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March 20, 2011


FFF Results Post #248 -- How Do You Do?

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Of Your Favorite Comics/GN Introductions." This is how they responded.

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Kristy Valenti

* Alan Moore in Bread and Wine
* Walter Cronkite in The Complete Peanuts
* Whoopi Goldberg in The Complete Peanuts
* John Waters in The Complete Peanuts
* Tori Amos in Death, The High Cost of Living

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Joe Schwind

* Jeet Heer in Walt & Skeezix 1923-1924
* Alex Chun in The Classic Pin-Up Art of Jack Cole
* Alan Moore in The House on the Borderland
* Thierry Smolderen in Stuff and Nonsense
* Stephen Bissette in Prehistoric Peeps -- The Lost Art of E.T. Reed

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Marc Arsenault

1. Dylan Horrocks in Hicksville
2. Stan Lee in The Nearly Complete Essential Hembeck Archives Omnibus
3. Shizuo Ishii in Cola Madnes
4. Michael Chabon in The Escapists
5. Hugh M. Hefner in Playboy's Little Annie Fanny

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Ramon de Veyra

* Alan Moore in the original Dark Knight Returns TPB
* Chris Ware in Storeyville
* Michael Chabon in The Escapists
* Lynda Barry in The Best American Comics
* Peter Milligan in The Invisibles: Say You Want A Revolution

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Michael Grabowski

* Lynda Barry in Best American Comics 2008
* art spiegelman in Breakdowns (2008)
* R. Crumb in Bob & Harv's Comics
* Harvey Pekar in Bob & Harv's Comics
* C. Ware in Quimby The Mouse

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John Vest

1. Robert Crumb in Tits, Ass, & Real Estate
2. R. Crumb in A Child's Life And Other Stories
3. Gary Groth in Love & Rockets #1
4. Neil Gaiman in Dori Stories
5. Susie Bright in SHE Comics: An Anthology Of Big Bitch

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Sean Witzke

1. Alan Moore in the Comico edition of Grendel: Devil By the Deed
2. Cory Lewis' "Dear Comics," letter in Sharknife
3. Mike Allred's own intro to the Kitchen Sink collection of Madman Adventures
4. Paul Pope's own intro to THB Circus
5. David Linder in Escalator

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Danny Ceballos

* Dorothy Parker in Men, Women and Dogs
* Arthur Steig in The Agony in the Kindergarten
* e.e. cummings in Krazy Kat
* Art Spiegelman in Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book
* Harvey Pekar in Ed The Happy Clown

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Jeet Heer

* Donald Phelps, Popeye
* Art Spiegelman, Polly and Her Pals
* Dan Nadel, Prince Valiant
* Robert Crumb, American Splendour
* Seth, Thirteen Going on Eighteen

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topic provided by Kristy Valenti; thanks, Kristy!

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