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.

 
Gesta Dei - Signed & Numbered
  $100.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, #832 of a limited edition signed by the artist, Fine, El Yeite Ilustrado, Buenos Aires, 2003, 1st thus, 12.2 inches, 8.5 inches, x, 107 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps

Out of print. "Enciclopedia Grafica de los Asuntos Humanos y de las Cosa en General. Ordenada, Escrita y Dibujada por Carlos Nine de la Academia...

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Lucy l'Espoir
  $50.00
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Patrick Norbert, Tanino Liberatore, Norbert, Patrick, Liberatore, Tanino, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Paris, Capitol Editions, 2007, 1st, 9782355560002, 13.75 inches, 10.2 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original edition in a 10 x 14 inch oversize format. An anthropological graphic novel that realistically reconstructs the prehistoric life of early...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Wallace Wood was the subject of a career retrospective museum exhibition at the 2020 FIBD -- The 47th International Festival of Bande Dessinee in Angouleme,...

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Zep
Zep, Zep, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2005, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

The official poster for the 32nd Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme in 2005. Zep won the festival's Grand Prix in 2004 and created...

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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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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+ (small bump to the bottom edge, light wear to the covers) issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Daisies: Affogato all'Amarena
  $325.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Gisele et Beatrice
  $26.00
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Benoit Feroumont, Feroumont, Benoit, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 979-1034730339, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From Benoit Feroumont, animator and the creator of the BD series Le Royaume, a modern day, erotic social satire. Beatrice is stuck in a depressing office...

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Flesh Empire
  $30.00
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Yann Legendre, Legendre, Yann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203164314, 10.9 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in the Wall Street...

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Mon Traitre
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2018, 9782369814740, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Retour a Killybegs
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2019, 1st, 9782369819028, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034972, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The first two titles in this series were published in...

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Super Mickey - Disney / Glénat
  $30.00
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Pieter de Poortere, de Poortere, Pieter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034767, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The creator of the rude and irreverent wordless A new volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The...

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Captain Death
  $29.00
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Alexis Bacci Leveillé, Bacci Leveillé, Alexis, Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203196957, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 220 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Alexis Bacci Leveillé, a graduate of the Gobelins School, is a animation storyboard artist who entered the bande dessinee field as the co-creator and...

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Alain Kokor, Kokor, Alain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2019, 1st, 9782754824262, 11.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Kokor's latest graphic novel is an absolute beauty, with charming style and character design and crystal clear storytelling. With an 8-page sketchbook...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Tiny tear on front cover outer edge, otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2019, 1st, 9782731629262, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For the serious Moebius fan, this collection of early stories drawn by Jean Giraud shows his development on his way to becoming "Moebius." It includes...

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François Walthéry, Walthéry, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410041, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, over 400 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Over 400 illustrations, most in color, primarily of original art. Walthery is the last of the great "classic" cartoonists of Le Journal de Spirou as...

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l'Humain
  $30.00
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Diego Agrimbau, Lucas Varela, Agrimbau, Diego, Varela, Lucas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080476, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I am a big fan of Argentinean artist Lucas Varela and his previous albums L'Heritage du Colonel and Le jour le plus long du futur (a wordless graphic...

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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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Arzak, Le Rocher 50 x 70 Plaque
  $125.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Paris, Moebius Productions, 2019, 27.6 inches, 19.7 inches, color, French

A 50 x 70 cm (19.7" x 27.6") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque. Matte finish. Wood edges are beveled and painted black. Ready for hanging.

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Dédales, Tome 1
  $35.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (bump to lower corners otherwise Very Fine in publisher's shrink wrap), issued without dustjacket, Bordeaux, Cornelius, 2019, 1st, 9782360811649, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The first volume of Charles Burn's new graphic novel, published exclusively worldwide by Cornelius Editions. The graphic novel will not be serialized in...

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Deux Mille Meuf
  $30.00
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F'Murrr, F'Murrr, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080391, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 280 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

From the publisher: Each year, F'murr makes unique greeting cards for his friends. In 2009, he decided to draw two thousand girls, sketched on the...

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L'Art de Morris
  $70.00
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Morris, Morris, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2015, 9782884713672, 11.8 inches, 11 inches, 312 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A massive art book devoted to Maurice de Bevere (1923-2001) better known as "Morris" and his most popular creation Lucky Luke. Published to coincide with a...

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Contes-Saumatres
  $30.00
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Yann, Berberian, Bodart, Boucq, Clarke, Denis, Dupuy, Gabrion, Hermann, Juillard, Michetz, Rossi, Wendling, Zep, Yann, Berberian, Bodart, Boucq, Clarke, Denis, Dupuy, Gabrion, Hermann, Juillard, Michetz, Rossi, Wendling, Zep, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034730322, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This new edition of two comic anthologies from 1997 and 1998 contains Claire Wendling's last published comic book story : a twisted version of The Little...

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Paris sous les eaux
  $35.00
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Gallimard Loisirs, 2018, 1st, 9782742457564, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 watercolor cartoons of Paris life by Joann Sfar. From the publisher: This art book collects the great drawings that Joann Sfar publishes in Paris...

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Virginie Augustin, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344020654, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Virginie Augustin studied animation at the École des Gobelins before working for Walt Disney on films like 'Tarzan' and 'Hercules.' Her comics...

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Régis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Hautière, Régis, Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344037171, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize black & white Collector's Edition of Red Nails , limited to 1500 copies, reproduces Didier Cassegrain's finished pencil pages prior...

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Obscurcia 3
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 9782413018414, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I love this series! The concluding volume of this fantasy adventure takes the action and fights to a whole other level as Alex, Laécia and Bidibidou...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Near Fine (light surface scratches), issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782505071471, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ralph Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including best illustration for the hit western series Undertaker. This is the large format...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Barbucci, Barbara Canepa, Alessandro, #17 of 25 numbered HC copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Album, Paris, 2006, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

#17 of 25 numbered HC ("Hors Commerce") copies signed by Barbucci and Canepa on a limitation page AND on a separate ex-libris. This deluxe edition of...

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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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Run
Mutafukaz Tome 5
  $24.00
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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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Kris, Bruno Duhamel, Kris, Duhamel, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dupuis, 2014, 1st, 9782800160122, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A time travel comedy adventure! Hellcats, Zeros, Catalina PBYs, carriers, battleships, and Pearl Harbor! From the publisher: The Time Brigade,...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

One of the three official posters for the 47th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 30 - February 2, 2020. Featuring an...

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Rumiko Takahashi, Takahashi, Rumiko, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

One of the three official posters for the 47th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 30 - February 2, 2020. Rumiko...

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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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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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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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Didier Conrad, VF without dustjacket as issued, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, French

The debut of an all-new album. The conclusion of this story arc: the America cycle. Space ships and flying saucers in the desert. And a happy ending! Text...

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Didier Conrad, VF without dustjacket as issued, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Dargaud, 2002, 1st thus, pictorial boards

An album from 1994.

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L'Objet Invisible
  $12.00
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Petit-Roulet, Petit-Roulet, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Cornelius, 2000, 1st, 9782909990583, 6.3 inches, 4.7 inches, 32 pages, 26 two-color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

A picture game by Petit-Roulet: each cartoon is missing an item that starts with the letter of the alphabet shown. 26 cartoons A to Z. About L'Objet...

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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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Un Monstre Par Semaine
  $70.00
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Limited to 6000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2005, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Monster a Week." A collection of Franquin cartoons. Text in French.

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Pixoloid Studios, Pixoloid Studios, Signed by artists Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315338, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 282 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos! Art by Gaspar Gombos, Mark Molnar, David Metzger, Janos Gardos, Zsolt 'Mike' Szabados, Orsolya Villanyi,...

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Dernier Souffle
  $50.00
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

A wordless graphic novel by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. Thierry Martin's dark wordless western initially...

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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve, Black & White Editions, Roeschwoog, France, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 10.25 inches, 320 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

This deluxe edition includes: the book itself signed & numbered to 300 copies a matching signed & numbered two-color bookplate/ex-libris...

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Caza, Caza, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoides, Paris, 2017, 978-2731650655, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A thick collection of Caza comic stories from the 1970s. Resume: Un voyage psychédélique au cœur des banlieues HLM des années...

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