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.

 
Irena Tome 2: Les Justes
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Jean-David Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, David Evrard, Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, Jean-David, Evrard, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344020098, 12.625 inches, 9.375 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 invades Poland. In Warsaw, Jews are confined to...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 1st, 978-2302055834, 12.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Ekho is a mirror world to the earth. It has developed like her, but electricity doesn't exist; only magic reigns. On Ekho you'll...

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Ludo Lullabi, Lullabi, Ludo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723495264, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

English title: Return to the Center of the Earth, Vol. 1: The Song of the Abyss From the publisher: A remix of a Jules Verne classic! During an ocean...

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Ludo Lullabi, Lullabi, Ludo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2015, 1st, 9782344001608, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

English title: Return to the Center of the Earth Vol. 2: The Pillars of No'or From the publisher: A remix of a Jules Verne classic! Our heroes are...


Je Suis Morte - Tome 1
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Jean-David Morvan, Nicolas Nemiri, Morvan, Jean-David, Nemiri, Nicolas, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Moulineaux, 2003, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"I am dead." This album features wonderful art & color by Nemiri (Swallow, Hyper Hippo, Chroniques de Sillage). The story follows a girl from birth and...

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Hugo Pratt, Juan Díaz Canales, Rubén Pellejero, Pratt, Juan Díaz Canales, Hugo, Pellejero, Rubén, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Casterman, Paris, 2015, 978-2203092112, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

1915. Corto Maltese just misses his longtime friend, writer Jack London, in San Francisco. But the writer left him a message, asking Corto to deliver a...

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Undertaker Tome 1
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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 201, 1st, 978-2505061373, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first volume of Undertaker, Xavier Dorison and Ralph Meyer's action-packed, beautifully drawn Western series. From the publisher: Jonas Crow,...

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Goligo Tome 1: La grande chute
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Gobi, Gobi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 978-2723487399, 9.625 inches, 7 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Goligo: The Great Fall" written & illustrated by Gobi will remind you of Agito Cosmos and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. From the publisher: On...

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Quand le cirque est venu
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Wilfrid Lupano, Stephane Fert, Lupano, Wilfrid, Fert, Stephane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9421-2, 14 inches, 10.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: When the Circus Comes to Town From the publisher: In this delirious, colorful tale, Wilfrid Lupand and Stéphane Fert invite the...

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Pilote - Spécial Valérian
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Near Fine (light shelf wear, bumped corners otherwise Fine) issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 978-2205076905, 11.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A great Pilote one-shot devoted to Valerian -- featuring creators producing their own Valerian comics: Barral, Bertail, Christophe Blain, Blutch, Bonhomme,...

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Dimitri Joannides, Nicholas Sure, Joannides, Dimitri, Sure, Nicholas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2016, 978-2344006887, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Art and color by Nicolas Sure. From the publisher: The art of scandal. 1912, Vienna. Fiery Egon Schiele is the talk of the Austrian capital....

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La Petite Souriante
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Zidrou, Benoit Springer, Zidrou, Springer, Benoit, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 9782800167367, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A devilish new album illustrated by Benoit Springer. An ostrich farmer and his teenage lover keep murdering his shrewish wife, but she keeps returning......

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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Carboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Carboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344014288, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The fifth volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The authors of the Extraordinary Journey propel...

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Irena Tome 3: Varso-Vie
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Jean-David Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, David Evrard, Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël, Jean-David, Evrard, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344022764, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The true story of a forgotten heroine of the Warsaw ghetto. From the publisher: The true story of a forgotten heroine 1947. Although Nazi Germany...

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Shi, Tome 2: Le Roi Demon
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Corner lightly bumped, otherwise Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: Shi: The Demon King A very weird and wild Victorian ride, full of amputations, surgical scars, insane asylums, nudity, sex fiends, stabbings,...

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Sophie de Mullenheim, Annette Marnat, Marie Flusin, de Mullenheim, Sophie, Marnat, Marie Flusin, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Fleurus, 2017, 1st, 978-2215133810, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The most beautiful Christmas stories and traditional songs + CD" Ten Christmas songs illustrated by Annette Marnat and five stories illustrated by Marie...

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Nemo - l'Intégrale couleur
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Bruno, Bruno, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723492423, 9.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel freely adapting Jules Verne's Victorian sci-fi novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This collects the 4-tome series in one hardcover volume....

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Noël Simsolo, Olivier Balez, Simsolo, Noël, Balez, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344012376, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The artist Olivier Balez is best known in the U.S. for his graphic novel translated into English by Nobrow as Robert Moses: The Master Builder of New York...

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Jade
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Ulysse Malassagne, Malassagne, Ulysse, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 978-2723491693, 9.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the writer-artist of Kairos, a one-shot album. Just as action-packed but set in 1950s war-torn Tibet. From the publisher: "The important thing is...

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Ben Fiquet, Fiquet, Ben, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2014, 1st, 978-2723493994, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A chivalric fantasy packed with knights, action, adventure, love and robots!!! Beautifully drawn. From the publisher: Become the greatest knight!...

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Ben Fiquet, Fiquet, Ben, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344003152, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, 88 pages, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A chivalric fantasy packed with knights, action, adventure, love and robots!!! From the publisher: Get ready for the big tournament! Manille is now...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 978-2505067764, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A French family on summer vacation in 1962! Artist Jordi Lafebre is a master at depicting a character's emotions merely through their expressions and...

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Entre les Lignes
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Vincent Odin, Mael (Martin Leclerc), Odin, Vincent, Mael (Martin Leclerc), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Galerie Daniel Maghen, 2014, 1st, 9782356740366, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Entre les lignes (Between the Lines) is a brilliant, heart-rending graphic album inspired by memorabilia left behind by the real-life Julien Lafougere, a...

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Hollywood Jan - New Edition
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Bastien Vives, Mickaël Sanlaville, Vives, Mickaël Sanlaville, Bastien, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st thus, 978-2203102910, 10.75 inches, 7.5 inches, 136 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ten years after its original release, this is a new revised edition of the first collaboration between the artists of Last Man: Bastien Vives and...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2505070559, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Fine Summers, Volume 4: The Warrior's Rest" A series about a French family's summer vacations, this time: 1980. Plus 6 pages of pencil drawings by...

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Cyril Pedrosa, Pedrosa, Cyril, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2015, 978-2800165851, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Lonely Hearts." A slice of contemporary life and one man's search for love beautifully depicted by the award-winning artist of Equinox, Portugal, Three...

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Jean-David Morvan, Pierre Alary, Morvan, Jean-David, Alary, Pierre, Bump to top of spine corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344011966, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Pierre Alary's action-packed take on Conan. New adaptation of The Queen of the Black Coast. Plus 16 pages of extras only in this first printing: Five Conan...

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Attention Chien Mechant
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 978-2203120228, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nearly wordless picture book. All the images are what is illuminated by a flashlight's circular beam. A great concept imaginatively rendered. Here is...

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Petit Paul
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344028971, 10 inches, 7 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is one of Bastien Vives' occasional pornographic sex comedies. His third after Les Melons de la Colère and La Décharge Mentale . Those...

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Nympheas Noirs
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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2019, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel! An adaptation of Michel Bussi's best-selling, widely-translated crime novel Nympheas Noirs ("Black Water Lilies"),...

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Robin Recht, Recht, Robin, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Paris, 2018, 978-2344018477, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Robin Recht's adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "The Frost Giant's Daughter." This first printing includes 8 extra pages: 4 paintings by Recht, a bonus...

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Journal d'Anne Frank
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Antoine Ozanam, Nadji, Ozanam, Antoine, Nadji, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2016, 978-2302048881, 10.4 inches, 8 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Nadji's beautiful graphic adaptation of the diary of Anne Frank. Nadji Scelsi is a young Lille based artist working in illustration and animation.

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, otherwise new and unread), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800173948, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful new series by the team that brought us Gringos Locos and Spirou et la femme léopard. A post-war period piece featuring feisty detectives...

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Dab's, Fabrizio Petrossi, Dab's, Petrossi, Fabrizio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344023839, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Italian master cartoonist Fabrizio Petrossi gets to go off model with this incredible Glenat-Disney one-shot mixing adventure, humor and history! From...

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Kraken
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Bruno Cannucciari, Emiliano Pagani, Cannucciari, Bruno, Pagani, Emiliano, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2302071421, 11.1 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A superbly illustrated story of men haunted by sea monsters. I'm a sucker for such things and if you like this sort of thing, you'll love this. I can't read...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782505074007, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In a "Collector's Dustjacket Free with the First Edition"! "The Fine Summers, Volume 5: The Runaway"  By the phenomenal Jordi Lafebre, an ongoing...

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Marimo #2 - Phantasmagoria
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Very Fine, Paris, 2018, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 100 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Marimo is escaping the comforts of Home to wander into the fascinating and thrilling world of Phantasmagoria. We wanted to write about things that scare us...

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La Cape du Magicien
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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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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 12.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Operation Black Tea! Agents Fourmille and Yuri, in the secret service of her holiness the Pontiff, are tasked with leading an...

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Christophe Arleston, Alessandro Barbucci, Arleston, Christophe, Barbucci, Alessandro, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2018, 978-2-302-06985-5, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Back to the Big Apple for this new adventure! Beautiful Fourmille is inhabited by the spirit of a murdered sommelier. If she is to...

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Absurdus Delirium 2
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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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Nils Tome 3: L'Arbre de vie
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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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Shi, Tome 3: Revenge!
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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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Xavier Dorison, Félix Delep, Dorison, Xavier, Delep, Félix, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203148888, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel inspired by Animal Farm, beautifully illustrated by Felix Delep. Felix draws a variety of farm animals with incredible fluidity and the...

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Kris, Bruno Duhamel, Kris, Duhamel, Bruno, Very Fine, Paris, Dupuis, 2014, 1st, 9782800160122, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A time travel comedy adventure! Hellcats, Zeros, Catalina PBYs, carriers, battleships, and Pearl Harbor! From the publisher: The Time Brigade,...

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Régis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Hautière, Régis, Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344007624, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Red Nails. By Olivier Vatine and Didier Cassegrain. Nuff said. The album features layouts by Vatine and finished art by Cassegrain consisting of...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2016, 9782505063544, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ralph Meyer's action-packed, beautifully drawn, hit Western series. Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including best illustration for...

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Shi, Tome 4: Victoria
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505080961, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The final volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." From the Publisher: In this final volume, Kita and Jay plot their ultimate revenge against the...

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