New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 1

There are 88 books in the New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Walking Dead, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 43

by: Robert Kirkman Tony Moore
Release date: Jan 01, 2005
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The gripping story of the human survivors in a world overrun by zombies continues.

2. Scott Pilgrim: Precious Little Life

Weeks on the list: 38

by: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Release date: Aug 14, 2004
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Meet Scott Pilgrim, twentysomething slacker, member of the band Sex Bob-Omb and would-be suitor of Ramona Flowers.

3. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Weeks on the list: 32

by: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Scott Pilgrim faces off against the second of Ramona’s evil ex-boyfriends. What will Knives Chau think? Aren’t THEY dating?

4. Scott Pilgrim And The Infinite Sadness

Weeks on the list: 26

by: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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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!

5. Scott Pilgrim: Gets It Together

Weeks on the list: 25

by: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Release date: Jan 01, 2004
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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.

6. Scott Pilgrim’S Finest Hour

Weeks on the list: 24

by: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Will Scott survive his final challenge? Can he defeat Gideon Graves, the last of Ramona’s evil exes?

7. Watchmen

Weeks on the list: 23

by: Alan Moore Dave Gibbons
Release date: Jan 01, 1987
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This epic tale from 1986 signaled a new maturity in comic books.

8. The Walking Dead, Vol. 13

Weeks on the list: 22

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2004
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In a world overrun by zombies, Rick and his group of survivors have found a new community, but danger lurks outside and within its walls.

9. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Universe

Weeks on the list: 22

by: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Can Ramona’s twin ex-boyfriends be defeated? Sounds like a job for… Scott Pilgrim.

10. The Adventures Of Ook And Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen From The Future

Weeks on the list: 18

by: Dav Pilkey
Release date: May 01, 2011
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Ook and Gluk, two cave boys, must learn kung-fu to save their prehistoric home from a menace from the future.

11. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 17

by: Robert Kirkman others
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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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.

12. Amulet: The Last Council, Vol. 4

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Kazu Kibuishi
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Demons! Robots! Talking animals! Oh my! The siblings Emily and Navin, with their band of resistance fighters, find only strangeness in the mythical city of Cielis.

13. The Walking Dead, Vol. 2

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Apr 01, 2009
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The gripping story of the human survivors in a world overrun by zombies continues.

14. Smile

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Raina experiences braces, boy troubles and other plagues of the sixth grade.

15. Fables, Vol. 15

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Bill Willingham Mark Buckingham
Release date: Jan 01, 2002
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The characters from folklore and fairy tales prepare for battle against the nefarious Mister Dark. Will Rose Red, the sister of Snow White, finally shake her malaise and assist?

16. Maus: A Survivor’S Tale, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Art Spiegelman
Release date: Jan 01, 1986
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The author tells the story of his father, a Holocaust survivor, in a critically-acclaimed tale where Jewish people are mice and Germans are cats.

17. The Walking Dead, Vol. 14

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Mar 01, 2012
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The gripping story of the human survivors in a world overrun by zombies continues. In this volume, a shocking turn of events for one character and a safe haven is compromised.

18. Cowboys And Aliens

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Scott M Rosenberg Fred Van Lente others
Release date: Jun 28, 2011
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Lasers vs. six shooters battle it out when alien beings land in the Wild West.

19. The Griff

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Christopher Moore Ian Corson
Release date: Jul 19, 2011
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It’s alien invasion time: lizard-like creatures have landed on Earth and a ragtag group, including three New Yorkers, must fight them back. The final battleground: Florida.

20. V For Vendetta

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Alan Moore David Lloyd
Release date: Jan 01, 2005
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A vigilante tries to free London in a world where Germany won World War II.

21. The Odyssey

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Gareth Hinds
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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The story of Odysseus and his struggle to return home after the Trojan War is retold in this graphic novel.

22. Kick-Ass

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Mark Millar John Romita Jr
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A “realistic“ and violent look at what would happen if a teenage boy put on a costume to fight crime. Not for the weak of heart.

23. Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season Eight, Vol. 8

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Joss Whedon Georges Jeanty others
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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Buffy, Spike and Angel reunite in the season finale of this series. Will an onslaught of demons ruin the occasion? Maybe, but Season 9 will still begin in September.

24. Larry In Wonderland

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Stephan Pastis
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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This collection of almost a year’s worth of newspaper strips (about a pig, a rat, a goat, a zebra and a bunch of crocodiles) includes the revelation, “in Wonderland, crocodiles taste a lot like chicken.”

25. Green Lantern: Secret Origin

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Geoff Johns Ivan Reis
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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This retelling of how Hal Jordan, test pilot, became Green Lantern, space hero, includes an introduction by Ryan Reynolds, who will play the character on the big screen this year.

26. The Complete Persepolis

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Marjane Satrapi
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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This graphic-novel memoir chronicles the author’s life in Iran during its 1979 revolution and its war with Iraq.

27. The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Max Brooks
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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If you want to survive a zombie attack, there may be no better way than to see how past cultures have done it.

28. Daytripper

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Fabio Moon Gabriel Ba
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Learn about the life, happiness, sorrow, and deaths, of the Brazilian man Bras de Olivias Dominguez.

29. Blackest Night

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Geoff Johns Ivan Reis
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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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.

30. Blackest Night: Black Lantern Corps, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Peter Tomasi James Robinson
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Batman, Superman and the Teen Titans confront friends, relatives and allies that have returned from the dead.

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