With Diamond releasing its lists for the top 500 comics and graphic novels of 2012 today, there's no time like the present to examine the equally interesting -- if more archaic -- New York Times best seller rankings from last year. Tim Leong, Director of Digital Design at Wired and longtime fr
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Infographics: National Post's Andrew Barr and Richard Johnson examine The Walking Dead zombie deaths... extremely thoroughly... with "The Stopping Dead" infographic.
Gaming: She-Ra is coming to Chillin
Upcoming: Dark Horse Comics has released a new trailer for its US version of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, which arrives on January 29.
Gaming: The Walking Dead Episode 5 "No Time Left" is now live on most consoles, Mac and PC.
Books: Chronicle Books will release a new toy guidebook,
Fashion: Victoria's Secret must not-so-secretly love Neon Genesis Evangelion as evidenced by model Jordan Dunn's outfit from last week's VC fashion show in New York City, which clearly pays homage to Rei Ayanami's plugsuit.
Movies: Mark Millar re
Movies: Former Spider-Man Tobey Maguire has signed on to voice the leading role in Fox Animation's adaptation of Doug TenNapel's Cardboard OGN.
Censorship: Matthew Loux's Sidescrollers OGN from Oni has been removed from the Enfield, Connecticut school district's ninth grade summer reading list after a complaint from a parent about its profanity and sexual references.
TV: G4 is rebranding with more sophistication in
Publishing: ICv2 has announced full details (including its lineup of speakers for The ICv2 Conference on Comics and Digital II held during this year
Superhero names can be so confusing, can't they? If it begins with a Super, it's a DC, right? But what if it begins with a Wonder? Also a DC? So what about Wonder Man? Wonder Man is a Marvel! Like Power Man! So is Power Girl a Marvel? No! She's a DC!
So if you're ever having trouble remembering which combination of superlative and person belongs to which publisher, ComicsAlliance is here to help. Just print and cut
Fundraising: Jillian Kirby, the 16-year-old granddaughter of Jack Kirby, announces Kirby4Heroes, a fundraising effort for the Hero Initiative, in honor of The King of Comics' August 28 birthday at Hero Complex.
TV: NBC is developing a live action adaptation of Adam Beechen and Manny Bello's
Infographics: Vulture's series of summer movie infographics includes an... interesting... breakdown of ways to become the hero of The Amazing Spider-Man.
Charity: On May 4, John Romita Jr. will attempt to will attempt to break his own Guinnes
2012 has arrived, and ComicsAlliance finishes its year-end wrapup of the now-departed year with the complete series of infographics about comics in 2011 by Wired Art Director (and former Comic Foundry Editor-in-Chief) Tim Leong, who previously graced ComicsAlliance with his charts summing up Comic-Con 2011. Click through for a larger and more detailed version, and check out Leong's previous year-end infographics here.