The Book Sense Graphic Novel Bestseller List

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For the eight-week period ending July 23, 2006, and based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores with Book Sense nationwide.

Past Category Bestseller lists are available on ABA's trade website, BookWeb.org.

Attention Media: Contact Meg Smith at meg@booksense.com for reprint guidelines for your newspaper or magazine.

The Book Sense Graphic Novel Bestseller List

1.

Naruto: Volume 10
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1421502402

2.

Embroideries
Marjane Satrapi, Pantheon, $10.95, 0375714677

3.

Naruto: Volume 9
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1421502399

4.

Naruto: Volume 1
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1569319006

5.

Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, DC Comics, $19.99, 0930289234

6.

Naruto: Volume 8
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1421501244

7.

Naruto: Volume 2
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1591161789

8.

Kapilavastu
Osamu Tezuka, Vertical, $14.95, 193223456X

9.

Naruto: Volume 6
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1591167396

10.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Volume 7
Hiromu Arakawa, Viz Media, $9.99, 1421504588

11.

Naruto: Volume 3
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1591161878

12.

Naruto: Volume 4
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1591163587

13.

Good-Bye, Chunky Rice
Craig Thompson, Pantheon, $12.95, 0375714766

14.

Negima!
Ken Akamatsu, Del Rey, $10.95, 034548441X

15.

Asterix the Gaul
Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo (Illus.), Orion, $9.95, 0752866052

16.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Volume 1
Hiromu Arakawa, Viz Media, $9.99, 1591169208

17.

Naruto: Volume 5
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1591163595

18.

La Perdida
Jessica Abel, Pantheon, $19.95, 0375423656

19.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Volume 8
Hiromu Arakawa, Viz Media, $9.99, 1421504596

20.

Asterix and the Falling Sky
Albert Uderzo, Orion, $12.95, 0752873016

21.

Naruto: Volume 7
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $7.95, 1591168759

22.

Fruits Basket: Volume 13
Natsuki Takaya, TokyoPop, $9.99, 1595324089

23.

The R. Crumb Handbook
R. Crumb, Peter Poplaski, MQ Publishing, $25, 1840727160

24.

Fruits Basket: Volume 1
Natsuki Takaya, TokyoPop, $9.99, 1591826039

25.

Toward a New Era
Nobuhiro Watsuki, Viz Media, $7.95, 1421506750

26.

Kingdom Hearts: Volume 1
Shiro Amano, TokyoPop, $5.99, 1598162179

27.

Obelix and Co.
Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo (Illus.), Orion, $9.95, 0752866524

28.

Castle Waiting
Linda Medley, Fantagraphics, $29.95, 1560977477

29.

Asterix at the Olympic Games
Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo (Illus.), Orion, $9.95, 0752866273

30.

The Acme Novelty Library
Chris Ware, Pantheon, $27.5, 0375422951