Wednesday, May 12, 2010

New York Times List of Graphic Books for Week of May 9, 2010

New York Times List of Graphic Books for 
Week of May 9, 2010

Welcome to this weeks list of New York Times Graphic Novel best sellers! How many books are on this list for the first time this week? I see a couple... You will have to share these titles with us.

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This Week
Weeks on List
1KICK-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.9
2TWILIGHT: 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.7
3WILSON, by Daniel Clowes. (Drawn & Quarterly, $21.95.) "Meet Wilson, an opinionated middle-aged loner who loves his dog and quite possibly no one else."1
4Y THE LAST MAN: DELUXE, VOL. 3, by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. (DC Comics, $29.99.) Yorick’s sister, Hero, tracks him down to San Francisco and Yorick’s monkey, Ampersand, winds up in Japan. Does he hold the key to mankind’s salvation?1
5BATMAN AND ROBIN, VOL. 1, by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely and Philip Tan. (DC Comics, $24.99.) After Batman’s demise, Dick Grayson, the first Robin, takes on the mantle of the Bat. His costumed partner is Damien, the son of Bruce Wayne. Causing them grief? Jason Todd, the second Robin.3
6CAPTAIN AMERICA: REBORN, by Ed Brubaker and Bryan Hitch. (Marvel Entertainment, $24.99.) Everyone knew the Sentinel of Liberty could not stay dead forever. This is the story of his rebirth.4
7DARK 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?13
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.60
9HALO: 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.7
10THE BOOK OF GENESIS: ILLUSTRATED, by R. Crumb. (W.W. Norton & Co., $24.95.) The legendary artist tackles the first book of the Bible.29

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE LOSERS: BOOK ONE, by Andy Diggle and Jock. (DC Comics, $19.99.) The Losers, a group of characters from the 1960’s, are reinvented as an elite special forces unit on the run from the C.I.A.5
2SCOTT 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?4
3WATCHMEN, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. (DC Comics, $19.99.) This epic tale from 1986 signaled a new maturity in comic books.62
4SCOTT 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.8
5BATMAN: HUSH, by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee. (DC Comics, $24.99.) A threat from Batman’s past comes back to haunt him. Making matters worse: the villain, Hush, has recruited most of the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery to assist him.16
6THE 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.17
7THE 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.26
8FABLES, 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.11
9BUFFY 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.9
10V 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.54

This Week
Weeks on List
1TSUBASA, VOL. 26, by Clamp. (Del Rey, $10.99.) Syaoran and Fei-Wang fight it out with Sakura’s life in the balance.1
2NARUTO, 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.13
3YOTSUBA&!, VOL. 8, by Kiyohiko Azuma. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Yotsuba goes to a festival and learns about the magic of cake!2
4ROSARIO VAMPIRE: SEASON II, VOL. 1, by Akihisa Ikeda. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Tsukune Aono’s new school is filled with vampires and werewolves. And the girl he is interested seems to have eyes for him, but is it his blood she’s after?4
5BLACK 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?14
6FRUITS BASKET: BANQUET, by Takaya Natsuki. (TOKYOPOP, $14.99.) This primer, filled with character profiles, quizzes and stickers, will catch reader’s up on the 23-volume saga of "Fruits Basket." It also includes behind-the-scenes and previously unpublished material.1
7YU-GI-OH! R, VOL. 4, by Kazuki Takahashi and Akira Ito. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Resurrection day looms when the evil Yako Tenma takens over the gaming company Kaibacorp and its technology to bring the dead back to life.4
8SPICE AND WOLF, VOL. 1, by Isuna Hasekura and Keito Koume. (Yen Press, $12.99.) A young merchant finds himself with a companion: Holo, the Wolf-God of the harvest, and encounter some business opportunities.2
9NIGHTSCHOOL, VOL. 3, by Svetlana Chmakova. (Yen Press, $12.99.) Meet the macabre roster of students that inhabit a school after hours: vampires, demons and witches!2
10SOUL 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.

Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Until the next time!!!!!!!!!!!

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