Sales charts | As Watchmen drifts down four places to No. 14 on USA Today's bestseller list, the collection maintains its grip on the top of the BookScan graphic-novel chart for the ninth month in a row.
On the USA Today list, the 41st volume of Naruto slips eight spots to No. 110, the 22nd volume of Fruits Basket plummets 74 spots to No. 114, the 40th volume of Naruto inches up three slots to No. 126. Meanwhile, on the BookScan chart, Naruto holds nine of the Top 20 positions, thanks to the second wave of Viz Media's "Naruto Nation" initiative. [USA Today, ICv2.com]
Publishing | Chris Marshall conducts a podcast interview with Top Shelf Productions' Chris Staros covering Lost Girls, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century, Essex County and more. [Collected Comics Library]
Publishing | SLG Publishing announces an adaptation of the pirate novel Captain Blood, by Matthew Shepherd and Mike Shoyket. [SLG Publishing]
Publishing | The creator of the newly announced movie concept Eve swears he didn't rip off Tim Seeley's comic series Hack/Slash. [Dread Central]
Creators | Michael Cavna talks briefly with PvP creator Scott Kurtz about Twitter and the cartoonist's online presence. [Comic Riffs]
Comics | Nick Winstead counts down 10 "Are You Joking?" moments in comics. [ComicBook.com]