Monday, September 20, 2010

New York Times - Graphic Books - Week of September 19, 2010

Sunday New York Times Graphic Books
Week of September 19, 2010

Here are the New York Times best selling Graphic Books for the week of September 19, 2010. Here is the link to the list:


Are there any new comers to the list? Scroll down and let us know what you find........


Here is the entire list:


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE 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. 5

2 BLACKEST 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. 9

3 KICK-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. 27

4 DARK 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? 4

5 BLACKEST 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. 9

6 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. 26

7 SIEGE, 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? 7

8 THE 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. 4

9 BATMAN: 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. 76

10 LOCKE AND KEY: CROWN OF SHADOWS, by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. (IDW, $24.99.) Keyhouse is a New England mansion whose doors transform anyone who walks through them. This installment of the series involves the search for a key that will open the dreaded black door. 3

This Week Weeks on List

1 SCOTT 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. 27

2 SCOTT 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? 23

3 SCOTT 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! 15

4 SCOTT 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. 19

5 SCOTT 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? 8

6 SCOTT 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. 21

7 THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, by Robert Kirkman and others. (Image Comics, $59.99.) This massive collected edition - over 1,000 pages - reprints the first 48 issues of "The Walking Dead." The TV version of the comic book series starts on AMC in October. 1

8 THE 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. 43

9 THE 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? 6

10 WATCHMEN, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. (DC Comics, $19.99.) This epic tale from 1986 signaled a new maturity in comic books. 78


This Week Weeks on List

1 BLEACH, VOL. 32, by Tite Kubo. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Ichigo Kurosaki sees dead people and must help usher them safely into the afterlife. 2

2 MAXIMUM 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. 4

3 ALICE 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. 2

4 BUTTERFLIES, FLOWERS, VOL. 4, by Yuki Yoshihara. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) This is an upstairs/downstairs drama and romance between Choko Kuze and her current boss (and former servant) Masayuki Domoto. 1

5 RASETSU, VOL. 6, by Chika Shiomi. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Life at an exorcist agency: Rasetsu is avoiding a spirit scheduled to claim her when she turns 20, while her co-worker, Yako Hoshino, finds that Rasetsu looks strikingly similar to his old flame Yurara, who may be connected to some current turmoils. 1

6 THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, VOL. 10, by Akira Himekawa. (VIZ Media, $7.99.) Join link on a series of high-sea adventures, including the discovery of the Phantom Hourglass and a quest to break the curse on the Temple of the Ocean King. Tally ho! 1

7 BAKUMAN, 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? 6

8 SHAMAN KING, VOL. 30, by Hiroyuki Takei. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) A tournament of champions will decide who is going to be named Shaman King. Will the honorable fighting of Yoh Asakura put him at a disadvantage when he faces the quick and dirty Tao Ren? 1

9 TEGAMI BACHI, LETTER BEE, VOL. 3, by Hiroyuki Asada. (VIZ Media, $7.99.) Amberground is a land where darkness rules and an infestation of gigantic insects with exoskeletons. It is up to the messengers known as the Letter Bees to keep everyone connected. 1

10 NARUTO, VOL. 48, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) The origins and true nature of Pain, Naruto’s arch nemesis, are revealed. 15


Until the next time.....

Happy Reading.....

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