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February 23, 2014


FFF Results Post #368 -- Snow Day Comics

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five 'Snow Day' Comics, By Which I Mean Favorite Comics You Might Re-Read During A Lengthy And Unplanned Afternoon On The Couch." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Usagi Yojimbo
2. Prince Valiant
3. High Society
4. Jack Kirby-Era Fantastic Four
5. Roy Thomas-written Avengers comics

*****

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John Vest

1. Barry Windsor-Smith Conan stories
2. Tom Sutton's Squalor
3. Jack Katz's First Kingdom
4. Roy Thomas and Gil Kane's adaptation of Wagner's Ring
5. Lynd Ward woodcut novels

*****

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Steve Murphy

1. Warren or Kitchen Sink editions of The Spirit
2. Any DC Showcase Presents horror comics collection (like The House of Mystery, Weird War Tales, etc.)
3. Essential Captain America 2 (or 3, or 4)
4. MAD paperbacks
5. Corto Maltese

*****

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James Vance

1. Segar's Popeye "Plunder Island" sequence
2. Transmetropolitan
3. Jaxon's Comanche Moon
4. V for Vendetta
5. Lone Wolf and Cub

*****

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Tom Bondurant

1. Nexus
2. American Flagg!
3. Micronauts vol. 1
4. Crisis On Infinite Earths (Absolute Edition)
5. O'Neil/Adams-era Green Lantern

*****

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John Platt

1. Dork and related comics by Evan Dorkin (to prepare for the upcoming Eltingville series)
2. Habibi by Craig Thompson (which I've been saving for just such an occasion)
3. Those Annoying Post Bros. and related series by Matt Howarth (which I read way out of order as I tracked down back issues over the years and now need to finally read from beginning to end)
4. Swamp Thing by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette, John Totleben and accomplices (I'm due for a re-read)
5. The most recent 18 issues of Dark Horse Presents (which I have stupidly let stack up until they became a foot-tall pile of intimidation)

*****

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David Brothers

1. Jim Lee-era X-Men
2. Cromartie High School
3. Vimanarama
4. Death of Superman
5. Dr Slump

*****

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Justin J. Major

1. Achewood: The Great Outdoor Fight
2. Earnie Pook's Comeek: The Freddie Stories
3. Underworld by Kaz
4. Levitz/Giffen-Era Legion of Super-Heroes
5. The Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes, vol. 1: Batman

*****

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Ryan Sands

1. Dungeon (Early Years / Zenith / Parade / Twilight / Monsters)
2. Nancy is Happy / Nancy Loves Christmas
3. Bone
4. The 1997-2001 complete run of PULP magazine
5. Phoenix

*****

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Mike Palumbo

1. New X-Men (Grant Morrison)
2. Wildcats/Wildcats 3.0 (Scott Lobdell/Joe Casey)
3. All-Star Superman
4. The Spirit (Will Eisner)
5. The Sandman (Neil Gaiman)

*****

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Gene Hall

1. Airtight Garage - Moebius
2. Undergrounds - Various titles
3. THB - Paul Pope
4. Soul Puddin'/Super Sonic Soul Puddin'- Mike Macropoulos
5. Ed The Happy Clown - Chester Brown

*****

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Tim Hayes

1. Steve Englehart-era Avengers
2. Kane (Paul Grist)
3. Giffen/DeMatteis-era JLA
4. Alice In Sunderland (Bryan Talbot)
5. Hewligan's Haircut (Milligan/Hewlett)

*****

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Danny Ceballos

1. Evil Eye
2. King-Cat comics and stories
3. Kirby-Era The Losers
4. Little Lulu
5. Arcade

*****

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Matthew Craig

1. The Spider-Man Clone Saga
2. Showcase: Superman collections
3. Grant Morrison's JLA
4. Garth Ennis' Punisher
5. All the 2000ADs in the box under my bed.

*****

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Gabe Fowler

1. Hate (original 1-30 run)
2. old Pogo paperbacks
3. any random Complete Crumb volume
4. The last 3 Raw magazines (the small Pantheon ones)
5. The Mad World of William M. Gaines, which is not a comic, but is comic related, and I have re-read it more than any single comic

*****

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David Robertson

* Keith Giffen / J.M. Dematteis Justice League
* Archie Goodwin / Carmine Infantino Star Wars
* Stan Lee / Steve Ditko Spider-Man
* Bill Mantlo / Sal Buscema Hulk
* Jim Starlin Warlock

*****

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Buzz Dixon

1. Cerebus
2. Empowered
3. The War That Time Forgot DC Showcase
4. Grant Morrison-era Doom Patrol
5. Amphigorey / Amphigorey Too / Amphigorey Also / Amphigorey Again

*****

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Richard Bruton

* Calvin & Hobbes by Bill Watterson
* Warren Ellis and John Cassaday - Planetary
* Strangers In Paradise by Terry Moore
* The Alan Moore / Alan Davis Captain Britain
* Kyle Baker - Cowboy Wally / Why I Hate Saturn

*****

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Pogo
2. Jack Kirby's Fourth World
3. A big ol' stack of MAD from when Gaines was still publisher
4. Late Silver Age Flash
5. Steve Gerber's Howard the Duck

*****

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Steven Stwalley

1. Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman by David Boswell
2. Flaming Carrot by Bob Burden
3. Ed the Happy Clown by Chester Brown
4. The Collective Unconscience of Odd Bodkins by Dan O'Neill
5. Zap Comix by Robert Crumb & Friends

*****

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Zainab Akhtar

1) Tintin (any)
2) Frank Cho's Liberty Meadows
3) Lucifer by Mike Carey and Peter Gross
4) Mazeworld by Alan Grant and Arthur Ranson
5) Batman Adventure by various

*****

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Oliver Ristau

1. Amazing Spider-Man by Lee/Ditko/Romita
2. Don Rosa's Uncle Scrooge
3. Marvel's Planet Of The Apes Magazines from the 1970s
4. Garth Ennis' Punisher Max
5. Legion Of Superheroes by Bates/Cockrum, Shooter/Grell, Levitz/Giffen

*****

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Jamie S. Rich

1. Shade the Changing Man
2. Sandman Mystery Theater
3. Power Girl by Gray, Palmiotti, & Conner
4. Berlin
5. Daredevil by Bendis & Maleev

*****

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Tom O'Hagan

1. Batman: Year One
2. Jack Kirby's Fourth World
3. Sandman
4. Calvin and Hobbes
5. Tomb of Dracula

*****

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M. Emery

1. Modesty Blaise
2. A pile of Commando, War Picture Library, Battle Picture Library etc
3. Usagi Yojimbo
4. Black Jack
5. Carl Bark's Duck comics

*****

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Dan Morris

1. The various volumes of the Judge Dredd Case Files series I own.
2. Domu; A Child's Dream
3. The Adventures of Tintin
4. Hicksville
5. 70s era Jack Kirby Captain America comics

*****

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Michael Dooley

1. Daredevil / David Mack + Alex Maleev
2. 100 Bullets / Eduardo Risso
3. Marshal Law / Kevin O'Neill
4. Casanova / Gabriel Ba & Fabio Moon
5. Blab! / Monte Beauchamp

*****

thanks to those that sent in art; only a couple of you were completely useless, so I was pleasantly surprised

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