Alan Moore Titles, 'Strange Planet,' 'My Hero Academia' Loom Large
December 13, 2019
There's plenty of food for thought on the lists of the Top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero Graphic Novels in the book channel, based on NPD BookScan data for November.
Gentle Slopes and a Steep Cliff
February 19, 2020
Big sellers dominated the charts.
A Tale of Three Charts
January 22, 2021
The Superhero chart is heavy on DC and heavy on Batman, the Manga chart is all about one superhero story, and the Author chart has a variety of publishers.
'Dark Nights: Metal,' 'My Hero Academia' Rule the Charts
July 26, 2018
DC's Dark Nights: Metal properties took three of the top five slots in the June 2018 chart of the top 20 bestselling superhero graphic novels in the book channel.
Volatility at the Top, but Slow and Steady in the Middle
September 11, 2018
My Hero Academia is becoming a phenomenon.
'The Life-Changing Manga of Marie Kondo' Gets the Silver
February 19, 2019
Decluttering maven’s manga hits charts in business that's built on accumulation of clutter.
Manga Powers Up, Author Sales Dip, Superheroes Up Slightly
February 21, 2019
We compared these charts to January 2018. The results were mixed.
Where Have All the Superheroes Gone?
August 13, 2019
There are no traditional superhero titles on the list of the Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels in the book channel.
PRO: September 2019 NPD BookScan - Top 20 Author, Manga, and Superhero Graphic Novels with Actual Sales
There's Something About Batman…
October 21, 2019
The two Batman books at the top of the Superhero chart really pushed the numbers up.
Batman, Batman, Batman!
October 21, 2019
Lots of Batman, lots of Shonen Jump, and lots of familiar creator-owned titles.