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.

 
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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Burn Out
  $25.00
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Antoine Ozanam, Mikkel Sommer, Ozanam, Antoine, Sommer, Mikkel, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2014, 1st, 11.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 108 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new full-length graphic novel by the artist of Obsolete (Nobrow). From the publisher: Set in today's America, a relentless thriller. The discovery...

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Burning Inside: The Art of Jean-Sébastien Rossbach
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Very Fine, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Rossbach, Jean-Sebastien, CFSL Ink, 2012, 1st, 9782359470321, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A ten-year retrospective of the French illustrator, known for his work for Magic: The Gathering, Marvel and Dark Horse. From the publisher: Whether...

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Buster Mix le Cow-boy Chanteur
  $40.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreuil, Les Reveurs, 2020, 1st, 9782378940973, 11.25 inches, 8.2 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Buster Mix: The Signing Cowboy and his (rocking) horse Flash. The 88-page graphic novel and 56 pages of sketches, layouts, pencil pages, pastels, and extra...

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Butcher Billy's Strange Fantasy
  $55.00
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Frederic Claquin, Butcher Billy, Claquin, Frederic, Butcher Billy, Very Fine, Herscher, Paris, 2018, 9782733504017, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, 500 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

From the publisher: Illustrator Butcher Billy specializes in pop culture mashups between post-punk icons and comic book superheroes. A great lover of...

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C'était le Bonheur
  $25.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2005, 1st, 2754800085, 9.2 inches, 7.4 inches, 184 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this collection of immediate drawings and sketches scribbled in ballpoint pen, Blutch covers "people adrift, the love which frays, and the children in...

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Cahiers Baudelaire Tome 3
  $35.00
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Yslaire, Yslaire, Limited to 2500 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2021, 1st, 9791034753291, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This artbook shows the second half--the last 80 pages--of Yslaire's graphic novel--as a work in process. Mademoiselle Baudelaire is Yslaire's 160-page...

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A limited edition facsimile of an incredible animal ABC book by Calvo from 1946, reproduced from the original art. Mr Loyal presents is one of...

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 208 pages, over 180 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Now in stock! With two different covers available: Mice or Wolf. Take your pick!  This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Calvo: un...


Captain Death
  $29.00
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Alexis Bacci Leveillé, Bacci Leveillé, Alexis, Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203196957, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 220 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Alexis Bacci Leveillé, a graduate of the Gobelins School, is a animation storyboard artist who entered the bande dessinee field as the co-creator and...

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Carnet De La Cambuse
  $36.00
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Very Fine, Hugo Pratt, Pratt, Hugo, Casterman, color, Hardcover, spiralbound pictorial boards, French

"The recipes of Corto Maltese." This is a real cookbook, beautifully designed to resemble a travel notebook. With frequent annotations and watercolors...

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Carnet Rouge
  $40.00
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Very Fine, Teddy Kristiansen, Kristiansen, Teddy, Soleil, 2007, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Carnet Sauvage
  $30.00
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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35283-426-7, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book from a young female artist in mainland China. Her work may well remind you of Manu Arenas. From the publisher: Born in the 1990s in...

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Cassandre
  $240.00
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, A. M. Cassandre, Mouron, Henri, Cassandre, A. M., Schirmer/Mosel, 1985, 1st, Hardcover, cloth, German

The major monograph on this 1920s-1930s French poster artist. Text in German.

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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Sevres, Editions la Sirene, 1994, 1st, 9782840450580, 11 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, 100 color plates and 11 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print and quite scarce. Beyond his work in French comics (Metal Hurlant and more), Caza was a popular science fiction illustrator. This...

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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
  $50.00
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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Denis Bodart, VF, Yann, Bodart, Denis, Vents d'Ouest, 1987, 2002 edition, pictorial boards

A mercenary in 1960s Southeast Asia. Text in French.

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 5.25 inches, 4.25 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 trilogy. In...

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Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, French wraps

A fantastic collection of pencil and ink sketches and drawings by 17 Cafe Sale artists. Includes websites and email addresses for each of the artists....

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2008, Softcover, vinyl wraps, Japanese, French, Spanish, English

Since its inception in 2002, the Café Salé website and association has grown to over 15,000 members and become the largest community of...

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2012, 1st, Softcover, vinyl wraps, English, French

The sixth edition of this excellent illustration anthology is a real winner with a ton of crowd-pleasing images. More than 600 works by 185 artists are...

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Chaland et les Publicitaires
  $90.00
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One of 2500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Editions Champaka, 2000, 1st, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 220 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the distributor: Yves Chaland who gave French comics a heavy dose of Brechtian alienation died an early death at 33 in 1990. His classic line was...

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Chaland: Portrait De L'Artiste
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Limited to 3000 copies, VF, Yves Chaland, Chaland, Yves, Editions Champaka, 2008, 1st, Softcover, French wraps

View the slideshow at:  http://www.champaka.be/flipbook/chaland_portrait/ Yves Chaland (1957-1990) was one of the modern masters of the "Ligne...

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Chambres avec vue
  $25.00
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Jacques Loustal, Loustal, Jacques, Very Fine, Lausanne, Switzerland, BD-FIL, 2011, 1st, 9782940438044, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

"Rooms with a View." Beyond Bande Dessinee, Loustal regularly works as an illustrator for books (including the work of Georges Simenon), magazines (The New...

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