New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2012 Complete List Page 2

There are 125 books in the New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2012 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. The Silence Of Our Friends

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Mark Long Jim Demonakos
Release date: Jan 17, 2012
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This graphic novel is based on Mr. Long’s childhood experience with the civil rights movement in the suburbs of Houston in 1967.

32. Twilight, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Stephenie Meyer
Release date: Jan 24, 2012
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The comic adaptation of the ever-popular vampire series.

33. Batman: Gates Of Gotham

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Scott Snyder Kyle Higgins
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Batman and his allies explore a mystery into Gotham City’s past that touches upon some prominent families, including the Waynes.

34. The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book One

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Rick Riordan Orpheus Collar
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet in a new adventure.

35. Ninjago: Kingdom Of The Snakes

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Greg Farshtey Jolyon Yates
Release date: Oct 30, 2012
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This graphic novel series is based on the Lego toy line. This volume visit an alternate reality where the ninja team was never formed.

36. Amulet: The Last Council, Vol. 4

Weeks on the list: 3

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.

37. Criminal, Vol. 6

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ed Brubaker Sean Phillips
Release date: Dec 21, 2011
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This noir series continues with a look at the life of Riley Richards, who seems to have it all, yet is still plotting a murder.

38. Batman: The Return Of Bruce Wayne

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Grant Morrison others
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The caped crusader, lost in times past, makes his return to Gotham City.

39. Batman: Time And The Batman

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Grant Morrison others
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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This collected edition contains a tale about Batmen past (Bruce Wayne), present (Dick Grayson) and future (Damian Wayne).

40. Batman Versus Bane

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Chuck Dixon others
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Bane, the villain who broke Batman’s back, is back to plunder Gotham City. How will this round go for the Dark Knight?

41. The Walking Dead, Vol. 4

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Rick and his band of survivors continue to adapt to life in their new haven: an abandoned prison. Also in this volume: the introduction of Michonne.

42. Cinderella: Fables Are Forever

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Chris Roberson Bill Willingham
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Will glass slipper trump ruby ones when Cinderella, secret agent, goes up against Dorothy Gale, assassin from Oz (via Kansas)?

43. Animal Man, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jeff Lemire Travel Foreman
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Things take a dark turn for Animal Man when he realizes that his daughter, Maxine, has special abilities.

44. Catwoman: The Game

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Judd Winick Guillem March
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Has Catwoman stolen from the wrong man?

45. Nightwing: Traps And Trapezes

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Kyle Higgins Eddy Barrows
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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In this “New 52” series, Dick Grayson once again assumes the role of Nightwing as he tries to solve crimes related to a traveling circus.

46. Marbles

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ellen Forney
Release date: Nov 06, 2012
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The cartoonist chronicles her struggles with bipolar disorder and the inspiration she took from other writers and artists who similarly suffered.

47. The Walking Dead, Vol. 17

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Not everyone will survive after Rick underestimates the strength of a new group of survivors, led by Negan.

48. Batman: The Long Halloween

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jeph Loeb Tim Sale
Release date: Jan 01, 1998
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This compelling mystery, set early in the Caped Crusaders career, has mobsters, the sad downfall of Harvey Dent (Two Face) and a new foe: Holiday.

49. Batman: Hush

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jeph Loeb Jim Lee
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A threat from Batman’s past comes back to haunt him. Making matters worse: the villain, Hush, has recruited most of the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery to assist him.

50. Fables – The Deluxe Edition Book Six

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Bill Willingham Mark Buckingham others
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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The characters from storybook tales find themselves exiled from their world by a nefarious force named the Adversary. This edition collects the first 10 issues of the captivating series and include character sketches.

51. The Unwritten, Vol. 5

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Mike Carey Peter Gross
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The father of Tom Taylor created a famous boy-wizard character modeled after his son, whose life keeps getting stranger.

52. B. P. R. D. Hell On Earth, Vol. 2

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Mike Mignola others
Release date: Jan 10, 2012
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Who can you call about your supernatural problem? Try the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense.

53. Sweet Tooth, Vol. 4

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jeff Lemire
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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The post-apocalyptic adventures of Gus, a human/animal hybrid, continue in this volume which features the introduction of the enigmatic Walter Fish.

54. Uncanny X-Force, Vol. 2

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Rick Remender others
Release date: Feb 29, 2012
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On one side: Fantomex. On the other side: the deadly Deathloks. Caught in the middle: X-Force. Good luck, Deathloks.

55. The Walking Dead, Vol. 5

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Rick and his group meet someone worse than the zombies: the Governor, who keeps his own community safe but at considerable cost. And he wants to expand his territory.

56. Avengers Vs. X-Men: It’s Coming

Weeks on the list: 2

by: various
Release date: Apr 25, 2012
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Need to get up to speed on why the X-Men and the Avengers are clashing? These stories may help.

57. Infinity Gauntlet

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jim Starlin others
Release date: Sep 28, 2011
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Can the combined might of Marvel’s heroes stop the mad god Thanos? Is this the template for the next “Avengers” film?

58. Prelude To Avengers: Fury’s Big Week

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Christopher Yost others
Release date: May 16, 2012
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This “Avengers” movie tie-in expands on the back story of S.H.I.E.L.D., the military agency run by Nick Fury (played Samuel L. Jackson in the film).

59. Batman And Robin, Vol. 3

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Grant Morrison others
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Batman (Dick Grayson) and Robin (Damian Wayne) confront the Joker and cope with the return of Bruce Wayne.

60. Fables Vol. 1: Legends In Exile

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Bill Willingham others
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The characters from folklore and fairy tales are exiled from their homelands and living in New York.

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