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 January 20, 2013.

1. Building Stories
Chris Ware, Pantheon, $50, 9780375424335

2. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995

3. Totally Mad: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity
The Editors of Mad Magazine, Time Home Entertainment, $34.95, 9781618930309

4. Are You My Mother?
Alison Bechdel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $22, 9780618982509

5. The Walking Dead, Volume 1: Days Gone Bye
Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, Image Comics, $9.99, 9781582406725

6. The Best American Comics 2012
Francoise Mouly (Ed.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9780547691121

7. The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
Bill Watterson, Andrews McMeel, $100, 9781449433253

8. Mutts: A Shtinky Little Christmas
Patrick McDonnell, Andrews McMeel Publishing, $9.99, 9781449423070

9. Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, DC Comics, $19.99, 9780930289232

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

11. Economix: How Our Economy Works (and Doesnt Work) in Words and Pictures
Michael Goodwin, Dan E. Burr (Illus.), Abrams Comicarts, $19.95, 9780810988392

12. Dirt Candy: A Cookbook: Flavor-Forward Food From the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant
Ryan Dunlavey, et al., Clarkson Potter, $19.99, 9780307952172

13. The Magic of Reality: How We Know Whats Really True
Richard Dawkins, Dave McKean (Illus.), Free Press, $19.99, 9781451690217

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

15. Drawn Together: The Collected Works of R. and A. Crumb
R. Crumb, A. Crumb, Liveright, $29.95, 9780871404299

16. The Walking Dead, Volume 17 : Something to Fear
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Image Comics, $14.99, 9781607066156

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

18. The Walking Dead Compendium, Volume 1
Robert Kirkman, et al., Image Comics, $59.99, 9781607060765

19. Pippi Moves In
Astrid Lindgren, Ingrid Vang Nyman (Illus.), Drawn & Quarterly, $14.95, 9781770460997

20. The Graphic Canon, Volume 1: From the Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons
Russ Kick, Seven Stories Press, $34.95, 9781609803766

21. Saga, Volume 1
Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona K. Staples, Image Comics, $9.99, 9781607066019

22. Moomins Winter Follies
Tove Jansson, Drawn & Quarterly, $9.95, 9781770460980

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

24. Stieg Larssons The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Denise Mina, Andrea Mutti (Illus.), Vertigo, $19.99, 9781401235574

25. Wonderful Life With the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified
Bunpei Yorifuji, No Starch Press, $17.95, 9781593274238