Thursday, May 27, 2010

New York Times List of Graphic Books for the week of May 23, 2010

New York Times List of Graphic Books 
Week of May 23, 2010


Which books are new to the list this week? There are several... I will tell you one, but you have to scroll down to find the rest!

Happy scrolling!!!!!!!!!!!

How many of you have read 8BIOMEGA, VOL. 2, by Tsutomu Nihei. This is one book that is new to the list this week.

Here is the description from the New York Times: 
In a dark future Zoichi Kanoe fights to save humanity from the N5S virus that has turned the earth earth population into zombie-like drones.

Here is the link to the list of Graphic book best sellers from the New York Times for the week of May 23, 2010:

Here is the entire list of Graphic book best sellers from the New York Times for the week of May 23, 2010.

This Week
Weeks on List
1KICK-ASS, by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.. (Marvel Entertainment, $14.99.) A "realistic" look at what would happen if a teenage boy put on a costume to fight crime. Not for the weak of heart.11
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.9
3THE WALKING DEAD: BOOK 5, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. (Image Comics, $34.99.) This hardcover edition of the zombie survival tale collects issues 49-60 in which the group of survivors start their dangerous trek to Washington.1
4BLOOM COUNTY: THE COMPLETE LIBRARY, VOL. 2, by Berkeley Breathed. (IDW, $37.99.) This second collection of the Pulitzer-winning newspaper strips reprints the installments from Sept. 27, 1982 through July 1, 1984.1
5EERIE ARCHIVES, VOL. 3, by various. (Dark Horse Comics, $49.95.) Even more tales of terror. This batch includes stories written by Archie Goodwin, Russ Jones, Johnny Craig and others.1
6FLASH: REBIRTH, by Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver. (DC Comics, $19.99.) Barry Allen, the Silver Age Flash, is back from the dead. He must adjust to his return and what he learns about the Speed Force to which all the super-speedsters are linked.2
7BATMAN 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.5
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.62
9CAPTAIN 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.5
10TALISMAN: THE ROAD OF TRIALS, VOL. 1, by Robin Furth, Tony Shasteen and Nei Ruffino. (Del Rey, $25.) The journey of 13-year-old Jack Sawyer and has quest for the magical Talisman begins in this graphic novel adaptation of the Stephen King novel.2

This Week
Weeks on List
1PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, by Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith, Tony Lee and Cliff Richards. (Del Rey, $14.99.) In polite society, the undead are called "unmentionables" or "dreadfuls." Will they be able to come between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy?2
2THE 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.28
3WATCHMEN, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. (DC Comics, $19.99.) This epic tale from 1986 signaled a new maturity in comic books.64
4V 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.56
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.19
6SCOTT 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.10
7THE 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.7
8IRON MAN: I AM IRON MAN, by various. (Marvel Entertainment, $16.99.) This collected edition includes an adaptation of "Iron Man 2," as well as classic tales from shellhead’s past.1
9SCOTT 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?6
10BUFFY 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.11

This Week
Weeks on List
1BLACK BIRD, VOL. 4, by Kanoko Sakurakoji. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Misao Harada can see into a magical realm where she is the bride demon of prophecy. How will she survive the pursuit of demons who want the power in her blood?2
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.14
3D. GRAY-MAN, VOL. 17, by Katsura Hoshino. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) The protagonist: 15-year-old Allen Walker. The setting: 19th century England. His mission: to find Innocence, a substance used to create weapons to destroy the akuma demons.2
4INUYASHA, VOL. 48, by Rumiko Takahashi. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) A modern-day high school girl is pulled into Japan’s ancient past, filled with mysterious swords and demons.1
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?15
6ROSARIO 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?5
7OTOMEN, VOL. 6, by Aya Kanno. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Asuka helps his friend practice for a date by playing the role of his female intended.2
8BIOMEGA, VOL. 2, by Tsutomu Nihei. (VIZ Media, $12.99.) In a dark future Zoichi Kanoe fights to save humanity from the N5S virus that has turned the earth earth population into zombie-like drones.1
9YOTSUBA&!, VOL. 8, by Kiyohiko Azuma. (Yen Press, $10.99.) Yotsuba goes to a festival and learns about the magic of cake!4
10ONE PIECE, VOL. 46, by Eiichiro Oda. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Monkey D. Luffy and his motley crew of would-be pirates for a legendary treasure called “One Piece.” In this volume, the gang arrives on an island of zombies.2

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

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

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

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