The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

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Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 27, 2012.

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

3. Watchmen
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

6. Hark! A Vagrant
Kate Beaton, Drawn & Quarterly, $19.95, 9781770460607

7. My Friend Dahmer
Derf Backderf, Abrams Comicarts, $17.95, 9781419702174

8. Habibi
Craig Thompson, Pantheon, $35, 9780375424144

9. Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson
Will Bingley, Anthony Hope-Smith (Illus.), Abrams Comicarts, $17.95, 9781419702426

10. V for Vendetta
Alan Moore, David Lloyd (Illus.), Vertigo, $19.99, 9781401208417

11. The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True
Richard Dawkins, Dave McKean (Illus.), Free Press, $29.99, 9781439192818

12. The Walking Dead, Volume 2: Miles Behind Us
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard (Illus.), Image Comics, $14.99, 9781582407753

13. Because Sometimes You Just Gotta Draw a Cover With Your Left Hand
Stephan Pastis, Andrews McMeel, $12.99, 9781449410230

14. Jerusalem: Chronicles From the Holy City
Guy Delisle, Drawn & Quarterly, $24.95, 9781770460713

15. The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media
Brooke Gladstone, Josh Neufeld, Norton, $16.95, 9780393342468

16. The Walking Dead, Volume 3: Safety Behind Bars
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard (Illus.), Image Comics, $14.99, 9781582408057

17. The Walking Dead, Volume 15: We Find Ourselves
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard (Illus.), Image Comics, $14.99, 9781607064404

18. Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life
Bryan Lee O’Malley, Oni Press, $11.99, 9781932664089

19. The Best American Comics
Alison Bechdel (Ed.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9780547333625

20. Feynman
Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick (Illus.), First Second, $29.99, 9781596432598

21. Cat
B. Kliban, Workman, $5.95, 9780911104547

22. Asterix the Gaul
Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo (Illus.), Orion, $10.95, 9780752866055

23. Naruto, Volume 55
Masashi Kishimoto, Viz Media, $9.99, 9781421541525

24. Zombie Parents: And Other Hopes for a More Perfect World
Jerry Scott, Jim Borgman, Andrews McMeel, $12.99, 9781449409739

25. Metamaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus
Art Spiegelman, Pantheon, $35, 9780375423949