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June 6, 2010


FFF Results Post #213 -- Anchors

On Friday, May 28. CR readers were asked to "Name Five Comic Strips Active Today That You'd Use To Anchor Your Own Comics Section." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Cul-De-Sac, Richard Thompson
2. Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau
3. Mutts, Patrick McDonnell
4. Zippy The Pinhead, Bill Griffith
5. Prince Valiant, Schultz and Gianni

*****

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Jean-Paul Jennequin

1. Edge City, Terry and Patty LaBan
2. My Cage, Ed Power and Melissa DeJesus
3. Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau
4. Funky Winkerbean, Tom Batiuk
5. Cul-De-Sac, Richard Thompson

*****

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Stergios Botzakis

1. Non Sequitor, Wiley Miller
2. Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis
3. The Phantom, Lee Falk
4. The Quigmans, Buddy Hickerson
5. Tom the Dancing Bug, Ruben Bolling

*****

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Mathew New

1.) Zits, Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman
2.) Cul de Sac, Richard Thompson
3.) Mutts, Patrick McDonnell
4.) Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis
5.) Get Fuzzy, Darby Conley

*****

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Daniel Mata

* Cul De Sac
* Dilbert
* Curtis
* Pickles
* Frank & Ernest

*****

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Dave Hook

1. Doonesbury
2. Rhymes with Orange
3. Dilbert
4. Sally Forth
5. Non Sequitur

*****

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Grant Goggans

1. Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau
2. Girls With Slingshots, Danielle Corsetto
3. Rhymes With Orange, Hilary Price
4. One Big Happy, Rick Detorie
5. that new Wallace & Gromit strip that just started in England, not sure who draws it.

*****

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J. Colussy-Estes

1. Cul de Sac (yes!)
2. Prince Valiant (double YES!!)
3. Lio
4. Brewster Rockit
5. Tom the Dancing Bug

*****

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Tom Cherry

1. Cul-de-Sac
2. Mutts
3. Zippy the Pinhead
4. Pearls Before Swine
5. Those Funky Idiots (Okay, that's my comic strip, but a fat cartoonist can dream!)

*****

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Buzz Dixon

1. Arlo and Janis, Jimmy Johnson
2. Dinette Set, Julie Larson
3. Luann, Greg Evans
4. Willie 'n' Ethel, Joe Martin
5. Zits, Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman

*****

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Justin J. Major

1. Mutts, Patrick McDonnell
2. Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau
3. Rhymes with Orange, Hilary Price
4. Bizarro, Dan Piraro
5. Gasoline Alley, Jim Scancarelli *

* you have to keep the newspaper-buying demographic in mind!

*****

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Andrew Mansell

1. Doonesbury -- Garry Trudeau
2. Gasoline Alley -- Jim Scancarelli
3. Brenda Starr -- Sutter/Brigman
4. Rex Morgan M.D. -- Wilson/Nolan
5. Judge Parker -- Wilson/Manley

*****

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Tom Bondurant

1. Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau
2. Get Fuzzy, Darby Conley
3. Dilbert, Scott Adams
4. Rex Morgan M.D., Woody Wilson and Graham Nolan
5. My Cage, Melissa DeJesus and Ed Power

*****

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John Platt

1. Bizarro by Dan Piraro
2. Speed Bump by Dave Coverly
3. Non Sequitur by Wiley
4. Off the Mark by Mark Parisi
5. Pros & Cons by Kieran Meehan

*****

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Mark Coale

1. Cul de Sac
2. Pearls Before Swine
3. Beetle Bailey
4. Doonesbury
5. Barney and Clyde (has this started yet?)

*****
*****
 
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