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May 23, 2010


FFF Results Post #211 -- Islands

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Memorable Islands From The Comics." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Mordillo Island
2. The Black Island
3. Desert Island Comic Shop In Brooklyn
4. Tarmagant Island
5. Krakoa

*****

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Chris Arrant

1. Oolong Island
2. Themyscria
3. Genosha
4. Cobra Island
5. Muir Island

*****

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Stergios Botzakis

1. Hulligan's Wharf
2. Desert Island
3. Paradise Island
4. Dinosaur Island
5. Nacht Island

*****

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Eric Knisley

1. Chepan Island (owned by Dr. Beaky, Love and Rockets)
2. Plunder Island (Popeye)
3. Paradise Island (Wonder Woman)
4. Blackhawk Island
5. Manhattan Island (DMZ)

*****

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Ryan Sands

1. Panorama Island (from Maruo/Rampo's The Strange Tale of Panorama Island)
2. Terra Amata (post-explosion in Dungeon Twilight)
3. Tiphares (the floating island in the sky from Gunnm/Battle Angel Alita)
4. Shin-Takarajima (New Treasure Island by Tezuka)
5. Genosha (from xmen, no brainer)

*****

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David Brothers

1. Drum Island
2. Thriller Bark
3. Long Ring Long Land
4. Island of Rare Animals
5. Skypiea

*****

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Grant Goggans

1. Devil's Island (Mega-City One's open-air prison)
2. Kooey Kooey Kooey
3. Sealand (as depicted in The Losers)
4. American Samoa (as depicted in Doonesbury)
5. Plunder Island

*****

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Michael DeForge

1) Islands Fold http://www.islandsfold.com/
2) Genosha
3) The Strange Tale of Panorama Island (upcoming)
4) The Island of the God Watchers (Kamandi)
5) Hellboy -- The Island

*****

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James Vance

1. Blackhawk Island
2. Treasure Island (Classics Illustrated)
3. Dinosaur Island
4. Paradise Island
5. Manhattan

*****

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Mark Coale

1. Magtaggart island
2. Manhattan (as pulled by hercules)
3. Marzal (where tyroc is from)
4. Hydra island
5. Paradise island

*****

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John McCorkle

* The Last Island
* Smileless Island
* The Island of Doom
* Amazon Island
* The Terror Archipelago

*****

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Buzz Dixon

1. Monster Island (as in Sam Glanzman's KONA, MONARCH OF...)
2. Monster Island (as in Stephen Bissette's KING OF...)
3. Monster Isle (as in Joey Weiser's)
4. NoMan (as in Wally Wood's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS) [think about it...]
5. Manhattan

*****

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Tom Bondurant

1. Blackhawk Island
2. KooeyKooeyKooey (from the Giffen/DeMatteis/Adam Hughes Justice League America)
3. Dinosaur Island (from The War That Time Forgot, etc.)
4. Transformation Island (from the Marston/Peter Wonder Woman)
5. Monster Island (from Fantastic Four, etc.)

*****

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Nova Venezia (Tozo, the Public Servant)
2. Maas Island (Fantastic Four #263-264)
3. Atlantis (raised up off the ocean floor in Fantastic Four: Atlantis Rising)
4. Manhattan (not the real one, but that one Hercules inexplicably pulled around by a chain in Marvel Team-Up #28)
5. Cerelia (Breakfast of the Gods)

*****

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Michael May

1. Hydra Island
2. Paradise Island
3. Dinosaur Island
4. Madripoor
5. Oolong Island

*****

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David King

1. The Black Island (Tintin)
2. Blackhawk Island
3. The island where Jimmy Corrigan was stranded by Superman
4. The island where Wash Tubbs and Capt Easy were shipwrecked (in issue #2 of the Dragon Lady Press Wash Tubbs reprints of 1930 dailies specifically. They were probably shipwrecked hundreds of times.)
5. Marzal

*****

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K. Thor Jensen

1. Neo-Tokyo
2. Coldheart Island
3. Hulligan's Wharf
4. Hate Island

*****

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Des Devlin

1. Charlie Brown's pitcher’s mound, after the game has been rained out.
2. That island with the exploding mushrooms, from Tintin.
3. Concrete, swimming.
4. That island that sank when the castaway plucked the flower, from Don Martin.
5. NoMan, from T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents (because NoMan is an island).

*****

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Evan Dorkin

1. Blackhawk Island
2. Monster Isle (FF#1, etc)
3. Dice Island
4. Plunder Island
5. Goon Island

*****

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John Kovaleski

1 Whatever island Conchy lived on
2 Manhattan (DMZ)
3 Muir Island (Xmen)
4 Attabar Teru (Tom Strong)
5 Any island in a "desert island" gag cartoon

*****

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Don MacPherson

1) Dinosaur Island
2) Blackhawk Island
3) Marvel's Manhattan
4) Star Island (Green Arrow's "birthplace")
5) Paradise Island/Themyscira

*****

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Johnny Bacardi

1. Oolong Island, home of the current incarnation of the Doom Patrol
2. KooeyKooeyKooey, of Justice League International fame
3. Mordillo Island
4. Paradise Island
5. Monster Island, home of the Mole Man and all those rooms with sashes

*****

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Jamil Thomas

1. HYDRA Island
2. Vathlo
3. Marzal
4. Coldheart Island
5. Dinosaur Island

*****

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Chris Duffy

1. The freaky island from Raggedy Ann+Andy #32
2. Island headquarters of Doom Patrol
3. Paradise Island
4. Plunder Island
5. Bourbon Island

*****

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Scott Dunbier

1) Argo City
2) Attabar Teru
3) Gamorra
4) Unnamed Monster Island from New Frontier #1
5) Hydra Island

*****

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Joe Schwind

* Easter
* Mysterious
* Skull
* Neverland
* Monster

*****

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1. Paradise Island (Themiscyra? I always knew it as Paradise Island)
2. Dinosaur Island (the only war comics I ever read as a kid were The Land that Time Forgot. and Monster Commandos)
3. The Island from Battle Royale
4. Madripoor (clue to how big Wolverine was at the time: they had to invent a whole island-nation for his new series)
5. Monster Isle/Monster Island (were they different? They both were secret headquarters for Mole Man, and I always thought they were the same, but I've had stupid arguments where somebody argued they were separate)

*****

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Uriel A. Duran

1. Dinosaur Island
2) Cobra Island
3) Madripoor
4) Blackhawk Island
5) That tiny island with a single palm tree featured in all those castaway cartoons

*****
*****
 
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