Thursday, March 05, 2009

Introducing The New York Times Graphic Books Best Seller Lists

George Gene Gustines gives us the first of what what will be a regular series of "graphic books" bookseller lists in the News York Times. Not graphic novels, these are graphic books, categorized into hardcover, softcover and manga categories. They break down into these categories:
  • Indy comic book reprints (BEANWORLD)

  • Superhero comic book reprints (WATCHMEN)

  • Comic strip reprint books (THE COMPLETE TERRY AND THE PIRATES)

  • Manga (NARUTO)

  • There are no literary graphic novels on the list as of this week

This is a better-late-than-never idea for the Times. "Comics have finally joined the mainstream" may seem like a trite observation, but the list is welcome. It joins Publisher's Weekly's list, which has been ongoing since 2007.

1 comment:

Mark Anderson said...

No Gag Cartoons Collections category?! Those swine!