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.

 
Mitchum N°4
  $12.00
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Very Fine, Blutch, Blutch, Cornelius, 1998, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

"Le Ballet." This issue is composed of two nearly wordless tableaus (only 6 short sentences in French) each with a female dancer.

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Rancho Bravo
  $26.00
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Blutch, VF, Blutch, Fluide Glacial, 1999, pictorial boards, French

A collection of the Rancho Bravo comic stories centered around a fort and outpost in the frontier West. Great stuff. "In Rancho Bravo, the heroes are...

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Vitesse Moderne
  $30.00
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Blutch, VF, Blutch, Dupuis, 2010, 1st thus, French wraps, French

A beautiful album by the award-winning BD creator. This is a new expanded edition nicely printed on fine paper. This first printing includes a bonus 12...

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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2205074642, 12 inches, 9 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, German, French, English

“Blutch is a master. No other cartoonist renders with such casual virtuosity.” —Craig Thompson “One of our greatest...

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Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, Blutch, Catel, Bastien Vives, A limited edition of 2000 copies with 3 prints each signed by its respective artist, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2020, 1st, 9791034753581, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, 120 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Full title: Pendant ce temps à Fécamp... Dessins Libres, Mars-Avril-mai 2020  (" Meanwhile in Fécamp ... Free Drawings,...

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Denis Bodart, VF, Yann, Bodart, Denis, Vents d'Ouest, 1987, 2002 edition, pictorial boards

A mercenary in 1960s Southeast Asia. Text in French.

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l'Inedit #18
  $20.00
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Very Fine, Denis Bodart, Bodart, Denis, 2004, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 68 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

Subtitled "the drawings that you doubtless never would not have seen," this Belgian fanzine features sketchbook drawings of bande dessinee artists. This...

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Nicotine Goudron
  $40.00
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Fine, Denis Bodart, Yann, Bodart, Denis, L'Echo des Savanes/Albin Michel, 1990, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Bodart album had one printing in 1990. Long out of print.  In the opening story, 18-year-old punk rocker Nicotine and her two friends are...

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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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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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Malaises
  $65.00
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Gus Bofa, VF, Bofa, Gus, Cornelius, 2001, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Slogans
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Gus Bofa, Bofa, Gus, Cornelius, 2002, 1st, 160, B&W illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French, French

From the publisher: "A timeless lampoon on human cowardice and the pack mentality, SLOGANS raises the essential question of whether man descends from the...

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Matthieu Bonhomme, With a color illustrated bookplate #73/200 copies signed by the artist, VF, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, pictorial boards, French

One of a limited supply with a color illustrated bookplate signed by the artist and numbered #73/200 copies. A series by the the artist of Messire...

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Matthieu Bonhomme, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 256 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Collects all five volumes of the first cycle, or story arc, in one volume, in a slightly larger format, in black and white, with pages specially reworked by...

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Matthieu Bonhomme, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Near Fine (small tear along cover edge otherwise Fine), issued without dustjacket, Paris, Lucky Comics, 2016, 1st, 9782884713634, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A brand new Lucky Luke album written & illustrated by Matthieu Bonhomme in tribute to Morris, the creator of "The Fastest Gun in the West." An...


Texas Cowboys Tome 2
  $30.00
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Lewis Trondheim, Matthieu Bonhomme, Trondheim, Lewis, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 978-2800160856, 9.45 inches, 6.88 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Matthieu Bonhomme's Western miniseries which he both drew and colored. From the publisher: It's 1878. Many destinies intertwine in the town of Fort...

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Tremen
  $25.00
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...


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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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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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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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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Emile Bravo, VF, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards

This is one in a series of "one-shot" Spirou et Fantasio albums in which different writers and artists are allowed to tell a Spirou et Fantasio story set...

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Emile Bravo, VF in VF slipcase, Bravo, Emile, Dupuis, 2008, Later, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe collector's edition has two volumes in a slipcase. The second volume reproduces the album in pencil form. "For Emile Bravo, the graphic...

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