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.

 
#Hardcover 1
  $60.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 979-10-96315-39-0, 12 inches, 8 inches, 160 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From our friends in France and their blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. From the publisher: The aggressive rejection of any nude artwork (and...

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#Hardcover 2
  $65.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 9791096315758, 12 inches, 8 inches, 184 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From our friends in France and their blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. From the publisher: Last year (in 2019), we started like this: "The...

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Tony Sandoval, Sandoval, Tony, Limited to 666 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paquet, Geneva, 2015, 1st, 12 inches, 8.75 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This deluxe edition is limited to 666 copies. Tony's latest graphic novel mixes watercolor painted pages and inked pages which were colored later. This...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $300.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (sharp, bright, clean, glossy), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations of Jesus in the desert by Moebius.

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $225.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $250.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 9782908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A pristine, tight, never read copy. "2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing...

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2001 Apres Jesus Christ
  $200.00
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Jean-Luc Coudray, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Coudray, Jean-Luc, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to the otherwise sharp corners, bright, clean), Paris, Stardom, 2000, 1st, 978-2908766509, 7 inches, 9.5 inches, 40 pages, 19 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"2001 AD." A novella with 19 full-page color illustrations by Moebius. Self-published by Moebius' Stardom publishing company.

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Olivier Schrauwen, Schrauwen, Olivier, Very Fine, Borgerhout, Bries, 2010-2015, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

A Complete Set of Olivier Schrauwen's two mini-comics (to date) about early man: 30000 years of bad luck and 29000 years of bad luck. Great stuff. 30000...

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30th Angouleme Festival Poster
  $40.00
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Francois Schuiten, Schuiten, Francois, Fine, Angouleme, 2003, 23.5 inches, 15.75 inches, color

The official poster for the 30th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 23 - 26, 2003. Featuring an original illustration...

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Zep
Zep, Zep, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2005, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

The official poster for the 32nd Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme in 2005. Zep won the festival's Grand Prix in 2004 and created...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Moebius Production, 2019, 6.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the new 2019 edition of the Moebius classic last published in 1999 and long out of print. 70 lush intricately detailed full-page pen & ink...

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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2016, 15.75 inches, 23.5 inches, color

This "Prestige" variant of the official festival poster is printed on a thicker, mat stock. It showcases Katsuhiro Otomo's original illustration created...

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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2016, 15.75 inches, 23.5 inches, color

The official poster for the 43nd Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 28 - 31, 2016. Featuring an original illustration...

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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2016, 15.75 inches, 23.5 inches, color

This variant of the official festival poster showcases Katsuhiro Otomo's original illustration created especially for the 43nd Annual International Festival...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Now in stock! One of the three official posters for the 46th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 24 - 27, 2019....

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Taiyo Matsumoto, Matsumoto, Taiyo, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

One of the three official posters for the 46th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 24 - 27, 2019. Featuring an...

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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

One of the three official posters for the 47th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 30 - February 2, 2020. Featuring an...

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Rumiko Takahashi, Takahashi, Rumiko, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

One of the three official posters for the 47th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 30 - February 2, 2020. Rumiko...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine, Bruno, Bruno, Treize Etrange, 1999, 1st, 2911058364, 4.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 51 plates, color illustrations, Softcover, pictorial boards, English

Bruno is a personal favorite. Nemo, Inner City Blues, Junk, Lorna.  This is a signed & numbered portfolio of 50 portraits of American jazz...

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9 Tigres, Tome 1: Xiao Wei
  $29.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine & Jian Yi, Olivier Vatine & Jian Yi, Delcourt, 2009, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

"9 Tigres is a new series in the “Serie B” collection, and it marks the return of Olivier Vatine as a writer - And a major paean to the artwork...

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One of 999 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Al Severin, Severin, Al, Several Pictures, 2000, 1st, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Al Severin is a Belgian artist whose work is a wonderful throwback to an earlier era. His work has a surplus of charm and wit and his relaxed ink...

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#16 of 30 copies signed by the artist with an original sketch, Very Fine, Al Severin, Severin, Al, Editions Michel Deligne, 1985, 1st, 786864419, 160 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps

An early work by Al Severin: a group of three inter-related short stories about a group of grunts. Text in French. In 2008, 30 copies were signed and...

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Al Severin, Severin, Al, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2016, 1st, 9782800169040, 9.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French


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Very Fine, Art Ludique, Le Musee, Paris, 2015, 1st, 11 inches, 9 inches, 228 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

A profusely illustrated catalog to the 2015 Paris museum exhibition. All text is in both French and English. The museum's description:...

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Ab Irato 1: Riel
  $26.00
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Very Fine without dustjacket as issued, Thierry Labrosse, Labrosse, Thierry, Vents d'Ouest, 2010, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A sci fi series by Thierry Labrosse a Montreal-based Bande Dessinee illustrator, painter, and a storyboarder for many Canadian, French and American...

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Abstract: Ayna The End - Plaque
  $90.00
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 21 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 37 x 53 cm (14.7" x 21") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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Abstract: Jonction - Plaque
  $90.00
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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, Paris, Moebius Production, 2020, 21 inches, 14.7 inches, color

A 37 x 53 cm (14.7" x 21") print laminated to a 3/8-inch thick wood plaque with a transparent mat anti-UV and anti-reflective film. The beautiful matte...

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Absurdus Delirium 2
  $30.00
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Fine, Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Bigart, T.P., Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), 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 intelligent...

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Absurdus Delirium 2
  $25.00
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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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Absurdus Delirium 3
  $30.00
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Fine, Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Tharrats, Joan, Tha (Joseph-August Tharrats), Fluide Glacial, 1997, 1st, 2858152187, 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 intelligent...

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Accords Sensibles
  $35.00
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Very Fine, Antonio Lapone, Hautiere, Regis, Lapone, Antonio, Glenat, 2011, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone is a great fan of the fifties and the "Ligne Claire" and works as a graphic artist and illustrator. His panels are very graphic with a lot of...

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Acheve D'Imprimer
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Remy Mabesoone, Mau, Olivier, Mabesoone, Remy, Casterman, 2006, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Adam Clarks
  $30.00
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Regis Hautiere, Antonio Lapone, Hautiere, Regis, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Glenat, Paris, 2014, 1st, 14.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Lapone is a great fan of the fifties and the "Ligne Claire" and works as a graphic artist and illustrator. His panels are very graphic with a lot of...

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Adam Sarlech
  $20.00
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Fine, Frederic Bezian, Bezian, Frederic, Les Humanoides Associes, 1989, 1st, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French, French

A beautifully drawn graphic novel with stylized art reminiscent of Krigstein. The first volume in a trilogy ('Adam Sarlech', 'La Chambre Nuptiale' and 'Le...

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Moebius, and et al
Aedena Le Catalogue Hiver 85-86
  $75.00
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Moebius, et al, Moebius, et al, Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1985, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 16 pages, 43 color and 27 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

Moebius' own 1980s publishing house which produced art books, portfolios, posters, prints, postcards during its run. It not only published work by Moebius,...

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Aero-Artbook
  $45.00
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Very Fine, Christophe Gibelin, Gibelin, Christophe, Paquet, 2009, 1st, 12.6 inches, 128 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

An excellent large format collection of the superb aviation art of Christophe Gibelin! For the last seven years, Gibelin has created digital paintings...

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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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Agathe Saugrenu 3: Ca Va Peter
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Vernay, Zabus, Vernay, Dupuis, 2008, 1st, 9782800141268, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Czech

"Agathe, an eight-year-old girl suffering from diabetes, takes refuge in a world of fantasy where she finds a friend and the will to live with her illness....

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Agito Cosmos, Tome 1: Aquaviva
  $25.00
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Olivier Milhaud, Fabien Mense, Milhaud, Olivier, Mense, Fabien, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Grenoble, Glenat, 2012, 1st, 9782723484121, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Fabien Mense (AKA Fabien M) who started out drawing the Tikitis in Lucha Libre takes on a subject close to his heart, sea creatures and the oceans! The look...

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Ailleurs
  $15.00
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Willem, Willem, Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2002, 1st, 2909990869, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

Bernard Willem Holtrop (born 1941) is a Dutch cartoonist living in France since 1968, who publishes under the pen name Willem. He is the winner of the 2000...

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Aime Lacapelle 1
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2004, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The fantastic adventures of a French farmer. Text in French.

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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2001, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2003, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Text in French.

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Very Fine, Jean-Yves Ferri, Ferri, Jean-Yves, Fluide Glacial, 2007, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, French

Text in French.

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Carlos Sampayo, José Muñoz, Sampayo, Carlos, Muñoz, José, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Casterman, Brussels, 2007, 9782203008083, 10.2 inches, 7.3 inches, 392 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: For this Alack Sinner Integrale in two volumes, José Muñoz and Carlos Sampayo wanted to completely revisit the...

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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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Alexandre Clérisse, Clérisse, Alexandre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulouse, Milan et Demi, 2016, 1st, 978-2-7459-7814-1, 12.6 inches, 11 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

12 directors hidden in their films! Alexandre Clérisse plays hide-and-seek with cult filmmakers. Tumultuous images depict the landscapes from the...

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