Bestsellers in Graphic Novels

The bestsellers list of graphic novels comes from The New York Times. Listed below are highlights listed from the source and include new releases and older paperback editions.

Asterios Polyp Batman: Hush Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes  X-Men: Misfits

Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli. Long time illustrator Mazzucchelli unleashes his first written and illustrated graphic novel and has proven to be a mastermind in more ways than just his profound illustrations. This novel is about an "award-winning architect who's never built an actual building, and a pedant in the midst of a spiritual crisis."

Batman: Hush by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee. In this story of murder, mystery, and romance, Batman sets out on a simple mission to discover the identity of the mysterious character wreaking havoc in his life and ultimately finds himself in battle against his greatest ally.

Halo: Uprising by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev. Picking up from the conclusion of blockbuster video game Halo 2, this must-read reveals how the master chief, while onboard a hostile ship headed towards Earth, is battling against covenant forces.

Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman. Leave it to critically acclaimed author to create an eery yet stunning story about mysticism and the realm of Morpheus, the god of dreams. This is a must-read for lovers of graphic novels and the supernatural.

X-Men: Misfits by Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman. The X-Men story is refreshed as a magical comedy for teen girls, in the styleof the manga megahit Fruits Basket series.

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