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.

 
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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Frank Le Gall, VF, Le Gall, Pierre, Le Gall, Frank, Dargaud, 2000, pictorial boards, French

A series of one- and two-page stories. Interestingly illustrated entirely with silhouettes. Text in French.

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Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, Dominique Bertail, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fluide Glacial, 2018, 2nd, 978-2352079866, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! This limited edition has a cloth spine, 8 extra pages of artwork, and a color illustrated bookplate (it...

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Arnaud Le Gouëfflec, Dominique Bertail, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Bertail, Dominique, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fluide Glacial, Paris, 2018, 978-2-352-07970-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Signed by the artist at our booth at NCSFest! "Mondo Reverso is a transgender Western. The men are women, the women are men." Like all women in...

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Very Fine, Regis Loisel, Lidwine, Le Tendre, Serge, Regis Loisel & Lidwine, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

The prequel to "The Quest for the Timebird" Loisel's acclaimed fantasy series. Loisel provides the layouts and color. Lidwine the drawings. The artwork is...

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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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Taï-Marc Le Thanh, Rebecca Dautremer, Le Thanh, Taï-Marc, Dautremer, Rebecca, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Editions Tishina, Paris, 2015, 1st, 13 inches, 11.75 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of published and unpublished finished works, illustrations, designs, drawings, sketches by the French graphic designer and illustrator. Over...

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Fils De Chine
  $60.00
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Fine, Paul Gillon, Lecureux, Roger, Gillon, Paul, Glenat, 2007, Hardcover, pictorial boards

"The Long March of Mao is depicted as seen through the personage of young Tao, water carrier from Canton. "This major historical event of the twentieth...

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Les Pionniers De L'Esperance
  $25.00
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Raymond Poivet, VF, Lecureux, Roger, Poivet, Raymond, Glenat, 2005, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A classic French space adventure strip that ran from 1945 though 1973. Poivet was one of the great French BD artists with a fine ink style. The...

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Les Robinsons De La Terre
  $50.00
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Alfonso Font, NF (corners bumped otherwise a tight, clean copy), Lecureux, Roger, Font, Alfonso, Vaillant, 1980, 1st, pictorial boards

"The Robinsons of Earth." Two men and two women find themselves confronting dinosaurs on a strange planet in this futuristic sci-fi story. Text in French.

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Les Robinsons De La Terre
  $50.00
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Alfonso Font, NF (corners bumped otherwise a tight, clean copy), Lecureux, Roger, Font, Alfonso, Vaillant, 1980, 1st, pictorial boards

"The Robinsons of Earth." Two men and two women find themselves confronting dinosaurs on a strange planet in this futuristic sci-fi story. Text in French.

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Surfer d'Argent (French First)
  $125.00
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Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Lee, Stan, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Casterman, 1990, 1st, 2203348011, 10.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

The First French edition and printing of this classic graphic novel: a unique collaboration between Moebius and Stan Lee.   A moral conflict plays...

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Coronado
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Near Fine, Jacques de Loustal, Lehane, Dennis, Loustal, Jacques de, Rivages/Casterman/Noir, 2009, 1st, 9782203024625, 2203024623, Softcover, wraps, French

Dennis Lehane's noir short story "Until Gwen" is brought to life by Jacques de Loustal in this moody graphic adaptation. An ex-con with amnesia is released...

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Shutter Island (French Edition)
  $10.00
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Near Fine, Christian De Metter, Lehane, Dennis, De Metter, Christian, Casterman, 2008, 1st French, 9782203007758, 2203007753, Softcover, French wraps, English

A graphic novelization of the Dennis Lehane thriller (also made into a film by Martin Scorcese). Two federal marshals arrive at Shutter Island, site of a...

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Very Fine, Charles Gleyre, Lepdor (ed.), Catherine, Gleyre, Charles, 5 Continents Editions, 2006, 1st, 978-88-7439-355-8, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A retrospective on the Swiss artist (2 May 1806 – 5 May 1874), who painted in Paris and taught and influenced a number of younger artists, including...

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Emmanuelle Lepetit, Annette Marnat, Lepetit, Emmanuelle, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fleurus, 2018, 1st, 978-2215135906, 8.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Little Red Riding Hood to read with Papa and Mama." Annette Marnat's most recent children's picture book features a color illustration on every page.

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La Belle et la Bete
  $24.00
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Madame Leprince De Beaumont, Annette Marnat, Leprince De Beaumont, Madame, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Flammarion, 2017, 1st thus, 9782081388369, 12 inches, 9.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat beautifully illustrates this children's picture book of Beauty and the Beast, the story of which we all know so well. The reverse side of...

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Don Quichotte Dans La Manche
  $20.00
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Stephane Douay, NF (corner slightly bumped), Leroux, Denis, Douay, Stephane, Vents d'Ouest, 2004, pictorial boards

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VF, Simon Leturgie, Leturgie, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, John Eigrutel Productions, 1996, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this wild comic adventure, film producer John Eigrutel goes to the Bahamas to chase down Franck Isard and entice him to sign a contract. Great outrageous...

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VF, Simon Leturgie, Leturgie, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, John Eigrutel Productions, 1996, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this wild comic adventure, film producer John Eigrutel is in pursuit of Meru, the creator of Polstar, in the slums of Bangkok. Great outrageous...

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Polstar Tome 3 - L'Empire - Eo
  $30.00
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Simon Leturgie, VF, Leturgie, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, John Eigrutel, 1999, 1st, 2911622073, pictorial boards

The now out-of-print original edition. A violent sci-fi story set in the near future with great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Outre Tombe 2 - Loup Y Es-Tu?
  $26.00
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Richard Di Martino, VF, Leturgie, Jean and Simon, Di Martino, Richard, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, pictorial boards, French

A great horror comedy, Belgian-style. The three survivors of the last tome escape from the insane asylum only to fall into the clutches of a family of...

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Outre Tombe Coffret
  $70.00
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Richard Di Martino, VF in a NF slipcase (one small bump to edge of slipcase), Leturgie, Jean and Simon, Di Martino, Richard, Vents d'Ouest, pictorial boards, French

A slipcased set of the first three volumes of this series: a great gory horror comedy Belgian-style. In volume one, college kids partying in a big house must...

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Spoon & White 3 - Niaq Micmac
  $25.00
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Simon Leturgie, VF, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, pictorial boards

A spoof of shoot'em up American detectives. Great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Spoon & White 4 - Spoonfinger
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Simon Leturgie & Franck Isard, VF, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie & Franck Isard, Simon, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, pictorial boards

In this volume in the buddy cop comedy series, Spoon takes on a James Bond-ian guise. Great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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Simon Leturgie, VF, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie, Simon, Vents d'Ouest, 2005, 1st, pictorial boards

A spoof of shoot'em up American detectives. Great Belgian school artwork by Leturgie. Text in French.

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One of 360 numbered copies signed by Leturgie, Very Fine, Simon Leturgie, Franck Isard, Leturgie and Yann, Jean, Leturgie & Franck Isard, Simon, Editions du Trio, 2002, 1st, 13.4 inches, 9.75 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An oversize deluxe edition of volume 4 in the buddy cop comedy series. Leturgie's great Belgian school artwork is the feature here. The entire album...

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Jije, VF, Lob, Jije, Dupuis, 1986, 1st thus, pictorial boards, French

Western hero Jerry Spring helps black settlers fight the Ku Klux Klan. Text in French.

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Le Grand Mort, Tome 3 - Blanche
  $28.00
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Vincent Mallie, Loisel, JB Djian, Mallie, Vincent, Very Fine, Vents D'Ouest, Paris, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest book in this fantasy series with a Paris devastated by poverty, pollution and attacks. 

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Reanimator
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Very Fine, Calvez, Lovecraft, H.P., Calvez, Delcourt, 2008, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Text in French.

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Luc Brunschwig, Etienne Le Roux, Luc Brunschwig, Luc, Le Roux, Etienne, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344022535, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Scarlet Citadel. Bookended with armies battling, evil wizards, and bloody swords. With 10 pages of bonus material only in this first printing, including...

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Blanc Autour
  $36.00
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Wilfred Lupano, Stephane Fert, Lupano, Wilfred, Fert, Stephane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2021, 9782505082460, 11.1 inches, 8.3 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The new album illustrated by Stéphane Fert, the artist of Morgane, Quand le cirque est venu, and Peau de Mille Bêtes. It is set in a 1830s...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After escaping the judgment of Irenaeus the Magnanimous, the beautiful Mania Ganza and her troupe land on the flying kingdom of Baron Grief. For their part,...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2016, 1st, 978-2749307817, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully painted graphic novel set in a wild fantasy world, full of strange and wondrous creatures. La description de l'éditeur: Un...

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Paul Cauuet, VF, Lupano, Wilfrid, Cauuet, Paul, Delcourt, 2010, pictorial boards

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Quand le cirque est venu
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Wilfrid Lupano, Stephane Fert, Lupano, Wilfrid, Fert, Stephane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9421-2, 14 inches, 10.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: When the Circus Comes to Town From the publisher: In this delirious, colorful tale, Wilfrid Lupand and Stéphane Fert invite the...

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Wilfried Lupano, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"This critical and popular success is THE series that revealed to the public Virginie Augustin, alongside Wilfrid Lupano." This is the third of four...

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Makyo, Toldac, Tehem, Makyo, Toldac, Tehem, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2015, 1st, 9782800156569, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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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La Cavale du Dr Destouches
  $29.00
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Christophe Malavoy, Paul Brizzi, Gaetan Brizzi, Malavoy, Christophe, Brizzi, Gaetan Brizzi, Paul, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2015, 1st, 9782754811736, 13 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Brizzi Brothers lend their incredible talents to this dark farce. Wonderful storytelling and picture-making in addition to their glorious rich pencil...

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Brune Platine
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Marion Mousse, Mandel, Lisa, Mousse, Marion, Casterman/KSTR, 2013, 1st, 9782203043596, 2203043598, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Marion Mousse's latest work. This artist has been working in bande dessinee over the last ten years, published mainly by Treize Étrange...

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Dante 01: Le Storyboard Du Film
  $50.00
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Fred Blanchard & Gess, Very Fine, Marc Caro & Pierre Bordage, Fred Blanchard & Gess, Delcourt, 2007, 1st, French wraps

The complete storyboards for the 2007 French Science Fiction film Dante 01 directed by Marc Caro art of this French artist. Blanchard is a frequent...

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Paul Jouve, Marcilhac, Felix, Jouve, Paul, Les Editions de l'Amateur, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, French

The first monograph devoted to the fantastic animal painter, sculptor, and illustrator Paul Jouve (1878-1973). Up till now, the only books available on this...

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Veronique Massenot, Caroline Piochon, Massenot, Veronique, Piochon, Caroline, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Deux Coqs D'Or, Vanves, 2017, 9782016254301, 7.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

France has launched their own line of Little Golden Books: "Un petit livre d'or." The originals in this French series are art directed by Gerald Guerlais...

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Au Pays des Ombres
  $30.00
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Mathis, Thierry Martin, Mathis, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2012, 1st, 9782302023543, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the reissue of Thierry Martin's first album. Originally published in 2005 as " Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant ", it has been long out of print....

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Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant
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Thierry Martin, Mathis, Jean-Marc, Martin, Thierry, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 1st, 2845659091, 13.5 inches, 10 inches, 78 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thierry Martin has a growing cult following among comic book and animation artists but has yet to break through with a mainstream bestseller. This...

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Acheve D'Imprimer
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Remy Mabesoone, Mau, Olivier, Mabesoone, Remy, Casterman, 2006, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Effluvium
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Xavier Mauméjan, Didier Graffet, Mauméjan, Xavier, Graffet, Didier, Very Fine, Paris, Bragelonne, 2019, 1st, 9791028110550, 14.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book illustrated and designed by epic steampunk fantasy artist Didier Graffet. From the publisher: Painter, graphic designer, architect and...

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