This week’s list contains few of the oddities that have filled previous lists…it’s kind of what you’d expect — lots of Alan Moore, Robert Kirkman, Y: THE LAST MAN, and NARUTO.
RELATED: David Welsh doesn’t see what all the nattering is about.
ALSO: Todd Allen “reverse engineers” the list, and compares things that were on Diamond’s list that weren’t on the NYTGB list and so on. Allen concludes that the NYT list is heavily weighted toward DM store sales:
All this leads me to conclude what we’re looking at with the New York Times Graphic Books Best Seller Lists is a sell-through chart for the direct market, where the bookstore market really only shows strong influence on weeks when the DM’s new releases are lower-powered.