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.

 
Clarke, Clarke, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 978-2803670246, 8.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful, stark black & white artwork, reminiscent of both Bill Watterson and Frank Miller. Writer-artist Clarke dedicates this book "to Lewis...

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Clarke, Clarke, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2015, 1st, 978-2803636266, 8.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful, stark black & white artwork, reminiscent of both Bill Watterson and Frank Miller. Writer-artist Clarke dedicates this book "to Rod...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Limited to 4000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782205085150, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Lauffray returns to the high seas in his new series! This limited edition reproduces Mathieu's new album in a "Grand Format" almost twice as large...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782205079869, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Lauffray returns to the high seas in his new series! From Planet BD: On board his ship, Captain Black Vane prepares to attack a Spanish...


Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, Les Reveurs, Montreuil, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French


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Ranx - Re/Incarnations
  $65.00
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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344006092, 14.25 inches, 11 inches, 208 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An all-new oversize art book devoted to Liberatore and Ranx AKA Ranxerox! Over 200 color and black & white illustrations! From the publisher:...

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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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Raj Ex-Libris 4
  $4.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Hero, 4.5 inches, 4.25 inches

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Raj Ex-Libris 3
  $2.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 6.25 inches, 4.75 inches

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Raj Ex-Libris 2
  $2.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Super-Heros, 5 inches, 4 inches

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Raj Ex-Libris 1
  $4.00
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Didier Conrad, Very Fine, Conrad, Didier, Fantasmagories, 2009, 6.25 inches, 4.75 inches

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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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Quatorze Juillet
  $30.00
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Martin Quenehen, Bastien Vivès, Bastien Vives, Quenehen, Bastien Vivès, Martin, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Casterman, 2020, 1st, 9782203196834, 11 inches, 7.7 inches, 256 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the style of Une Soeur and Le Chemisier, Bastien Vivès' first mystery-thriller. Jimmy Girard is a young police officer in the (imaginary)...


Quand le cirque est venu
  $25.00
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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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Profesor Furia
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Nikola Witko, Frissen, Jerry, Witko, Nikola, Les Humanoides Associes, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The strangest, most iconoclastic luchador in the Lucha Libre series finally has his own book! Macho, politically incorrect, and unafraid, Profesor Furia cons...

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Prints of the West
  $50.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rackham, Paris, 2004, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Peter de Seve says of Nine's work: Genius. This book is beautifully designed and contains some of Nine's most detailed most luscious illustrations. There...

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Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), 6 inches, 4.25 inches, color

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Postcard #010: Mother Cosmos
  $4.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Editions Stardom, 1993, French

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Portugal
  $35.00
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 264 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A first printing of the original edition published in France. This is the award-winning new graphic novel by the artist of Three Shadows, Ring Circus,...

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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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Portfolio David Sala
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David Sala, Sala, David, Very Fine in a Very Fine portfolio, Casterman, Paris, 2015, 1st, 17 inches, 12 inches, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

20 large color prints in a hardcover portfolio. From the publisher: Twenty reproductions of the most beautiful images created by illustrator of Le...

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Very Fine, Herge, Herge, Casterman, 2008, 9782203014497, 2203014490, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Herge's rare 1952 Western, reprinted with a canvas-spined yellow and green cover similar to the original release.

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Jean-Michel Ponzio, One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, VF, Ponzio, Jean-Michel, Comix Buro, 2009, 1st, wraps, French

A wonderful collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by the artist. Short bio and bibliography. Minimal text in French. One...

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Polstar Tome 3 - L'Empire - Eo
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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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Polina
  $30.00
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Bastien Vivès, Very Fine, Vivès, Bastien, Casterman/KSTR, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards, French

This award-winning young comic creator's book is the life and training of a ballerina from age 6 to 26. An amazing work. Created and drawn entirely on a...

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Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine plates in Very Fine portfolio, Les Sculpteurs de Bulles, Cresserons, 2020, 1st, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, color, English

Gabriele Pennacchioli's first portfolio, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist. This beautiful and luxurious collectible gathers 53 of his...

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John Willie, Willie, John, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very light wear), Paris, Futuropolis, 1985, 1st, Metaluna Store, 12 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 109 black-and-white photographs, Hardcover, boards, French

This collection of bondage and fetish photographs, all taken by John Willie in his home during the 50s, bring back to life that cultish and mysterious aura...

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Pluie D'Ete
  $36.00
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Sergio Algozzino, VF, Algozzino, Sergio, Humanoides, 2007, color wraps, French

From the publisher: "An auto-fiction (so-called) in which a young Italian author recounts with a lot of humor, charm and poetry his dreams and desires,...

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Play with Me
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Plano
  $30.00
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 2737656931, 10 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely printed collection of Swarte's posters, magazine covers, illustration, etc. Text in French. out of print.

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Pirates de Legende
  $30.00
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.


Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, #129 of 460 numbered deluxe copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Rozay-en-Brie, Demons & Merveilles, 1995, 1st, 9782950781840, 13 inches, 13 inches, 236 pages, 325 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, French

The deluxe edition of the very first volume in Pierre Lambert's amazing Disney art book series. One of 500 deluxe copies: 40 Hors Commerce copies and...

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Pinocchio
  $40.00
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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, Very Fine, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2012, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 82 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Frezzato's illustrations for Pinocchio (as yet unpublished in a true illustrated edition). After the success of this edition of Pinocchio...

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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Limited to 1500, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2016, 1st, 11.8 inches, 15.75 inches, color

One of seven different embossed metal wall plaques featuring the pin-up illustrations of Romain Hugault. Each design is strictly limited to 1500 units.

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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Limited to 1500, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2016, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

One of seven different embossed metal wall plaques featuring the pin-up illustrations of Romain Hugault. Each design is strictly limited to 1500 units.

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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Limited to 1500, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2016, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

One of seven different embossed metal wall plaques featuring the pin-up illustrations of Romain Hugault. Each design is strictly limited to 1500 units.

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Pin-Up Wings 4
  $29.00
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Romain Hugault, Hugault, Romain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978 2888907664, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume of Romain's bestselling pin-up art book series mating vintage planes and voluptuous babes. Very silly but stylish fun. Romain includes...

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Pilote - Spécial Valérian
  $25.00
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Near Fine (light shelf wear, bumped corners otherwise Fine) issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 978-2205076905, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great Pilote one-shot devoted to Valerian -- featuring creators producing their own Valerian comics: Barral, Bertail, Christophe Blain, Blutch, Bonhomme,...

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Mai Li Bernard, Bernard, Mai Li, Near Fine, Dedales Editions, Angouleme, 2014, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"Pigmentation in Lover's Discourse," an amusing wordless graphic novel, in which each lover's level of passion is indicated by a color dot: red, purple,...

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Pierre Qui Roule (The Hot Rock)
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Fine, Christian Lax, Westlake, Donald, Lax, Christian, Casterman, 2008, 1st, 9782203384019, Softcover, French wraps, French

A graphic adaptation of Donald E. Westlake's first Dortmunder caper novel, "The Hot Rock" (also made into a seventies classic film by William Goldman and...

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Pic et Zou 30/40
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Near Fine (light corner wear, otherwise new and unread), Mix Mix, Mix Mix, Futuropolis, 1984, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, French

"Pic et Zou" comics by Mix Mix. One volume in Futuropolis' series of oversized 30x40 cm large-format comics collections (Moebius, Wrightson, Jeff Jones,...

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Phil Perfect - l'Integrale
  $60.00
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Very Fine, Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Dupuis, 2012, 9782800155708, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A swell archival collection of Serge Clerc's Phil Perfect, every comic story, illustration, seriograph, portfolio plate, and bookplate, along with...

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Al Severin, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist and with a matching numbered & signed color print laid-in. Also, has a second signed color print on heavy stock laid-in, VF, Severin, Al, Several Pictures, 2007, 1st, 97828746502, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, with a matching numbered & signed color print laid-in. Also, this book has a second signed color...

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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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Petit Conte Leguminesque
  $25.00
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Eric Sannier, Lionel Richerand, Sannier, Eric, Richerand, Lionel, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Akileos, 2007, 1st, 9782915168860, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 62 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

Strong, detailed black-and-white line art set in the ancient world. From the publisher: The whole story is as yet unknown. There are well guarded...

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Peter Pan: L'Envers Du Decor
  $90.00
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 1998, pictorial boards

The making of book: a thick collection of drawings, roughs, designs, layouts, and other material used in the creation of the graphic novel series. Text in...

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Peter Pan, Tome 6 - Destins
  $30.00
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 2004, pictorial boards

"Fates." After 16 years, the conclusion of Loisel's ongoing re-imagining of Peter Pan. Hold on to your hat because it’s dark and doesn’t feel like a happy...

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Peter Pan, Tome 5 - Crochet
  $30.00
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Regis Loisel, VF, Loisel, Regis, Vents d'Ouest, 2002, pictorial boards

Hook. Part five of Loisel's ongoing re-imagining of Peter Pan. Text in French.

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