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.

 
Zoo - La Visite
  $70.00
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Philippe Bonifay, Frank Pe, Bonifay, Philippe, Pe, Frank, Very Fine/Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the work of animalier Frank Pe and the world of Zoo, the best-selling comic series by Frank Pe and Philippe Bonifay. From the...

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Arthur De Pins, De Pins, Arthur, Very Fine, New York, NBM, 2014, 1st American, 9781561638505, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Tempers are flaring around Zombillenium, the monster amusement park run by monsters. When one hires only the dead (or witches!) in a...

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Yoann, Yoann, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2015, 1st, 8.7 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

You'll be amazed by the wide range of styles offered by the gifted artist Yoann. If his sketchbook of course puts the emphasis on Spirou sketches, it...

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Attilio Micheluzzi, Micheluzzi, Attilio, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2007, 1st, 9782352830009, 2352830001, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: The final book in the Rosso Stenton series. Rosso Stenton the heartthrob...Stenton the redheaded, unwitting deserter, is forced to...

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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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Jean Van Hamme, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Van Hamme, Jean, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2505064787, 15.5 inches, 12 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

A beautiful oversize (12 x 15.5 inch) black & white edition of this special volume of XIII illustrated by guest artist Jean Giraud in 2007. This...

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XIII - La Version Irlandaise
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Van Hamme, Jean, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Dargaud, 2007, 1st, 9782505001317, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The long-running series XIII was created by William Vance and Jean Van Hamme in 1984. Similar to Robert Ludlum's Bourne Trilogy, this series revolves around...

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Benoit Feroumont, One corner bumped otherwise Fine, Vehlmann, Fabien, Feroumont, Benoit, Dupuis, 2006, 1st, pictorial boards, French

Tome 1 won the Prix Jeunesse from FranceTelevisions and this follow-up volume is even better than the first! Depression-era America, recast to include...

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Benoit Feroumont, Fine, Vehlmann, Fabien, Feroumont, Benoit, Dupuis, 2005, 1st, pictorial boards, French

This Album won the Prix Jeunesse from FranceTelevisions! Depression-era America, recast to include fantastical supernatural creatures and monsters. These...

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Who's Afraid of Robert Crumb?
  $30.00
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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Print run of 2000 copies, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to the corners, mild shelwear), Musee de la bande dessinee, Angouleme, 2000, 1st, 9-11 inches, 64 pages, 27 color and over 100 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The catalogue for an exhibition at the Angouleme Festival in 2000. The catalog features a biography, interview, bibliography and lots of art. All the text...

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Welcome Home - Notebook
  $20.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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Weapons of the Metabaron
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Alexandro Jodorowsky, Travis Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Jodorowsky, Alexandro, Charest, Zoran Janjetov, Travis, Humanoids, 2013, 2nd, 9781594650819, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The English language edition of the legendary Travis Charest French album. The Meta-barons series is a space fantasy with metaphysical overtones. The...

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Jose Luis Munuera, Munuera, Jose Luis, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, 9782205064537, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the artist of Navis, a comic with wild action and sight gags. From the publisher: It's difficult to be a peaceful wolf in the Middle Ages......

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Very Fine, Gregory Charlet, Charlet, Gregory, Ankama, 2009, 1st, 9782916739663, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Silas is the son of the great Hunter Baajah; tradition demands that he learn to fill his father's role. But he fails to master magic, refusing to perform...

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Wadlow
  $35.00
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Very Fine, Nicolas Sure, Bec, Christophe, Sure, Nicolas, Soleil, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Another beautiful album from artist Nicolas Sure. This time, a historical fable. Robert Pershing Wadlow was born February 22, 1918 in Alton, Illinois. He...

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Blutch, Blutch, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2015, 1st, 978-2205074642, 12 inches, 9 inches, 184 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French, English, German

“Blutch is a master. No other cartoonist renders with such casual virtuosity.” —Craig Thompson “One of our greatest...

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Voyage en Satanie Tome 1
  $30.00
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VF, Marie and Sebastien Kerascoet, Vehlmann, Kerascoet, Marie and Sebastien, Dargaud, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, Pictorial boards, French

The latest from Kerascoet! A group of spelunkers is exploring caves when they mistakenly journey to a variety of mysterious underground lands. Book 1 of 2.

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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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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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Vortex
  $39.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2016, 1st, 9782360811076, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French English

Vortex is a totally new book by Charles Burns, created especially for Cornélius and offered exclusively worldwide. It is not available in any other...

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Vitesse Moderne
  $30.00
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Blutch, VF, Blutch, Dupuis, 2010, 1st thus, French wraps, French

A beautiful album by the award-winning BD creator. This is a new expanded edition nicely printed on fine paper. This first printing includes a bonus 12...

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Lele Vianello, Vianello, Lele, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2015, 1st, 9782352832997, 2352832993, 9 inches, 9 inches, 36 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A tribute to Hugo Pratt by his assistant on Corto Maltese, Lele Vianello. From the publisher: Hugo Pratt died on August 20, 1995. The faithful of the...

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Vincent, Mon Frere Mort-Vivant
  $60.00
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Thierry Martin, Mathis, Jean-Marc, Martin, Thierry, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 1st, 2845659091, 13.5 inches, 10 inches, 78 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Thierry Martin has a growing cult following among comic book and animation artists but has yet to break through with a mainstream bestseller. This...

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Viande / Meat - Small Notebook
  $12.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 5.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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Ver / Worm - Notebook
  $20.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 32 pages, Softcover, color wraps

A blank notebook with two unpublished covers by  Charles Burns . For six years, Charles Burns dedicated time to create the  X'ed Out...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Inscribed by the artist ("Moebius to Tim and Debbie") with a drawing, Very Good-Near Fine (mild bump to the top edge next to the spine, light scrape to the tail of the spine, some light crazing to the cover, corners are sharp, book is flat, tight, clean), Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inscribed by the artist ("Moebius to Tim and Debbie") with a very sharp drawing of the Starwatcher in profile. This is one of the nicest Moebius dedicace...

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Vectorama
  $60.00
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Arthur De Pins, De Pins, Arthur, Very Fine with Very Fine bellyband, Toulon, Soleil, 2016, 1st, 978-2-302-04788-4, 13.75 inches, 11.5 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An exceptional large format retrospective of the work of Arthur de Pins, in advertising, video games, animation, magazine and book illustration, and comic...

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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, #886 of 900 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 978-2-91-6518-41-1, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

A third great collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Fred et Bob, Stan Pulsar, Pink Planet, Aquablue, Cixi...

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Vatine Sketchbook #3
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Comix Buro, 2011, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: "Here is, as expected, the third sketchbook from Vatine. "This new volume is substantially different from the previous two,...

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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2008, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

The long out-of-print second collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Pink Planet, Aquablue, Angela, Star...

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Vatine Sketchbook #2
  $75.00
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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2008, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

The out-of-print second collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Pink Planet, Aquablue, Angela, Star Wars:...

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Vatine Sketchbook #2
  $45.00
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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Price label remnants on the front cover otherwise Fine, Comix Buro, Paris, 2008, 1st, 8.75 inches, 7.1 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps, French

The out-of-print second collection of sketches, drawings, designs, and color renderings by this French artist (Pink Planet, Aquablue, Angela, Star Wars:...

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Variations
  $45.00
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Blutch, Blutch, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 978-2205063592, 15 inches, 11.4 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

32 famous pages from bande dessinee history re-drawn by Blutch. From the publisher: Which albums have you noticed the most? Blutch, a true fan of...

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Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, One of 900 numbered copies signed by the artist", Very Fine, Paris, Comix Buro, 2013, 1st, 978-2-916518-69-5, 8.75 inches, 7.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, French

Look inside and discover the ease with which Alberto Veranda passes from one style to another. This third sketchbook of gorgeous paintings has homages to...

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Varanda Sketchbook #3
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Alberto Varanda, Varanda, Alberto, Comix Buro, 2013, 1st, 978-2-916518-69-5, Softcover, wraps, French

Look inside and discover the ease with which Alberto Veranda passes from one style to another. This third sketchbook of gorgeous paintings has homages to...

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Varanda Sketchbook #2
  $30.00
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Alberto Varanda, Very Fine, Varanda, Alberto, Comix Buro, 2010, 1st, wraps, French

A new incursion in the fantastic worlds of Alberto Varanda, In this sketchbook, you will to travel in the midst of dragons, warriors, vampires and bugs of...

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Valérian: Shingouzlooz Inc
  $25.00
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Wilfrid Lupano, Mathieu Lauffray, Lupano, Wilfrid, Lauffray, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 978-2205076790, 12.625 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A one-shot Valerian adventure with pencils, inks and color by Lauffray! This is the second stand-alone "elseworlds" story based upon Christin and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very fine in very fine bo, Strasbourg, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-10-96315-00-0, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Les Oiseaux du Maître (The Birds of the Master). From the publisher: Les Oiseaux du...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Near Fine (covers lightly rubbed), Paris, Dargaud, 1985, 1st, 9782205030327, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The twelfth volume of the adventures of Valerian and Laureline, spatio-temporal agents. From the publisher: Valerian and Laureline set off in pursuit...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, One of 499 numbered copies signed by both the artist and author, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in mailing box, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2017, 1st, 979-1096315048, 18 inches, 13.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A Valerian Artists Edition reproducing the original art for Châtelet Station, Direction Cassiopeia. With extra materials. From the publisher:...

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Very Fine, Jean Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean Claude, Dargaud, 1980, 9782205046397, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

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Pierre Christin, Jean Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 1985, 9782205046588, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Résumé: Alors que des anomalies temporelles se multiplient laissant présager la destruction nucléaire de la civilisation...

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Pierre Christin, Jean Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 1984, 9782205046533, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Résumé: Pendant que Laureline poursuit une quête mystérieuse dans la constellation de Cassiopée, Valérian...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 1998, 9782205046205, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Rèsumè: Entre la Terre et la planète Zomuk, Valérian et Laureline cherchent respectivement à comprendre les raisons...

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Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Cinebook, London, 2017, 1st British, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This French album is in English for the first time. Jean-Luc Besson's 2017 feature film is based upon this classic bande dessinee series. From the...

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Va'a
  $33.00
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Benjamin Flao, Troubs, Flao, Troubs, Benjamin, Very Fine, Paris, Futuropolis, 2014, 1st, 978-2754811187, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Benjamin Flao and Troubs' travel album of the Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia. From the publisher: In the spring of 2014, Flao and Troubs follow...

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Ut Tome 3: Histeria
  $30.00
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Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834441, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ut was awarded the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics & Games. Ut is set in a world populated by creatures of human form but with...

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Paola De Barbato, Corrado Roi, De Barbato, Paola, Roi, Corrado, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2017, 1st, 978-2352834410, 11.75 inches, 9.125 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Men Left, Madness Remains. Ut was awarded the 2017 Gran Guinigi for best series at Lucca Comics & Games. Ut is set in a world populated by...

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