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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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, black & white

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris.

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 150 numbered copies signed by Ange and Alary, Very Fine, Hobby Folie, Paris, 2004, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, two-color

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris.

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Belladone Exlibris #3 - Signed
  $35.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, black & white

A special drawing of Belladone by Alary created especially for this exlibris. Beautifully printed with deep blacks on cardstock.

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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, 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 limited edition reproduces the entire first volume of Alary's graphic novel:...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by both the writer and the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by both the writer and the artist. Inscribed by the writer on the first page: "Une histoire ecrite a la pointe de l'epee...et signee d'un...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Inscribed by the artist with a full-page pencil drawing, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (bump to the tail of the spine end with a small 1/8" scrape, corners very lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Toulon, Soleil, 2004, 1st, 2845658591, 13.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist with a nice full-page pencil drawing of Belladone and dated in the year of publication: 2004! This Limited edition is long out...

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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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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Upper corners bumped otherwise 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, eight-pages of sketches and...

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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Limited to 200 copies signed by the artist, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (the boards are peeking thru at three spots at the spine ends where the cloth is worn, upper corners are bumped and worn,, Folle Image, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition of Belladone, limited to 200 copies, features a cloth spine, special covers, eight-pages of sketches and studies, and is signed by...

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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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Don Vega
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505084976, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Zorro, the birth of a legend." From Pierre Alary, a retelling of Zorro! This 96-page graphic novel was written, illustrated, and colored by Pierre...

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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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Mon Traitre
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2018, 9782369814740, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Retour a Killybegs
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2019, 1st, 9782369819028, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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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, 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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Siegfried, Tome 2: La Walkyrie
  $30.00
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Alex Alice, Alice, Alex, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light cover wear), Dargaud, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The original French edition of Alex Alice's adaptation of the Wagner opera, told mostly through visuals. Volume 2 of 3. Text in French. The English language...

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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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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 979-10-96315-64-2, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 300 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

Following the very successful TEGN trilogy, Even Mehl Amundsen's first published sketchbook. Decade is a carefully curated selection of his works chosen...


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, 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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Man Arenas, Arenas, Man, Small puncture to the paper covering the rear joint otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2013, 1st, 9782302020016, 11.6 inches, 10.2 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This volume is an offshoot of the main series and despite a narrative, it is nearly a purely pictorial book. It is page after page of Arenas' lush...

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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, Aslan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Dynamite / La Musardine, 2019, 1st, 9782362345005, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The first complete collection of the Aslan pin-ups that appeared in Lui magazine--a journey through the golden age of eroticism! In...

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Ata, Leconte, and Zou
Et Paris?
  $12.00
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Ata, Leconte, Zou, Ata, Leconte, Zou, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1987, 1st, 9782737656125, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 24 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A charmingly illustrated comic strip about a young woman doing man on the street interviews.

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Virginie Augustin, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344020654, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Virginie Augustin studied animation at the École des Gobelins before working for Walt Disney on films like 'Tarzan' and 'Hercules.' Her comics...

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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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Tex Avery
  $75.00
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Patrick Brion, Tex Avery, Brion, Patrick, Avery, Tex, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (top edge of dustjacket lightly rubbed), Paris, Chene, 1984, 2nd 2000, 9782851083715, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 176 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, French

A detailed filmography of every one of Avery's films for Warner Bros., MGM & Universal. Each entry includes credits, synopsis, and a frame from the...

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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
  $65.00
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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Captain Death
  $29.00
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Alexis Bacci Leveillé, Bacci Leveillé, Alexis, Fine, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203196957, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 220 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

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

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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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