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October 11, 2009


FFF Results Post #184 -- Toppers

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Of Your Favorite Hats Or Other Pieces Of Headgear Worn By a Comic Character." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Jughead's hat
2. The Sandman's gas mask
3. Wildcat's mask with whiskers
4. Clark Kent's snappy chapeau
5. Flower's flower

*****

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Michael May

1. Bill the Cat's Billy and the Boinger's wig
2. Dr. Midnight's mask
3. Kroenen's mask (Hellboy)
4. Dr. Doom's mask
5. The Baroness' glasses (GI Joe)

*****

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Fred Hembeck

1. The Fat Fury's plunger
2. Loki's helmet with those big ol' horns
3. Tubby's sailor hat
4. The Penguin's top hat
5. Mysterio's fishbowl helmet

*****

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Tuck!

1) Cheech Wizard's hat
2) Galactus' tv antennae thing
3) Hela's headdress
4) the Inhumans' crown
5) Forbush Man's "original pot head" look

*****

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Marc Sobel

1. Mickey Death
2. Fred the Clown's flower hat
3. E.T.'s "No Foolin" cap
4. Kabuki's mask
5. Herbie's propeller

*****

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Cole Moore Odell

1. Ant-Man's helmet
2. Loki's horned helmet
3. Wolverine MacAlistaire's hat
4. Popeye the Sailor's cap
5. Snoopy's long, striped winter hat with a pom-pon

*****

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John Vest

1. Snoopy's fighter pilot headgear and goggles
2. Andy Capp's flat cap
3. Nancy's bow
4. Dick Tracy's fedora
5. Thor's helmet

*****

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Adam Casey

1. Dr. Fate's helmet
2. The Great Machine's helmet
3. Starman's goggles
4. Golden Age Flash's helmet
5. Baron Zemo's hood

*****

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Don MacPherson

1) Dr. Fate's Helmet
2) Raven's hood
3) Dick Tracy's hat
4) Sargon's turban
5) Ringmaster's hypnotic tophat

*****

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Chris Duffy

1. Golden Age Hawkman's wild hawk mask with no hole for the mouth
2. Galactus's helmet (or is it his head?)
3. Storm's tiara thing that she kept her lockpicks in
4. Wimpy's bowler
5. Hutch Owen's winter hat

*****

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Ali T. Kokmen

1. The headbands worn by adult Kryptonian males--especially, of course, Jor-El.
2. Brain Storm's comically overtall helmet.
3. The scarab-like maang tika Zatanna wore as part of her George Perez-designed costume that no one but he and Gray Morrow could really draw well
4. Galactus's satellite-dish of a helmet
5. The Golden Age Hawkman's very birdlike helmet

*****

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Bill Matheny

1) Sluggo's cap.
2) Dr. Strange's full face mask circa 1969
3) Rudy's fedora. (It's gotta be a fave of your's as well...)
4) Luke Cage's funka-licious metal headband
5) The Scarlet Witch - Exactly what is that thing she used to wear on her head?

*****

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Randall Ragsdale

* Our protagonist's tall bowler w/ eye-hole -- The Blot by Tom Neely
* The Spirit's fedora -- The Spirit
* The Green Goblin's sleeping cap -- Marvel U
* Dale's bucket hat -- Walking Dead
* Lord Fanny's wig -- Invisibles

*****

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Gil Roth

1. Black Lightning's afro-wig
2. Those antennae that Takahashi wears in Cromartie High School
3. Bacchus' fisherman's hat
4. Galactus' helmet
5. Elektra's head-scarf, because it channeled her inner Rhoda

*****

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Jamie Coville

1. Thor's dinky Helmet
2. V's top hat and mask
3. Lowlight's Black Tuque (from GI Joe)
4. Freewheelin' Franklin Cowboy Hat
5. Ant-Man's ant-controlling headgear thingy

*****

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Grant Goggans

1. Rogue Trooper's talking helmet
2. Zonker's special football helmet with the extra stars
3. Rebis's darling sunglasses
4. Arale's ball cap
5. Sensor Girl's mask

*****

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John Platt

1. Dr. Fate's mask/helmet/thingy
2. The Spirit's fedora (it is a fedora, isn't it?)
3. Hawkman's hawk-head
4. Razorback's um... mask?
5. Firestorm's sweatband

*****

Will Pfeifer

1. Monsieur Mallah's beret
2. Also from the Doom Patrol, Mento's helmet
3. The original Flash's Mercury-inspired helmet
4. Merryman's jester hat (from The Inferior Five)
5. Enid's devil bondage hat from "Ghost World"

*****

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Andy Kunka

1. Blackhawk's pilot's cap
2. Detective Chimp's deerstalker
3. Monsieur Mallah's beret
4. Sluggo's cap
5. Buck Rogers's helmet

*****

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Johnny Bacardi

1. The Phantom Stranger's fedora
2. Zatanna's top hat
3. Solomon Kane's Puritan lid
4. Bat Lash's white hat with daisy
5. The Shadow's big floppy wide brimmed hat

*****

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Mark Mayerson

* Thor's helmet
* Galactus's helmet
* Magneto's helmet
* Black Bolt's tuning fork
* Dum Dum Dugan's derby

*****

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James Langdell

1. Snoopy the World War One Flying Ace's cap and goggles
2. 9-Jack-9's boater
3. Porkypine's plaid hat
4. Merryman's monochrome jester hat
5. Flaming Carrot's headgear (assuming it's detachable)

*****

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Matt Maxwell

1. Galactus' helmet
2. Rorschach's porkpie
3. Golden Age Flash's winged helm
4. Thor's helm with wings
5. Mysterio's orb

*****

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Matthew Craig

1. Hourman's needlessly phallic hood.
2. Gwen Stacy's Alice Band
3. The Grizzly's "pukeaboo" cowl
4. Fortress Maximus Entire Head (Fortress Maximus is a giant robot whose head turns into a robot whose head turns into a college student)
5. Harley Quinn's motley hat.

*****

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Andrew Mansell

1. The shadow play on Hourman's mask
2. The Spirit's sun-glasses disguise
3. Ferro Lad's mask
4. Prince Valiant's Hair
5. B.D's Helmet(s)

*****

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William Burns

* Snoopy as the WWI Flying Ace Headpiece and Goggles
* Bacchus's cap
* Future Batman's cowl, from Batman Year 100
* Cowboy Wally's cowboy hat
* Catwoman's cowl and goggles, as drawn by Darwyn Cooke

*****

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Michael Rhodes

1. Spirit's Hat
2. Galactus Head Gear
3. Mentallo's (Doom Patrol) Headgear
4. Jack (Starman) Night's Goggles
5. Ironman's Second (Gold & Red) Helmet

*****

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Tom Bondurant

1. Zonker's football helmet
2. Green Arrow's feathered cap (from the Neal Adams costume, if there's a difference)
3. Big Barda's helmet
4. 'Mazing Man's helmet
5. That red barrette/hairpin George Perez designed for Zatanna

*****

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Paste Pot Pete

1. Paste Pot Pete's beret
2. Hans Von Hammer's head gear
3. Black Manta's helmet
4. Dr. Fate's helmet
5. Sargon's turban

*****

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Ian Sampson

1. Arzach's big hats
2. Galactus' hat
3. Nova's dumb bucket
4. Cerebro
5. Black Bolt's tuning fork

*****

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Rob Clough

1. Frenzy's hat (from Brotherhood of Dada)
2. Doc Doom's mask
3. Maggie the Mechanic's goggles
4. The animals wearing hats in Lisa Hanawalt's comics
5. Galactus' ridiculous helmet

*****

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Uriel A. Duran

1) Kaliman's turban
2) Galactus' helmet
3) Casey Jones' hockey mask
4) Asterix's helmet
5) Ghost Rider's flames

*****

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Buzz Dixon

1. Cheech Wizard's chapeau
2. Uncle Gabby's Irish top hat
3. Willie and Joe's WWII helmets
4. B.D.'s football helmet
5. Dick Tracy's fedora

*****

topic suggested by Evan Dorkin

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