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Noel Gallagher -- Broken ArrowThe classic pulp heroes, among them The Green Hornet, The Shadow, and The Spider, join forces in Chris Roberson and Alex Ross' Masks #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, the best-selling Non-Premier comic book to retailers in November.

In total, Dynamie had four titles in the top ten, including The Boys #72, the final issue of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's series, at #4; The Shadow #7 at #6; and The Shadow #8 at #9.

Valiant Entertainment had three titles in the top ten, led by Shadowman #1 at #2.

Rounding out the top ten was BOOM! Studios with three titles in the top ten; Adventure Time #10 from their KaBOOM! all-ages imprint was their top book for November at #3.

The Hive, the second volume in Charles Burns' Tintin-esque existential tale from Pantheon Books, was the best-selling Non-Premier Graphic Novel for October.

Other publishers in the top ten include Archie Comics, Avatar Press, Dynamite Entertainment, VIZ Media, and Yen Press.

KaBOOM!'s best-selling stories set in the Land of Ooo are collected in BOOM! Studios' Adventure Time Volume 1, the best-selling Non-Premier graphic novel for November.

Other publishers in the top ten include Abstract Studios (Rachel Rising Volume 2: Fear No Malus ranked #7), Archie Comics (Sonic the Hedgehog Archives Volume 19 ranked #10), Dynamite Entertainment (The Boys Volume 12: The Bloody Doors Off ranked #2), Kodansha Comics (Sailor Moon ranked #6), Legendary Comics (The Tower Chronicles: Geisthawk Volume 2 ranked #5), Oni Press (Scott Pilgrim Color Edition Volume 2 ranked #3), and VIZ Media (three titles led by Naruto Volume 59, the month's top-selling manga title, at #4).

TOP 50 NON-PREMIER COMICS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in November 2012

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INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 25 16 40.03 SEP120970-M MASKS #1 3.99 DE
2 90 73 15.68 SEP121219-M SHADOWMAN #1 $3.99 VAL
3 94 78 14.81 SEP120936-M ADVENTURE TIME #10 $3.99 BOO
4 133 85 10.72 SEP120975 BOYS #72 (MR) (NOTE PRICE) $4.99 DE
5 140 111 10.16 SEP120933 ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #5 $3.99 BOO
6 146 115 9.32 AUG120983 SHADOW #7 $3.99 DE
7 150 121 9.09 SEP121229 X-O MANOWAR #7 $3.99 VAL
8 155 305 8.82 AUG120900 FREELANCERS #1 $1.00 BOO
9 157 129 8.63 SEP120987 SHADOW #8 $3.99 DE
10 159 131 8.53 SEP121225-M HARBINGER #6 $3.99 VAL
11 162 132 8.44 SEP121227-M ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #4 $3.99 VAL
12 163 135 8.24 SEP121223-M BLOODSHOT #5 $3.99 VAL
13 164 136 8.08 SEP120930-M BRAVEST WARRIORS #2 $3.99 BOO
14 186 164 6.44 JUN121024 GAME OF THRONES #11 (MR) $3.99 DE
15 189 173 6.03 SEP120998 EVIL ERNIE #2 $3.99 DE
16 192 176 5.85 MAY121066 WARLORD OF MARS #22 (MR) $3.99 DE
17 195 181 5.61 JUN121058 WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #18 (MR) $3.99 DE
18 200 184 5.43 AUG121022 PATHFINDER #3 $3.99 DE
19 204 187 5.21 SEP120846-M CROSSED BADLANDS #17 (MR) $3.99 AVA
20 205 189 5.10 SEP120850-M CROSSED BADLANDS #18 (MR) $3.99 AVA
21 214 237 4.78 SEP120884 SPONGEBOB COMICS #14 $2.99 UNI
22 216 223 4.75 SEP121287-M WONDERLAND #5 (MR) $2.99 ZEN
23 219 201 4.63 SEP121005 DAMSELS #3 $3.99 DE
24 223 235 4.49 SEP120950 TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #77 (MR) $2.95 BRO
25 224 203 4.46 JUL120976 KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #14 $3.99 DE
26 226 248 4.41 SEP120805 SONIC UNIVERSE #46 $2.99 ARC
27 230 251 4.32 SEP120880 SIMPSONS COMICS #196 $2.99 BON
28 233 242 4.22 SEP121285-M ROBYN HOOD #3 (MR) $2.99 ZEN
29 235 243 4.17 SEP121289-M GRIMM FAIRY TALES #79 (MR) $2.99 ZEN
30 236 213 4.12 JUN121066 LORD OF THE JUNGLE #9 (MR) $3.99 DE
31 237 214 4.10 SEP120925 PEANUTS VOL 2 #4 $3.99 BOO
32 239 265 4.03 SEP120881 FUTURAMA COMICS #64 $2.99 BON
33 240 218 4.02 JUL120953 GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #19 (MR) $3.99 DE
34 243 221 3.94 SEP120889 SUPURBIA ONGOING #1 $3.99 BOO
35 244 222 3.93 AUG121034 THE SPIDER #6 $3.99 DE
36 245 255 3.89 SEP121283-M GFT SLEEPY HOLLOW #2 (MR) $2.99 ZEN
37 247 227 3.85 MAR120969 FLASH GORDON ZEITGEIST #7 $3.99 DE
38 249 229 3.79 MAY121089 RED SONJA #71 $3.99 DE
39 252 233 3.67 SEP120991 BATTLEFIELDS #1 GREEN FIELDS BEYOND PT 1 $3.99 DE
40 253 234 3.64 APR121013 VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #4 $3.99 DE
41 255 236 3.59 AUG121025 PROPHECY #5 $3.99 DE
42 256 239 3.54 AUG120911 HELLRAISER ROAD BELOW #1 (MR) $3.99 BOO
43 258 268 3.52 AUG121435-M GFT BAD GIRLS #4 (MR) $2.99 ZEN
44 259 282 3.52 AUG120804 MEGA MAN #19 $2.99 ARC
45 261 241 3.48 SEP120893 HELLRAISER #20 (MR) $3.99 BOO
46 263 287 3.42 SEP120879 BART SIMPSON COMICS #77 $2.99 BON
47 265 244 3.42 JUN121047 GREEN HORNET #31 $3.99 DE
48 270 276 3.33 SEP121297-M GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #23 (MR) $2.99 ZEN
49 272 249 3.29 AUG121027 WITCHBLADE DEMON REBORN #4 $3.99 DE
50 274 281 3.23 SEP121291-M GODSTORM #2 (MR) $2.99 ZEN

TOP 50 NON-PREMIER GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in November 2012

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OVERALL
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INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 3 5 4.55 SEP120922 ADVENTURE TIME TP VOL 01 $14.99 BOO
2 7 7 3.33 OCT120994 BOYS TP VOL 12 BLOODY DOORS OFF (MR) $19.99 DE
3 11 9 2.33 AUG121236 SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR HC VOL 02 $24.99 ONI
4 15 52 1.94 AUG121347 NARUTO TP VOL 59 $9.99 VIZ
5 18 66 1.86 SEP121141 TOWER CHRONICLES GN VOL 02 GEISTHAWK $7.99 LEG
6 21 54 1.56 AUG121202 SAILOR MOON TP KODANSHA ED VOL 08 $10.99 RAN
7 31 39 1.31 SEP120729 RACHEL RISING TP VOL 02 FEAR NO MALUS $16.99 ABS
8 32 90 1.30 AUG121350 BLEACH TP VOL 50 $9.99 VIZ
9 35 92 1.28 AUG121351 BLEACH TP VOL 51 $9.99 VIZ
10 38 137 1.18 AUG120807 SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES TP VOL 19 $7.99 ARC
11 39 21 1.16 SEP121088 WALT DISNEY DONALD DUCK HC VOL 02 XMAS SHACKTOWN $28.99 FAN
12 46 127 1.00 AUG121349 ONE PIECE TP VOL 65 $9.99 VIZ
13 47 46 1.00 SEP120990 SHADOW TP VOL 01 FIRE OF CREATION (MR) $19.99 DE
14 48 111 1.00 AUG121299 ASSASSINS CREED GN VOL 01 DESMOND $9.99 RAN
15 50 133 0.96 AUG120795 ARCHIE COMIC SUPER SPECIAL #1 $9.99 ARC
16 53 120 0.94 AUG121300 ASSASSINS CREED GN VOL 02 AQUILUS $9.99 RAN
17 61 126 0.91 AUG121301 ASSASSINS CREED GN VOL 03 ACCIPITER $9.99 RAN
18 62 58 0.91 JUL121177 SIXTH GUN TP VOL 04 $19.99 ONI
19 71 119 0.86 JUL121135 NEGIMA GN VOL 36 (MR) $10.99 RAN
20 72 148 0.85 AUG121343 VAMPIRE KNIGHT TP VOL 15 $9.99 VIZ
21 73 94 0.84 SEP120804 SONIC THE HEDGEHOG LEGACY VOL 02 $14.99 ARC
22 75 152 0.83 AUG121352 ROSARIO VAMPIRE SEASON II TP VOL 10 $9.99 VIZ
23 77 65 0.82 SEP120827 STITCHED TP VOL 01 (MR) $19.99 AVA
24 86 170 0.73 AUG121348 BAKUMAN TP VOL 16 $9.99 VIZ
25 88 171 0.72 AUG121346 BLUE EXORCIST GN VOL 08 $9.99 VIZ
26 91 177 0.71 JUL128200 NEON GENESIS EVANGELION TP VOL 13 $9.99 VIZ
27 94 140 0.70 SEP121276 SOUL EATER TP VOL 11 $11.99 HAC
28 101 251 0.68 SEP121156 SMURFS GN VOL 13 SMURF SOUP $5.99 NBM
29 104 185 0.66 SEP120892 SUPURBIA TP VOL 01 DM PTG $9.99 BOO
30 111 187 0.65 AUG121367 CLAYMORE TP VOL 21 $9.99 VIZ
31 115 192 0.62 SEP121089 CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS STOCKING HC $9.99 FAN
32 120 122 0.59 AUG121432 GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS TP VOL 04 $15.99 ZEN
33 122 156 0.57 SEP121278 SPICE AND WOLF GN VOL 07 (MR) $12.99 HAC
34 124 167 0.56 AUG121397 SOUL EATER NOT TP VOL 02 $11.99 HAC
35 131 179 0.53 AUG121143 PRISON PIT GN VOL 04 (MR) $12.99 FAN
36 137 123 0.51 AUG120907 HELLRAISER TP VOL 04 (MR) $19.99 BOO
37 138 124 0.51 SEP121236 NEON GENESIS EVANGELION 3-IN-1 ED VOL 01 $19.99 VIZ
38 140 107 0.51 JAN128076 UNDERWATER WELDER GN $19.95 TOP
39 142 110 0.50 SEP121270 INTERVIEW W/T VAMPIRE GN VOL 01 CLAUDIAS STORY $19.99 HAC
40 146 75 0.49 AUG121146 DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE HC VOL 04 HOUSE O/T HAUNTS $29.99 FAN
41 147 131 0.49 SEP120875 LEGEND OF OZ WICKED WEST TP $17.99 BIG
42 151 153 0.48 SEP128175 FOUR HORSEMEN O/T APOCALYPSE SC VOL 03 (MR) $14.95 HEA
43 157 220 0.44 SEP121140 FAIRY TAIL GN VOL 22 $10.99 RAN
44 163 32 0.43 AUG121358 NAUSICAA O/T VALLEY O/T WIND BOX SET $60.00 VIZ
45 165 186 0.43 AUG121291 ALICE I/T COUNTRY CLOVER CHESHIRE CAT WALTZ GN VOL 03 (MR) ( $13.99 ST.
46 171 198 0.40 AUG120808 SONIC THE HEDGEHOG GENESIS TP $14.99 ARC
47 175 181 0.39 JUL121327 CHARMED TP VOL 04 $15.99 ZEN
48 176 213 0.39 AUG121293 HAGANAI I HAVE NO FRIENDS GN VOL 01 $12.99 ST.
49 180 184 0.38 APR121344 THEATER TP $15.99 ZEN
50 182 234 0.37 SEP121269 IS THIS A ZOMBIE GN VOL 03 (MR) $11.99 HAC

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