New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2014 Complete List Page 1

There are 94 books in the New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2014 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Smile

Weeks on the list: 47

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

2. Saga, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 34

by: Brian K Vaughan Fiona Staples
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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This sci-fi fantasy series follows a newly married couple as they try to raise their child while avoiding robots, bounty hunters and an intergalactic war.

3. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 30

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.

4. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 2

Weeks on the list: 25

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.

5. Saga, Vol. 3

Weeks on the list: 25

by: Brian K Vaughan Fiona Staples
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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The Will, Lying Cat and Gwendolyn are closing in on Alana and Marko, but so is Prince Robot IV.

6. Drama

Weeks on the list: 24

by: Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Callie becomes the stage manager for her middle school’s production of “Moon Over Mississippi.”

7. March: Book One

Weeks on the list: 22

by: John Lewis Andrew Aydin
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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Representative John Lewis describes his childhood and the beginning of his involvement in the civil rights movement. The first volume of a trilogy.

8. Saga, Vol. 2

Weeks on the list: 22

by: Brian K Vaughan Fiona Staples
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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This sci-fi fantasy series follows a newly married couple as they try to raise their child while avoiding robots, bounty hunters and an intergalactic war. In this volume: meet the grandparents!

9. Persepolis

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Marjane Satrapi
Release date: Jan 01, 2003
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A memoir of the author’s life from ages 6 to 14 in Iran, during and after its 1979 revolution, depicted through black-and-white comic strip images.

10. Sisters

Weeks on the list: 17

by: Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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Raina is stuck in the back seat between her younger brother and sister for a weeklong road trip in this family memoir.

11. Amulet, Vol. 6

Weeks on the list: 16

by: Kazu Kibuishi
Release date: Aug 26, 2014
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Max makes a promise to the Elf King that he may not be able to keep while Emily and Navin are ordered to go into the war-torn city of Lucien.

12. The Walking Dead, Vol. 19

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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Rick and the survivors make their move against Negan and his “saviors,” sparking the flames that will lead to an inevitable war.

13. The Walking Dead, Vol. 20

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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The combined forces of The Survivors, The Kingdom and The Hilltop launch their first strike against Negan and The Saviors.

14. The Walking Dead, Vol. 21

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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The causalities continue to mount as the war between The Survivors and The Saviors reaches its conclusion.

15. El Deafo

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Cece Bell
Release date: Sep 02, 2014
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In this children’s memoir, a young girl experiences hearing loss and receives the Phonic Ear, a bulky hearing aid that comes with a mischievous side–benefit, she can hear her teacher no matter where she goes in school.

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. Blue Is The Warmest Color

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Julie Maroh
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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In this graphic novel a young woman named Clémentine begins a journey of love and sexual awakening after she meets the blue-haired Emma.

18. The Harlem Hellfighters

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Max Brooks Caanan White
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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The story of the U.S. Army’s 369th infantry regiment — a unit of African American soldiers who fought on the front lines of World War I but faced continued discrimination at home — is told here.

19. Sex Criminals, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Matt Fraction Chip Zdarsky
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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A young couple — who both have the ability to stop time during sex — decide to rob a bank in this unconventional new series.

20. This One Summer

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Mariko Tamaki Jillian Tamaki
Release date: May 06, 2014
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This story, centered on two teenage girls, is about a summer of change, sorrow and growing up.

21. Fun Home

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Alison Bechdel
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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In her first memoir, the author chronicles the life and death of her father, a closeted gay man and funeral director.

22. The Walking Dead, Vol. 22

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2005
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A new danger lurks just around the corner as Rick leads the survivors in rebuilding their community.

23. The Walking Dead, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 5

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.

24. The Complete Calvin And Hobbes

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Bill Watterson
Release date: Nov 13, 2012
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Enjoy all the antics of Calvin and his stuffed tiger Hobbes in one deluxe collection.

25. Aphrodite: Goddess Of Love

Weeks on the list: 5

by: George O’Connor
Release date: Dec 31, 2013
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The life of the Goddess of Love, from when she first rises from the sea to her role in the Trojan War, is covered in this graphic novel.

26. The Return Of Zita The Spacegirl

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ben Hatke
Release date: May 13, 2014
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Zita, who is trapped on a penitentiary planet, must escape before the prison’s evil warden completes his plan to take over the galaxy.

27. The Shadow Hero

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Gene Luen Yang Sonny Liew
Release date: Jul 15, 2014
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The Green Turtle, an obscure Asian American vigilante hero who appeared in only a handful of stories in the 1940s, is revived here and given a new origin story.

28. Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Dan Abnett Andy Lanning others
Release date: Aug 12, 2014
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Can this ragtag group of cosmic misfits save the universe?

29. Amulet, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Kazu Kibuishi
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Emily and Navin are two ordinary children who discover a dangerous world filled with demons, robots, and talking animals under the basement of their great–grandfather’s house.

30. Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Brian Michael Bendis Steve McNiven
Release date: Sep 17, 2013
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Iron Man travels to space and joins Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon and Groot in an effort to protect Earth from an intergalactic threat.

Last updated on December 8, 2021