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 Rencontres Chaland 2008
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Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Les Amis d'Yves Chaland Association, Nerac, 2008, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 16 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

A program for a convention devoted to Yves Chaland and his work. Yves Chaland timeline. Profiles of the guest artists.

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Dr. Ben Cine & D. (2)
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1987, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful clear line illustrations by Swarte. One page comic strips from the Dutch weekly Vrij Nederland. March 1979-April 1980. Text in French.

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Passi, Messa! Tome 2
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1985, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 3
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1986, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 4
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1989, 1st, 9782737626524, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Dante's Paradiso Postcard Set
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine in Very Fine folder, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 6 inches, 4 inches, 18 color illustrations

Here, in a handy postcard format, are Moebius' 18 magnificent color illustrations created in 1999 for Edizioni Nuages' edition of Dante's Paradiso (La...

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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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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 9782800154343, 11.8 inches, 8.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After trying out several creative teams, it appears Spirou and Fantasio has settled in with Vehlmann writing and Yoann drawing, which is fine by me because...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 9782369811404, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 30 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2016, 1st, 978-2369811688, 2369811684, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Le Pere des Etoiles
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Sebastien Piquet, Piquet, Sebastien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2016, 1st, 6.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Sebastien Piquet is a French artist working at Dreamworks Animation Studios by day and on this French comic strip at night. "Le Pere des Etoiles" (a...

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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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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Pin a Wild Child." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique) and...

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Violaine Troffigué, Annette Marnat, Troffigué, Violaine, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Flammarion, Paris, 2015, 9782081344358, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat illustrates this children's book on the Alsace region of France. In northeastern France bordering Germany and Switzerland, it has a mix of...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2018, 1st, 978-2369813002, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Freeze the Loch Ness Monster." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en...

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Monstre a peur des monstres
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Séverine Gauthier, Stan Manoukian, Gauthier, Séverine, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 978-2344031230, 8 inches, 10.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new must-see series that features adorable little monsters! We talk a lot about monsters ... they come out at night and sleep during the day. Thus,...

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Monstre est amoureux
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Séverine Gauthier, Stan Manoukian, Gauthier, Séverine, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2020, 1st, 9782344040935, 8 inches, 10.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Monster is in Love." A children's picture book beautifully and charmingly illustrated by Stan Manoukian (of Stan & Vince). From the publisher: A...

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Pas De Chance, Tome 2
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Philippe Riche, VF, Riche, Philippe, Les Humanoides Associes, 2003, wraps

The conclusion of this beautifully drawn noir graphic novel. Text in French.

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Kokor, VF, Kokor, Vents d'Ouest, 2006, pictorial boards

"Freely inspired by the works of Jonathan Swift." Text in French. Also available:     

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Nob
VF, Nob, Nob, Glenat, 2010, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of loosely connected comic strips about the lovably funny octogenarian granny. Beautifully and humorously illustrated. From the publisher:...

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Le Chant des Pavots
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Very Fine, Pierre Wazem, Penel, Alain, Wazem, Pierre, Les Humanoides Associes, 2006, 1st thus, Softcover, color wraps, French

A reissue of Wazem's first album from 1997. Text in French.

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Very Fine, Alex Alice, Dorison, Xavier, Alice, Alex, Glenat, 2003, 978272437325, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Before Siegfried, Alex Alice tackled this medieval saga. This is the conclusion.

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Very Fine, Matthieu Venant, Turner, Laurent, Venant, Matthieu, Delcourt, 2006, 9782756003573, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Dragon Hunters." This goofy comic series is inspired by the popular French TV series.  Gwizdo and Lian-Chu fancy themselves skilled dragon-hunters....

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Fine, Marc Lechuga, Venant, Mathieu, Lechuga, Marc, Delcourt, 2010, 1st, 9782756006529, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Dragon Hunters." This goofy comic series is inspired by the popular French TV series.  After winning the jackpot, the two hunters have grown soft:...

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Nob
Very Fine/Very Fine, Nob, Nob, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723489478, Softcover, wraps, French

"The Memories of Mamette" is a spin-off series of sweetly nostalgic book-length stories about the childhood of the lovable octogenarian. There is poignancy...

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Nob
Mamette, Tome 6: Les Papillons
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Nob, Nob, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2014, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of loosely connected narratives about the lovable octogenarian granny. Mixing humor and pathos. Beautifully and humorously illustrated.

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Appollo, Bruno, Appollo, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2008, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

1942, the war rages. While the allies wage a thankless struggle against the Nazi Reich, two agents arrive in Madagascar. They need to contact the local...

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Ambre Gris - Part 2
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Michel Durand, Durand, Michel, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vent d'Ouest, 2014, 1st, 978-2723495295, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Michel Durand's masterpiece! Blinded by the pox, the commander Masquelier runs his whaling ship The Belespoir. And it is always...

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Ambre Gris - Part 1
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Michel Durand, Durand, Michel, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vent d'Ouest, 2013, 1st, 978-2723489454, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: A powerful story about the massacre of the giants of the sea! There is the drama developed between three characters on a whaling...

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Bots Tome 1
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Ducoudray, Stephen Baker, Ducoudray, Baker, Stephen, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2016, 1st, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the course of world conflicts, humans have delegated the art of war to machines. The Earth is now just an immense battlefield populated only by robots....

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La Belle et la Bete
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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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Valp, Valp, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2015, 1st, 978-2-7560-5390-5, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully and stylishly illustrated steampunk adventure with a fair amount of cheesecake. Written, illustrated and colored by Valp whose Comix Buro...

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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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Pascal Josselin, Josselin, Pascal, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 978-2800170640, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A series of comic savvy and graphically sophisticated strips. This comic book superhero can reach from one panel into another -- to great comic effect!...

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Valp, Valp, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-5766-8, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully and stylishly illustrated steampunk adventure with a fair amount of cheesecake. Written, illustrated and colored by Valp whose Comix Buro...

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Sophie Blitman, Annette Marnat, Blitman, Sophie, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fleurus, 2018, 1st, 978-2215137542, 8.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, 14 full-page color illustrations and 10 text illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Portraits of Free Women: They Dared to be Themselves." Annette Marnat provides wonderful color illustrations for these profiles of 12 pioneering women:...

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Bidou, une vie de chien
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Eduardo Damasceno, Luis Felipe Garrocho, Damasceno, Eduardo, Garrocho, Luis Felipe, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2017, 1st, 978-2749308593, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Dog's Life", charmingly illustrated. The animals speak through pictograms; the humans in their occasional scenes speak in traditional word balloons (in...

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Pascal Josselin, Josselin, Pascal, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800174051, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A series of comic strip savvy and graphically sophisticated strips. This comic book superhero can reach from one panel into another -- to great comic...

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Species Vol. 2
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2017, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 60 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A collection of 134 strange creatures created and rendered in color and black & white by Stan Manoukian. Fans of Dave Cooper, Ragnar, and Bobby Chiu...

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Trap
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Mathieu Burniat, Burniat, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued with a Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel.  From the Publisher: Our man is a trapper who lives in the wild. Our dog is his only companion. Our man acquires the...

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Run
Mutafukaz Tome 5
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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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RGH: Robot Giant Hazard
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Ruben, VF, Ruben & Carlos, Ruben, Glenat, 2006, 1st, pictorial boards, Spanish

Text in Spanish.

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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2003, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Willem, Joost Swarte, Willem, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1982, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 50 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A picture story with 47 sequential 6 inch square black & white illustrations by Swarte with a running text by Willem. Ric and Claire discover a...

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Paris Strass
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Yoann, VF, Omond, Eric, Yoann, Fluide Glacial, 2006, pictorial boards

Text in French.

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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2007, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

Text in French.

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Revoir Corfu
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Jean-Yves Ferri, VF, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2004, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Tintin, Haddock Et Les Bateaux
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Herge, VF, Horeau, Yves, Herge, Moulinsart, 1999, pictorial boards

"Tintin, Haddock and the Boats." Exhibition catalog. Text in French.

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