Bleach is the only manga to crack the top 10 in Diamond’s top 300 graphic novels list for December. ICv2’s analysis of December sales shows a drop in graphic novel sales, although the fact that Diamond skipped a week may be a factor.
Hisui and Narutaki of Reverse Thieves talk to Ed Chavez, marketing director at Vertical, Inc.
News from Japan: Ed Chavez posts the latest manga rankings from Taiyosha at MangaCast.
Cynthia on vol. 2 of Blue Sheep Reverie (Boys Next Door)
Andre on vol. 1 of Cat Paradise (Kuriousity)
Kate Dacey on Deka Kyoshi, Domo, and St. Dragon Girl (The Manga Critic)
Lori Henderson on vol. 8 of Honey and Clover (Comics Village)
Cynthia on vol. 11 of Junjo Romantica (Boys Next Door)
Cynthia on Merry Family Plan (Boys Next Door)
Dave Ferraro on vol. 1 of Nastume’s Book of Friends (Comics-and-More)
Danielle Leigh on vol. 1 of Natsume’s Book of Friends (Comics Should Be Good!)
Shaenon Garrity on vols. 1 and 2 of Nightschool (About.com)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 26 of One Piece (A Case Suitable For Treatment)
Tangognat on vol. 2 of Ooku (Tangognat)
Julie on Our Kingdom: Arabian Nights (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Lorena Nava Ruggero on vol. 1 of Real (i heart manga)
Richard Cook on vol. 1 of Saiyuki (The Hooded Utilitarian)
Snow Wildsmith on vol. 2 of Selfish Mr. Mermaid (Fujoshi Librarian)
Erica Friedman on Sora-iro Girlfriend (Okazu)