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!

 
Yokaido
  $60.00
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2018, 1st, 978-2360811441, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 128 pages, 110 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Utagawa Hiroshige is undoubtedly, with Hokusai, one of the most recognized Japanese artists in the art of printmaking. Born in 1797,...

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Yokai
  $70.00
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Shigeru Mizuki, Mizuki, Shigeru, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2017, 1st, 978-2360810901, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 208 pages, 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

A beautifully produced collection of 32 full-page color and 166 full-page black & white illustrations by Shigeru Mizuki of yokai. This 208-page...

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Walter Minus, Minus, Walter, One of 2777 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Editions Champaka, 2018, 1st, 978-2390410010, 11.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 120 pages, 90 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A fine art book presenting 90 illustrations realized by Walter Minus over the last ten years.

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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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Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Near Fine (light surface scratches), issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782505071471, 14.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 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. This is the large format...

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Out of stock
Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Near Fine (front and back cover bruised bumps on top and lower edges, otherwise Fine), issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2016, 9782505063544, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Ralph Meyer's action-packed, beautifully drawn, hit Western series. Meyer is a multiple award winner for his work in comics, including best illustration for...


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Undertaker Tome 1
  $25.00
Xavier Dorison, Ralph Meyer, Dorison, Xavier, Meyer, Ralph, Fine (minor scuff towards outer cover edge, otherwise Very Fine), issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 201, 1st, 978-2505061373, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first volume of Undertaker, Xavier Dorison and Ralph Meyer's action-packed, beautifully drawn Western series. From the publisher: Jonas Crow,...


Un été sans Maman
  $29.00
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Gregory Panaccione, Panaccione, Gregory, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2019, 1st, 978-2-413-01347-1, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 280 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, French

A new 280-page wordless graphic novel by Gregory Panaccione, the award-winning artist of Un Ocean d'Amour, Toby Mon Ami, and Âme Perdue! "A...

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Trap
  $24.00
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Mathieu Burniat, Burniat, Mathieu, Very Fine, issued with a Fine dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2019, 1st, 978-2505067054, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A wordless graphic novel.  From the Publisher: Our man is a trapper who lives in the wild. Our dog is his only companion. Our man acquires the...

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Andre Franquin, Franquin, Andre, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 978-2800165783, 16 inches, 12 inches, 172 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"All of Franquin's covers for the 'Journal de Spirou' Collections." A beautiful archival collection of Andre Franquin's 88 covers for the quarterly...

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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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Oscar Martin, Martin, Oscar, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2019, 1st, 13.2 inches, 9.7 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Over 120 illustrations of Oscar Martin's Solo characters and world. Four pages of text in English, Spanish, and French. From the artist/publisher: I...

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Manchu, Manchu, Fine, issued without dustjacket; light top front corner spine bumping, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9737-4, 12.5 inches, 10 inches, 96 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

The third art book devoted to the science fiction and scientific illustrations of this French book and magazine artist. Over 200 illustrations. Biography....

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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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Super Mickey - Disney / Glénat
  $30.00
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Pieter de Poortere, de Poortere, Pieter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 9782344034767, 12.75 inches, 9.7 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The creator of the rude and irreverent wordless Dickie strips has produced a wordless Disney album!  A new volume in this series of original...

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Sir Alfred
  $29.00
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Tim Hensley, Hensley, Tim, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Dargaud, 2018, 1st, 9782205078299, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Tim Hensley's Sir Alfred No. 3 , the final publication of Alvin Buenaventura's Pigeon Press, was only released in English as an oversize comic book in a...

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Seuls sont les indomptes
  $35.00
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Max de Radiguès, Hugo Piette, de Radiguès, Max, Piette, Hugo, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Sarbacane, 2019, 1st, 9782377311057, 10.5 inches, 7.7 inches, 176 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic adaptation of Edward Abbey's 1956 novel "The Brave Cowboy," made into the 1962 noir Western film "Lonely Are the Brave" starring Kirk Douglas from...

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Science-Fiction Integrale
  $60.00
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Serge Clerc, Clerc, Serge, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist on a bound-in color print, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2016, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An absolutely beautiful archival collection of Serge Clerc's science fiction comics, illustrations, posters, album and magazine covers. Reproduces some...

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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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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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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Very Fine, International Festival of Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2000, 1st, 21 inches, 15.75 inches, color, French

After winning the International Festival of Bande Dessinee's Grand Prix in 1999, Robert Crumb created this wild grotesque painted image especially for the...

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Retour a Killybegs
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2019, 1st, 9782369819028, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 164 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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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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Play with Me
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Tanino Liberatore, Liberatore, Tanino, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2723489744, 11.6 inches, 8.5 inches, 264 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An archival collection of Liberatore's non-Ranx comics stories. From 1974 to 2016, including unpublished pages, pencil pages and finished pages,...

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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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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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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...

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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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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 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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Nympheas Noirs
  $40.00
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Fred Duval, Didier Cassegrain, Duval, Fred, Cassegrain, Didier, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 978-2800173504, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Didier Cassegrain's new graphic novel! An adaptation of Michel Bussi's best-selling, widely-translated crime novel Nympheas Noirs ("Black Water Lilies"),...

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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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Nicolas De Crecy
  $75.00
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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Edition of 4000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, MEL Publisher, 2016, 1st, 9791094823002, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 344 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A comprehensive retrospective of this illustrator and bande dessinee artist's work. In French. From the publisher: The first illustrated monograph...

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Alfons Mucha, Mucha, Alfons, Near Fine in Fine dustjacket (mild shelfwear), Paris, Les Editions Rmn-Grand Palais, 2018, 1st, 978-2711871254, 12.75 inches, 8.1 inches, 248 pages, 256 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This is the beautifully produced catalogue for the amazing Alphonse Mucha exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg from September 2018 to January 2019....


Heinrich Kley, Kley, Heinrich, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (mild wear, flat, tight), Dover, New York, 1962, 1st, 10.7 inches, 7.9 inches, iv, 104 pages, 158 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Mon Traitre
  $30.00
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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2018, 9782369814740, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A graphic novel written, illustrated and colored by Pierre Alary based upon the novel by Sorj Chalandon. Alary's two albums, Mon Traitre and Retour a...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light scuff to the corner of the spine, light shelf wear and rubbing, interior Very Fine), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2018, 1st thus, 9782731667783, 12.7 inches, 9.7 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

For the first time, these two major works are combined into one volume, and minutely deciphered by Moebius expert Daniel Pizzoli in an illustrated 12-page...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (light scuff to the corner of the spine, light shelf wear and rubbing, interior Very Fine), Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2018, 1st thus, 9782731691122, 12.7 inches, 9.7 inches, 184 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Two Moebius art books combined into one volume for the first time, and minutely deciphered by Moebius expert Daniel Pizzoli in an illustrated 12-page...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2019, 1st, 9782731627237, 12.5 inches, 9.4 inches, 480 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 480-page omnibus includes all the Arzach episodes, The Airtight Garage serial, The Horny Goof, The Long Tomorrow, The Man from Ciguri, and...

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Denis-Pierre Filippi, Silvio Carboni, Filippi, Denis-Pierre, Carboni, Silvio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344014288, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 60 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

The fifth volume in this series of original Mickey Mouse stories by Europe's biggest comics creators. The authors of the Extraordinary Journey propel...

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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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Dab's, Fabrizio Petrossi, Dab's, Petrossi, Fabrizio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2018, 1st, 978-2344023839, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 56 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

Italian master cartoonist Fabrizio Petrossi gets to go off model with this incredible Glenat-Disney one-shot mixing adventure, humor and history! From...

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Gabriele Dell'Otto, Dell'Otto, Gabriele, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Pulp's, Paris, 2016, 1st, 12.3 inches, 12 inches, 324 pages, almost 900 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, Italian, French, English

The definitive book for every Dell'Otto fan! This large-format 12 x 12 inch artbook showcases nearly every piece of Marvel art created by superstar painter...

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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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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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Love Nest
  $35.00
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Charles Burns, Burns, Charles, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Cornelius, 2016, 2nd 2019, 9782360811281, 6 inches, 6.75 inches, 128 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations with 8 pages in color, Hardcover, cloth, French

Love Nest is an art book composed of totally new material by Charles Burns. Created especially for Cornélius, it is not available in any other...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), One of 999 numbered copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Les Humanoides Associes, 2019, 1st, 9782731664980, 16 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The latest volume in Humanoides' oversize format 30 x 40 cm series (12" x 16") is Les Vacances du Major (The Major's Holidays). This album contains:...

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