Friday, October 15, 2010

New York Times Graphic Novels for Week of October 10, 2010

New York Times Best Selling Graphic Novels
Week of October 10, 2010


Here is the link to the New York Times best selling graphic books for the week of October 10, 2010:


Are there any new comers to this list? Scroll down to find the answer!


Here is the entire list of New York Times best selling graphic books:


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE EXILE: AN OUTLANDER GRAPHIC NOVEL, by Diana Gabaldon and Hoang Nguyen. (Random House, $25.) The story of Jamie Fraser, a kilt-wearing 18th-century Scotsman, and Claire Randall, a World War II-era nurse who has been transported back in time, is retold in the graphic novel format. 2

2 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. 8

3 X-MEN: SECOND COMING, by various. (Marvel Entertainment, $39.99.) Will the mutant named Hope be the rescue or damnation of mutant kind? There may not be time to learn the answer as the X-Men try to save her from eradication. 1

4 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. 12

5 THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ, by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young. (Marvel Entertainment, $29.99.) Dorothy is back in Kansas but the adventures in Oz continue with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and newcomers Tip and Jack Pumpkinhead. 1

6 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. 30

7 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. 28

8 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? 7

9 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. 12

10 THE AMAZING SCREW-ON HEAD AND OTHER CURIOUS OBJECTS, by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart. (Dark Horse Comics, $17.99.) Not just a clever name. This collection of stories by Mike Mignola, the creator of Hellboy, skewers overly familiar gothic genre tropes and features a hero who literally has a screw-on head. 3


This Week Weeks on List

1 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. 24

2 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. 30

3 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? 11

4 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? 26

5 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! 18

6 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. 22

7 EMPOWERED, VOL. 6, by Adam Warren. (Dark Horse Comics, $15.99.) The heroine known as Empowered learns what happens when super-powered beings die. It’s not pretty. 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. 46

9 THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 2, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. (Image Comics, $14.99.) The gripping story of the human survivors in a world overrun by zombies continues. 6

10 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? 9


This Week Weeks on List

1 HETALIA AXIS POWERS, VOL. 1, by Hidekaz Himaruya. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) From the publisher: "Get ready to brush up on world history with these handsome and hysterical personifications of the Axis Powers as they meet, become friends and form one of the most powerful alliances the world has ever seen." 2

2 DANCE IN THE VAMPIRE BUND, VOL. 8, by Nozomu Tamaki. (Seven Seas, $10.99.) This series is about life a special island, off the coast of Japan, that is a haven to vampires. In this installment: nanomachines threaten the bloodsuckers. 1

3 BERSERK, VOL. 34, by Kentaro Miura. (Dark Horse Comics, $14.99.) In order to battle a swarm of demons, the Band of the Hawk must take on their own monstrous forms. According to the publisher, this series is all about epic action, gruesome horror and dark humor. 1

4 FAIRY TAIL, VOL. 12, by Hiro Mashima. (Del Rey, $10.99.) The Fairy Tail is a club of powerful wizards. In this installment, the good guys try to stop a feared black wizard from being revived. 1

5 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. 7

6 THE DARK-HUNTERS, VOL. 3, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s Griffin, $9.99.) Is an accountant scarier than a vampire? Find out in this graphic novel adaptation of the best-selling “Dark-Hunters” novels, which have been described as a “paranormal romance series.” 1

7 MAID SAMA!, VOL. 6, by Hiro Fujiwara. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) This series is about Misaki, a feminist and the president of the student council... who works at a maid cafe. What will happen when "the sexiest boy at school" finds out? 1

8 BLEACH, VOL. 32, by Tite Kubo. (VIZ Media, $9.99.) Ichigo Kurosaki sees dead people and must help usher them safely into the afterlife. 5

9 DEADMAN WONDERLAND, VOL. 3, by Jinsei Kataoka. (TOKYOPOP, $10.99.) "Deadman Wonderland" is a prison to which Ganta Igarashi has been wrongly sent. Will he survive the experience? 1

10 WORLD OF WARCRAFT: SHAMAN, by Paul Benjamin and Rocio Zucchio. (TOKYOPOP, $12.99.) This series expands the stories of several "World of Warcraft" characters. The protagonist, High Shaman Muln Earthfury, is apparently beloved by Warcraft fans. 1

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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