Comics Bestsellers: February 2007
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Here are some photos from the New York Anime Festival
At the retirement party for S&S CEO Jack Romanos, notables in attendance included Steve Riggio, John Ingram, Jane Friedman, Barbara Marcus, Larry Kirshbaum, Robert Gottlieb, Mel Berger and Irwyn Applebaum. Photos © Lisa Berg
Here are a few photos from this year's National Book Awards, which were held on November 14th, 2007.
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1. Death Note, Volume 9. Tsugumi Ohba.
Viz Media, $7.99 ISBN 978-142150630-2
2. Fullmetal Alchemist, Volume 11. Hiromu Arakawa
Viz Media, $9.99 ISBN 978-142150838-2
3. Vampire Knight, Volume 1. Matsuri Hino.
Viz Media, $8.99 ISBN 978-142150822-1
4. One Piece: It's All Right!, Volume 13. Eiichiro Oda.
Viz Media, $7.95 ISBN 978-142150665-4
5. Black Cat, Volume 16. Kentaro Yabuki.
Viz Media, $7.99 ISBN 978-142150610-4
6. Ouran High School Host Club, Volume 8. Bisco Hatori.
Viz Media, $8.99 ISBN 978-142151161-0
7. Shaman King, Volume 11. Hiroyuki Takei.
Viz Media, $7.95 ISBN 978-142150678-4
8. Punch!, Volume 2. Rie Takada..
Viz Media, $8.99 ISBN 978-142150875-7
9. Inuyasha, Volume 28. Rumiko Takahashi.
Viz Media, $7.95 978-1421504681
10. W Juliet, Volume 14. Emurai.
Viz Media, $9.99 ISBN 978-142150567-1
11. Fables: Wolves. Bill Willingham et al.
DC/Vertigo, $17.99 ISBN 978-1401210014
Bill Willingham's acclaimed series updates the lives of classic fairytale characters.In this volume, Snow White gets married and Prince Charming sends a search party out to find the Big Bad Wolf. Willingham will be appearing at the Wizard World L.A. convention in March and DC is releasing the latest volume of the Fables spinoff, Jack of Fables in late February.
13. +Anima, Volume 3 . Natsumi Mukail.
Tokyopop, $9.99 ISBN978-159816349-0
Tokyopop publicity director Susan Hale says +Anima vol. 3 is the #6 bestselling title in the Tokyopop catalog. Volume 3 of this fantasy manga series is being picked up by Scholastic Book Fairs in the Spring and Hale says Tokyopop is on its 3rd printing of +Anima volume 1.
14. Fun Home. Alison Bechdel.
Houghton Mifflin, $13.95 ISBN 978-061887171-1
Alison Bechdel capped a wave of year end accolades over her extraordinary memoir with a National Book Critics Circle Award nomination for autobiography, an NBCC first for a comics work. Fun Home topped the PW Comics Week year-end critics poll, was named the number one book of the year by Time magazine and turned up on just about every list as one of the best books of 2006. It hasn't done badly at retail either. Houghton Mifflin Assistant publicity director Holly Bemiss said the book has 55,000 copies in print.