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.

 
Supplement d'Ame
  $30.00
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Alain Kokor, Kokor, Alain, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2012, 1st, 978-2754803724, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: In Dublin, every day, a plump man with an innocuous pace, walks through the city to get to the port to a pier for a leisurely lunch....

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SuperGroom Tome 1
  $25.00
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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9782800174723, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yoann is a fantastic French artist with a loose lively style reminiscent of Bodart and Conrad but with sharper angles. Over a decade ago, Yoann and Vehlmann...

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Super Mickey - Disney / Glénat
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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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Super Heroines - Signed
  $60.00
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Hubert de Lartigue, de Lartigue, Hubert, Inscribed by the artist to Greg Theakston, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (corners bent inward, head of the spine bumped, three mild dings to the edges, interior Fin, Toulon, Soleil, 1996, 1st, 2877645339, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 103 pages, 46 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

Warmly inscribed by de Lartigue to fellow artist and publisher Greg Theakston. This copy also has de Lartigue's address label on the front endpaper with...

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Sunnymoon
  $30.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, L'Association, Paris, 2009, 9782844143051, 10.4 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, black and white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Blutch's first masterpiece was, until now, separated into two books, "Ms. Sunnymoon", published by Fluide Glacial in 1992; and...

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Sumographie
  $60.00
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David Prudhomme, Prudhomme, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2019, 1st, 9782302079014, 11.2 inches, 11.2 inches, 206 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Regarded as demigods in Japan, sumo wrestlers are also a source of fascination well beyond Japanese borders. But the world inhabited...

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Succes d'Amour
  $15.00
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Very Fine, Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, Comixland, 1988, 1st, 2907593021, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A short story with 11 full-page illustrations.

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Milo Manara, Manara, Milo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Glenat, Grenoble, 2019, 9782344039045, 11.9 inches, 12 inches, 512 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A gi-normous art retrospective of the 50-year career of Milo Manara. From the publisher: A retrospective of the 50-year career of Maestro Manara....

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), #839 of 999 copies signed by the artist, Nine Fine-Very Fine volumes and one Near Fine volume (very light wear) in a Very Good+ slipcase (mild shelfwear, silver paper on the back of slipcase has started curling and peeling), Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1982, 1st, 6 inches, 8.3 inches, 1280 pages, 1170 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A silver slipcase containing 10 booklets (6 x 8.25 inches, 128 pages each, softcover) reproducing the entirety of the 1170 storyboards drawn by Moebius for...

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Xav
Tony Emeriau, Xav, Emeriau, Tony, Xav, Very Fine in Fine box, Paris, Monsieur Pop Corn, 2015, 6.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Sticky Pants are one page jokes and short comic strips of the most recognizable superheroes in outrageous, sometimes shocking, but always hilarious...

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Starwatcher - First Printing
  $275.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (spine ends and corners bent inward, covers and corners lightly rubbed, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1986, 1st, 11.7 inches, 9.6 inches, 104 pages, over 140 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Moebius illustrations from a variety of sources (covers, posters, prints, book illustrations, portfolios). Previously unpublished paintings,...

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Starwatcher
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Tip of upper rear corner lightly bumped otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine ends and other corners sharp, very bright, tight, clean), Paris, Casterman, 1992, 1st thus, 2203346043, 11.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, over 140 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful bright sharp copy of this sought-after art book. A collection of Moebius illustrations from a variety of sources (covers, posters, prints,...

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François Thomas, NF (light cover wear), Thomas, François, Dargaud, 1987, 1st, pictorial boards

The second album collecting the outrageous adventures of Stan Caiman from the pages of French Penthouse magazine. Beautiful clear line artwork coupled...

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Stan Caiman Est Epatant! (Fine)
  $25.00
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Fine, François Thomas, Thomas, François, Dargaud, 1987, 1st, 2205033883, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second album collecting the outrageous adventures of Stan Caiman from the pages of French Penthouse magazine. Beautiful clear line artwork coupled with...

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Spots
  $30.00
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Philippe Petit-Roulet, Petit-Roulet, Philippe, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2014, 9782360810796, 6 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

A collection of Philippe Petit-Roulet's spot drawings for the New Yorker. The minimal text is in English and French. Resume: Troisième...

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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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Jean Leturgie & Yann, NF (covers lightly rubbed, corners sharp), Leturgie & Yann, Jean, Dupuis, 1999, 1st, 2800127945, pictorial boards

The original edition of this long-running series.

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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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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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Spoon & White 3 - Niaq Micmac
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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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Spirou Sous Le Manteau
  $40.00
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Al Severin, Severin, Al, Limited print run, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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Spirou par Chaland
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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 1st, 6.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful volume devoted to Yves Chaland and his Spirou and Fantasio strip created in 1982. This reprints all the strips as well as a treasure trove of...

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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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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2013, 11.8 inches, 8.6 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

To celebrate 75 years of Spirou and Fantasio, Éditions Dupuis offer a special edition of Volume 53 with a glossy golden cover. This edition has an...

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