http://www.time.com/time/topten/2006/comics/10.html Andrew Arnold of Time Magazine presents the 2006 edition of his annual Top Ten Comics List. In anticipation of the annual caterwauling about Arnold leaving out the year's super-powered schmozz off his "elitist" list, try looking in your local big-box bookstore (Borders, Barnes and Chernobyl in the USA, Chapters for you Canucks) for these books, going past the huge bookshelves filled with Japanese manga paperbacks, forgoing your friendly neighborhood Diamond Comics "Direct Market" Super-Hero Outlet: 10. ABSOLUTE SANDMAN written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Sam Keith, et al. (DC/Vertigo) 9. KINGS IN DISGUISE by James Vance and Dan Burr (W. W. Norton) 8. AMERICAN BORN CHINESE by Gene Luen Yang (First Second) 7. CURSES by Kevin Huizenga (Drawn And Quarterly) 6. CANCER VIXEN by Marissa Acocella Marchetto (Knopf) 5. FUN HOME: A FAMILY TRAGICOMIC by Alison Bechdel (Houghton Mifflin) 4. POPEYE by E. C. Segar (Fantagraphics Books) 3. AN ANTHOLOGY OF GRAPHIC FICTION, CARTOONS AND TRUE STORIES edited by Ivan Brunetti (Yale University Press) 2. THE PUSHMAN AND OTHER STORIES, ABANDON THE OLD IN TOKYO by Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn And Quarterly) 1. LA PERDIDA by Jessica Abel (Pantheon Books) FUN HOME also topped the Time Top Ten Books (of any genre) list, compiled by the magazine's book reviewers, Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo.