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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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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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Near Fine (corners of the boards lightly scraped, tiny 1/8" scrape to the back cover, otherwise Very Fine), 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 reproduces the entire first volume of Alary's graphic novel: The righthand...

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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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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...

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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
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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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Niumao 2 - Le Chat Chinois Fait Des Siennes
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Ji An, VF, An, Ji, Xiao Pan, 2007, pictorial boards, French

Second volume in continuing story about the artist's cat by a Chinese comic book artist working in the French style. Text in French.

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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, 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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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Man Arenas, Vey, Dimitri, Arenas, Man, Soleil, 2010, 12.2 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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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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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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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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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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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, 9782800144108, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2010, 1st, 9782800146737, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Sidonie Farjon, Jean Barbaud, Farjon, Sidonie, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Éditions Chours, Geneva, 2014, 1st, 8.2 inches, 9.6 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud lends his humorous aviation art to his first children's picture book! "Hummingbird Flying Club: Oscar's First Flight." The Hummingbird...

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Droles de Zings
  $35.00
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Jean Barbaud, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Bamboo, 2016, 1st, 978-2818940488, 11.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of Barbaud's aviation cartoons. He renders 120 of the world's aircraft, primarily military, in his deft and wonderful style. In addition to...

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Les Dents de la Guerre
  $45.00
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Jean Barbaud, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, Bamboo, Paris, 2009, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 140 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

In 140 pages, John Barbaud draws portraits of 120 aircraft throughout the History of Aeronautics. Some of these aircraft have already been depicted in the...

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Jean Barbaud, VF, Richez Herve, Barbaud, Jean, Bamboo, 2009, 1st, pictorial boards

Jean Barbaud is an aviation art cartoonist with a special knack for caricaturing real airplanes in an animated style. His work is unique and incredible....

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Lt. Mac Fly Intégrale
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Fred Duval, Jean Barbaud, Duval, Fred, Barbaud, Jean, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978-2888907152, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean Barbaud is a former animator with a beautiful loose animated art style and an amazing ability to both capture and caricature aircraft. This volume...

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Pompiers En Zings
  $30.00
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Jean Barbaud, VF, Zaユnal, Alexandra, Barbaud, Jean, Mosquito, 2004, 1st, pictorial boards, French

A survey of the world's fire-fighting aircraft featuring Barbaud's wonderful aviation cartoons. Barbaud has a beautiful loose animated art style and an...

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Cinema 1
  $100.00
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Andre Barbe, Barbe, Andre, Fine (very slight cover wear, sharp, crisp, clean), Grenoble, Glenat, 1982, 1st, 2-7234-0295-9, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of Barbe's beautifully rendered, utterly amazing cinematic erotic cartoon strips filled with sensuous doe-eyed females and incredible invisible...

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Don Juan
  $35.00
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Mozart, Andre Barbe, Mozart, Barbe, Andre, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (topedge smoke stained, spine sunned, otherwise very charp), Editions la Decouverte, Paris, 1991, 1st, 12.2 inches, 10.25 inches, 102 pages, 14 double-page and 14 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English French Italian

Andre Barbe contributes 28 beautiful, lush, sensual soft pencil drawings to illustrate the complete text of Mozart's opera. The text of the opera is...

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Don Juan
  $45.00
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Mozart, Andre Barbe, Mozart, Barbe, Andre, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket edges rubbed, spine sunned), Editions la Decouverte, Paris, 1991, 1st, 12.2 inches, 10.25 inches, 102 pages, 14 double-page and 14 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth

Andre Barbe contributes 28 beautiful, lush, sensual, soft pencil drawings to illustrate the complete text of Mozart's opera. The text of the opera is...

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Jeux D'Eau Portfolio
  $40.00
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Andre Barbe, One of 1000 numbered copies, VF/VF, Barbe, Andre, Glenat, 2004, 1st, French

A girl slips out of her clothes and into a public fountain.... A fantasy told in 20 panels each presented as a single plate in this portfolio. With four...

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Nous Sommes Trop
  $50.00
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Andre Barbe, NF, Barbe, Andre, Glenat, 1981, 1st, pictorial boards, French

An early Barbe cartoon collection with equal servings of sequential cartoons and full-page panoramic gag panels. Only a handful of the erotic nudes that...

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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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