Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 Shatters Graphic Novel Debut Sales Record

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This just in from Little Brown:

“The graphic novel adaption of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight sold over 66,000 copies in its first week, the largest debut for a graphic novel in the US, according to publisher Yen Press. Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1, illustrated by Korean artist Young Kim, already broke the record for largest first printing for a graphic novel with 350,000 copies.

“We are absolutely thrilled to see such a historic debut for the Twilight graphic novel,” said Kurt Hassler, Publishing Director of Yen Press. “For many of Stephenie’s fans, this incarnation of Twilight is their first experience with graphic novels, and we sincerely hope that it will help foster a lifelong appreciation of the craft.”

The release date for the second volume is forthcoming.”

Comments

  1. Pink Firefly says:

    I finished mine in 30 mins after i got it and i’m like the first person who ever bought it

  2. thats how i pictured everyone….sorry robert and Kristen! you guys are still gorgeous haha

  3. alice kinda looks like a man…

  4. OMG I love it!! I got it today and finished it in the store!! I everything twilight but this is better than the movie! It has less info than the book but more than the movie and the pictures are beautiful!!!

  5. twi fan says:

    i got the book for easter, read it that morning; less than 2 hours i read the whole thing. then i read the book over and over that whole day. it was amazingly beautiful. i cant wait til the second volume comes out. i’m just dieing to see what it is like. like the other twilight book – which i have read the whole series about eleven times – i need to finish what i started. i love the graphic novel!!!

  6. Sarah Knight says:

    HEY I GOT THAT BOOK!! its really really kool. every twilight fan should have it !!!

  7. Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 is breath taking….with Edward and Bella

  8. Whiney Wise says:

    Stephine I loved the graphic novel. I got it as an early mouthers day 3 days ago and cant stop reading it. I have read it over about 30 times. Cant waite for volume 2 to come to book stores!

  9. Hey! Here I am again talk to people who what to talk. And can’t watie for Eclipse to come out June 30th this year. Edward, Jacob, Bella and the rest of crew are back in Eclipse.

  10. alice looks like a guy

  11. will they do all of the twilight saga? just twilight? :) x

  12. i really enjoyed the graphic novel. the characters actually looked much more like how i imagined them than the actors in the movies. Edward was MUCh more attractive.

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