New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2012

There are 18 books listed as #1 best seller in New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2012. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 1 written by Robert Kirkman and others is listed as the #1 best seller for 12 weeks.

There are 125 books in the New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2012 list. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 1 written by Robert Kirkman and others is in this list for 43 weeks.

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#1 New York Times Best Sellers 2012

1. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 1

Weeks listed as #1: 12

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.

2. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 2

Weeks listed as #1: 7

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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This collected edition, of issues 49-96, follows Rick and his group of survives as they try to stay alive — with zombies and some humans against them.

3. Batman: Night Of The Owls

Weeks listed as #1: 6

by: Scott Snyder others
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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Batman and his allies are pushed to the limit by the Court of Owls, an evil with roots in the earliest days of Gotham City.

4. The Walking Dead, Vol. 15

Weeks listed as #1: 5

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Tensions mount at the latest safe haven for this group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies. It is tough to say much else without spoiling the story.

5. Smile

Weeks listed as #1: 5

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

6. Avatar: The Last Airbender, Part 2

Weeks listed as #1: 3

by: Gene Luen Yang others
Release date: May 29, 2012
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This series explores the world of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” from where the animated film left off.

7. Avatar: The Last Airbender, Part 1

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Gene Luen Yang others
Release date: Jan 24, 2012
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This series explores the world of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” from where the animated film left off.

8. Avatar, The Last Airbender – The Promise, Part 3

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Gene Luen Yang others
Release date: Sep 25, 2012
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This series explores the world of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” from where the animated film left off.

9. The Walking Dead, Rise Of The Governor

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Robert Kirkman Jay Bonansinga
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In the second Walking Dead novel, Lilly Caul and other citizens seeking refuge from the zombie plague in Woodbury, Ga., begin to challenge the man who calls himself the Governor.

10. Fables – The Deluxe Edition Book Six

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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.

11. Fables, Vol. 16

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Bill Willingham others
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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When the characters from fairy tales confront an evil foe, they need a new myth: super-heroes.

12. Health Care Reform

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Jonathan Gruber
Release date: Dec 20, 2011
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Mr. Gruber, an adviser to President Obama, explains the Affordable Care Act, in comic book form.

13. Ninjago: Mask Of The Sensei

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Greg Farshtey Paulo Herique
Release date: Feb 28, 2012
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This graphic novel series, based on the Lego toy line, are about four young ninjas. In this installment, they must face their sensei.

14. Cinderella: Fables Are Forever

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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)?

15. Animal Man, Vol. 1

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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.

16. Ninjago: Rise Of The Serpentine

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Greg Farshtey Paul Lee
Release date: May 22, 2012
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This graphic novel series is based on the Lego toy line. In this volume, the ninja heroes must combat a tribe of snakes.

17. Amulet: Prince Of The Elves, Vol. 5

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Kazu Kibuishi
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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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.

18. The Walking Dead, Vol. 17

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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.

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