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.

 
Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2003, 1st, 2205051997, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fine condition first printing (in French parlance, an "Edition Originale" or "E.O.") of the second Blacksad book.

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing / dedicace, Fine, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Les Humanoides Associes, 1988, 2nd Edition, printed in 2000, 9782731614138, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist with a nice ink brush drawing of Henriette (a dedicace).

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Insights, Vol. 1
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Limited to 500 copies, Fine, Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Faustmann & Schonebaum GbR, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A small artbook/process book with a Drawings & Sketches section and two  extended photography sections detailing Kruger's process as he creates two...

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Limited to 3500 copies, Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Stardom, 2007, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The third volume of Moebius' stream of consciousness comics. Appearances by Major Fatale, Blueberry, Arzach, Malvina, and other characters, and Moebius...

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Benjamin Von Eckartsberg, Thomas Von Kummant, Von Eckartsberg, Benjamin, Von Kummant, Thomas, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2006, 1st, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"After the success of the first volume of The Chronicle of the Immortal, and in front of the talent of the two young authors, it very quickly appeared for...

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Kerascoet, Kerascoet, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Soleil, 2014, 1st, 9782302042766, 12.5 inches, 10.6 inches, 324 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A massive coffee table art book devoted to the artists of Miss Pas Touche, Jolies Tenebres, and Beaute (Miss Don't Touch Me, Beautiful Darkness, and...

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Cybersix 1
  $75.00
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Carlos Trillo, Carlos Meglia, Trillo, Carlos, Meglia, Carlos, Near Fine (covers rubbed and scuffed, interior Very Fine), Vents d'Quest, Paris, 1994, 2869673086, 11.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 192 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Before Meglia began working for Dark Horse and DC, he had success with this Argentinian comic series about a genetically engineered heroine (which was also...

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Christophe Arleston, Olivier Vatine, Arleston, Christophe, Vatine, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2009, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 49 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An out-of-print limited edition oversize album reproducing Vatine's inked pages prior to coloring. Cixi is a recurring character in Christophe Arleston's...

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Christophe Arleston, Olivier Vatine, Adrian Floch, Arleston, Christophe, Vatine, Adrian Floch, Olivier, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2013, 1st, 15 inches, 11 inches, 152 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversize special edition contains all three "Cixi of Troy" volumes in black & white! The first 104 pages are pencilled and inked by Olivier...

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Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2015, 1st, 9782800165714, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 312 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

200 covers from the French weekly magazine "Le Moustique" 1946-1964. From the publisher: We know the beautiful covers of the Journal de Spirou made by...

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Very Fine, Art Ludique, Le Musee, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.75 inches, 11.75 inches, 236 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A profusely illustrated catalog to the 2015-2016 Paris museum exhibition. All text is in both French and English. The museum's description: Art...

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L'Irresistible Ascension
  $75.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, Very Fine, Paris, Editions Reporter, 1999, 1st, 2908710137, 9.2 inches, 6.4 inches, 80 pages, two-color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, French

I am a huge fan of Serge Clerc and this special edition is a showcase of his finer qualities: a bold graphic clear line; wit, appeal, and joie de vivre....

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Limited to 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, Paris, Galerie Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344015094, 12.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 86 pages, 43 full-page and 12 smaller color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

The original limited edition catalog--limited to 999 copies--issued on the occasion of the exhibition in tribute to Katsuhiro Otomo for the 43rd...

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Very Fine, Art Ludique, Le Musee, Paris, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 228 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

A profusely illustrated catalog to the 2015 Paris museum exhibition. All text is in both French and English. The museum's description:...

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Monde Mutant - Signed
  $75.00
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Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, Strnad, Jan, Corben, Richard, Signed and dated 12-13-19 by Jan Strnad on his Preface page, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Campus, Bayonne, France, 1983, 2nd, 11.6 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Mutant World. Includes eight pages not published in the original serialization in Warren's 1984. Individual Prefaces by Strnad and...

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Pierre Lambert, Lambert, Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Huginn & Muninn (les Editions Granovsky), Paris, 2017, 1st, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 240 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Lambert's latest Disney Animation art book following Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, and Snow White . Like those volumes, this volume is...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Limited to 1800 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06507-9, 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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Gainsbourg (Hors Champ)
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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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Tueur de Monde
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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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Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka Brussels / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410027, 12.7 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Yves Chaland: A Life in Drawings" This book is incredible and a must-have for any fan of Chaland. It presents over 300 originals chronologically, "scanned...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Near Fine (light wear to the edges, very flat, clean, unused), Leuven, Belgium, Beeld Beeld, 2010, 1st, 9781151022219, 47 inches, 33 inches, color

The poster of the Charles Burns Expo (exhibition) at M -- Museum Leuven or simply M -- an art museum in the inner city of Leuven, Belgium, in the super...

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Phil Cordier, Thierry Martin, Cordier, Phil, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Komics Initiative, Notre-Dame-d'Oé, 2021, 1st, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, duotone illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new, very limited pulp story, illustrated by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. An illustrated novella in French....

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Moebius, and et al
Aedena Le Catalogue Hiver 85-86
  $75.00
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Moebius, et al, Moebius, et al, Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1985, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 16 pages, 43 color and 27 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

Moebius' own 1980s publishing house which produced art books, portfolios, posters, prints, postcards during its run. It not only published work by Moebius,...

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Les Doodles De Franquin, Tome 1
  $70.00
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Limited to numbered copies, Very Fine, Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marsu, 2003, 1st, 9782912536617, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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