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December 16, 2012


FFF Results Post #319 -- Looking Ahead

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Books Explicitly By Title, Author And Publisher To Which You Look Forward To Seeing In 2013." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. The Property, Rutu Modan (D+Q)
2. Black Paths, David B. (SelfMadeHero)
3. So Long Silverscreen, Blutch (PictureBox)
4. Wake Up Percy Gloom, Cathy Malkasian (Fantagraphics)
5. The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame Gengoroh Tagame and Anne Ishii and Chip Kidd (PictureBox)

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David Oppenheim

1. The Amazing, Enlightening and Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley, Kim Deitch (Fantagraphics)
2. Bad Machinery, John Allison (Oni)
3. Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (Vertical)
4. Marble Season, Gilbert Hernandez (Drawn & Quarterly)
5. Fran, Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics)


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Justin Colussy-Estes

1) Olaf G., A Life in Pictures, Fisk & Kverneland (Fantagraphics)
2) Sunny, Taiyo Matsumoto (Viz Media)
3) Genius, Steven T Seagle & Teddy Kristiansen (First Second)
4) Vapor, Max (Fantagraphics)
5) A Users Guide to Neglectful Parenting, Guy Delisle (Drawn & Quarterly)

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Jeet Heer

* Fran, Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics)
* Lost Cat, Jason (Fantagraphics)
* The Amazing, Enlightening And Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley, Kim Deitch (Fantagraphics)
* Marble Season, Gilbert Hernandez (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Letting It Go, Miriam Katin (Drawn and Quarterly)

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Marc Arsenault

1. Kitaro, Shigeru Mizuki (D+Q)
2. Valerian Volume Five: Birds of the Master, Pierre Christin & Jean-Claude Mezieres (Cinebook, Ltd)
3. The Adventures of Jodelle, Guy Peellaert (Fantagraphics)
4. One Trick Rip-Off / Deep Cuts, Paul Pope (Image)
5. Nemo: Heart of Ice, Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill (Knockabout/TopShelf)

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Tom O'Hagan

1. Trillium, Jeff Lemire (Vertigo)
2. Battling Boy, Paul Pope (First Second)
3. Threshold, Keith Giffen and Tom Raney and Scott Kolins (DC)
4. Mara, Brian Wood and Ming Doyle (Image)
5. Pretty Deadly, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios (Image)

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Brian Nicholson

* So Long Silver Screen, Blutch (Picturebox)
* 3 New Stories, Dash Shaw (Fantagraphics)
* Sunny, Taiyo Matsumoto (Viz)
* Lose 5, Michael Deforge (Koyama)
* Nemo: Heart Of Ice, Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill (Top Shelf)

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Michael Dooley

1. The Comics Journal #302, Gary Groth (Fantagraphics)
2. Peanuts, Pogo, and Hobbes: A Newspaper Editor's Journey Through the World of Comics, George Lockwood (Syracuse University Press)
3. Franquin's Last Laugh, André Franquin (Fantagraphics)
4. Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer, Martha Fay (Abrams)
5. Al Capp: A Life to the Contrary, Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher (Bloomsbury USA)

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John Platt

1. Nemo: Heart of Ice, Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill (Top Shelf/Knockabout)
2. The Freddie Stories, Lynda Barry (D&Q)
3. Delphine, Richard Sala (Fantagraphics)
4. Alabaster: Wolves, Caitlin R. Kiernan & Steve Lieber (Dark Horse)
5. Joe The Barbarian, Grant Morrison & Sean Murphy (Vertigo)

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Roman Muradov

1. Jane, le renard & moi, Isabelle Arsenault (English edition by Groundwood Books)
2. 5000 Kilometers per Second, Manuele Fior (Fantagraphics)
3. Lost Cat, Jason (Fantagraphics)
4. Fran, Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics)
5. You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack, Tom Gauld (Drawn & Quarterly)

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Jen Vaughn

1. Sandcastle, Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters (Abrams ComicArts)
Looks like a fun sci-fi mystery and all drawn by the genius from Blue Pills. I don't want to see any more pages from the book until its in my hands, mystery all the way.
2. Princeless Vol. 2, Jeremy Whitley and Emily Martin (Action Lab Entertainment)
3. Primates, Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks (First Second)
I've been waiting since 2010 for this book when I saw some of Maris' pages.
4. Chi's Sweet Home Vol. 10, Konami Kanata (Vertical)
5. Pretty in Ink: American Female Cartoonists, Trina Robbins (Fantagraphics)

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Oliver Ristau

1. Bose Geister, Peer Meter and Gerda Raidt (Reprodukt)
2. The Animal Man Omnibus, Grant Morisson and Chas Truog (DC)
3. Uzumaki -- Spiral into Terror, Junji Ito (Carlsen Manga)
4. Walrus, Brandon Graham (Picturebox)
5. Marilyn the Wild, Jerome Charyn and Frederic Rebena (Schreiber & Leser)

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this feature will return in 2013; thanks to all that participated

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