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.

 
Le Major - First Edition
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Stardom, Paris, 2011, 1st, 6.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 312 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This is the out-of-print original edition from 2011 with a small 4 x 6 inch sketchbook format that reproduces the original's actual size. This reproduces...

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Absurdus Delirium 2
  $25.00
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T.P. Bigart, Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Bigart, T.P., Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine faded, mild rubbing to covers, interior Fine), Paris, Fluide Glacial, 1992, 1st, 2858151539, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 52 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. Tha is a Spanish artist/cartoonist. This is a compilation of the one-pagers he started in 1982: "Short stories of delirious and...

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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Bump to lower rear corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2010, 11.7 inches, 9.2 inches, 451 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

Joann Sfar delivers in this book event the entire history of Gainsbourg that he has wanted to tell for a long time. A story told in comics and story boards....

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Gainsbourg (Hors Champ)
  $75.00
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2010, 11.7 inches, 9.2 inches, 451 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

Joann Sfar delivers in this book event the entire history of Gainsbourg that he has wanted to tell for a long time. A story told in comics and story boards....

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Ange, Patrick Renault, Charlie Adlard, Ange, Patrick Renault, Adlard, Charlie, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Charlie Adlard was kind enough to sign this copy for us. This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces the entire 52-page graphic novel from Adlard's...

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Le Jardin des Couleurs
  $60.00
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Will, Will, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2012, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Will. Through drafts, sketches, drawings and paintings, this art book shows all...

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La Cape du Magicien
  $25.00
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Annette Marnat, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fleurus, 2018, 1st, 978-2215138648, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat's new children's picture book is an absolute beauty with dramatic illustrations. An adaptation of a Swedish fairy tale by Anna Wahlenberg,...

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Verve, 1988-2005
  $125.00
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Very Fine, Amsterdam, Oog en Blik, 2006, 1st, 978-9054921578, 11 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

This excellent 2006 art book collects Meulen's most important graphic work from 1988 to 2005 (posters, covers, illustrations, serigraphs ...). Foreword...

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Lastman, Tome 11
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 15 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Trap
  $24.00
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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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Lastman Stories: Soir de Match
  $20.00
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Bastien Vivès, Alexis Bacci Leveille, Vivès, Alexis Bacci Leveille, Bastien, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 7 inches, 5 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

Bastien Vives and Alexis Bacci Leveille deliver this wild, action heavy Lastman story. From the publisher: With Lastman Stories, discover a little...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2017, 1st, 978-2731631272, 16 inches, 12.25 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize 30x40cm (12 x 16 inch) edition of l'Homme du Ciguri was only published in France. It is beautifully printed on heavy uncoated stock and...

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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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Un été sans Maman
  $29.00
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 978-2-413-01347-1, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 280 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

A new 280-page wordless graphic novel by Gregory Panaccione, the award-winning artist of Un Ocean d'Amour, Toby Mon Ami, and Âme Perdue! "A...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 12.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Operation Black Tea! Agents Fourmille and Yuri, in the secret service of her holiness the Pontiff, are tasked with leading an...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2018, 978-2-302-06985-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Back to the Big Apple for this new adventure! Beautiful Fourmille is inhabited by the spirit of a murdered sommelier. If she is to...

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Des Gens Bizarres
  $35.00
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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cornelius, Paris, 2017, 1st revised, 6 inches, 6.25 inches, 112 pages, 60 color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, French

Des Gens Bizarres ("Weird People"). Originally published in 2004, this illustrated book presents more than fifty characters, each accompanied by a short...

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Yokai
  $70.00
Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2017, 1st, 978-2360810901, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 208 pages, 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully produced collection of 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations by Shigeru Mizuki of yokai. This 208-page...


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Yokaido
  $60.00
Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2018, 1st, 978-2360811441, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 128 pages, 110 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Utagawa Hiroshige is undoubtedly, with Hokusai, one of the most recognized Japanese artists in the art of printmaking. Born in 1797,...


La Mort Vivante
  $28.00
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Olivier Vatine, Alberto Varanda, Vatine, Olivier, Varanda, Alberto, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344030790, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Script, layouts and color by Olivier Vatine, and artwork by Alberto Varanda channeling Franklin Booth, all come together in this graphic masterpiece. Vatine...

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Obscurcia 1
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2018, 1st, 978-2413000143, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Obscurcia is a horror trilogy. Alex is a 12 year old. his little sister, Nina. Their father hits the family cat with his car killing it. Of course, that...

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Obscurcia 2
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 978-2413000150, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Obscurcia is a horror trilogy. In this middle volume, Alex is a 12 year old in the nightmare world of Obscurcia, making allies, trying to save his friends...

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Le Chat Botte
  $12.00
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Annette Marnat, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Milan, Paris, 2018, 978-2408004484, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 16 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

Annette Marnat's charming Puss in Boots. A thin softcover picture book with 30 color stickers to apply inside the book. Discover and rediscover the story...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, otherwise new and unread), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800173948, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful new series by the team that brought us Gringos Locos and Spirou et la femme léopard. A post-war period piece featuring feisty detectives...

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L'Age d'Or Tome 1
  $60.00
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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 979-1034730353, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pedrosa's new graphic novel is both medieval saga and utopian political fable. The look of the book is halfway between a picture book and a comic book....

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Journal d'Anne Frank
  $25.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Nadji, Ozanam, Antoine, Nadji, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 978-2302048881, 10.4 inches, 8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nadji's beautiful graphic adaptation of the diary of Anne Frank. Nadji Scelsi is a young Lille based artist working in illustration and animation.

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Dab's, Fabrizio Petrossi, Dab's, Petrossi, Fabrizio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344023839, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Italian master cartoonist Fabrizio Petrossi gets to go off model with this incredible Glenat-Disney one-shot mixing adventure, humor and history! From...

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Alfons Mucha, Mucha, Alfons, Very tiny bump to cover corner and a few pages otherwise Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, 2018, 1st, 978-2711871254, 12.75 inches, 8.1 inches, 248 pages, 256 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This is the beautifully produced catalogue for the amazing Alphonse Mucha exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg from September 2018 to January 2019....

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Je suis un autre
  $30.00
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Rodolphe, Laurent Gnoni, Rodolphe, Gnoni, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302066342, 10.4 inches, 7.9 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Laurent Gnoni adopts a beautiful light impressionistic line for this psychological thriller. From the publisher: Peppo and his brother Sylvio spend...

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Kraken
  $25.00
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Bruno Cannucciari, Emiliano Pagani, Cannucciari, Bruno, Pagani, Emiliano, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302071421, 11.1 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A superbly illustrated story of men haunted by sea monsters. I'm a sucker for such things and if you like this sort of thing, you'll love this. I can't read...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782505074007, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In a "Collector's Dustjacket Free with the First Edition"! "The Fine Summers, Volume 5: The Runaway"  By the phenomenal Jordi Lafebre, an ongoing...

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Marimo #2 - Phantasmagoria
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Paris, 2018, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 100 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Marimo is escaping the comforts of Home to wander into the fascinating and thrilling world of Phantasmagoria. We wanted to write about things that scare us...

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Olivier Vatine, Alberto Varanda, Vatine, Olivier, Varanda, Alberto, Signed by Olivier Vatine, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344030790, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Signed by Olivier Vatine at our booth at San Diego Comic-Con! Vatine signed this book and then embossed the page with his custom blind stamp! Script,...

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Attention Chien Mechant
  $25.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 978-2203120228, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nearly wordless picture book. All the images are what is illuminated by a flashlight's circular beam. A great concept imaginatively rendered. Here is...

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The Black Holes
  $30.00
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Borja Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Borja, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2205079357, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful graphic novel by a Spanish comic book creator. An ancient ghost haunts three girls in the present day. From the publisher: A beautiful and...

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Bouts d'ficelles
  $30.00
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Olivier Pont, Pont, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2018, 978-2205073942, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Do you remember Martin Scorsese's 1985 comedy After Hours? Olivier Pont's new album takes the same premise--one wrong move leads an individual deeper and...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2001, 1st, 978-2844140937, 11.4 inches, 11.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: A mythical masterpiece finally reissued, this collection of 149 strips published in 1971 in France-Soir in the form of an improvised...

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Le Petit Theatre de Spirou
  $40.00
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Al Severin, Severin, Al, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2018, 978-2800174884, 14 inches, 10 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The latest album written and illustrated by the phenomenal Belgian artist Alec, or Al, Severin, one of my favorite artists. This features Severin's...

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Midi-Minuit
  $30.00
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Doug Headline, Massimo Semerano, Headline, Doug, Semerano, Massimo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800174617, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A garishly colorful, beautifully illustrated graphic novel. From the publisher: "Midi-Minuit" is a high-voltage mystery that mixes fiction and reality...

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Nympheas Noirs
  $40.00
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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2019, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel! An adaptation of Michel Bussi's best-selling, widely-translated crime novel Nympheas Noirs ("Black Water Lilies"),...

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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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Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Very Good+ (moderate crease to the cover), Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, Paris, 2018, 978-2711871025, 9.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 240 pages, 450 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

Hugo Pratt, Horizon Lines, an exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition from April 2018 to March 2019 at the Musée...

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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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Bunny!
  $20.00
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2017, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 42 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"A Vegan Story written & illuminated by Stan Manoukian." Text in English & French. Stan Manoukian is a French artist based in Paris. He...

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Robin Recht, Recht, Robin, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Paris, 2018, 978-2344018477, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Robin Recht's adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "The Frost Giant's Daughter." This first printing includes 8 extra pages: 4 paintings by Recht, a bonus...

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Monstre a peur des monstres
  $22.00
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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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Meelo's Big Adventure
  $20.00
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2016, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"An epic story written & illuminated by Stan Manoukian." Text in English & French. With 6 pages of Stan's pencil drawings. Stan Manoukian...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2005, 1st, 978-2844141200, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: How to Decode Etircopyh is the first of two color Hypocrite stories published in Pilote (and previously published by Dargaud in...

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