Lore Olympus, Heartstopper, And More Take Over August’s NY Times Best Sellers List

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Lore Olympus Vol. 2 Cover

PLEASE NOTE: The Rankings Reflect Sales For July 2022

July was a big month for Indie Creators, and Web Comics. The popular Webtoon series from Rachel Smythe titled Lore Olympus‘ second volume made its debut at No. 1, while the first volume took No. 15.

Alice Oseman’s LGBTQIA+ title, Heartstopper, dominated the chart with three volumes making the top ten, and one in the top fifteen. Those titles were Heartstopper Vol. 1 at No. 4, Heartstopper Vol. 2 at No. 6, Heartstopper Vol. 3 at No.7, and Heartstopper Vol. 4 at No. 13.

IDW Publishing’s Graphic Novel titled TMNT: The Last Ronin took No. 11. This popular title not only received a beautiful fan animation but in the weeks ahead, it was announced that it would be receiving a spin-off mini-series.

Finally, there were six manga titles on this month’s list:

  • Kohei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia Vol. 31 (No. 5)
  • Tatsuya Endo’s Spy X Family Vol.1 (No. 8)
  • Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Vol. 1 (No. 10)
  • Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man Vol. 11 (No. 12)
  • Naoya Matsumoto’s Kaiju No. 8 Vol. 3 (No. 9)
  • Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 16 (No. 14)

  1. Lore Olympus Vol. 2Rachel Smythe, Random House Worlds
  2. The Bad Guys In Open Wide And Say ARRRGH!Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
  3. On Purpose– Dav PilkeyScholastic
  4. Heartstopper Vol. 1– Alice Oseman, Scholastic
  5. My Hero Academia Vol. 31Kohei Horikoshi, Viz Media
  6. Heartstopper Vol. 2– Alice Oseman, Scholastic
  7. Heartstopper Vol. 3– Alice Oseman, Scholastic
  8. Spy X Family Vol.1Tatsuya Endo, Viz Media
  9. Kaiju No. 8 Vol. 3Naoya Matsumoto, Viz Media
  10. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Vol. 1- Koyoharu Gotouge, Viz Media
  11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last RoninKevin Eastman, Peter Laird, and Tom Waltz, IDW Publishing
  12. Chainsaw Man Vol. 11Tatsuki FujimotoViz Media
  13. Heartstopper Vol. 4– Alice Oseman, Scholastic
  14. Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 16Gege Akutami, Viz Media
  15. Lore Olympus Vol. 1Rachel Smythe, Random House Worlds
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Source: The New York Times

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