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Five For Friday #84 -- Can I Borrow That?
posted July 14, 2006
 

Five For Friday #84 -- Name Five Comics You've Read But Never Owned

1. EC Hardcover collections
2. Little Lulu
3. That Miracleman where they destroy London
4. Femosaur World
5. Doc Samson

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Jim Caldwell

1. Bone
2. Cages
3. Maus
4. Blankets
5. Wimbledon Green

(God Bless the Iowa City and Evanston Public Libraries)

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Chris Mautner

1) Cerebus from issue 1 up to the end of Church and State
2) Sin Titulo (thanks Jog!)
3) Elektra: Assassin
4) Daredevil: Born Again
5) The Celebrated Cases of Dick Tracy (frequently taken out of the local library during my youth)

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Douglas Noble

1 – Sin City – Read ‘em. Wouldn’t want ‘em. I would blame Frank Miller, but
2 – Batman: Year One – Read it. Loved it.
3 – Tank Girl – Not only have I borrowed it from friends, but I’ve also borrowed various editions from at least three different libraries. As fun as a nice fizzy drink in the summer.
4 – Hellboy – I was recently able to sit down with a chunk of Hellboy and enjoyed myself immensely. Now, if only the books were a little meatier I might be persuaded to get them for myself.
5 – Identity Crisis – Yeah, I read this too, but then I suspect I might slow down if I was passing a car accident, so…

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Ian Brill

There was a time when I would just go to the local Borders, pick a table near where they sold coffee and read through a bunch of trades. I am neither proud nor ashamed.

1. Every Preacher book
2. Batman: A Death in the Family
3. Shutterbug Follies
4. Sandman: Season of Mists
5. Sandman: A Game of You

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Rob Clough

My 5 comics that I've read but never owned:

1. Dykes To Watch Out For (many volumes worth at my old group house)
2. "Master Race", read in a bookstore.
3. Collected Milk & Cheese (the only thing by Dorkin I don't own)
4. Peepshow, the first collection.
5. Cerebus (never could quite choke it down despite several tries)

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Charles Brownstein

1. Miracleman (Alan Moore run)
2. Air Pirates # 1-2
3. Wonder Woman archives
4. Breakdowns by Spiegelman
5. Humbug (all issues)