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.

 
Harding Was Here
  $25.00
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VF, Adam, Midam, Adam, Soleil, 2008, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thomas Harding is an eminent scientist who travels through time to meet the greatest painters of the past ... and cheaply acquire paintings he can sell for...

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Ange, Patrick Renault, Charlie Adlard, Ange, Patrick Renault, Adlard, Charlie, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 1st, 15 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Charlie Adlard was kind enough to sign this copy for us. This limited oversize deluxe edition reproduces the entire 52-page graphic novel from Adlard's...

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One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

One of the first 900 copies which are numbered & signed by the artist. A new collection of drawings, character designs, and color renderings by one of...

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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Comix Buro, 2014, 1st, 978-2-916518-70-1, 8.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This third Alary sketchbook includes color illustrations created at the end of the work day, or reserved for special editions and small runs. Includes...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, #55 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine), Folle Image, Lille, 2007, 1st, 17 inches, 12 inches, color, French

This very limited, deluxe edition reproduces all 46 pencil pages for the second volume. Each pencil page is reproduced full-size in color as its own print....

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Belladone Promotional Poster
  $45.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Fine (factory folded, unused), Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 47 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

A huge 16 x 47 inch poster for Belladone.

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Belladone, Tome 1: Marie
  $20.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 2845658583, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This French album is a beauty. Set in 1680 Paris (the era of the three musketeers), this rousing adventure is the story of Marie, code name Belladone, a...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full page drawing, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This limited edition is long out of print and will not be reprinted. This copy has a big, full-page pencil and watercolor dedicace by the artist. This...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This very deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, consists of: The album in a cloth binding, special covers, plus eight-pages of sketches...

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Belladone, Tome 2: Maxime
  $20.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Marie and Maxime pursue the would-be assassin of Louis XIV who escaped them at the end of Tome 1. Like the first volume, this volume has several great...

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Belladone, Tome 3: Louis
  $15.00
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2007, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The finale to the 3-part storyline. Pierre Alary is a former animator at Disney's studio in France. His work is fluid and nimble and full of charm. Text...

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Jean-David Morvan, Pierre Alary, Morvan, Jean-David, Alary, Pierre, 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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Jean-David Morvan, Pierre Alary, Morvan, Jean-David, Alary, Pierre, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344029503, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize black & white Collector's Edition of The Queen of the Black Coast, limited to 1500 copies, is a showcase for Pierre Alary's line art and...

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Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Soleil, 2001, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This rousing detective thriller is like a 1960s Hammer horror film. In Victorian London, a masked man breaks into homes under cover of night, stealing...

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Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Soleil, 2001, 1st, 2845651260, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is a first printing with a different cover (painted by Pierre) and beautifully illustrated endpapers. Text in French. This rousing detective...

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Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483926, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...


Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 9782723483933, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Our pal Pierre Alary's latest series is this two-volume story set in Paris in the late 1910s. During WWI, Silas Corey, former reporter, secret agent and...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, One of 350 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bruno Graff, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 320 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The definitive edition of the first Silas Corey story originally published as two 64-page volumes, here the volumes are combined and 192 pages of extra...

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Fabien Nury, Pierre Alary, Nury, Fabien, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2015, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new diptych from our pal Pierre. November 1918. For millions of French, the war is over ...For Silas Corey, it is just beginning. Paris, November...

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Instinct Sauvage
  $20.00
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NF, Joel Alessandra, Frehel, Herve, Alessandra, Joel, KSTR, 2009, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Pluie D'Ete
  $36.00
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Sergio Algozzino, VF, Algozzino, Sergio, Humanoides, 2007, color wraps, French

From the publisher: "An auto-fiction (so-called) in which a young Italian author recounts with a lot of humor, charm and poetry his dreams and desires,...

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Very Fine, Alex Alice, Dorison, Xavier, Alice, Alex, Glenat, 2003, 978272437325, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Before Siegfried, Alex Alice tackled this medieval saga. This is the conclusion.

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Aristide Broie Du Noir
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Jeremie Almanza, Gauthier, Severine, Almanza, Jeremie, Delcourt, 2008, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

A child is afraid to fall asleep all too aware of the horrors that await him in his dreams. Similar in style and tone to Dave Cooper's dreamlike narratives....

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Coeur De Pierre
  $20.00
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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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Guillaume Bianco, Jeremie Almanza, Bianco, Guillaume, Almanza, Jeremie, Very Fine, Toulon, Soleil, 2011, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Beast without a Face."

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Reves & Portraits
  $50.00
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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François Amoretti, Amoretti, François, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2014, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

This sketchbook will take you on a journey through the very special universe of François Amoretti (Burlesque Girrrl). This atypical artist's...

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One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Comix Buro, 2013, 1st, 9782916518657, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Come discover Jean-Baptiste Andreae's incredible talent & amazing colors through his sketches of girls (luscious girls, pin-ups, vampire girls,...

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Wilfrid Lupano, Jean-Baptiste Andreae, Lupano, Wilfrid, Andreae, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine, Vents d'Ouest, Grenoble, 2012, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully illustrated fantasy adventure. Somewhere in the vast jumble of possible worlds, there is one where, more than anywhere else, it remains...

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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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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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One of 2004 numbered copies, Very Fine, Cesare Asaro, Shepherd, Kirstie, Asaro, Cesare, Curio & Co, 2011, 1st, 5.75 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A tone-perfect pastiche of mid-century industrial manuals and design.   ===   “There’s no time like the present,”...

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Aslan Pin-Up
  $45.00
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Very Fine, Aslan, Aslan, La Musardine, 2010, 9782842714901, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

Aslan is a French painter, sculptor and pin-up artist. He is most famous in France and worldwide for his pin up girls. For 18 years, he provided a monthly...

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Christophe Arleston, Audrey Alwett, Virginie Augustin, Arleston, Audrey Alwett, Christophe, Augustin, Virginie, Special limited edition, Very Fine, Soleil, Toulon, 2011, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 72 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was a special limited edition for the 2011 BD Festival at Angouleme with a print run of 1000 copies or less. An oversize hardcover reproducing...

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VF, Augustin, Virginie, Virginie Augustin, Fantasmagories, 2011, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Voyage aux Ombres S&N Ex-Libris
  $12.00
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One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Augustin, Virginie, Virginie Augustin, Fantasmagories, 2011, 1st

A limited edition color print produced by Fantasmagories, a bande dessinee shop in Paris, famous for their ex-libris (bookplates).

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Francois Avril, Avril, Francois, One of 3000 numbered copies, Very Good (lower spine badly bumped with a 1-inch tear to back hinge and a 1/4-inch tear to front hing, Brussels, Champaka Brussels, 2006, 1st, 978-2930142210, 2930142219, 11 inches, 11.75 inches, 200 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Delightful, energetic sketches from Avril's travels through the title cities; printed in large size and in sumptuous color. Francois Avril's career...

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Francois Avril, Avril, Francois, Limited to 3000 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Champaka, Brussels, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 12 inches, 200 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Francois Avril’s career started with illustration. Sometimes working alone, sometimes in collaboration with scriptwriters, he produced many...

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Bots Tome 1
  $24.00
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Ducoudray, Stephen Baker, Ducoudray, Baker, Stephen, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2016, 1st, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In the course of world conflicts, humans have delegated the art of war to machines. The Earth is now just an immense battlefield populated only by robots....

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Lastman, Tome 10
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2017, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 33 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely...

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Lastman, Tome 11
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 15 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 7
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2015, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 8
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2016, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 10 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman, Tome 9
  $20.00
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2016, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 20 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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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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Le Chanteur Sans Nom
  $30.00
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VF, Olivier Balez, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Balez, Olivier, Glenat, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French

A beautifully illustrated story spanning the decades from the '30s to the present.  From the publisher: "Singing star of the '30s and '40s, Le...

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Topless
  $28.00
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VF/VF, Olivier Balez, Le Gouëfflec, Arnaud, Balez, Olivier, Glenat, 2009, 1st, Softcover, vinyl wraps, French

A noir romance full of elegance and adventure and outstanding graphics ... Martin is a pianist in a striptease bar. Happily aimless. Until the day the...

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Very Fine, Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Dupuis, 2007, 1st, color, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French, French

"The Master of Shadows."

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