New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2016 Complete List Page 1

There are 76 books in the New York Times Paperback Graphic Books Best Sellers 2016 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Smile

Weeks on the list: 52

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. Drama

Weeks on the list: 50

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.”

3. Sisters

Weeks on the list: 45

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.

4. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix: Kristy’s Great Idea

Weeks on the list: 41

by: Ann M Martin Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Apr 28, 2015
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Four best friends start a babysitting business in this all-color adaptation of the first book in the popular series.

5. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 3

Weeks on the list: 28

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Oct 13, 2015
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This massive collected edition, of issues 97-144, follows Rick and his group of survivors as they make contact with others.

6. Roller Girl

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Victoria Jamieson
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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Astrid decides to join a summer roller derby camp before she begins junior high, but can she keep up with the older girls and stay close to her best friend even though they are growing apart?

7. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix: Claudia And Mean Janine

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Ann M Martin Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Jan 26, 2016
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Claudia must find a way to get along with her sister after their grandmother has a stroke in this all-color adaptation of the series’s seventh book.

8. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 20

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.

9. Persepolis

Weeks on the list: 18

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. The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol. 2

Weeks on the list: 16

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.

11. Amulet, Vol. 7

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Kazu Kibuishi
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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Emily, Trellis, and Vigo travel to an island where they can gain access to lost memories from Trellis’s childhood.

12. March: Book One

Weeks on the list: 13

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.

13. Ghosts

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Sep 13, 2016
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Two sisters discover that their quiet coastal town is haunted.

14. Civil War

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Mark Millar Steve McNiven
Release date: Apr 11, 2007
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A government registration act pits the Marvel heroes against one another.

15. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix: Mary Anne Saves The Day

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Ann M Martin Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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The members of the club split up after a huge fight in this all–color adaptation of the fourth book in the popular series.

16. March: Book Three

Weeks on the list: 8

by: John Lewis Andrew Aydin
Release date: Aug 02, 2016
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Representative John Lewis concludes his memoir of the civil rights movement in this volume, which depicts the Selma March.

17. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix: The Truth About Stacey

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Ann M Martin Raina Telgemeier
Release date: Jul 28, 2015
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Stacey struggles with being the new kid in town in this all–color adaptation of the third book in the popular series.

18. Saga, Vol. 6

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Fiona Staples Brian K Vaughan
Release date: Jul 05, 2016
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With Hazel still in captivity, Alana and Marko organize a prison break.

19. The Walking Dead, Vol. 26

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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Rick prepares for a war against the Whisperers.

20. Fun Home

Weeks on the list: 7

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.

21. March: Book Two

Weeks on the list: 6

by: John Lewis Andrew Aydin
Release date: Jan 20, 2015
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Representative John Lewis of Georgia continues his memoir of the civil rights movement. In this volume, he recounts the March on Washington in 1963, among other events.

22. American Born Chinese

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Gene Luen Yang
Release date: Dec 23, 2008
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When his family moves to the suburbs, Jin Wang wonders why he doesn’t fit in with the “all-American boys” in his new school.

23. Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 1

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Ta-Nehisi Coates Brian Stelfreeze
Release date: Sep 13, 2016
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T’Challa, once again the king of Wakanda after his sister’s death, finds his country under attack by superpowered terrorists.

24. Maus: A Survivor’S Tale, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 6

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.

25. El Deafo

Weeks on the list: 5

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.

26. The Walking Dead, Vol. 25

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Robert Kirkman Charlie Adlard
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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After the Whisperers attack, Rick must decide how to retaliate.

27. Preacher: Book One

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Garth Ennis Steve Dillon
Release date: Jan 01, 2000
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A small–town preacher in Texas embarks on a spiritual quest after he merges with an entity that grants him the power to command others.

28. Deadpool By Daniel Way, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Daniel Way others
Release date: Aug 13, 2013
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The “Merc with a Mouth” is hired to kill Wolverine and then sets his sights on Norman Osborn in this collection.

29. Monstress, Vol. 1

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Marjorie Liu Sana Takeda
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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In a dark, alternate reality, a young woman is caught in the middle of a war between magical creatures and evil sorceresses.

30. Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Cullen Bunn Dalibor Talajic
Release date: Nov 14, 2012
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The title says it all.

Last updated on December 8, 2021