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October 21, 2012


FFF Results Post #312 -- Their Best Men

On Friday, CR asked its readers to "Name Five Female Comics Makers And Their Best Male Character." This is how they responded.

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Sean T. Collins

* Phoebe Gloeckner -- Monroe Rutherford
* Jillian Tamaki -- Everlasting Boy
* Ai Yazawa -- George Koizumi
* Alison Bechdel -- Bruce Bechdel
* Emily Carroll -- "This man is not my brother."

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Dame Darcy -- Wax Wolf
2. Lynn Johnston -- Lawrence Poirer
3. Lynda Barry -- Freddie Mullen
4. Wendy Pini -- Skywise
5. Shaenon Garrity -- Dave Davenport

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Stergios Botzakis

1. Mary Skrenes -- Ethan Harrow
2. Kate Beaton -- 15th Century Peasant Youth
3. Gale Simone -- Catman
4. Faith Erin Hicks -- Alistair from Friends with Boys
5. Ramona Fradon -- Metamorpho

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Michael May

1. Kelly Sue DeConnick -- Norman Osborn
2. Gail Simone -- Catman
3. Kate Beaton -- Sexy Batman
4. Ramona Fradon -- Aquaman
5. Pia Guerra -- Yorick Brown

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Sean Rogers

* Lynda Barry -- Fred Milton
* Shary Flenniken -- Trots
* Renee French -- Edison Steelhead
* Tove Jansson -- Moomin
* Mary Skrenes -- James-Michael Starling

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Buzz Dixon

1. Marjorie Henderson Buell -- Tubby
2. Marty Links -- Alvin
3. Shary Flenniken -- Trots
4. Dale Messick -- Basil St. John
5. Julie Larson -- Burl Penny

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Johnny Bacardi

1. Elaine Lee -- Randall Factor
2. Ann Nocenti -- Longshot
3. Wendy Pini -- Cutter
4. Rachel Pollack -- Niles Caulder
5. Jill Thompson -- Skully Pettibone

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Tom Bondurant

1. Louise Simonson -- Steel
2. Gail Simone -- Ragdoll
3. Devin Grayson -- Arsenal
4. Kim Yale -- Deadshot
5. Kate Beaton -- Heathcliff

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William Burns

* Alison Bechdel -- Raffi
* Paige Braddock -- Ethan
* Marjane Satrapi -- Nasser Ali Khan
* Lynn Johnston -- Farley
* G. Willow Wilson -- Ashraf

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Oliver Ristau

1.) Kiriko Nananan - The unnamed male protagonist from 'Heavy & Pop' (Itaitashii LOVE)
2.) Chantal Montellier - Jean from 'Shelter'
3.) Sarah Burrini - Ngumbe Tembo
4.) Ann Nocenti - Blackheart
5.) Tove Jansson - Moominpappa

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Chris Arrant

* Rumiko Takahashi, InuYasha from InuYasha
* Louise Simonson, Apocalypse from Marvel’s X-Men titles
* Pia Guerra, Yorick from Y: The Last Man
* Becky Cloonan, Archer from East Coast Rising
* Wendy Pini, Cutter from Elfquest

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Peggy Burns

* marjorie henderson tubby
* lynda barry freddie
* kate beaton napolean
* gabrielle bell tom
* tove jannson moominpapa

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Jen Vaughn

* Shimura Takoko - Nitori (but likes to dress as a girl)
* Melissa Mendes - Eddie (from Lou)
* Colleen AF Venable - the befuddled Mr. Venezi (Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye)
* Faith Erin Hicks - Alistair (Friends with Boys)
* Emily Carroll - the Brother (narrating His Face All Red)

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Tracy J. Butler -- Rocky Rickaby
2. Spike Trotman -- Scipio Spencer
3. Blue Delliquanti -- Alastair Sterling
4. Samantha Mathis -- Nicholas Grey (created with Caytlin Vilbrandt)
5. Lora Innes -- Alan Warren

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Jamie S. Rich

1. Rumiko Takahashi, Yusaku Godai
2. Chynna Clugston Flores, Ashton Archer
3. Ann Nocenti, Longshot
4. Debbie Huey, Bumperboy
5. Ai Yazawa, George

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topic suggested by Sean T. Collins; thanks, Sean

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