Monday, September 13, 2010

New York Times 9/12/2010 Graphic Book Best Sellers

New York Times Graphic Book Best Sellers
Week of  September 12, 2010

Here are the New York Times best selling graphic books for the week of September 12, 2010. 
There are several newcomers to the list... You will have to scroll down and check out the list and tell us which graphic books debuted this week and which one(s) debuted at the number one spot also.

Here is the link to the New York Times Graphic Books:


Here is the entire list of graphic books:

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE ADVENTURES OF OOK AND GLUK, by George Beard and Harold Hutchins. (Scholastic, $9.99.) Ook and Gluk, two cave boys, must learn kung-fu to save their prehistoric home from a menace from the future.4
2BLACKEST NIGHT, by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis. (DC Comics, $29.99.) This collected edition of the event mini-series features some surprising deaths and even more surprising rebirths. Green Lantern and the recently resurrected Flash are at the forefront.8
3KICK-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.26
4DARK TOWER: THE BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL, by Peter David, Robin Furth and Jae Lee. (Marvel Entertainment, $24.99.) This comic series explores the world set forth by Stephen King’s “Dark Tower” novels. Will the evil plans of the Crimson King come to fruition?3
5BLACKEST NIGHT: GREEN LANTERN, by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke. (DC Comics, $24.99.) The War of Light makes for some strange bedfellows as Green Lanterns gains allies whose battle colors include blue, orange, violet, yellow and indigo.8
6SIEGE, by Brian Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel. (Marvel Entertainment, $24.99.) Will the heroes of the Marvel universe put aside their rifts to take down Norman Osborn, the former Green Goblin, who now has his sights on Asgard, the home of Thor? What do you think?6
7TWILIGHT: 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.25
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.75
9THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK 1, by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard. (Image Comics, $29.99.) This hardcover collection features the first 12 issues of the gripping series about the last human survivors in a world overrun by zombies.3
10BLACKEST NIGHT: RISE OF THE BLACK LANTERNS, by Geoff Johns and others. (DC Comics, $24.99.) It was not only heroes and villains who came back to life during the "Blackest Night" event: some previously canceled comics like Suicide Squad and Catwoman came back for one more month.4

This Week
Weeks on List
1SCOTT PILGRIM: PRECIOUS LITTLE LIFE, by Bryan Lee 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.26
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?22
3SCOTT PILGRIM AND THE INFINITE SADNESS, by Bryan Lee O'Malley. (Oni Press, $11.95.) Scott must face not only Ramona’s third evil ex, but also his own! Oh, and the two exes just happen to be dating each other and in a band. Which can mean only one thing: Bass Battle!14
4SCOTT PILGRIM: GETS IT TOGETHER, by Bryan Lee O'Malley. (Oni Press, $11.95.) In this fourth volume of the series, Scott gets a job (Best. Dishwasher. Ever) and battles Roxie the ninja, another of Ramona’s evil exes.18
5SCOTT PILGRIM'S FINEST HOUR, by Bryan Lee O'Malley. (Oni Press, $11.99.) Will Scott survive his final challenge? Can he defeat Gideon Graves, the last of Ramona’s evil exes?7
6SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE UNIVERSE, by Bryan Lee O’Malley. (Oni Press, $11.95.) Can Ramona’s twin ex-boyfriends be defeated? Sounds like a job for… Scott Pilgrim.20
7AMULET: THE CLOUD SEARCHERS, by Kazu Kibuishi. (Scholastic, $10.99.) Demons! Robots! Talking animals! Oh my! The siblings Emily and Navin, with their band of resistance fighters, make their way for the mythical city of Cielis, in this third installment of the Amulet series.1
8THE 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.42
9THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 12, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. (Image Comics, $14.99.) Have the human survivors in a world overrun by zombies finally found a glimmer of hope?5
10WATCHMEN, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. (DC Comics, $19.99.) This epic tale from 1986 signaled a new maturity in comic books.77

This Week
Weeks on List
1BLEACH, VOL. 32, by Tite Kubo. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Ichigo Kurosaki sees dead people and must help usher them safely into the afterlife.1
2ALICE IN THE COUNTRY OF HEARTS, VOL. 4, by Quinrose and Hoshino Soumei. (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.1
3MAXIMUM RIDE, VOL. 3, by James Patterson and NaRae Lee. (Yen Press, $12.99.) Isn’t being a kid hard enough? For this group, who are also part bird, nothing comes easy. An F.B.I. agent steps in to help, but the evil "erasers" lurk around the corner.3
4JUNJO ROMANTICA, VOL. 12, by Shungiki Nakamura. (TOKYOPOP, $14.99.) This series, described as a romantic comedy, is about the relationship between Misaki and Akihiko, a male tutor, who meet when Misaki needs help with college entrance exams.1
5NARUTO, VOL. 48, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) The origins and true nature of Pain, Naruto’s arch nemesis, are revealed.14
6CHIBI VAMPIRE AIRMAIL, by Yuna Kagesaki. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) Chibi is a vampire with a twist: rather than suck blood, this young, female vampire has to expel it. This series fills in some of her back story and includes behind-the-scenes material.1
7ROSARIO + VAMPIRE: SEASON II, VOL. 2, 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
8AIR GEAR 15/16/17, VOL. 15, by Oh!Great. (Random House, $21.99.) This series tells the story of Itsuki Minami, the toughest kid at Higashi Junior High School. In this installment, mysteries and confrontations abound.1
9BLACK BIRD, VOL. 5, 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?5
10BAKUMAN, VOL. 1, by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) This manga series is about Moritaka Mashiro, who enjoys drawing and Akito Takagi, a would-be writer, who team up to create a manga series. Will they survive the world of publishing?5


Happy reading...............

Until the next time.........

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

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