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April 21, 2013


FFF Results Post #332 -- Assistants

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Assistants From The Comics Who Are Cooler Than The Character(s) They Help. Use This Format. Restrict Yourself To One Joke/Riffing-Style Answer, Please." This is how they responded.

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Chris Duffy

1. Arnim Zola (Red Skull)
2. Sliver Surfer (Galactus)
3. The Helper (Gyro Gearloose)
4. The Recorder (the Rigellians)
5. The guy who cut hair for SHIELD (all of SHIELD)

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John R. Platt

1. Hermy (Nilson Groundthumper)
2. Betty Brant (J. Jonah Jameson)
3. Mikhlo the gorilla (the Red Ghost)
4. Rufferto (Groo)
5. Willie Lumpkin (the Postmaster General)

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Oliver Ristau

1. Air-Walker (Galactus)
2. Harley Quinn (Joker)
3. J. Wellington Wimpy (Popeye)
4. Marsupilami (Spirou et Fantasio)
5. Fuyu Kanoe (Zoichi Kanoe)

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Johnny Bacardi

1. Shebaba O'Neil (Ironwolf)
2. Harvard-Harvard (Bob Hope)
3. Percy Jenifah (The Shadow's "cobbie", Helfer/Baker run)
4. Ilsa (Star Hawkins)
5. Bridget Kronopoulous (Aztec Ace)

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Matt Emery

1. The Hedgehog (Bogor)
2. Snowy (Tintin)
3. Willie Garvin (Modesty Blaise)
4. Suzi Cho (James Blocker and the rest of the time troopers in Timequake)
5. Seth (Joe Matt)

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Justin J. Major

1. Honey Huan (Duke)
2. Alfred (Batman)
3. Marcie (Peppermint Patty)
4. Henchman 21 (The Monarch)
5. Duo Damsel (Duo Damsel)

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Christopher Brown

1) Lying Cat (The Will)
2) Monsieur Mallah (The Brain)
3) The Legion of Super-Pets (The Legion of Super-Heroes)
4) Skeets (Booster Gold)
5) Silver Age Superman Robots (Silver Age Superman)

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Andrew Mansell

1. Lucien (The Sandman)
2. The Asp (Daddy Warbucks)
3. Yupyop (King Aroo)
4. Grimes (Baron Bean)
5. Marcie (well, she calls Peppermint Patty 'Sir')

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Stergios Botzakis

1. Amadeus Cho (Hercules)
2. Ebony (The Spirit)
3. Huey, Dewey, and Louie (Donald Duck)
4. Proty I (Chameleon Boy)
5. Damian Wayne (Dick Grayson)

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Michael Grabowski

1. Alfred (Batman)
2. Ofelia (Luba)
3. Netley (William Gull)
4. Baskin (Lord Julius)
5. Dum Dum Dugan (Nick Fury)

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Buzz Dixon

1. Posey (Cerebus)
2. Harley Quinn (Joker)
3. Lonesome Polecat (Hairless Joe)
4. Alfred (Bruce Wayne)
5. Jarvis (The Avengers)

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Alex Cox

1. Michael Binkley (Milo Bloom)
2. Roast Beef Kazantzakis (Ray Smuckles)
3. Bulma (and heck, all of the side characters in DRAGON BALL) (Goku)
4. House Roy (Funky Flashman)
5. Kamandi (Dr. Canus. Kind of a cheat there, but for all intents and purposes, Kamandi was Watson to Canus' Holmes.)

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Evan Dorkin

1. Supergirl, Superman's Secret Weapon (Superman)
2. Cryll (Space Ranger)
3. Brute and Glob (Sandman)
4. The Awesome Android (Mad Thinker)
5. The crack Hydra Agents who line up behind one another to do the sweet "cut off a limb" pose (The Supreme Hydra)

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Tom Bondurant

1. Alfred Pennyworth (Bruce Wayne/Batman, et al.)
2. Rick Jones (The Hulk, The Avengers, Captain Marvel, etc.)
3. Marcie (Peppermint Patty)
4. Tom Kalmaku (Hal Jordan/Green Lantern)
5. Paul Gambi, tailor to supervillains (The Flash's Rogues' Gallery)

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Bob Temuka

1. Wulf Sternhammer (Strontium Dog)
2. The Wasp (Hank Pym)
3. Cassidy (Preacher)
4. Oberon (Mr Miracle)
5. Joyce Brabner (Harvey Pekar)

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Flip (Nemo)
2. Smiley Bone (Phoney Bone)
3. Franky (The Goon)
4. Rufferto (Groo)
5. Wendy Watson (The Middleman)

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topic and suggestions from Chris Duffy; thanks, Chris

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