Category Review: Graphic Novels Continue to Grow; Manga Dominates the Lists

July 2008
Book Publishing Report;Jul2008, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p1
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The article discusses the growth of graphic novel in the U.S. It is stated that "The Sandman: Endless Nights turned the first graphic novel to land on the "New York Times," bestseller list. The graphic novels inflated on the lists from just four titles to 39 and have changed 50% from 26 titles in 2005 to the 39 in 2007. According to a survey, 12.6% said that the sales of graphic novels were higher in the past 12 months and only 11.6% of retailers averred that sales were significantly lower.


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