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.

 
À l'intérieur de Kitaro
  $15.00
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, Cornelius, Bordeaux, 2018, 1st, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 20 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

À l'intérieur de Kitaro et de ses copains (Inside Kitaro and his buddies) was published on the occasion of the publication of the book...

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Tralalajahal
  $75.00
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Pierre Clement, Clement, Pierre, Near Fine (mild cover wear, interior clean and sound), Reporter, Paris, 1991, 1st, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 36 pages, 24 color illustrations, Softcover, vinyl wraps

Pierre Clement is an clear line artist and designer who has created the magical and mysterious land of Tralalajahal. Beautifully illustrated and designed....

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Sophie Lamoureux, Annette Marnat, Lamoureux, Sophie, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gallimard Jeunesse, Paris, 2020, 9782075130844, 10.8 inches, 7.3 inches, 16 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Vegetable garden: How do tomatoes grow?" A lift-the-flap children's book illustrated by Annette Marnat! For 4 to 7 year olds. From the publisher:...

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Les Pionniers De L'Esperance
  $25.00
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Raymond Poivet, VF, Lecureux, Roger, Poivet, Raymond, Glenat, 2005, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A classic French space adventure strip that ran from 1945 though 1973. Poivet was one of the great French BD artists with a fine ink style. The...

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Banana Sioule, Tome 1: Helena
  $20.00
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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2022, 1st, 9782344046173, 8.3 inches, 5.8 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

A new beautifully illustrated graphic novel by the phenomenal Michaël Sanlaville (San-Antonio, Le Fléau Vert, Rocher Rouge). An energetic,...

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Noel Simsolo, Frederic Bezian, Simsolo, Noel, Bezian, Frederic, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Grenoble, 2021, 9782344032336, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Bezian is back with a new entry in his homage to German expressionist cinema! From the publisher: The elusive evil genius. He wants to conquer the...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782205085204, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In this new action packed series, Mathieu Lauffray creates in Raven, a wily new action hero equally at home on the high seas and on a jungle island! By...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Limited to 4000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2021, 1st, 9782205085211, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Mathieu Lauffray returns to the high seas in his new series! This limited edition reproduces Mathieu's new album in a "Grand Format" almost twice as large...

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Four in Love
  $28.00
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Crystal Kung, Kung, Crystal, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Veyrier, Switzerland, Paquet, 2021, 1st, 9782889321964, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Originally from Taiwan, Crystal Kung studied animation at CalArts. She worked as a Character Designer at Blue Sky Studios and is currently at Pixar....

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Le Petit Vagabond
  $25.00
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Crystal Kung, Kung, Crystal, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Veyrier, Switzerland, Paquet, 2017, 1st, 9782889320615, 10.6 inches, 7.8 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Originally from Taiwan, Crystal Kung studied animation at CalArts. She worked as a Character Designer at Blue Sky Studios and is currently at Pixar. Le...

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Vinnifantastic* Notepad Drawings
  $100.00
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Vince, Vince, One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paris, 2021, 1st, 9791069974456, 8.3 inches, 5.9 inches, 48 pages, 43 fullpage color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Vince's self-published collection of his ever so popular drawings of women. As Vince states on the cover: "NSFW / Vinnifantastic* Notepad's Drawings /...

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Anne-Sophie Baumann, Annette Marnat, Baumann, Anne-Sophie, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gallimard Jeunesse, Paris, 2021, 9782075145718, 10.6 inches, 7.3 inches, 16 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Ponies: What do we do at the pony club?" A lift-the-flap children's book illustrated by Annette Marnat! For 4 to 7 year olds. From the publisher: An...

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Very Fine, Paris, Fantask, 2022, 1st, 9782374940236, 10.6 inches, 7.9 inches, 240 pages, color illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, French

Just for fun is this thick, ad-free journal that explores pop culture. This issue explores the subject of SEX in pop culture! This issue features artist...

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L'âge d'eau 1
  $30.00
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Benjamin Flao, Flao, Benjamin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2022, 1st, 9782754831178, 11.75 inches, 8.7 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

By the phenomenal artist Benjamin Flao, an apocalyptic climate change novel in two parts. Incredible scenes of French towns several meters under water...

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Hommage à L'Arrière-Cour
  $30.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Paris, Rackham, 2008, 1st, 9872878271126, 10 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, French

A Carlos Nine Sketchbook. 84 pages of drawings and sketches, fourteen pages of bas relief sculptures, and an interview (in French) illustrated with 24 photos.

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Prints of the West
  $35.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rackham, Paris, 2004, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, 26 fullpage color and numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Peter de Seve says of Nine's work: Genius. This book is beautifully designed and contains some of Nine's most detailed most luscious illustrations. There...

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Peer Gynt Tome 1 (of 2)
  $30.00
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Antoine Carrion, Carrion, Antoine, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2021, 1st, 9782302091368, 12.8 inches, 9.4 inches, 92 pages, monochrome illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Antoine Carrion, the artist of Temudjin and Nil, has created his best album yet. It is filled with stunningly beautiful tableaus. The book is filled with...

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Dobbs, Didier Cassegrain, Dobbs, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2020, 1st, 9782344035979, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

His Majesty of the Bears, Volume 1 - The Columns of Garuda Original idea and layouts by Olivier Vatine. Script by Dobbs. Art and color by Didier...

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Dobbs, Didier Cassegrain, Dobbs, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344035986, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

His Majesty of the Bears, Volume 2 - We will fall together Art and color by Didier Cassegrain. Script by Dobbs. Original idea by Olivier Vatine....

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Gerard Moncomble, Frederic Pillot, Moncomble, Gerard, Pillot, Frederic, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st thus, 9782382890172, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This special edition is a half-inch larger and better printed than the Ablaze edition. Frederic Pillot's picture storybook, translated into English....

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Journaux Troublés
  $30.00
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Sebastien Perez, Marco Mazzoni, Perez, Sebastien, Mazzoni, Marco, Soleil, Toulon, 2020, 9782302083288, 11.2 inches, 8 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Journaux Troublés ("Troubled Diaries") offers Marco Mazzoni's dazzling artistic interpretations of mental illnesses, using animals in place of...

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Keko le Magicien
  $30.00
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Carlos Nine, Nine, Carlos, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Rackham, Paris, 2009, 1st revised, 11 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

A Carlos Nine graphic novel. Originally published in 1996 as "keko el Mago," Carlos has revisited pages and created new art for this new edition. It also...

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Joerg Asselborn, Asselborn, Joerg, Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2022, 1st, 9791096315987, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Jörg Asselborn is a tireless traveller and talented watercolor illustrator. Wherever he goes he is never without his brushes and sketchbook. His art...

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Mathieu Mariolle, Guénaël Grabowski, Mariolle, Mathieu, Grabowski, Guénaël, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344023259, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fast moving adventure full of action set-pieces on a grand scale. A deep sea diver explores a shipwreck on the seafloor. An ocean liner full of passengers...

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The Art of Stefan Koidl
  $50.00
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Stefan Koidl, Koidl, Stefan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editiones Caurette, 2022, 1st, 9782382890196, 11.7 inches, 8.3 inches, 320 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"If you love creepy and dark artwork, you're definitely in the right place!" A word about the artist: Stefan Koidl is a freelance illustrator and...

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Pierre Christin, Jean Mezieres, Christin, Pierre, Mezieres, Jean, One of 499 numbered copies signed by Christin and Mezieres, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shipping box, Buhl, Editiones Caurette, 2021, 1st, 979-23-82890-00-4, 18.5 inches, 13.8 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully produced Artist's Edition-style book loaded with extra features! From the publisher: Brooklyn Station Terminus Cosmos is the 10th...

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Mathieu Mariolle, Guénaël Grabowski, Mariolle, Mathieu, Grabowski, Guénaël, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2021, 1st, 9782344039946, 12.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This middle volume slows the action down just a bit, but the album is still full of action set-pieces on a grand scale, as Captain Nemo takes Kimball from...

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Gentlemind Tome 2
  $30.00
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Juan Diaz Canales, Teresa Valero, Antonio Lapone, Diaz Canales, Teresa Valero, Juan, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2022, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the conclusion of the two-volume Gentlemind. Antonio Lapone is a great stylist and this album set in post-war Manhattan's publishing world and an...

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Andre Juillard, Juillard, Andre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Daniel Maghen, 2020, 1st, 9782356740830, 11.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 416 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Secret Sketchbooks (2004 - 2020) by André Juillard. A beautifully produced collection of 18 sketchbooks. Each sketchbook has a character of its own...

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Volage - Chronique des Enfers
  $40.00
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Stephen Desberg, Tony Sandoval, Desberg, Stephen, Sandoval, Tony, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Daniel Maghen, 2022, 1st, 9782356741042, 11.7 inches, 8.7 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Volage - A Chronicle of the Underworld" Here is Tony Sandoval's vision of Hell. This is likely Tony's most finished (slick) artwork of any of his albums to...

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Amore
  $25.00
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Zidrou, David Merveille, Zidrou, Merveille, David, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2021, 9782413011224, 7.9 inches, 10.4 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Subtitled Amours à l'italienne ("Italian love"). Artist David Merveille (Tati by Merveille, Hello Mr. Hulot, Mr. Hulot at the Beach) illustrates...

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The Kong Crew, Episode 1
  $10.00
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Eric Herenguel, Herenguel, Eric, Very Fine, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2018, 2nd, 9791096315093, 10.25 inches, 6.9 inches, 32 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

What if Kong won the battle? Eric Herenguel is flying you to a whole new world, please fasten your seatbelts! Here we are in 1947, 14 years after the...

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Elles Tome 1
  $20.00
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Kid Toussaint, Aveline Stokart, Toussaint, Kid, Stokart, Aveline, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Lombard, Brussels, 2021, 9782803678242, 9.8 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Aveline is a visual development artist and comic book artist living in Belgium. This is her first comic. This will be released in English in a digest...

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Elles Tome 2
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Kid Toussaint, Aveline Stokart, Toussaint, Kid, Stokart, Aveline, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Lombard, Brussels, 2022, 9782808200004, 9.8 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Aveline is visual development artist and comic book artist living in Belgium. This is her first comic. From the publisher: The recent psychological...

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Fantasie Erotique
  $75.00
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Didier Crisse, Crisse, Didier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2000, 2nd, 9.75 inches, 10.6 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of pin-up paintings and drawings by this best-selling French comic artist-writer. Nudity. For adults only. Predominantly girls alone, there are...

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Papa c'est Moi
  $100.00
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Pascal Campion, Campion, Pascal, Very Fine, Trinquette Publishing, Chicago, 2012, 1st, 7.5 inches, 10 inches, 80 pages, 96 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Pascal Campion is an illustrator/animator/designer/director. Pascal's 2012 collection includes all of his usual early subjects and themes: animals,...

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, L'Association, Paris, 2004, 9782844141217, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 72 pages, black and white, Softcover, French wraps, French

After the success of Barbarella, Forest could do anything he wanted and what he wanted to do was adapt Jules Verne's The Mysterious Island in comic form for...

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Raynal Pellicer, Titwane, Pellicer, Raynal, Titwane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, La Martiniere, Paris, 2020, 9782732492100, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Charles de Gaulle -- Embedded aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier" A travel diary that offers a documentary-style dive into the daily life of the...

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Raphael Lacoste, Lacoste, Raphael, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Editiones Caurette, Buhl, 2021, 9791096315512, 9 inches, 12 inches, 108 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

In Worlds, Raphaël Lacoste shares his work over the last fifteen years, from the most iconic (Assassin's Creed) to more personal projects, including...

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Noir Burlesque, Tome 1
  $25.00
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Enrico Marini, Marini, Enrico, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2021, 9782505083733, 11.7 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Inspired by the film noirs of the 1950s--and perhaps the monochromatic art of Tim Sale, Enrico Marini offers a graphic novel filled with femme fatales...

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Moebius, Moebius, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Humanoides, Paris, 2019, 9782731628685, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A French collection of Moebius comic stories from his Métal Hurlant period. None of these stories are currently in print in English. Includes The...


Obliskura
  $50.00
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Axel Konstad, Konstad, Axel, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2021, 1st, 9791096315840, 11.8 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Alex Konstad is a concept artist and illustrator from the forests of Portland Oregon, currently living in Los Angeles. He has worked for clients such as...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2017, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the Publisher: The third installment of the action-packed, beautifully drawn series that's been called "The greatest western since Blueberry." In...

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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, small corner bumps otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2018, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ralph Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including best illustration for the hit western series Undertaker. Jonas Crow, the...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bernie Wrightson, Wrightson, Bernie, Delirium BD, 2014, 9791090916159, 12.2 inches, 8.9 inches, 148 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the French edition of the out-of-print "Creepy Presents Bernie Wrightson." The only complete collection of Wrightson's work for Creepy and Eerie....

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Dernier Souffle - New Edition
  $35.00
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Toulon, Soleil, 2021, 1st, 9782302090903, 7.4 inches, 11.1 inches, 218 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new edition of the wordless graphic novel by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry Martin. Thierry Martin's dark wordless...

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Jun Mayuzuki, Mayuzuki, Jun, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2022, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

One of the three official posters for the 49th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held in 2022. Featuring an original illustration...

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Chris Ware, Ware, Chris, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2022, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

One of the three official posters for the 49th Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held in 2022. Featuring an original illustration...

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