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Four factions of survivors brace themselves for the coming conflict in Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead Volume 19: March to War, the latest volume of Image Comics' best-selling zombie series and the best-selling graphic novel in November.

In total, Image Comics had three of the month's top-selling books. Also in the top ten were The Manhattan Projects Volume 3 at #5 and Nowhere Men Volume 1: Fates Worse Than Death at #7.

VIZ Media had November's #2 book with Yu-Gi-Oh! 5DS Volume 5.

DC Comics had four titles in the top ten, led by Bill Willingham's Fairest in All the Land, an original graphic novel from the Vertigo imprint, at #3. Also in the top ten were Batman: Night of the Owls at #4, the Justice: Gods Among Us Volume 1 hardcover collection at #6, and Batman in Detective Comics Volume 2: Scare Tactics at #8.

Marvel Comics rounded out the top ten with two titles — S.H.I.E.L.D. Origins, a collection of classic tales, ranked #9 and Hawkeye Volume 1, collecting the first 11 issues of Matt Fraction and David Aja's acclaimed series, ranked #10.

Among other premier publishers, Dark Horse Comics' top book in November was B.P.R.D.: Vampire at #27. Also of note, The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, an original graphic novel about the Beatles' legendary manager, ranked #37.

Finally, IDW Publishing's top book for the month was Doctor Who Volume 3: Sky Jacks at #74.

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in November 2013

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 20.06 SEP130566 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 19 MARCH TO WAR $14.99 IMA
2 12 5.73 SEP131376 YU-GI-OH 5DS GN VOL 05 $9.99 VIZ
3 2 5.14 JUL130257 FAIREST IN ALL THE LAND HC (MR) $22.99 DC
4 6 4.32 AUG130291 BATMAN NIGHT OF THE OWLS TP (N52) $19.99 DC
5 19 4.29 MAY130427 MANHATTAN PROJECTS TP VOL 03 $14.99 IMA
6 7 3.99 JUL130242 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US HC VOL 01 $19.99 DC
7 49 3.30 MAY130486 NOWHERE MEN TP VOL 01 FATES WORSE THAN DEATH $9.99 IMA
8 22 2.98 AUG130290 BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS TP VOL 02 SCARE TACTICS (N52) $16.99 DC
9 78 2.97 SEP130732 SHIELD ORIGINS TP $7.99 MAR
10 4 2.89 JUN130677 HAWKEYE HC VOL 01 $34.99 MAR
11 23 2.84 AUG130882 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 03 NO ESCAPE $17.99 MAR
12 24 2.81 AUG130885 X-MEN TP VOL 01 PRIMER $17.99 MAR
13 62 2.77 AUG120491 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
14 11 2.76 JUL130230 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA HC VOL 01 (N52) $24.99 DC
15 27 2.76 AUG130292 BATMAN & ROBIN TP VOL 02 PEARL (N52) $16.99 DC
16 14 2.75 JUL130234 BATMAN & ROBIN HC VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52) $22.99 DC
17 39 2.71 AUG130295 AQUAMAN TP VOL 02 THE OTHERS (N52) $14.99 DC
18 33 2.61 AUG130293 BATMAN INCORPORATED VOL 01 DEMON STAR (N52) $16.99 DC
19 10 2.56 AUG131387 SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR HC VOL 04 $24.99 ONI
20 13 2.55 MAY130216 BATMAN HC VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52) $24.99 DC
21 15 2.49 JUL130232 BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS HC VOL 03 EMPEROR PENGUIN (N52) $24.99 DC
22 16 2.49 JUL130233 BATMAN INCORPORATED HC VOL 02 GOTHAMS MOST WANTED (N52) $24.99 DC
23 18 2.49 JUL130228 AQUAMAN HC VOL 03 THRONE OF ATLANTIS (N52) $24.99 DC
24 37 2.47 AUG130299 SWAMP THING TP VOL 03 ROTWORLD THE GREEN KINGDOM (N52) $16.99 DC
25 38 2.42 AUG130307 JOKER CLOWN PRINCE OF CRIME TP $16.99 DC
26 74 2.39 SEP130552 SEX TP VOL 01 SUMMER OF HARD (MR) $9.99 IMA
27 29 2.22 JUL130042 BPRD VAMPIRE TP $19.99 DAR
28 9 2.20 AUG130898 THANOS TP REDEMPTION $34.99 MAR
29 50 2.17 APR130443 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 IMA
30 42 2.16 AUG130301 RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS TP VOL 03 DEATH OF FAMILY (N52) $16.99 DC
31 81 2.13 SEP131381 NARUTO TP VOL 63 $9.99 VIZ
32 57 2.06 NOV128157 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 IMA
33 64 2.05 AUG131001 SONIC MEGA MAN WORLDS COLLIDE TP VOL 01 $11.99 ARC
34 34 1.77 AUG130879 UNCANNY X-MEN PREM HC VOL 02 BROKEN $24.99 MAR
35 43 1.76 AUG130296 RED LANTERNS TP VOL 03 THE SECOND PROPHECY (N52) $19.99 DC
36 36 1.69 JUL130269 DJANGO UNCHAINED HC (MR) $24.99 DC
37 44 1.65 JUL130016 FIFTH BEATLE THE BRIAN EPSTEIN STORY HC $19.99 DAR
38 25 1.64 JUL130231 SUPERMAN HEL ON EARTH HC (N52) $29.99 DC
39 35 1.62 JUL130013 STAR WARS DARTH VADER NINTH ASSASSIN HC $24.99 DAR
40 48 1.61 JUL130015 STAR WARS LEGACY II TP VOL 01 PRISONER O/T FLOATING WORLD $19.99 DAR
41 69 1.61 JUL130092 BERSERK TP VOL 37 $14.99 DAR
42 116 1.59 JUL130027 PLANTS VS ZOMBIES HC LAWNMAGEDDON $9.99 DAR
43 31 1.56 JUN130256 JOKER DEATH OF THE FAMILY HC (N52) $29.99 DC
44 83 1.54 AUG130302 WORLDS FINEST TP VOL 02 HUNT AND BE HUNTED (N52) $14.99 DC
45 52 1.52 JUL130033 VIOLENT CASES HC $19.99 DAR
46 65 1.52 NOV070226 BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC $17.99 DC
47 54 1.49 JUL130090 LONE WOLF & CUB OMNIBUS TP VOL 03 $19.99 DAR
48 20 1.49 AUG131114 ADVENTURE TIME SUGARY SHORTS HC VOL 01 $34.99 BOO
49 66 1.47 AUG130884 UNCANNY X-FORCE TP VOL 02 TORN AND FRAYED $17.99 MAR
50 98 1.44 SEP131227 SAILOR MOON SHORT STORIES VOL 02 $10.99 RAN
51 80 1.42 DEC120323 BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DC
52 123 1.41 SEP131374 QUANTUM & WOODY TP VOL 01 WORLDS WORST $9.99 VAL
53 85 1.35 AUG130300 ALL-STAR WESTERN TP VOL 03 BLACK DIAMOND PROBABILITY (N52) $16.99 DC
54 96 1.33 AUG130304 GREEN ARROW TP VOL 01 HUNTERS MOON $14.99 DC
55 86 1.32 AUG130892 OZ ROAD TO OZ GN TP $16.99 MAR
56 72 1.29 JUL130081 TERMINATOR BURNING EARTH TP $17.99 DAR
57 107 1.24 SEP131419 YOTSUBA & ! GN VOL 12 $12.00 HAC
58 135 1.21 SEP131316 ASSASSINS CREED HAWK GN VOL 01 $9.99 RAN
59 131 1.18 FEB120285 FABLES TP VOL 01 LEGENDS IN EXILE NEW ED (MR) $12.99 DC
60 95 1.18 SEP130529 INVINCIBLE UNIVERSE TP VOL 01 $16.99 IMA
61 61 1.14 AUG130878 CAPTAIN AMERICA PREM HC VOL 02 CASTAWAY DIMENSION Z BK 2 $24.99 MAR
62 47 1.14 AUG130920 GIRL GENIUS TP VOL 12 SEIGE OF MECHANICSBURG $25.00 STU
63 59 1.13 JUL130040 BALTIMORE HC VOL 03 PASSING STRANGER & STORIES $24.99 DAR
64 104 1.13 JUL130235 BATMAN TP VOL 02 THE CITY OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DC
65 32 1.13 JUL130224 SUPERMAN A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC $39.99 DC
66 97 1.12 AUG130880 A PLUS X TP VOL 02 EQUALS AMAZING $17.99 MAR
67 87 1.11 AUG130889 WOLVERINE TP SABRETOOTH REBORN $19.99 MAR
68 114 1.10 SEP130801 GAMBIT TP VOL 03 KING OF THIEVES $15.99 MAR
69 187 1.09 JUN130466 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $9.99 IMA
70 56 1.06 JUN130676 SPIDER-MAN AND WOLVERINE BY WELLS AND MADUREIRA HC $29.99 MAR
71 93 1.06 JUL100259 SANDMAN TP VOL 01 PRELUDES & NOCTURNES NEW ED (MR) $19.99 DC
72 138 1.04 JUL130091 OH MY GODDESS RTL TP VOL 45 $12.99 DAR
73 146 1.04 SEP131224 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 09 $10.99 RAN
74 94 1.03 SEP130391 DOCTOR WHO 3 TP VOL 03 SKY JACKS $17.99 IDW
75 120 1.03 JUL130077 BANDETTE HC VOL 01 PRESTO $14.99 DAR
76 5 1.01 JUN130667 DAREDEVIL BY MILLER AND JANSON OMNIBUS HC $99.99 MAR
77 124 1.01 SEP088204 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 MILES BEHIND US (NEW PTG) $14.99 IMA
78 129 1.01 AUG130308 JUDAS COIN TP $14.99 DC
79 210 0.96 SEP130520 APHRODITE IX REBIRTH TP VOL 01 $9.99 IMA
80 26 0.95 JUL130265 100 BULLETS HC BOOK 05 (MR) $49.99 DC
81 136 0.95 APR130482 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 18 WHAT COMES AFTER $14.99 IMA
82 106 0.92 AUG130901 ESSENTIAL DAREDEVIL TP VOL 06 $19.99 MAR
83 167 0.92 AUG131007 SONIC UNIVERSE TP VOL 06 TREASURE TEAM TANGO $11.99 ARC
84 137 0.91 AUG130881 X-MEN LEGACY TP VOL 03 REVENANTS $15.99 MAR
85 127 0.91 AUG130991 ARCHIE 1000 PG COMICS JAMBOREE TP $14.99 ARC
86 17 0.91 JUN130669-M MMW MARVEL TWO IN ONE HC VOL 01 $69.99 MAR
87 108 0.90 SEP130386 TMNT VILLAIN MICROSERIES TP VOL 01 $17.99 IDW
88 189 0.90 JUN130051 AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 06 SEARCH PART 3 $10.99 DAR
89 118 0.88 JUL130078 SABERTOOTH SWORDSMAN HC $17.99 DAR
90 90 0.87 MAY090178 BATMAN HUSH COMPLETE TP $24.99 DC
91 153 0.85 JUL130080 HOUSE OF GOLD & BONES TP $14.99 DAR
92 68 0.85 SEP131315 ASSASSINS CREED ANKH OF ISIS TRILOGY HC $24.95 RAN
93 158 0.85 SEP120922 ADVENTURE TIME TP VOL 01 $14.99 BOO
94 168 0.84 SEP131413 KINGDOM HEARTS 358 / 2 DAYS GN VOL 01 $12.00 HAC
95 221 0.83 JUL130045 SO I SURVIVED ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE & ALL I GOT WAS PODCAST TP $9.99 DAR
96 173 0.83 SEP131415 SOUL EATER TP VOL 17 (MR) $11.99 HAC
97 119 0.82 SEP130422 STAR TREK ONGOING TP VOL 06 AFTER DARKNESS $17.99 IDW
98 218 0.82 SEP131387 VAMPIRE KNIGHT TP VOL 17 $9.99 VIZ
99 51 0.82 JUL130225 LOIS LANE A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC $39.99 DC
100 71 0.81 JUL131283 MARADA SHE WOLF HC (MR) $24.99 RAN

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