As the final days of the year wind inexorably down, ComicsAlliance continues its year-end wrapup with a 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. Leong returns today with an astonishing visual summary of the comics and graphics novels that made their way to the New York Times bestseller list this year, indexed by publisher, genre, and staying power. Click through for a larger and more detailed version of this elegant snapshot of mainstream comics success.

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