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Twilight Manga Breaks Sales Records: 66k in One Week

I wonder if it was, in fact, 66,666 copies?...


 (Hint: the correct response is "Uh, no, creepy fanged dude.")
 (Hint: the correct response is "Uh, no, creepy fanged dude.")
As should be to no one's surprise, word along the grapevine is that the graphic novel adaptation of Stephenie Meyers' vampire soap opera self-insertion lovefest Twilight has managed to sell more copies in a week than most comics do in their lifetime in the US: 66,000 books were pushed. (That leaves Hachette/Yen Press with another 284,000 copies to sell, but I expect that they'll manage it.)

I won't go into great detail here, since we just posted our own Unscripted take on the book, but I will say this much: Twilight is neither as bad as I expected, and at the same time every bit as bad. Hit up the video for more on that. But in the meantime, fear not, those of you with unnecessary levels of Twi-hate in your hearts: it's nowhere near the two million copies that One Piece volume 57 managed to sell in a mere two weeks.
crusader8463on March 26, 2010 at 6:19 a.m.
It makes me sad to know that there are at least 66,000 people out there that have such a bad taste in entertainment.
Rokujoon March 26, 2010 at 8:14 a.m.
This makes me sad.
 
WillyFourEyeson March 26, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
Somewhere, Stephenie Meyer is practicing saying "Exactly as planned" in her best Robert-Pattinson-as-Edward-Cullen-as-Light-Yagami voice.
cfatalison March 26, 2010 at 8:35 a.m.
@gia: no the correct response is
 
 
 
IN THE NAME OF GOD I CAST YOU BACK TO THE DARKNESS WHERE YE CAME FROM
Kelleth moderator on March 26, 2010 at 8:42 a.m.
I BOUGHT THEM ALL SO I CAN BURN THEM MWUHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! *gets dragged off to the nearest Asylum*
WillyFourEyeson March 26, 2010 at 9:06 a.m.
@cfatalis: I always through the correct response would be to KILL IT WITH FIRE!
 
But then, like Dr. Hibbert, that's how I'd solve all problems of that nature.
Krison March 26, 2010 at 10:04 a.m.
I've said this elsewhere, but if selling a few hundred copies of this POS keeps Yen Press running so they can keep giving me Black Butler, Sarasah, and Spice and Wolf...then all hail Twilight.  Gotta look at the silver lining so you don't go bashing your head against a brick wall.
cfatalison March 26, 2010 at 10:40 a.m.
@Kelleth said:
" I BOUGHT THEM ALL SO I CAN BURN THEM MWUHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! *gets dragged off to the nearest Asylum* "
Asylum going to make you the warden
 
@WillyFourEyes said:
" @cfatalis: I always through the correct response would be to KILL IT WITH FIRE!  But then, like Dr. Hibbert, that's how I'd solve all problems of that nature. "

that is to the book, i am responding to edwards quote
Pepperon March 26, 2010 at 11:32 a.m.

the series is really well thought out, the novels are really well written, but the movie is HORRIBLE.  some things were never ever ever meant to go to the silver screen, and defintely not to be made into a manga -_-. its comepletely devaluing the series. 
Nerxon March 27, 2010 at 7:31 p.m.
Might as well sell popsicle meat substitutes to twilight fangirls to reap some dough
Lady_Nightmareon March 27, 2010 at 7:38 p.m.
Gaaaaay 
 
{sry gay ppl =P}
KiraIsLon March 29, 2010 at 5:04 p.m.
@cfatalis:  GO BACK TO THE DEPTHS OF HELL FROM WHICH YOU CAME.  

@Kelleth: Good, don't worry I shall fight for your right to be free. You have done a service to mankind.
Kelleth moderator on March 29, 2010 at 5:11 p.m.
@KiraIsL: O that? i already got released twice! them celibate guards couldn`t take my constant babbling about girl on girl action XD
John_Martoneon March 30, 2010 at 1:42 p.m.
@Rokujo said:
" This makes me sad.
 
"
This picture needs to get used more often. The little witch girl is fun.
cfatalison March 31, 2010 at 4:12 a.m.
@KiraIsL: hell had no place for me
Nerxon March 31, 2010 at 6:47 a.m.
@Lady_Nightmare said:
" Gaaaaay  {sry gay ppl =P} "
Hurrah xD
 
Even Gay people avoid that stuff

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