What graphic novels sold in indie bookstores last month?

201206180321 What graphic novels sold in indie bookstores last month?
Can you stand one more sales chart? This time it’s the ABA’s list of The Indie Comics & Graphic Works which is based on “on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 27, 2012.” YOu can see the whole list in the link but just the top five will give you an idea that this list is a bit different than the rest.

1. Are You My Mother?
Alison Bechdel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $22, 9780618982509

2. The Walking Dead, Volume 1: Days Gone Bye
Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore (Illus.), Image Comics, $9.99, 9781582406725

3. Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, DC Comics, $19.99, 9780930289232

4. A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1
George R.R. Martin, Daniel Abraham (Adapt.), Tommy Patterson (Illus.), Bantam, $25, 9780440423218

5. The Adventures of TinTin in the Land of the Soviets
Hergé, Little Brown, $10.99, 9780316003742


  1. Of the five listed only Bechdel is our best seller, but our number one seller this year has definitely been Kate Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant!

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