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!

 
Obscurcia 1
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2018, 1st, 978-2413000143, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Obscurcia is a horror trilogy. Alex is a 12 year old. his little sister, Nina. Their father hits the family cat with his car killing it. Of course, that...

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Obscurcia 2
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 978-2413000150, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Obscurcia is a horror trilogy. In this middle volume, Alex is a 12 year old in the nightmare world of Obscurcia, making allies, trying to save his friends...

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Obscurcia 3
  $28.00
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David Boriau, Steven Dhondt, Boriau, David, Dhondt, Steven, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 9782413018414, 11.1 inches, 7.5 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

I love this series! The concluding volume of this fantasy adventure takes the action and fights to a whole other level as Alex, Laécia and Bidibidou...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034736263, 9.25 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 2: Painting" This volume is a biography of artists Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Philippe Dupuy, Dupuy, Philippe, Limited to 2400 copies with a signed & numbered print laid in, Very Fine in Very Fine sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034733477, 9.4 inches, 6.7 inches, 128 pages, two-color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, decorative boards, French

"A History of Art 3: Do Not Paint" This volume is a biography of French fashion designer Paul Poiret by Philippe Dupuy (half of the team of...

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Deux Mille Meuf
  $30.00
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F'Murrr, F'Murrr, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205080391, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 280 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, French

From the publisher: Each year, F'murr makes unique greeting cards for his friends. In 2009, he decided to draw two thousand girls, sketched on the...

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le Royaume de Blanche Fleur
  $30.00
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Benoit Feroumont, Feroumont, Benoit, Light wear to the open corners otherwise Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9791034737437, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A relaunch of Benoit Feroumont's comic series about Anne, a pretty young innkeeper, and the royal family in a mythical kingdom in the middle ages. "Le...

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Quand le cirque est venu
  $25.00
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Wilfrid Lupano, Stephane Fert, Lupano, Wilfrid, Fert, Stephane, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9421-2, 14 inches, 10.75 inches, 24 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

In English: When the Circus Comes to Town From the publisher: In this delirious, colorful tale, Wilfrid Lupand and Stéphane Fert invite the...

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Barbarella: Edition Integrale
  $40.00
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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Les Humanoides Associes, Paris, 1994, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Two Barbarella graphic novels. From 1964 and 1974.

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Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2001, 1st, 978-2844140937, 11.4 inches, 11.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: A mythical masterpiece finally reissued, this collection of 149 strips published in 1971 in France-Soir in the form of an improvised...

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Out of stock
Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2005, 1st, 978-2844141200, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: How to Decode Etircopyh is the first of two color Hypocrite stories published in Pilote (and previously published by Dargaud in...


Jean-Claude Forest, Forest, Jean-Claude, Very Fine, Paris, L'Association, 2008, 1st, 978-2844142566, 11.4 inches, 8.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

From the publisher: Published by Dargaud in 1974, Hypocrite's last adventure (the second one in color) is probably the wildest and the most "free-jazz"...

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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first album in this series of re-mastered, archival editions of the best of Franquin. This volume is already out of print. What to get Fantasio for...

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Andre Franquin, Jidéhem, Franquin, Jidéhem, Andre, Near Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2012, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Introduced to judo by the mysterious Kiki Soto, Spirou and Fantasio become embroiled in spite of themselves in a kidnapping case, which will lead Spirou...

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Sabre
  $29.00
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Eric Freres, Freres, Eric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 9782205079326, 7.4 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 256 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards

An impressive long form wordless graphic novel. Reminiscent of the Dawn of Man sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey. From the publisher: 15,000 years...

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Jean Frisano, Frisano, Jean, Limited to 700 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, 9eArt+ éditions / Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, color illustrations, French

Jean Frisano (1927-1987) was the subject of a major art exhibition at the 2020 Angouleme Festival: "De Tarzan à Marvel, l'Amérique...

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Dibujante Nocturno: Concept Art
  $40.00
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Francisco Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Garcés (Dibujante Nocturno), Francisco, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 72 pages, about 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book devoted entirely to the work of concept artist-illustrator Francisco Garcés aka Dibujante Nocturno. Filled cover to cover with demonic...

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Gess, Gess, Gess, Gess, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2020, 1st, 9782344041512, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This large format black & white edition reproduces Gess' inked pages prior to the application of color. From the publisher: Conan in the land of a...

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Jeanne & Cecile
  $60.00
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Jean-Pierre Gibrat, Gibrat, Jean-Pierre, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2011, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, French

One of my favorite books, full of lush loose watercolor portaits of these two heroines in occupied France. Jean-Pierre Gibrat's graphic novels featuring...

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Goligo Tome 1: La grande chute
  $25.00
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Gobi, Gobi, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2013, 1st, 978-2723487399, 9.625 inches, 7 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Goligo: The Great Fall" written & illustrated by Gobi will remind you of Agito Cosmos and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. From the publisher: On...

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The Black Holes
  $30.00
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Borja Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Borja, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2205079357, 11.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful graphic novel by a Spanish comic book creator. An ancient ghost haunts three girls in the present day. From the publisher: A beautiful and...

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Blacksad Promotional Print: Fin
  $20.00
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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 8.25 inches, 15.75 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Out of stock
Alain Ayroles, Juanjo Guarnido, Ayroles, Alain, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine with Very Fine obi band in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 9782413019534, 13.4 inches, 10 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This special "Édition Noir & Blanc" features: -Juanjo's finished pencil pages prior to the application of watercolor. -An eight page...


Shi, Tome 4: Victoria
  $25.00
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Zidrou, Homs, Zidrou, Homs, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2020, 1st, 9782505080961, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The final volume of Shi: "Two women against an empire." From the Publisher: In this final volume, Kita and Jay plot their ultimate revenge against the...

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Jim Jourdane, Jourdane, Jim, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Makisapa Editions, Toulouse, 2017, 2nd, 10.8 inches, 7.5 inches, 78 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Glued to a crocodile, swallowing fossils, or shoes melted by lava... Scientists working on all continents share their best stories,...

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Out of stock
Kerascoet, Kerascoet, Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Paris, Soleil, 2014, 1st, 9782302042766, 12.5 inches, 10.6 inches, 324 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

A massive coffee table art book devoted to the artists of Miss Pas Touche, Jolies Tenebres, and Beaute (Miss Don't Touch Me, Beautiful Darkness, and...


Elles et Moi
  $40.00
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Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Kiraz, Kiraz, Denoel, 2003, 1st, 2207255468, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, 134 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, French

"Frivolous and sublime, the Parisiennes designed by Kiraz entered legend. With spontaneous elegance, they adopt striking new outfits everyday." - Vogue...

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Les Parisiennes
  $60.00
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Kiraz, Kiraz, Fine issued without dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Larousse, Paris, 2014, 1st, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 256 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This latest book on Kiraz is a large coffee table art book featuring over 250 works, most never before published. Preface by Christian Lacroix . The...

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Mini-Drames
  $42.00
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Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrink wrap, Kiraz, Kiraz, Denoel, 2005, 1st, 2207257495, Hardcover, cloth, French

Kiraz was born in Cairo in 1923, but it was in Paris that he began his career as a cartoonist. At the request of Marcel Dassault in 1959 Kiraz finally left...

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Walking Cat Tome 1
  $20.00
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Tomo Kitaoka, Kitaoka, Tomo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Kana, 2020, 1st, 9782505085188, 7.2 inches, 5 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

I was intrigued by this manga and I bet you are too. Believe it or not, it's never been published in English. From the publisher: Since the zombies...

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Alain Kokor, Kokor, Alain, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 2019, 1st, 9782754824262, 11.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Kokor's latest graphic novel is an absolute beauty, with charming style and character design and crystal clear storytelling. With an 8-page sketchbook...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2019, 1st, 9789076706900, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Dutch

This Franka album travels from 1941 New York City, to Los Angeles, a B-24 assembly line, a midair heist from a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Washington DC,...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, Benneveld, Franka, 2019, 1st, 9789076706894, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

This 24th adventure by Franka is the long-awaited sequel to Geheim 1948 (Secret 1948). The adventure has been pre-published in comic magazine EPPO and is...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Benneveld, Franka, 2014, 1st, 9789076706825, 11.28 inches, 8.9 inches, 92 pages, color, hardcover, silver boards with a color illustration, Dutch

Chrome features the classic Franka stories "The Cadillac Club" and "The Harley Collection." "The Cadillac Club" was a portfolio (limited to 250 copies)...

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Henk Kuijpers, Kuijpers, Henk, Very Fine, Benneveld, Franka, 2014, 1st, 9789076706726, 11 inches, 8..75 inches, 44 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, Dutch

Chrome features the classic Franka stories "The Cadillac Club" and "The Harley Collection." "The Cadillac Club" was a portfolio (limited to 250 copies)...

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Histoires de fantômes du Japon
  $40.00
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Lafcadio Hearn, Benjamin Lacombe, Hearn, Lafcadio, Lacombe, Benjamin, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2019, 9782302078970, 11.2 inches, 8 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: At the height of his graphic talent, Benjamin Lacombe offers a tribute to Japan, through a haunting and thoroughly researched...

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Lydie
  $25.00
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Jordi Lafebre, Zidrou, Benoit, Lafebre, Jordi, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2010, Later, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first full album by this amazing artist with a masterful ability to draw facial expressions and body language to convey subtle emotions....

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Club Colonial
  $30.00
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Patrick Verlinden, Antonio Lapone, Verlinden, Patrick, Lapone, Antonio, Very Fine, Brugge, Bonte, 2013, 1st, 9781151025562, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An art book portraying the denizens of a jazz club, the Club Colonial. 15 full-page color illustrations accompany the text in Dutch and French. Plus a...

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Mathieu Lauffray - Axis Mundi
  $60.00
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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Very Fine with a Very Fine belly band, Paris, CSFL Ink, 2013, 1st, 9782359470208, 12 inches, 10 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A magnificent monograph devoted to illustrator, painter, comic book artist, concept/visual development artist Mathieu Lauffray. Chapters: Impulsion...

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Luc Brunschwig, Etienne Le Roux, Brunschwig, Luc, Le Roux, Etienne, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034583, 14.75 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This large format black & white edition reproduces Etienne Le Roux's inked pages prior to the application of color. From the publisher: The...

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Belles de Nuit
  $95.00
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Olivier Ledroit, Ledroit, Olivier, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Les Editions Nickel, Viry-Châtillon, 2013, 978-2-9144-2049-5, 13.3 inches, 10.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, decorative cloth, French

An entire book devoted to Olivier Ledroit's paintings of women. Nudity. Several foldouts. Preface by Michel-Édouard Leclerc and an afterword by...

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Flesh Empire
  $30.00
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Yann Legendre, Legendre, Yann, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Casterman, 2019, 1st, 9782203164314, 10.9 inches, 7.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in the Wall Street...

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Kairos Integrale
  $35.00
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Ulysse Malassagne, Malassagne, Ulysse, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Roubaix, France, Ankama, 2015, 1st, 978-2359108880, 11 inches, 8 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The three-album saga now collected into one volume! Malassagne studied animation at the Gobelins School in Paris. He then created with friends Studio...

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Entre Deux Cases
  $45.00
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Vincent Mallie, Mallie, Vincent, Very Fine in Very Fine card sleeve in publisher's shrinkwrap, Editions Caurette, Buhl, 2019, 9791096315376, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards

Vincent Mallié is a French comic book author known primarily for his series': Hong Kong Triad, L'Arche, Les Aquanautes, Avant la Quête and Le...

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