New French Imports 2020

These books are all from our latest shipment from France. Graphic novels (albums) and art books. Primarily French titles, but also art books from Ominiky Ediciones in Spain. Brand new titles as well as new supplies of out-of-stock titles. Enjoy!

 
Robin Recht, Recht, Robin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glenat, Paris, 2018, 978-2344018477, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Robin Recht's adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "The Frost Giant's Daughter." This first printing includes 8 extra pages: 4 paintings by Recht, a bonus...

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Renato Roldan, Roldan, Renato, Includes a signed & numbered illustrated bookplate limited to 100, Fine, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Includes a signed & numbered illustrated bookplate limited to 100. Renato Roldan: "I started my career as an animator, but ended up doing...

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Le Fleau Vert
  $30.00
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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Very Fine, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2012, 1st, 9782203041158, 11 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Michael Sanlavalle, who wrote Hollywood Jan (illustrated by Bastien Vives) and illustrated Rocher Rouge (written by Eric Borg), takes both reins for this...

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Michael Sanlaville, Sanlaville, Michael, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st, 978-2203124325, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new album by Michael Sanlavalle, illustrator of Rocher Rouge and Le Fleur Vert, and co-creator of Lastman and Hollywood Jan (with Bastien Vives). San...

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Mark Schultz, Schultz, Mark, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear), Casal Solleric, Palma, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 212 pages, approx. 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

The impressive catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in 2005. Mark's career is represented with artwork from all phases...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 9791034735495, 14.7 inches, 10.4 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A special edition in black and white and a large format limited to 1500 copies. extra large format 56-page album in black & white 16 extra...

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Yann, Olivier Schwartz, Yann, Schwartz, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, otherwise new and unread), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2018, 1st, 978-2800173948, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful new series by the team that brought us Gringos Locos and Spirou et la femme léopard. A post-war period piece featuring feisty detectives...

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Anima Druuna - Les Origines
  $30.00
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Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri, Serpieri, Paolo Eleuteri, Very Fine, Glenat, Grenoble, 2016, 9782344013533, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless French graphic novel, constituting a new start for Serpieri's heroine Druuna. From the publisher: Needless to say ...She wakes up half...

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Paris sous les eaux
  $35.00
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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Gallimard Loisirs, 2018, 1st, 9782742457564, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, 60 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

60 watercolor cartoons of Paris life by Joann Sfar. From the publisher: This art book collects the great drawings that Joann Sfar publishes in Paris...

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Nick Sharma, Sharma, Nick, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 9.2 inches, 12 inches, 64 pages, over 120 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Nick Sharma is an illustrator, character designer and story artist living in Los Angeles. Welcome to his animal kingdom. Over 120 illustrations and...

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Guillaume Sorel, Sorel, Guillaume, One of 2777 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 978-2390410003, 11.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A fine art book presenting 90 paintings realized by Guillaume Sorel between 2015 and 2017, a period when the artist left comics to devote himself to...

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Tebo, Tebo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2016, 1st, 978-2344014288, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The third volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The first two titles in this series were published in...

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Tha August Tharrats Artbook
  $40.00
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Tha (August Tharrats), Tha (August Tharrats), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 12 inches, 8.9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Any new book from Spanish illustrator Tha is cause for celebration. This artbook gathers a selection of illustrations done between 1994 and 2019 for...

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Bestiaire
  $35.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 124 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Fourth Toppi art book is devoted to one of the Milanese creator's favorite themes: man and the animal world. Toppi depicts animals from every continent,...

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Scenes de la Bible
  $40.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Sergio Toppi, Toppi, Sergio, Mosquito, 2011, 1st, 9 inches, 9 inches, 149 pages, black & white with 24 pages in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Fifth Toppi art book. Toppi illustrates the Old and New Testaments. Minimal text in French.

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Vincent Brugeas, Ronan Toulhoat, Brugeas, Vincent, Toulhoat, Ronan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 9782344012475, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The team responsible for the historical war epics Block 109 and Ira Dei bring sweep and intensity to The Black Colossus. Includes 8 pages exclusive...

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La Mort Vivante
  $28.00
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Olivier Vatine, Alberto Varanda, Vatine, Olivier, Varanda, Alberto, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344030790, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Script, layouts and color by Olivier Vatine, and artwork by Alberto Varanda channeling Franklin Booth, all come together in this graphic masterpiece. Vatine...

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l'Humain
  $30.00
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Diego Agrimbau, Lucas Varela, Agrimbau, Diego, Varela, Lucas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080476, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I am a big fan of Argentinean artist Lucas Varela and his previous albums L'Heritage du Colonel and Le jour le plus long du futur (a wordless graphic...

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Niourk l'Integrale Noir & Blanc
  $45.00
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Olivier Vatine, Vatine, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ankama, Roubaix, France, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 152 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

All three volumes of this post-apocalyptic novel combined into one omnibus and printed from Vatine's black & white art before coloring. This is pure...

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Régis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Hautière, Régis, Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344007624, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Red Nails. By Olivier Vatine and Didier Cassegrain. Nuff said. The album features layouts by Vatine and finished art by Cassegrain consisting of...

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Régis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Hautière, Régis, Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Olivier, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344037171, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This oversize black & white Collector's Edition of Red Nails , limited to 1500 copies, reproduces Didier Cassegrain's finished pencil pages prior...

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Regis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Olivier Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Regis, Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344030783, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new series with Olivier Vatine's stamp all over it. Vatine co-wrote and provided the layouts for this action adventure. The People's Heroes, Vol. 1:...

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Regis Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Olivier Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Hautière, Olivier Vatine, Regis, Vatine, Patrick Boutin-Gagné, Olivier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344032978, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new series with Olivier Vatine's stamp all over it. Vatine co-wrote and provided the layouts for this action adventure. From the publisher: From an...

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Esmera
  $30.00
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Zep, Vince, Zep, Vince, 1/8" closed tear to top of the spine, cover slightly rubbed otherwise Very Fine, Grenoble, Glenat, 2015, 1st, 234401098X, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the bestselling Zep , with artwork by Vince (half of the French art team Stan & Vince), an exquisitely drawn graphic novel about a young woman...

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Le Chemisier
  $30.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2018, 1st, 9782203168770, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"The Blouse." Bastien Vives' latest graphic novel, is a beauty and beautifully executed with an assured economy. Prix Wolinski - Le Point 2018 From...

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Petit Paul
  $25.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Very slight razor cut on the cover, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344028971, 10 inches, 7 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is one of Bastien Vives' occasional pornographic sex comedies. His third after Les Melons de la Colère and La Décharge Mentale . Those...

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Une Soeur
  $30.00
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Bastien Vives, Vives, Bastien, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2017, 1st, 9782203147164, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 216 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"A Sister," Bastien Vives' latest graphic novel, is beautiful and beautifully executed with an assured economy reminiscent of Alex Toth. From the...

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François Walthéry, Walthéry, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Brussels, Champaka Brussels, 2019, 1st, 9782390410041, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 384 pages, over 400 illustrations, most in color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Over 400 illustrations, most in color, primarily of original art. Walthery is the last of the great "classic" cartoonists of Le Journal de Spirou as...

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42nd Angouleme Festival Poster
  $40.00
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Bill Watterson, Watterson, Bill, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2015, 23.5 inches, 15.75 inches, color

The official poster for the 42nd Annual International Festival of Bande Dessinee at Angouleme held January 29 - February 1, 2015. Featuring an original...

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Le Jardin des Couleurs
  $60.00
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Will, Will, Very Good in Near Fine dustjacket (small tear to one page, mild creases to 3 pages, otherwise as new), Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2012, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Will. Through drafts, sketches, drawings and paintings, this art book shows all...

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Very Fine, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color

Wallace Wood was the subject of a career retrospective museum exhibition at the 2020 FIBD -- The 47th International Festival of Bande Dessinee in Angouleme,...

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Frankenstein - Hardcover
  $60.00
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Berni Wrightson, Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Wrightson, Berni, Near Fine with bump to front lower corner, otherwise Fine; issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2017, 1st thus, 978-2-302-06632-8, 11.9 inches, 8.9 inches, 240 pages, 42 full-page black & white illustrations and 3 double-page illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the new French hardcover edition of Wrightson's most famous work. It is entirely out of print in English and even the most recent 2008 reprinting by...

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Carnet Sauvage
  $30.00
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Dao Zao, Zao, Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35283-426-7, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book from a young female artist in mainland China. Her work may well remind you of Manu Arenas. From the publisher: Born in the 1990s in...

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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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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034972, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A new volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The first two titles in this series were published in...

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