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November 3, 2013


FFF Results Post #357 -- One-Word Critic

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Comics-Makers And Provide One Noun That You Feel Engages A Significant Portion Of Their Career Output In Thematic/Subject Terms. Use This Format." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Ed Brubaker -- Family
2. Joe Casey -- Vocation
3. Jaime Hernandez -- Memory
4. Michael DeForge -- Bodies
5. Grant Morrison -- Death

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Sterg Botzakis

1. Pete Bagge – Reality
2. Bill Watterson – Imagination
3. Gilbert Hernandez – Love
4. Dan Clowes – Morality
5. J.M. DeMatteis – Faith

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Rob Clough

1. Dash Shaw: Identity.
2. Gabrielle Bell: Internalization
3. Joe Sacco: Awareness.
4. Peter Bagge: Confrontation.
5. Carol Tyler: Nurturing.

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Isaac Cates

1. Jack Kirby: Energy
2. Chris Ware: Structure
3. Jason Shiga: Permutation
4. Joe Sacco: Testimony
5. Alan Moore: Transcendence

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Shannon Smith

1. Geoff Johns - Cynicism
2. James Robinson - Heritage
3. Mark Waid - Idealism
4. Howard Chaykin - Sex
5. Paul Pope - Liquid

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Marty Yohn

1. Garth Ennis - Shock
2. Warren Ellis - Dysfunction
3. Alex Ross - Nostalgia
4. Alan Moore - Regrets
5. Fabio Moon/Gabrielle Ba - Hope

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Justin J. Major

1. Jack Kirby -- Heart
2. Alan Moore -- Myth
3. Chris Onstad -- Folly
4. Lynda Barry -- Escape
5. Ivan Brunetti -- Suffering

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Dave Knott

* Jim Woodring -- Subconscious
* Chris Ware -- Structure
* David B -- Animism
* Garth Ennis -- Masculinity
* Peter Kuper -- Revolution

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Jamie Coville

1. Guy Delisle - Travel
2. Greg Rucka - Survival
3. Kazuo Koike - Honor
4. Garth Ennis - Dismantle
5. Robert Kirkman - Cliffhanger

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Hans Rickheit -- Dreams
2. Jack Chick -- Sinners
3. Stan Lee -- Himself
4. Gus Arriola -- Mexico
5. Winsor McCay -- Dreams

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Blake Bell

* Steve Ditko - Objectivity
* Jack Kirby - Transcendence
* Bill Everett - Anger Management
* Dave Sim - Men and/vs. Women
* Guy Delisle - Displacement

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1. Carl Barks -- Adventure
2. Stan Sakai -- Adveture
3. Herge -- Adventure
4. Chris Schweizer -- Adventure
5. Hal Foster -- Adventure

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Jeffrey O. Gustafson

1. Gilbert Hernandez -- Women
2. Michael Allred -- POP!
3. Cathy Malkasian -- Freedom
4. Seth -- Perambulation
5. Naoki Urasawa -- Children

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Don MacPherson

1. Brian K. Vaughan - Survival
2. J.M. DeMatteis - Spirituality
3. Peter David - Redemption
4. Marv Wolfman - Unity
5. Priest - Misdirection

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Aaron Costain

1. Chester Brown -- Liberty
2. Anders Nilsen -- Myth
3. Seth -- Melancholy
4. Guy Delisle -- Whimsy
5. Theo Ellsworth -- Dream

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Trevor Ashfield

1. Jim Woodring – nightmare
2. Robert Crumb - bigfoot
3. Stan Lee – snap
4. Jack Kirby – crackle
5. Joe Sinnott - pop

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Dustin Harbin

1. Matt Fraction - Fatherhood
2. Chester Brown - Isolation
3. Seth - Memory
4. Joe Lambert - Duality
5. David B. - Dreams

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Mark Meyerson

* Steve Ditko - Morality
* Jack Kirby - Nobility
* Dick Moores - Eccentricity
* Walt Kelly - Absurdity
* Harvey Kurtzman - Lampoonery

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Dan Morris

* Brian Ralph - Isolation
* Jiro Taniguichi - Journey
* Paul Pope - Escape
* Joe Sacco - Aftermath
* Alan Moore - Apocalypse

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Scott Cederlund

1. Mike Allred - Groove
2. Kieron Gillen - Age
3. Moebius - Delight
4. Brian Michael Bendis - Re-creation
5. Naoki Urasawa - Us

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Danny Ceballos

1. Lynda Barry -- Soul
2. Neil Gaiman -- Goth
3. John Porcellino -- Punk
4. George Herriman -- Jazz
5. Lisa Hanawalt -- Metal

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Zainab Akhtar

* Greg Rucka: crime/mystery
* Julia Gfrorer: sex
* Lewis Trondheim: humour
* Junji Ito: horror
* Brandon Graham: puns

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Tim Hayes

1. Joe Kubert -- Humanity
2. Doug Moench -- Paranoia
3. Frank King -- Poignancy
4. Steve Gerber -- Frustration
5. George Perez -- Choreography

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Either Mike Or Stacy Lynch

1. Jean-Jacques Sempé - Suburbia
2. John Stanley - Suburbia
3. Richard Thompson - Suburbia
4. Frank King - Suburbia
5. Crockett Johnson - Suburbia

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Oliver Ristau

1. Michiel Budel -- History
2. Nine Antico -- Sound
3. Tsutomu Nihei -- Architecture
4. Matthias Schultheiss -- Instinct
5. Michel Fiffe -- Rythm

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Sean T. Collins

* Yuichi Yokoyama - motion
* Gabrielle Bell - anxiety
* Heather Benjamin - blood
* Phoebe Gloeckner - childhood
* Anders Nilsen - "why"

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Andrew Fulton

* Hellen Jo -- Scissors
* Dylan Horrocks -- Library card
* Ben Constantine -- Teeth
* Dan Zettwoch -- T- square
* Vicki Nerino -- Hole

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Matt Silvie

1. Jack Kirby - Krackle
2. Tom Scioli - Jack Kirby
3. Tony Millionaire - Booze
4. Charles Burns - STDs
5. Rick Altergott - Stinkies

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Bob Temuka

1. Garth Ennis -- Honour
2. Mark Waid -- Legacy
3. Paul Pope -- Movement
4. Pat Mills -- Rage
5. Joe Matt -- Masturbation

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Douglas Wolk

1. Pat Mills -- Hegemony
2. J.M. DeMatteis -- Enlightenment
3. Jason -- Absence
4. Christopher J. Priest - Façades
5. Peter Bagge - Indignation

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Jeppe Mulich

1. Moebius -- Frontiers
2. Gene Luen Yang -- Identity
3. Yoshiharu Tsuge -- Melancholia
4. Shigeru Mizuki -- Recollection
5. Daniel Clowes -- Empathy

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Buzz Dixon

1. Vaughn Bode -- Sex
2. Chester Gould -- Violence
3. Jack Chick -- Evangelism
4. Windsor McCay -- Anxiety
5. Dave Sim -- God

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Matt Emery

1. Marty Fucking Emond -- Punk
2. Roger Langridge -- Vaudeville
3. John Kent -- Subversion
4. Tim Molloy -- Terror
5. Mat Tait -- Shadows

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David Brothers

1. Ann Nocenti -- Expectations
2. Emily Carroll -- Inevitability
3. Dwayne McDuffie -- Knowledge
4. Katsuhiro Otomo -- Power
5. Akira Toriyama -- Happiness

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Marc Mason

1. Garth Ennis - family
2. Warren Ellis - romanticism
3. Peter David - misfits
4. Mark Waid - maturation
5. Frank Miller - sacrifice

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Chad Nevett

1. Jim Starlin - Power
2. Garth Ennis - Responsibility
3. Joe Casey - Enlightenment
4. Brian Azzarello - Music
5. Warren Ellis - Hope

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Michael Grabowski

1. Charles Schulz -- disappointment
2. George Herriman -- love
3. Walt Kelly -- community
4. Harold Gray -- determination
5. Hank Ketcham -- mischief

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Ryan Sands

1. Junji Ito - Obsession
2. Mickey Zacchilli - Disorientation
3. Jeff Smith - Home
4. Hellen Jo - Rebellion
5. Jonny Negron - Fecundity

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Charles Brownstein

* Jeff Smith - Responsibility
* Brian Azzarello - Language
* Go Nagai - Carnality
* Craig Thompson - Gnosis
* Joe Kubert - Manhood

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I really appreciate everyone's responses, and I thought this one in particular was fun. Thank you. I'm not going to do this feature for a few weeks.

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