Saturday, February 23, 2013

Who's On Top 2/17 - 2/24/13: Graphic Novels

Time to take a look at what is hot in the world of Graphic Novels (New York Times Best Sellers List). 

Hardcover Graphic Novels -  This weeks book is a collection of the first 12 issues of The Walking Dead series.

Paperback Graphic Novels - Small town cop Rick Grimes must fight his way through a zombie infest, post-apocalyptic world to find his wife and son.

Manga - Bunny Tsukino adopts a cat that turns out to be none other than Solar System hero Sailor Moon. Bunny and her new friends the Sailor Scouts must help Sailor Moon save the Solar System from the evil Negaverse.

And don't forget to check out the Top 5 List.

Spotlight
Hardcover Graphic Novels
The Walking Dead, Book 1 -
By: Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard

This hardcover features the first 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a slightly heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead.






Paperback Graphic Novels
The Walking Dead, Vol. 1
By: Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore

An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months, society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. Rick Grimes finds himself one of the few survivors in this terrifying future. A couple months ago he was a small town cop who had never fired a shot and only ever saw one dead body. Separated from his family, he must now sort through all the death and confusion to try and find his wife and son. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living. Reprint Edition
Magna
Sailor Moon, Vol. 9 
By: Naoko Takeuchi  

One of the most-beloved of all Japanese manga titles, Naoko Takeuchi's Sailor Moon has enthrailed millions of readers worldwide since its debut in book form in early 1992. When Bunny Tsukino adopts a stray cat, she gets more than she bargains for The talking cat, Luna, informs Bunny that she is actually Sailor Moon, a magical princess from the future and protector of the Solar System. With the help of her new friends, the Sailor Scouts, and the mysterious Tuxedo Mask, Sailor Moon embarks on a quest to save us all from the evil powers of the Negaverse.

Top 5 List
Hardcover Graphic Novels
1. Justice League Vol. 2- By: Geoff Johns and Jim Lee
2. Building Stories - By: Chris Ware
3. The Walking Dead, Book 1 - By: Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard
4. Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle In Time- By: Hope Larson
5. 7 Miles A Second - By: David Wojnarowicz and James Romberger

Paperback Graphic Novels
1. The Walking Dead, Vol. 1 - By: Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore
2. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 2 - By: Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard
3. The Walking Dead Compendium Vol. 1 - By: Robert Kirkman and Others
4. Lego Ninjago #6, Warriors Of  Stone - By: Greg Farshtey and Jolyton Yates
5. Maus: A Survivor's Tale, Vol. 1 - By: Art Spiegelman

Manga
1. Naruto - By: Masashi Kishimoto
2. Sailor Moon, Vol. 9 - By: Naoko Takeuchi
3. Bleach, Vol. 55 - By: Tite Kubo
4. Negima Magister Negi Magi, Vol. 37 - By: Ken Akamatsu
5. Alice In The Country Of Joker, Vol. 1 - By: QuinRose

Disclaimer: All blurbs come from Goodreads.com. All list come from NYTimes.com.



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