Raina Telgemeier, Dav Pilkey, and Rachel Renee Russell are the top-selling graphic novelists of the past decade, according to data from NPD BookScan.
Here are the top 10 selling OGNS both digitally and in print from 2010 to the end of 2019:
1. Smile by Raina Telgemeier
2. Dork Diaries Vol 1; Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life by Rachel Ren Russell
3. Drama by Raina Telgemeier
4. Dog Man & Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey
5. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas by Dav Pilkey
6. Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey
7. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
8. Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
9. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey
10. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls by Dav Pilkey
Looking at that list, you might be wondering where are Marvel and DC or successes like The Walking Dead? These 10 beat all of those.
And is it a mistake that only kids OGNs are included? No, turns out kids OGNs sell more than ... well, everything else.
NPD BookScan offers point-of-sale tracking for the publishing market, and currently tracks 85% of all print book sellers in the U.S. including Amazon Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Target, and independent bookstores.