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.

 
Les Univers de Cromwell
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Didier Cromwell, Cromwell, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Albin Michel / Drugstore, 2004, 1st, 2226144161, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

An art book devoted to the world of Anita Bomba as created by Cromwell. Divided into sections on the girls, ships and vehicles, planets, aliens. Creature,...

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Dieux a les Boules!, Tome 1
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Very Fine, Steven Lejeune, Lejeune, Steven, Ankama Editions, 2009, 1st, 9782359100068, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A woman sits in an apartment, and declares she is god. Omnipotent, omniscient, and able to control matter and probability, this supreme being blows up her...

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Very Fine, Ankama, 2009, 1st, 9782359100044, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Selected Best Album Youth - Angouleme 2010. Six stories taking place within the Wakfu universe by six creators working in their own style. One story of...

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Very Fine, Gregory Charlet, Charlet, Gregory, Ankama, 2009, 1st, 9782916739663, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Silas is the son of the great Hunter Baajah; tradition demands that he learn to fill his father's role. But he fails to master magic, refusing to perform...

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Very Fine, Pixel Vengeur, Vengeur, Pixel, Albin Michel / Drugstore, 2007, 1st, 9782226177438, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Ghost in Polyester against the Cursed Legion of the Fourth Reich...with, among others, a mad genius, Nazis, and zombies everywhere." This wild satire...

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Coleres
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Very Fine, Paul Filippi, Mercier, Mathias, Filippi, Paul, Casterman/KSTR, 2009, 1st, 9782203012271, 2203012277, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A noir story set in 1965. Stylishly drawn in a loose relaxed manner: there is not a straight line to be seen! This is the first album by Paul Filippi who...

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Man
Mia
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moderate wear to corners, otherwise Fine, Man, Man, Dargaud, 2008, 1st, 9782505001720, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A teen girl struggling with bulimia and her classmate/boyfriend are kidnapped. Together they must try to escape, as two detectives follow the trail. Man...

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Coronado
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Near Fine, Jacques de Loustal, Lehane, Dennis, Loustal, Jacques de, Rivages/Casterman/Noir, 2009, 1st, 9782203024625, 2203024623, Softcover, wraps, French

Dennis Lehane's noir short story "Until Gwen" is brought to life by Jacques de Loustal in this moody graphic adaptation. An ex-con with amnesia is released...

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Near Fine, Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Casterman, 2004, 1st thus, 9782203397033, 2203397039, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This adventure story by Jean-Claude Forest (Barbarella) was originally serialized in A Suivre in 1984.

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Fine, Grzegorz Rosiński, Rosiński, Grzegorz, Lombard, 2004, 1st, 2803620634, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

A small format museum catalog for the Polish artist behind the Franco-Belgian comics hit, Thorgal. This book is densely packed with pages, drawings, painted...

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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2007, 978-2203003767, 9.8 inches, 6.7 inches, 98 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

Bastien Vives' first book, created when he was 22 years old. A story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love. Nicely drawn with...

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Coeur De Pierre
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Severine Gauthier, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2013, 11.6 inches, 8.7 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The day the little girl with a heart of artichoke met the boy with a heart of stone, she fell madly in love with him. Therefore she...

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Match
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Fine in a Fine dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2014, 1st, 7.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 286 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps

A 286-page wordless comic graphic novel! An overweight Gerald Depardieu-type Frenchman is up against a British ace in this battle of wills on a tennis...

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Sidonie Farjon, Jean Barbaud, Farjon, Sidonie, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Éditions Chours, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 8.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud lends his humorous aviation art to his first children's picture book! "Hummingbird Flying Club: Oscar's First Flight." The Hummingbird...

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Flora Grimaldi, Anna Cattish, Grimaldi, Flora, Cattish, Anna, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Anna Cattish was born in Russia in 1982. She graduated in graphic design, but prefers working in illustration and comics. For several years, she was a...

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Saturday Morning in NYC
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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Limited to 1000 numbered copies. This copy is also signed by the artist., Very Fine, Alain Beaulet, Paris, 2013, 1st, 6 inches, 4.25 inches, 28 pages, 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A small fine press chapbook featuring 25 lovely, sophisticated, charming images. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Although uncalled for, this copy is...

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Le Grand Mechant Renard
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Benjamin Renner, Renner, Benjamin, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2015, 1st, 978-2-7560-5124-6, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

The Big Bad Fox, a long form comic by the co-director of the award winning animated feature Ernest et Celestine. From the publisher: Faced with an...

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I Fucking Love Paris!
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Maarten Vande Wiele, Vande Wiele, Maarten, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2015, 1st, 978-2203078635, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Stylishly graphic and uninhibited, this pitch black comedy is advertised as "the first graphic trash novel" in the mold of Valley of the Dolls. From the...

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Nob
Dad, Tome 1: Filles à papa
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Nob, Nob, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2015, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new series by Nob, the creator of Mamette. From the publisher: A single father at home, it's a full time job, and this Dad will not pretend...

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Lele Vianello, Vianello, Lele, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2015, 1st, 9782352832997, 2352832993, 9 inches, 9 inches, 36 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A tribute to Hugo Pratt by his assistant on Corto Maltese, Lele Vianello. From the publisher: Hugo Pratt died on August 20, 1995. The faithful of the...

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Flora Grimaldi, Anna Cattish, Grimaldi, Flora, Cattish, Anna, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344008485, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Anna Cattish was born in Russia in 1982. She graduated in graphic design, but prefers working in illustration and comics. For several years, she was a...

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Harmony Tome 1: Momento
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Mathieu Reynes, Reynes, Mathieu, Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2016, 1st, 9782800165837, 2800165839, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Reynès wrote and illustrated this sci-fi fantasy about a teenage girl mutant. Carrie meets 10 Cloverfield Lane.   From...

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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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Welcome Home - Notebook
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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