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, Walder, Frissen, Jerry, Walder, Les Humanoides Associes, 2011, 1st, 9782731623178, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Two masked super heroes who live in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles stumble on a kidnapping ring. They then make it their mission to find out what's happening...

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Sur Les Quais (Very Fine)
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Very Fine, Georges Van Linthout, & Rodolphe, Van Linthout, Georges, Casterman, 1999, 1st, Softcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic adaptation of "On the Waterfront" by Budd Schulberg.

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Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Valero, Teresa, Guarnido, Juanjo, Dargaud, 2012, 1st, 9782205063004, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The final volume in Juanjo's zany comedy series about witches raising a foundling. The 3rd episode of Sorcelleries (Witchcraft) opens with a holy mess!...

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Very light bump to upper corners otherwise Very Fine, Victor De La Fuente, Mora, Victor, De La Fuente, Victor, Dargaud, 1986, 1st, 2205029282, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Out of print. We are in the early 1930s ... in the heart of Abyssinia. The fascist Italian army has just entered this part of Africa. Meanwhile, a group of...

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Stan Caiman Est Epatant! (Fine)
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Fine, François Thomas, Thomas, François, Dargaud, 1987, 1st, 2205033883, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The second album collecting the outrageous adventures of Stan Caiman from the pages of French Penthouse magazine. Beautiful clear line artwork coupled with...

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Tintin in America
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Very Fine, Herge, Herge, Casterman, 2004, 2203797002, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A facsimile reproduction of the original black & white 1931 release. In English.

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Very Fine, Benedict Feroumont, Feroumont, Benedict, Dupuis, 2013, 1st, 9782800152974, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new chapter in Benedict Feroumont's comic tale. The blacksmith Marcel has secretly hired mercenaries to terrorize the Peaceable Kingdom, thus increasing...

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Very Fine, Li-An, Laurence Croix, Li-An, Laurence Croix, Vents d'Ouest, 2012, 1st, 9782749306414, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

During France's Belle Epoque, spiritualism was en vogue, and four old gentlemen (and a very pretty young woman) attempt to solve a strange murder. A woman...

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Very Fine, Li-An, Laurence Croix, Li-An, Laurence Croix, Vents d'Ouest, 2013, 1st, 9782749306933, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

During France's Belle Epoque, spiritualism was en vogue, and four old gentlemen (and a very pretty young woman) solve bizarre crimes. A giant white ape is...

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Very Fine, Herval, Crisse, Herval, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723484053, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The continuing adventures of Herval's and Crisse's glamorous, sexy, globetrotting thief.

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Brune Platine
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Very Fine, Marion Mousse, Mandel, Lisa, Mousse, Marion, Casterman/KSTR, 2013, 1st, 9782203043596, 2203043598, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Marion Mousse's latest work. This artist has been working in bande dessinee over the last ten years, published mainly by Treize Étrange...

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The Art of Petar Meseldzija
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Petar Meseldzija, Meseldzija, Petar, Very Fine, Dark Dragon, Breda, Netherlands, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 9.4 inches, 160, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first full-color retrospective art book devoted to Petar Meseldzija (The Legend of Steel Bashaw, Source of Imagination). Edited & designed by Petar...

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Hubert De Lartigue, De Lartigue, Hubert, Very Fine, Paris, Galerie Frederic Bosser / BFB, 2004, 1st, 2915419035, 11.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English, French

An excellent gallery exhibition catalog of photorealist pin-up paintings by Hubert De Lartigue. Full images and close-up details. All the text is in both...

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Francois Roca, Roca, Francois, Very Fine, Paris, Galerie Frederic Bosser / BFB, 2007, 1st, 2915419094, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French, English

Francois Roca has illustrated more than thirty picture books and has been published in France and the US. He lives and works in Paris. This is the catalog...

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Chambres avec vue
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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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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2014, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After escaping the judgment of Irenaeus the Magnanimous, the beautiful Mania Ganza and her troupe land on the flying kingdom of Baron Grief. For their part,...

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Benedict Feroumont, Feroumont, Benedict, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2014, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new chapter in Benedict Feroumont's comic tale. Feroumont is a director of animated films who writes and draws comics in his spare time. His comics...

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Ignacio Noe, Noe, Ignacio, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723492508, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Soft, warm and perfumed." A sensual steampunk epic from the artist behind Helldorado. London, 1872: Ally's biologist father has been murdered, which is...

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Mes Premieres Prieres du Soir
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Annette Marnat, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Paris, Bayard Jeunesse, 2006, 7 inches, 7 inches, 60 pages, 30 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

30 full-page color illustrations by Annette Marnat decorate this children's board book: My First Daily Prayers. "How to find the right words to explainto...

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Olivier Bleys, Yomgui Dumont, Bleys, Olivier, Dumont, Yomgui, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2011, 1st, 9782749305998, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Black Bedrooms, Volume 2: Soul Hunting"The Pénouquet twins, Louise and Tristan, have been kidnapped! To find them, the nine members of this family...

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Shark Book
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Julien / CDM, Julien / CDM, Very Fine, Fluide Glacial, Paris, 2014, 1st, 6.7 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

So cool! A sketchbook with sharks as it's theme. Incredible draftsmanship, whether realistic or cartoony, with great variety and humor. Minimal text in...

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Amitie Etroite
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2011, 1st, 10.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 212 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Close Friendships." Another Bastien Vives story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love.

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Dans Mes Yeux
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, Casterman/KSTR, Paris, 2009, 978-2203020627, 10.9 inches, 7.5 inches, 136 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"In My Eyes." Another Bastien Vives story about young people and their yearning, awkward quest for love. This one is unique and formally interesting in...

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Burn Out
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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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Folles Saisons
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Jean-Francois Chabas, David Sala, Chabas, Jean-Francois, Sala, David, Very Fine, Casterman, Paris, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 12.5 inches, 26 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful children's picture book. From the publisher: Historically, it was understood like this: the seasons change in a given order,...

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Âme Perdue
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Fine, Delcourt, Paris, 2013, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 238 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps

"Lost Soul." A 238-page wordless graphic novel! He wakes up, lost in a strange hostile world. He does not remember anything. Who is he? Where is he from?...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2015, 1st, 978-2-302-04744-0, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: After New York, Paris and Hollywood, we now find our heroes in Barcelona! While on tour in Barcelona, Grace is accused of stealing...

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Le Domaine Grisloire, Tome 1
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Michel Falardeau, Falardeau, Michel, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2015, 1st, 978-2923621593, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A stylishly drawn two-volume story about a young woman haunted by a mysterious supernatural being. From the publisher: Sometimes I'd like to think...

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Soleil, Paris, 2011, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Barbucci is famous for his hugely popular Skydoll and Monster Allergy series which he created with Barbara Canepa. Barbucci wrote and illustrated this--his...

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Le Domaine Grisloire, Tome 2
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Michel Falardeau, Falardeau, Michel, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2015, 1st, 978-2923621647, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A stylishly drawn two-volume story about a young woman haunted by a mysterious supernatural being. From the publisher: Sometimes I'd like to think...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2015, 978-2505061984, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest album from the creators of Lydie and La Mondaine, it's 1973 and a family takes their summer vacation by "heading south." Artist Jordi Lafebre is...

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Buffalo Wings Signed Print
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2016, 16.5 inches, 11.7 inches, color

A color A3 size print on medium weight stock. This scan does not do the print justice. 

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Alessandro Barbucci, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, Paris, Soleil, 2010, 1st, 9782302014046, 11 inches, 8 inches, 125 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Barbucci is famous for his hugely popular Skydoll and Monster Allergy series which he created with Barbara Canepa. Barbucci wrote and illustrated this--his...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Grenoble, Vents d'Ouest, 2016, 1st, 978-2749307817, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully painted graphic novel set in a wild fantasy world, full of strange and wondrous creatures. La description de l'éditeur: Un...

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Tempete Au Haras
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Christophe Donner, Jeremie Moreau, Donner, Christophe, Moreau, Jeremie, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 978-2369810520, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An equestrian graphic novel set around a stud farm and horse racing, with a boy and his horse, reminiscent of The Black Stallion . Superb graphic...

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Matthieu Bonhomme, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Lucky Comics, 2016, 1st, 9782884713634, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A brand new Lucky Luke album written & illustrated by Matthieu Bonhomme in tribute to Morris, the creator of "The Fastest Gun in the West." An...

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Rocher Rouge
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Eric Borg, Mickael Sanlaville, Borg, Eric, Sanlaville, Mickael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2009, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

By Mickael Sanlaville, co-creator of Lastman and artist of Le Fleur Vert. "It's the mask of Maboukou... A legend of our country that dates back to...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Fourmille, Yuri, and Sigisbert are heading to Rome, the eternal city, where the pontiff reigns, the leader of the often pleasant but...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A French family on summer vacation in 1969: the Summer of the Beatles! Artist Jordi Lafebre is a master at depicting a character's emotions merely...

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La Maison
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Paco Roca, Roca, Paco, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7560-8102-1, 7 inches, 9.6 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautifully drawn, with exquisite storytelling. From the publisher: When a loved one disappears, the dispersal of the objects he collected throughout...

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Raule, Roger, Raule, Roger, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Publisher's summary: The beautiful Jazz Maynard returns in a diptych! Raule and Roger take Jazz and his friend Teo far from the stale air of El Raval....

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Clarke, Clarke, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 978-2803670246, 8.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful, stark black & white artwork, reminiscent of both Bill Watterson and Frank Miller. Writer-artist Clarke dedicates this book "to Lewis...

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Clarke, Clarke, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2015, 1st, 978-2803636266, 8.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful, stark black & white artwork, reminiscent of both Bill Watterson and Frank Miller. Writer-artist Clarke dedicates this book "to Rod...

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Irena Tome 1: Le Ghetto
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Séverine Tréfouël, Jean-David Morvan, David Evrard, Tréfouël, Jean-David Morvan, Séverine, Evrard, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2017, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The true story of a forgotten heroine of the Warsaw ghetto. From the publisher: 1940, the Nazi army invaded Poland. In Warsaw, the Jews were parked in...

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Loulou Dedola, Merwan, Dedola, Loulou, Merwan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 9782344005132, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new two-part graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Merwan, creator of Fausse Garde and Le Bel Age. Like those books, Merwan employs a lot of panels per...

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Jeu d'Ombres Tome 1: Gazi!
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Loulou Dedola, Merwan, Dedola, Loulou, Merwan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 9782344003565, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new two-part graphic novel by Merwan, creator of Fausse Garde and Le Bel Age. Like those books, Merwan employs a lot of panels per page to capture the...

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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2005, 1st, 9782908551882, 12 inches, 9 inches, 52 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The last book in this series about a mysterious and eccentric collector in the 19th century. Published in an English language omnibus, this is the...

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Naturellement 1
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Julie M., Julie M., Very Fine, Angouleme, BelloLoco Editions, 2014, 2nd, 9782954697017, 11.75 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Naturellement (Naturally) is a beautifully executed cartoon animal series, with short strips and single panel cartoons, written and drawn by Julie M.

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