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.

 
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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Jesper Ejsing, Ejsing, Jesper, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315222, 11.2 inches, 8.5 inches, 408 pages, over 300 full-page and double-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A Free 20"x28" Poster is included while supplies last! (Courtesy of Jesper!) Jesper Ejsing is a freelance Danish artist, famous for the illustrations...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This Limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This limited edition reproduces the entire first volume of Alary's graphic novel:...

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Jean Dufaux, Ana Miralles, Dufaux, Jean, Miralles, Ana, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2004, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.9 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art album for the first Djinn story arc: The Ottoman Cycle. Ana Miralles' exquisite painted illustrations, watercolors, studies, and pencil drawings and...


Jean-Luc Fromental, Floc'h, Fromental, Jean-Luc, Floc'h, #199 of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Near Fine plates in Near Fine box (some plate edges very lightly rubbed, light aging and wear to box), Paris, Albin Michel, 1991, 1st, 2-226-05377-8, 13 inches, 10 inches, 52 pages, color, French

This deluxe edition reproduces the entire album as individual color plates. 52 color plates in a clamshell box with the first plate signed & numbered...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Glenat, Paris, 2010, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is a mint first printing with a special 9 x 12 color exlibris (bookplate) from Moebius' Stardom shop in Paris. This was the last Moebius book to be...


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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Massimiliano Frezzato, Frezzato, Massimiliano, One of 600 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Editions USA, 2003, 1st, 2-914409-30-3, 17.25 inches, 13.5 inches, 44 pages, color, Hardcover, spiralbound, French

Frezzato's Keepers of the Maser Volume 5 This collector's album, in A3 format (about 33x44 cm), presents the cover and all the original pages of Volume 5...

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Crumb 30/40
  $150.00
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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Near Fine (only light wear, flat, tight, bright), Futuropolis, Paris, 1982, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 36 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

This eleventh volume in Futuropolis' series of oversized 30x40 cm large-format comics collections (Moebius, Moscoso, Poivet, Jeff Jones, Wrightson, etc.)...

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San-Antonio - Artbook
  $50.00
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François Boucq, Boucq, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 979-1034731008, 10.7 inches, 11 inches, 200 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A handsome art book presenting all 175 original watercolor illustrations by François Boucq for the new covers of the San Antonio novels written by...

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Tueur de Monde
  $75.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (front free endpaper trimmed along the topedge, mild wear to the covers, interior Fine), Casterman, Paris, 1988, 1st thus, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, 43 panels in full color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The front free endpaper of this copy has been trimmed along the topedge. And the top edge of the front endpaper has been roughly cut with some chips....

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Shi, Tome 3: Revenge!
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Upper spine corner bumped with light wear otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second to last volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." A very weird and wild Victorian ride, full of amputations, orphans, disfigured priests,...

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Love Is In the Air
  $28.00
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Gihef, Antonio Lapone, Gihef, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Gerpinnes, Kennes, 2017, 1st thus, 9782875804303, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A 48 page graphic novel and 24 pages of art from visual stylist Antonio Lapone! The graphic novel is a romantic comedy set in 1960 New York City. From...

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What's New Pussycat?
  $28.00
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Gihef, Antonio Lapone, Gihef, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Gerpinnes, Kennes, 2017, 1st, 9782875804297, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone's sequel to Love is in the Air takes place in the same apartment building with new characters! The graphic novel is a romantic comedy set in 1960 New...

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Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, One of 2777 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 978-2390410010, 11.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A signed & numbered limited edition. Out of print. A fine art book presenting 90 illustrations realized by Walter Minus over the last ten years.

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Nils Tome 3: L'Arbre de vie
  $25.00
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Hamon, Antoine Carrion, Hamon, Carrion, Antoine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302071575, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third and last volume of Nils, "a trilogy halfway between Nordic mythology and Miyazaki." Art and color by Antoine Carrion (artist of Temudjin). From...

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Essence
  $45.00
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Fred Bernard, Benjamin Flao, Bernard, Fred, Flao, Benjamin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2018, 1st, 978-2754811798, 10 inches, 10 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wild, surreal cross-country car chase across a landscape that varies from urban to arid plains akin to Moebius' Desert B! Another great album by artist...

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#179 of 250 deluxe copies signed by the artist, VF/VF, Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Oog & Blik, 2009, 1st, 11-13, 28, black & white, pictorial boards, pictorial boards, Dutch, English

The Dutch deluxe edition. Oog en Blik, the Dutch publisher of "Genesis", being friendly with Robert Crumb got the opportunity to add specials to their...

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Mike Mignola, Mignola, Mike, Very Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2013, 1st, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the out-of-print French limited edition reprinting Hellboy in Hell #1-5 in black & white in a large 9.75 x 13.25 inch hardcover format. The...

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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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Regis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Olivier Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Regis, Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344030783, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new series with Olivier Vatine's stamp all over it. Vatine co-wrote and provided the layouts for this action adventure. The People's Heroes, Vol. 1:...

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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 7
  $20.00
Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2015, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 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...


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, Tome 8
  $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, 2016, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 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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Lastman, Tome 9
  $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, 2016, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 20 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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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1600 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06986-2, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces Barbucci's inked pages before coloring, as well as 15-pages of color and black & white sketches. From...

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Lastman, Tome 10
  $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, 2017, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 33 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...

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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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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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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light scuff to the corner of the spine, light shelf wear and rubbing, interior Very Fine), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2018, 1st thus, 9782731667783, 12.7 inches, 9.7 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For the first time, these two major works are combined into one volume, and minutely deciphered by Moebius expert Daniel Pizzoli in an illustrated 12-page...


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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