‘Walking Dead’ Chomps The #1 Spot At Bookstores

Posted Monday, January 10th, 2011 12:01 pm GMT -5 by

According to data compiled by Nielsen BookScan, Robert Kirkman’s graphic novels ‘The Walking Dead’ took the number 1 position in the adult fiction graphic novel category in bookstores in December 2010. It finally overtook ‘Scott Pilgram’, which held onto number 2.

Driven by the hit AMC television series created from the graphic novels, ‘The Walking Dead’ also held 3 positions in the Top 10 and 5 in the Top 15. ‘Scott Pilgram’, now a hit movie, had all six volumes on the Top 10 list.

BookScan Top 20 Graphic Novels in December 2010:

Rank Title

1 THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM ONE
2 SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 1
3 THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 1
4 SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 2
5 THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 13
6 SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 3
7 VAMPIRE KNIGHT VOL 11
8 SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 4
9 SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 6
10 SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 5
11 THE WALKING DEAD VOL. 2
12 DC COMICS YEAR BY YEAR: A VISUAL CHRONICLE HC
13 THE WALKING DEAD BOOK 1 HC
14 SERENITY: THE SHEPHERD’S TALE HC
15 SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE HC
16 ROSARIO+VAMPIRE SEASON II VOL. 3
17 NARUTO VOL. 49
18 FABLES VOL. 14
19 DC COMICS SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS FANDEX DLX
20 BLEACH VOL. 33