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March 7, 2010


FFF Results Post #200 -- Celebrate

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Memorable Comic Book Or Comics-Related Anniversary Or Commemorative Issues With An Issue Number That Ends In Zero." Here is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. The Comics Journal #200
2. Cerebus #300
3. Fantastic Four #100
4. Superman #400
5. Love and Rockets Vol. 1 #50

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Johnny Bacardi

1. Showcase #100
2. Sandman #50
3. Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #200
4. Avengers #100
5. Justice League of America #100

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Don MacPherson

1) Tales of the Teen Titans #50
2) Marvel Team-Up #100
3) Justice League of America #200
4) Amazing Spider-Man #600
5) Legion of Super-Heroes/Legionnaires #0

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Tom Bondurant

1. Tales of the Teen Titans #50
2. Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #50
3. Justice League of America Vol. 1 #200
4. Action Comics #600
5. Detective Comics #500

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Scott Cederlund

1. Starman #0
2. Captain America #250
3. Legion of Super-Heroes #300
4. Avengers #200
5. Nexus #50

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Andrew Mansell

1. Detective Comics #400 (Batman/Man Bat, Robbins/Adams-sweet)
2. Nexus #50 (just for that cover alone!)
3. Iron Man #150 (Michelinie/Layton and Dr. Doom/King Arthur)
4. Justice League of America #100 (Seven Soldiers of Victory!)
5. Thor #300 (the end of the seventeen issue Eternals Saga)

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John Vest

1. Daredevil #100 (the 1973 issue with Jann Wenner)
2. Sad Sack And The Sarge #100
3. The Comics Journal #100
4. Captain America #100
5. Tomb Of Dracula #70

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Scott Dunbier

* Superman #300
* Superman #400
* JLA #100
* JLA #200
* Brave & the Bold #200

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Robert Martin

1. Zap Comix #0
2. Sandman #50
3. Swamp Thing #50
4. Uncanny X-Men #150
5. Avengers #200 (memorable, if not fondly recalled)

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Danny Ceballos

1. King-Cat Comics & Stories #70
2. MAD Special #10 (with Don Martin Nonsense Stickers!?)
3. Doom Patrol Vol. 2 #50
4. The Sandman #50
5. Detective Comics #500

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Des Devlin

* MAD #400
* The Beano #3000
* Sonic the Hedgehog #100
* Whiz #100
* Zap #0

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Ali T. Kokmen

* Justice League of America #200
* Superman Family #200
* Batman #400
* Amazing Spider-Man #300
* Ms. Tree #50

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Douglas Wolk

* Adventure Comics #300
* Detective Comics #500
* Sandman #50
* 2000 AD Prog 700
* Secret Origins #50

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Marc Sobel

1. Amazing Spider-Man #300
2. Sandman #50
3. Dark Horse Presents #100
4. Hate #30
5. Marvel Team-Up #150

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John McCorkle

1. Spirou #3000
2. Radioactive Man #1000
3. Tex #500
4. Zagor #400
5. Dylan Dog #200

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Grant Goggans

1. Justice League of America #200
2. Legion of Super-Heroes #300
3. 2000 AD #500
4. Doom Patrol #50
5. Battle Picture Weekly #200

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Bryan Munn

* Fantastic Four #200 --After The Beagle boys and Micronauts, FF was the first series I collected. I asked a friend to get this for me at the comic shop across town in Thunder Bay since I missed it at my local corner store.
* Justice League #200 --I stole this from a Catholic boy in Cambridge, Ontario. My siblings and I were staying with his family while my parents were at a "Marriage Retreat."
* Superman's 50th Anniversary -- I read Amazing Heroes regularly and they devoted a whole issue to Superman tributes in 1988. Most memorable contribution? Gary Groth: "My only interest in Superman, marginal at that, stems from his continuing presence as a symbol of banality and infantilism in the history of the American comic book."
* Palookaville #1 10th Anniversary Edition -- Was this the first of these "alt comics milestone" books? Memorable because it celebrates the against-all-odds endurance of underground Canadian art.
* Drawn and Quarterly 20th Anniversary -- When Adrian Tomine and Stan Bevington saluted Chris Oliveros at the 2009 Wright Awards in Toronto, I remember thinking, "Why aren't there more great graphic novels published in Canada following D+Q's example?"

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Michael Grabowski

1. Omega the Unknown #10 (1977): I was blown away at the 7-Eleven by seeing the lead character shot dead. I couldn't bring myself to buy it, but I couldn't bring myself to put it down and buy something else.
2. Tomb Of Dracula #70: 1st time reading a comics series end with a real ending.
3. Cerebus #200: Typically abnormal ending to a typically long Cerebus story line with a meta-ending that barely hints at the craziness to come.
4. Amazing Spider-Man #200: First double-sized anniversary issue of a series I bought of a series I regularly read. Return of the burglar!
5. Action Comics #500: I was just plain awed by a comic series lasting 500 issues. The text piece on the series' history was actually more fun to read than the clip show reverie and Luthor's insta-clone plot that made up the thick comic.

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thanks to all that participated on this 5FFs and on all previous 5FFs. I have enough already posted to get to February 2011, so it's safe to say this feature will be around for a while.

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