What graphic novels sold in indie bookstores last month?

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Can you stand one more sales chart? This time it’s the ABA’s list of The Indie Comics & Graphic Works which is based on “on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 27, 2012.” YOu can see the whole list in the link but just the top five will give you an idea that this list is a bit different than the rest.

1. Are You My Mother?
Alison Bechdel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $22, 9780618982509

2. The Walking Dead, Volume 1: Days Gone Bye
Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore (Illus.), Image Comics, $9.99, 9781582406725

3. Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, DC Comics, $19.99, 9780930289232

4. A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1
George R.R. Martin, Daniel Abraham (Adapt.), Tommy Patterson (Illus.), Bantam, $25, 9780440423218

5. The Adventures of TinTin in the Land of the Soviets
Hergé, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316003742

Comments

  1. Of the five listed only Bechdel is our best seller, but our number one seller this year has definitely been Kate Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant!

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