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.

 
Nouvel Etat Des Stocks
  $60.00
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Enki Bilal, VF/VF, Bilal, Enki, Casterman, 2006, 9782203353336, pictorial boards

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Jerry Frissen, Bill, Frissen, Jerry, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Part of the Lucha Libre series: The Luchadores Five are five would-be superheroes. California, Surfing and Mexican wrestling masks! It's got everything!...

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Near Fine (spine ends lightly bumped, light cover wear, binding and interior sound), Jerry Bingham, Moebius & Jean-Marc Lofficier, Alexandro, Bingham, Jerry, Les Humanoides Associes, 1992, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 50 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Gus, Tome 4: Happy Clem N&B
  $35.00
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Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2016, 1st, 9782205074222, 11.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A black and white version of the latest volume of Christophe Blain's great western series. Limited to 2500 copies. Blain uses a split brush inking...

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La Fille
  $40.00
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Christophe Blain, Blain, Christophe, Very Fine, Paris, Gallimard, 2013, 1st, 9782070653072, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 76 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Christophe Blain unleashes another innovative book. This is an illustrated story of Western magical realism, with text and illustrations on facing...

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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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Surplus Universalis
  $45.00
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Fred Blanchard, Blanchard, Fred, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, 64 pages in color and 32 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French, English

Blanchard is a French comic artist, designer, and illustrator. He specializes in designing creatures and vehicles and frequently supplies designs to other...

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Guimauves
  $40.00
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Stephane Blanquet, Blanquet, Stephane, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2017, 1st, 978-2360810956, 9.625 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

"Born in 1973, near Paris, France, multimedia artist Stéphane Blanquet is a prolific figure in the contemporary art scene since the end of the 1980s....

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L'enclos
  $15.00
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Blexbolex, Blexbolex, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Cornelius, 2000, 1st, 9782909990590, 6.3 inches, 4.5 inches, 34 pages, monochrome illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

A wordless graphic novel. From the publisher: A little man goes home. Crossing a forest, he cuts a little firewood. He seems quite happy because he...

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Very Fine, Blutch, Blutch, Fluide Glacial, 2009, 1st, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

The Blotch series is about an artist in 1920s Paris who passes himself off as an art sensation but is in reality a fraud making a living drawing...

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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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C'était le Bonheur
  $25.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2005, 1st, 2754800085, 9.2 inches, 7.4 inches, 184 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this collection of immediate drawings and sketches scribbled in ballpoint pen, Blutch covers "people adrift, the love which frays, and the children in...

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La Beaute
  $45.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Futuropolis, Paris, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 104 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Blutch's La Beaute ( "Beauty")  is like many of his books: bold, mysterious, dream-like, enigmatic…This one contains 100 full-page wordless...

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La Volupte
  $30.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2006, 1st, 2754800085, 10.7 inches, 7.7 inches, 112 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Sensuality." Amazing frenzied stuff, drawn in just two colors:black pencil and red pencil.

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Le Chevalier Blanc, Numero 2
  $30.00
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NF (upper corners lightly bumped otherwise new, tight, clean), Blutch, Blutch, Alain Beaulet, 2000, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards

"The suite of drawings that make up this book is a series of variations directly inspired by the cover of Lucky Luke "Le Cavalier Blanc" by Morris and...

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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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