Sunday, April 11, 2010

Sunday New York Times List of Graphic Books for Sunday April 11, 2010

New York Times List of Graphic Books
April 11, 2010




Which graphic novel is number one on the New York Times list of Graphic books?

You guessed it.... 

1  TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL, VOL. 1, by Stephenie Meyer and Young C. Kim. (Yen Press, $19.99.) The comic adaptation of the ever-popular vampire series.


Here is the link to the entire list:

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Are there any new additions to this list? Let's check it out!
It looks like the Manga book, Trinity Blood by Kyujyo Kiyo!

10 TRINITY BLOOD, VOL. 12, by Kyujyo Kiyo. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) In a dark future, the forces of the Vatican and the Methuselah Empire, which is comprised of vampires.
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Here is the entire list:

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Until the next time!

Happy Reading!!!!!!!!!!!!

A children's book and graphic book a day, keeps the scary monster away!

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HARDCOVER GRAPHIC BOOKS
This Week
Weeks on List
1TWILIGHT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL, VOL. 1, by Stephenie Meyer and Young C. Kim. (Yen Press, $19.99.) The comic adaptation of the ever-popular vampire series.3
2KICK-ASS, by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.. (Marvel Entertainment, $14.99.) A “realistic“ and violent look at what would happen if a teenage boy put on a costume to fight crime. Not for the weak of heart.5
3DARK TOWER: THE FALL OF GILEAD, by Robin Furth and Peter David. (Marvel Entertainment, $24.99.) This comic series explores the world set forth by Stephen King’s "Dark Tower" novels. Has Roland committed the worst crime of all?9
4THE BOOK OF GENESIS: ILLUSTRATED, by R. Crumb. (W.W. Norton & Co., $24.95.) The legendary artist tackles the first book of the Bible.25
5THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN, VOL. 1, by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca. (Marvel Entertainment, $39.99.) Iron Man faces off against Ezekiel Stane and Norman Osborn in this deluxe collection of the on-going series.4
6HALO: HELLJUMPER, by Peter David and Eric Nguyen. (Marvel Entertainment, $24.99.) Something deadly is transpiring on the colony planet Ariel and it’s up to the elite soldiers known as "Helljumpers" to find out what.3
7BATMAN: BATTLE FOR THE COWL, by Tony Daniel. (DC Comics, $19.99.) Following the "death" of Batman, the protectors and plunderers of Gotham City fight to see who will control the mantle of the bat.18
8BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland. (DC Comics, $17.99.) This critically acclaimed story from 1988 offers a possible origin for the Joker.56
9DARK AVENGERS, VOL. 2, by Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato. (Marvel Entertainment, $19.99.) Norman Osborn’s team of unlikely heroes faces their greatest challenge yet: a man who can control every molecule on the planet.2
10WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN, by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven. (Marvel Entertainment, $34.99.) In a future world where the villains are triumphant, Wolverine has left heroics behind to care for his family. If only Hawkeye and the Hulk gang would accept that.18

PAPERBACK GRAPHIC BOOKS
This Week
Weeks on List
1BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: SEASON 8, VOL. 6, by Joss Whedon, Jane Espenson and others. (Dark Horse Comics, $15.99.) The vampires hold the upper hand, but the slayers are about to get some help: Oz. Plus, more on the mysterious Twilight.5
2SCOTT PILGRIM: PRECIOUS LITTLE LIFE, by Bryan O''Malley. (Oni Press, $11.95.) Meet Scott Pilgrim, twentysomething slacker, member of the band Sex Bob-Omb and would-be suitor of Ramona Flowers.4
3THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 1, by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore. (Image Comics, $14.99.) The gripping story of the human survivors in a world overrun by zombies begins.23
4SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, by Bryan Lee O'Malley. (Oni Press, $11.95.) Scott Pilgrim faces off against the second of Ramona’s evil ex-boyfriends. What will Knives Chau think? Aren’t THEY dating?2
5THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 11, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. (Image Comics, $14.99.) The road to Washington is filled with many dangers for Rick and his band of refugees. To say anything more will ruin the story.13
6WATCHMEN, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. (DC Comics, $19.99.) This epic tale from 1986 signaled a new maturity in comic books.58
7FABLES, VOL. 13, by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges. (DC Comics, $17.99.) The Fables face-off against the Literals, the embodiments of romance, comedy, fantasy and one who can forever erase them from the world.8
8V FOR VENDETTA, by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. (DC Comics, $19.99.) In a dystopian future, an anarchist sets out to topple the oppressive and totalitarian government of the United Kingdom.51
9CHEW, VOL. 1, by John Layman and Rob Guillory. (Image Comics, $9.99.) Talk about taking a bite out of crime! Detective Tony Chu gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats, including corpses. He’s recruited to help solve the strangest cases.12
10THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: RECORDED ATTACKS, by Max Brooks. (Three Rivers Press, $17.00.) If you want to survive a zombie attack, there may be no better way than to see how past cultures have done it.26

MANGA
This Week
Weeks on List
1NARUTO, VOL. 47, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Naruto learns more secrets from his past and moves closer to discovering the identity of his nemesis, Pain.9
2BLEACH, VOL. 30, by Tite Kubo. (Viz Media, $9.99.) Ichigo Kurosaki sees dead people and must help usher them safely into the afterlife.5
3XXXHOLIC, VOL. 15, by Clamp. (Del Rey, $10.99.) Kimihiro is having disturbing dream of the witch Y√Ľko vanishing forever.2
4BLACK BUTLER, VOL. 1, by Yana Toboso. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Sebastian is a loyal butler who moves easily from dinner parties to the underworld. Is he too good to be true? Is he even human?10
5SOUL EATER, VOL. 2, by Atsushi Ohkubo. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Maka, an arms expert, wants to turn the Soul Eater, her living scythe, into the ultimate weapon for Death.6
6VAMPIRE KNIGHT, VOL. 9, by Matsuri Hino. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Cross Academy has day and evening students, but the latter have a secret: they are vampires.9
7THE MELANCHOLY OF HARUHI SUZUMIYA, VOL. 5, by Nagaru Tanigawa, Gaku Tsugano and Noizi Ito. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Even a summer break will not stop the SOS brigade’s mission: to meet aliens, time travelers and psychics. It’s not your ordinary after-school club.2
8FAIRY TAIL, VOL. 10, by Hiro Mashima. (Del Rey) The Fairy Tail are a group of powerful wizards that includes the tough-fighter Erza Scarlet. This volume delves into her past and an impending doom.2
9ALICE IN THE COUNTRY OF HEARTS, VOL. 1, by Quinrose and Soumei Hoshino. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) Alice wanders into a very different part of Wonderland in this interpretation of the classic tale. In this new area of the fantasy land, every man is in love with Alice... and firearms.8
10TRINITY BLOOD, VOL. 12, by Kyujyo Kiyo. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) In a dark future, the forces of the Vatican and the Methuselah Empire, which is comprised of vampires.



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