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.

 
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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Ziblyne et Bettie
  $75.00
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Denis Sire, Sire, Denis, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (light bumps to lower corners and spine ends, two large tears to the dustjacket), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, 9782731610444, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"a very strange and fancy story." Denis Sire redrew a large part of his original 'Bois Willys' stories for this 1992 edition. In addition, this features...

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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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Le Bandard Fou - First Printing
  $100.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (mild corner and shelfwear, binding sound), Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1976, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

The first printing of the original edition of this early Moebius graphic novel. Later editions would be published in color, but Moebius' hatch heavy ink...

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Frezzato Esquisses
  $60.00
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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions USA, 2001, 1st, 2-914409-11-7, 17.25 inches, 13.5 inches, 86 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Frezzato's Keepers of the Maser Volume 4 This sketchbook presents the original rough pencil pages for all of Volume 4 along with sketches, layouts, and...

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From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (light wear), Paris, 1974, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, One of 950 copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2003, 1st, 9.75 inches, 6.6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This long out-of-print signed and numbered Deluxe Edition is printed on an extra heavy fine art paper (Old Mill 190 gr. paper) which reproduces the artwork...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $300.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp, bright, clean, glossy), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations of Jesus in the desert by Moebius.

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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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Pirates de Legende
  $30.00
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Loick Peyron, Annette Marnat, Peyron, Loick, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Flammarion, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 62 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat's children's picture book about legendary pirates. 29 large color illustrations, plus decorations, by Annette.

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Inside Moebius, Tome 6
  $195.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 3500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom/Moebius Production, 2010, 1st, 9782908766462, 9.6 inches, 7 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This final volume has the best artwork in the series. Since published in English, this is the original first edition/printing, self-published by Moebius,...

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Gesta Dei - Signed & Numbered
  $100.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, #832 of a limited edition signed by the artist, Fine, El Yeite Ilustrado, Buenos Aires, 2003, 1st thus, 12.2 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 107 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps

Out of print. "Enciclopedia Grafica de los Asuntos Humanos y de las Cosa en General. Ordenada, Escrita y Dibujada por Carlos Nine de la Academia...

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Lucy l'Espoir
  $50.00
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Patrick Norbert, Tanino Liberatore, Norbert, Patrick, Liberatore, Tanino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Capitol Editions, 2007, 1st, 9782355560002, 13.75 inches, 10.2 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original edition in a 10 x 14 inch oversize format. An anthropological graphic novel that realistically reconstructs the prehistoric life of early...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Wallace Wood was the subject of a career retrospective museum exhibition at the 2020 FIBD -- The 47th International Festival of Bande Dessinee in Angouleme,...

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Quatre-Vingt Huit
  $495.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light bump to the upper edge of the rear board, corners sharp, pages flat and clea, Paris, Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2-203-34602-7, 9.75 inches, 10.9 inches, 65 pages, 94 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A very sharp copy of a scarce collection of Moebius' abstract paintings and drawings. This book had one printing in 1990 and was never reprinted. Minimal...

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Zep
Zep, Zep, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2005, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

The official poster for the 32nd Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme in 2005. Zep won the festival's Grand Prix in 2004 and created...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+ (small bump to the bottom edge, light wear to the covers) issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Daisies: Affogato all'Amarena
  $325.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Gisele et Beatrice
  $26.00
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Benoit Feroumont, Feroumont, Benoit, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 979-1034730339, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From Benoit Feroumont, animator and the creator of the BD series Le Royaume, a modern day, erotic social satire. Beatrice is stuck in a depressing office...

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Flesh Empire
  $30.00
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Yann Legendre, Legendre, Yann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203164314, 10.9 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in the Wall Street...

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Xavier Dorison, Félix Delep, Dorison, Xavier, Delep, Félix, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203148888, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel inspired by Animal Farm, beautifully illustrated by Felix Delep. Felix draws a variety of farm animals with incredible fluidity and the...

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Mon Traitre
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2018, 9782369814740, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Retour a Killybegs
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2019, 1st, 9782369819028, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034972, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The first two titles in this series were published in...

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Super Mickey - Disney / Glénat
  $30.00
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Pieter de Poortere, de Poortere, Pieter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034767, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The creator of the rude and irreverent wordless A new volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The...

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Captain Death
  $29.00
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Alexis Bacci Leveillé, Bacci Leveillé, Alexis, Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203196957, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 220 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Alexis Bacci Leveillé, a graduate of the Gobelins School, is a animation storyboard artist who entered the bande dessinee field as the co-creator and...

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Alain Kokor, Kokor, Alain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2019, 1st, 9782754824262, 11.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Kokor's latest graphic novel is an absolute beauty, with charming style and character design and crystal clear storytelling. With an 8-page sketchbook...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Tiny tear on front cover outer edge, otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2019, 1st, 9782731629262, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For the serious Moebius fan, this collection of early stories drawn by Jean Giraud shows his development on his way to becoming "Moebius." It includes...

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François Walthéry, Walthéry, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410041, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, over 400 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Over 400 illustrations, most in color, primarily of original art. Walthery is the last of the great "classic" cartoonists of Le Journal de Spirou as...

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l'Humain
  $30.00
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Diego Agrimbau, Lucas Varela, Agrimbau, Diego, Varela, Lucas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080476, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I am a big fan of Argentinean artist Lucas Varela and his previous albums L'Heritage du Colonel and Le jour le plus long du futur (a wordless graphic...

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Blutch: Un Autre Paysage
  $70.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079586, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Blutch Drawings 1994-2018" A beautiful art book and exhibition catalog of Blutch drawings in a variety of media, with more drawings than have ever been...

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Arzak, Le Rocher 50 x 70 Plaque
  $100.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Paris, Moebius Productions, 2019, 27.6 inches, 19.7 inches, color, French

A 50 x 70 cm (19.7" x 27.6") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque. Matte finish. Wood edges are beveled and painted black. Ready for hanging.

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Dédales, Tome 1
  $35.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (bump to lower corners otherwise Very Fine in publisher's shrink wrap), issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, Cornelius, 2019, 1st, 9782360811649, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The first volume of Charles Burn's new graphic novel, published exclusively worldwide by Cornelius Editions. The graphic novel will not be serialized in...

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Deux Mille Meuf
  $30.00
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F'Murrr, F'Murrr, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080391, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 280 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

From the publisher: Each year, F'murr makes unique greeting cards for his friends. In 2009, he decided to draw two thousand girls, sketched on the...

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L'Art de Morris
  $70.00
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Morris, Morris, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2015, 9782884713672, 11.8 inches, 11 inches, 312 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A massive art book devoted to Maurice de Bevere (1923-2001) better known as "Morris" and his most popular creation Lucky Luke. Published to coincide with a...

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Contes-Saumatres
  $30.00
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Yann, Berberian, Bodart, Boucq, Clarke, Denis, Dupuy, Gabrion, Hermann, Juillard, Michetz, Rossi, Wendling, Zep, Yann, Berberian, Bodart, Boucq, Clarke, Denis, Dupuy, Gabrion, Hermann, Juillard, Michetz, Rossi, Wendling, Zep, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034730322, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This new edition of two comic anthologies from 1997 and 1998 contains Claire Wendling's last published comic book story : a twisted version of The Little...

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Haiku - Signed & Numbered
  $40.00
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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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Paris sous les eaux
  $35.00
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Gallimard Loisirs, 2018, 1st, 9782742457564, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 watercolor cartoons of Paris life by Joann Sfar. From the publisher: This art book collects the great drawings that Joann Sfar publishes in Paris...

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Virginie Augustin, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344020654, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Virginie Augustin studied animation at the École des Gobelins before working for Walt Disney on films like 'Tarzan' and 'Hercules.' Her comics...

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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, 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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Obscurcia 3
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 9782413018414, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I love this series! The concluding volume of this fantasy adventure takes the action and fights to a whole other level as Alex, Laécia and Bidibidou...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, #17 of 25 numbered HC copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Album, Paris, 2006, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

#17 of 25 numbered HC ("Hors Commerce") copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa on a limitation page AND on a separate ex-libris. This deluxe edition of...

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Serge Le Tendre, Regis Loisel, Le Tendre, Serge, Loisel, Regis, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2011, 1st, 9782205066968, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 232 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Quest for the Timebird. Loisel's acclaimed 4-volume fantasy series complete in one book. This out-of-print 2011 limited edition features a beautiful...

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Run
Mutafukaz Tome 5
  $24.00
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Run, Run, Fine in Near Fine slipcase, Ankama, Paris, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This comic come with a warning it contains: violence, bad language, sex, discrimination, drugs, and original gangsters. Mutafukaz Volume 5: V -...

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