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
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