signed copy of this Blueberry album (published in English as Broken Nose). Giraud has signed "Gir" with a border around it and below that...

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Inscribed by the artis, Near Fine (very light bumps to the spine ends and corners, light rubbing to the covers, otherwise Fine), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Hachette/Novedi, 1982, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A particularly collectable copy of the First Edition ("depot legal. March 1982") of this famous episode in the Lieutenant Blueberry series from the team of...

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Fine (all corners sharp, covers clean, binding tight), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A Fine condition First Printing of Le Bout de la Piste (published in English as The End of the Trail).

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#738 of 2,050 copies signed by Charlier and Gir, Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 15 inches, 10.25 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

This is the signed and numbered clothbound edition with an extra 8 pages containing an essay by Charlier and an interview with Jean Giraud and an extra...

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#594 of 2,050 copies signed by Charlier and Gir, Very Fine in a Very Fine slipcase in a Very Good protective cardboard slipcase, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Novedi, 1986, 1st, 15 inches, 10.25 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

This is the signed and numbered clothbound edition with an extra 8 pages containing an essay by Charlier and an interview with Jean Giraud and an extra...

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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205076295, 16 inches, 12 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 1999. This...

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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205076301, 16 inches, 12 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 1999. This...

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Blueberry 28 - Dust N&B 30x40
  $40.00
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Jean-Michel Charlier, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Charlier, Jean-Michel, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782205077438, 16 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 16 inch) black & white edition of this Blueberry graphic novel written & illustrated by Jean Giraud in 2004. This was the...

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Le Magicien d'Oz Vol. 1
  $25.00
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David Chauvel, Enrique Fernandez, Chauvel, David, Fernandez, Enrique, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2005, 1st, 2847896635, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrique Fernandez' beautiful three volume adaptation of the famous L. Frank Baum children's book. Beautiful color art, design, & storytelling by...

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Le Magicien d'Oz Vol. 3
  $25.00
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David Chauvel, Enrique Fernandez, Chauvel, David, Fernandez, Enrique, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2005, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Enrique Fernandez' beautiful three volume adaptation of the famous L. Frank Baum children's book. Beautiful color art, design, & storytelling by...

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Murder on the Orient Express
  $15.00
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Near Fine, Solidor, Christie & Francois Riviere, Agatha, Solidor, Harper Collins, 2007, 1st British, 9780007246588, 0007246587, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Graphic adaptation of Agatha Christie's famous mystery novel.

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Enki Bilal, VF, Christin, Pierre, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2005, pictorial boards, French

Originally published in 1988. Text in French.

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in mailing box, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-1096315048, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Châtelet Station, Direction Cassiopeia. With extra materials. From the publisher:...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very fine in very fine bo, Strasbourg, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-10-96315-00-0, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Out of print! A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Les Oiseaux du Maître (The Birds of the Master). From the publisher:...

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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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Douce France
  $40.00
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Joel Collado, Camille Babeau, Collado, Camille Babeau, Joel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7860-8, 12 inches, 9.625 inches, 144 pages, over 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 of France's most beautiful locations as illustrated by 60 different artists, including Crushiform, Louis Thomas, Chaboute, Vincent Mahe... From the...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Etienne le Roux & Freddy Martin, Fine, Contremarche, Frederic, Lauffray, Etienne le Roux & Freddy Martin, Mathieu, Delcourt, 1997, Later, pictorial boards, French

This heroic fantasy comic features five painted pages and a cover by Lauffray. This French artist may be best known in the United States for his cover...

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Manuel de la Jungle
  $28.00
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Oliver Copin, Joub, Nicoby, Copin, Joub, Oliver, Nicoby, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2015, 1st, 978-2800161792, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully rendered in watercolor. From the publisher: Can two cartoonists survive in the jungle? Left for a few days in the Guyanese...

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Okhéania T2: La Chute
  $15.00
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VF, Picard, Corbeyran, Eric, Picard, Dargaud, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Les Enfants Du Siecle
  $28.00
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Edith, Corcal, Edith, Near Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2003, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Eugene de Tourcoing-Startrec, peintre visionnaire." The adventures of an upstart Impressionist painter and his friends. French countryside! Cows! Absinthe!...

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Phil Cordier, Thierry Martin, Cordier, Phil, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Komics Initiative, Notre-Dame-d'Oé, 2021, 1st, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, duotone illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new, very limited pulp story, illustrated by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. An illustrated novella in French....

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