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.

 
Dimitri Vey, Man Arenas, Vey, Dimitri, Arenas, Man, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Paris, 2010, 1st, 12.1 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel beautifully illustrated by Man Arenas. Yaxin the faun, the wizard Merlin, crows, fish, a fox, and nature softly and lovingly rendered by...

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Olivier Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Didier Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Vatine, Daniel Pecqueur, Olivier, Cassegrain, Fred Blanchard, Didier, #535 of 550 numbered copies signed by the four creators, Fine, issued without dustjacket (very slight surface wear, corners sharp, tight, clean), Delcourt, Paris, 1999, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This is the deluxe edition of Didier Cassegrain's great first album. Layouts by Olivier Vatine, designs by Fred Blanchard, drawn and colored by Cassegrain....

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Venise Celeste - First Printing
  $150.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (all corners bumped, spine ends bent inward, light cover wear, binding and interior very sound), Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena. For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations he...

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Regis Loisel, Loisel, Regis, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344014271, 8 inches, 12.2 inches, 76 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The fourth volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The first two titles in this series were published in...


Wilfried Lupano, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"This critical and popular success is THE series that revealed to the public Virginie Augustin, alongside Wilfrid Lupano." This is the third of four...

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Miss in Paris
  $45.00
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Matthieu Forichon, Forichon, Matthieu, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2011, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 168 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is an invitation for a wonderful walk in a Paris as seen through the eyes of an artist deeply in love with the city. Par Ici are stolen moments of...

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Daniel Torres, Torres, Daniel, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2005, 1st, 978-1-59307-427-2, 11.875 inches, 8.75 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Shape-shifting robots! An interstellar conspiracy! Who can be trusted? Rocco Vargas betrayed! In the world of the...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+ (mild wear to cover, interior tight and flat), New York, Heavy Metal Communications, 1977, 1st, 0930368886, 11 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

An attractive used copy. From 1977, Moebius' first-ever collection in the English language! His classic character Arzach in four wordless comic stories.


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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Wanted, Lucky Luke
  $25.00
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Matthieu Bonhomme, Bonhomme, Matthieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2021, 9782884714778, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 68 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Five years after The Man Who Killed Lucky Luke, Matthieu Bonhomme (Esteban, Messire Guillaume, le Marquis d'Anaon) returns to the most famous cowboy 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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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Huginn & Muninn, 2021, 1st, 9782364808140, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 278 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This "augmented edition" has 24 new pages added.

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David Merveille, Merveille, David, One of 3500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis / Champaka, 2020, 1st, 9782390410133, 11.1 inches, 11.6 inches, 120 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Softcover, pictorial boards, French

A lovely art book filled with poster and DVD art, seriographs, paintings, and more of Tati by illustrator David Merveille. The minimal text is in both...

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Tengu Diaries - Signed
  $25.00
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Alexis Bacci, Bacci, Alexis, First edition limited to 1000 copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, 2021, 1st, 078-2-9559366-2-7, 7 inches, 7 inches, 144 pages, color illustration on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

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

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Herve Bourhis, Rudy Spiessert, Bourhis, Herve, Spiessert, Rudy, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2021, 1st, 9791034741298, 12 inches, 8.6 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

H.O.M.E. Vol. 1 - Stay at home is fun and fast-paced with great appeal. From the publisher: H.O.M.E., it's an acronym for Humanoid / Obsolete /...

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Tebo, Tebo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2021, 1st, 9791034747801, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Raowl Vol. 2: Donkey Skin, the Stinky Princess. Tebo has a wonderful free humorous art style (Captain Biceps, La jeunesse de Mickey). Raowl is his most...

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SuperGroom Tome 1
  $25.00
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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9782800174723, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yoann is a fantastic French artist with a loose lively style reminiscent of Bodart and Conrad but with sharper angles. Over a decade ago, Yoann and Vehlmann...

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Köllwitz 1742
  $30.00
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Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2020, 9782352835356, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest collection of Toppi short stories. An English translation, if any, is years away. From the publisher: From the battlefields of the King...

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Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782505089353, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This family series is a platform for Jordi LaFebre's best feature: his ability to portray the emotions and personality of his characters. From the...

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Lucky Boy - Coquin de sort
  $30.00
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Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Ankama, 2021, 1st, 9791033512653, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Bill Presing's new graphic novel. Click here if you prefer the English language edition. From the publisher: Who knew that a...

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Hammerdam
  $30.00
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Enrique Fernandez, Fernandez, Enrique, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Paris, 2021, 9791033511472, 11 inches, 8 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Discover the latest graphic novel by Enrique Fernandez (L'île sans sourire, Aurore, Brigada , Nima ). From the publisher: After disappearing...

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Elsa Delachair, Alex Viougeas, Delachair, Elsa, Viougeas, Alex, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, La Martiniere Jeunesse, 2021, 1st, 9782732493893, 10.7 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 60 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

There is a tradition ... from the tango to the abacus, 60 traditions classified by UNESCO. A picture book for everyone. With 60 color illustrations...

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Jean-Louis Roux, Sergio Toppi, Roux, Jean-Louis, Toppi, Sergio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2021, 9782352839118, 9.5 inches, 6.7 inches, 54 pages, 36 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The legend of Conair Mór, King of Ireland" with 36 colorful illustrations/decorations. From the publisher: Sergio Toppi left us an intriguing...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2020, 9791034737987, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Atom Agency is a fun detective thriller incomprehensible if one cannot read French, but the artwork is the zenith of the modern clear-line bande...

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