1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Last Straw.
Jeff Kinney.
Abrams/Amulet, $12.95 ISBN 978-0-810-97068-7

2. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century: 1910, Volume 3.
Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill.
Top Shelf, $7.95 ISBN 978-1-603-09000-1
Acclaimed comics writer Alan Moore and artist Kevin O’Neill’s multi-volume epic, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, began as a clever tribute to Victorian adventure literature (featuring characters like Allan Quartermain) but has evolved into a dazzling metafictional survey of world Literature. Vol. 3 Century: 1910 is really the first of three sub-volumes to come. Despite the book’s quirky, indeed sometimes baffling narrative, sales are strong and Top Shelf publisher Chris Staros says he’s going back to press after selling out the book’s 100,000 copy first printing

3. Bleach, Volume 27.
Tite Kubo.
Viz Media, $7.95 ISBN 978-1-421-52385-9

4. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight: Time of Your Life, Volume 4.
Joss Whedon, Karl Moline and Jeff Loeb.
Dark Horse, $15.95 ISBN 978-1-595-92310-6
Movie/TV/comics writer Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: Time of Your Life marks the return of the popular young vampire slayer, Fray, who first appeared in her own comic series in 2001, the series where Joss Whedon made his comics debut. Dark Horse publicist Jacq Cohen says Time of Your Life has sold more than 36,000 copies.

5. Rosario + Vampire, Volume 7.
Akihisa Ikeda.
Viz Media, $7.99 ISBN 978-1-421-51909-8
Akihisa Ikeda’s hit manga Rosario + Vampire is the story of Tsukune Aono, a normal human high school freshman who ends up mistakenly enrolled in a school for supernatural creatures. When Tsukune falls for super cute classmate Moka Akashiya, she turns out to be a Vampire and metaphysical hijinks and adventures ensue. The series has also been adapted into an anime.

6. Naruto, Volume 43.
Mashashi Kishimoto.
Viz Media, $7.95 ISBN 978-1-421-52929-5

7. Naruto, Volume 44.
Mashashi Kishimoto.
Viz Media, $7.95 ISBN 978-1-421-53134-2

8. Negima: Magister Negi Magi, Volume 22.
Ken Ahkamatsu.
Del Rey, $10.99 ISBN 978-0-345-51030-3

9. Full Metal Alchemist, Volume 18.
Hiromu Arakawa.
Viz Media, $9.99 ISBN 978-1-421-52536-5

10. Naruto, Volume 42.
Mashashi Kishimoto.
Viz Media, $7.95 ISBN 978-1-421-52843-4

Take Note: The official prequel graphic novel tie-in to the blockbuster film, Star Trek: Countdown by J.J. Abrams, Robert Orci and David Messina (IDW), outlines a new slate of heroes and villains in the latest revision of Gene Rodenberry’s classic science fiction saga.