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March 2, 2014


FFF Results Post #369 -- Homework

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Cartoonists Whose Work 20-Year-Old Cartooning Students Should Be Exposed To." This is how they responded.

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Gene Hall

1. Steve Ditko
2. Moebius
3. Harvey Kurtzman
4. George Herriman
5. Osamu Tezuka

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Tom Spurgeon

1. John Porcellino
2. Julia Wertz
3. Peter Arno
4. Carl Barks
5. Jack Kirby

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1 John Porcellino
2 Harvey Kurtzman
3 Julie Doucet
4 Ernie Bushmiller
5 Kyoko Ariyoshi

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Aaron Costain

* Jon McNaught
* Roy Crane
* Dash Shaw
* Anders Nilsen
* Lewis Trondheim

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Will Pfeifer

1. Alex Toth
2. Harvey Kurtzman
3. Yoshihiro Tatsumi
4. Art Young
5. Chester Gould

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Mark Haven Britt

1. Jack Kirby
2. Joe Sacco
3. Lynda Barry
4. Kyle Baker
5. Mike Mignola

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Jamie Coville

1. Peter Bagge
2. Steve Ditko
3. Alex Toth
4. Jack Kirby
5. art spiegelman

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Art Baxter

1. Lynda Barry
2. Michael Deforge
3. John Stanley
4. Charles Schulz
5. Tove Jansson

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Ben Zwolinski

* George Herriman
* Dan Decarlo
* Jim Steranko
* Peter Kuper
* John Arne Sæterøy

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Tom Bondurant

1. Joe Kubert
2. Milton Caniff
3. George Perez
4. Garry Trudeau
5. Howard Chaykin

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Steve Murphy

1. Nick Cardy (design sense/aesthetic beauty)
2. Walt Kelly (brushwork)
3. Vittorio Giardino (backgrounds/sense of place)
4. Milton Caniff (for doing so much in such limited space)
5. Ed Piskor (watching talent grow in real-time)

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Buzz Dixon

1. Will Eisner
2. Jack Kirby
3. Milt Caniff
4. Elzie Segar
5. George Herriman

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Janelle Hessig

1. Lynda Barry
2. Vanessa Davis
3. Dan DeCarlo
4. Al Jaffee
5. Robert Crumb

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Evan Dorkin

1. Alex Toth
2. Bryan Lee O'Malley
3. David Mazzucchelli
4. Lynda Barry
5. Harvey Kurtzman

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Douglas Wolk

1. Larry Marder
2. Lynda Barry
3. Fiona Staples
4. Kevin Huizenga
5. Milton Caniff

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Jamie S. Rich

1. Andi Watson
2. Steve Rude
3. Rumiko Takahashi
4. Seth
5. Mike Mignola

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Oliver Ristau

1. Floyd Gottfredson
2. Lewis Trondheim
3. Alberto Breccia
4. Naoki Urasawa
5. M. K. Brown

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Danny Ceballos

1. Lynda Barry
2. Justin Green
3. Osamu Tezuka
4. James Thurber
5. Harvey Kurtzman

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Ian MacEwan

1. José Munoz
2. Bernard Krigstein
3. George Herriman
4. Osamu Tezuka
5. Moebius

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Jason Sacks

1. Carl Barks: For panel composition, character design and story building
2. Will Eisner: For storytelling, atmospherics and the smart use of exaggeration
3. Jacques Tardi: For the simplicity of his line work and the complexity of the material he presents
4. Shigeru Mizuki: For the way he effortlessly evokes a world that mixes realism and exaggeration in creating fantasy
5. Bernard Krigstein: For the way he thought through the stories he presented to maximize their drama and impact

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Dan Morris

1. Osamu Tezuka
2. Jim Rugg
3. Megan Kelso
4. Mike Mignola
5. Roy Crane

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Milton Caniff
2. Lynd Ward
3. Howard Chaykin
4. Goseki Kojima
5. George Herriman

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Austin English

1. charlotte salomon
2. lyonel feininger
3. julie doucet
4. Roz Chast
5. Carol Tyler

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David Robertson

* Peter Bagge
* George Herriman
* James Kochalka
* Jeff Smith
* Chris Ware

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Brian Moore

1. Charles Addams
2. Carl Barks
3. Julie Doucet
4. Larry Gonick
5. Posy Simmonds

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Eric Knisley

1. Chester Gould (mastery of composition and spot blacks)
2. Matt Feazell (economical cartooning and snappy, funny writing)
3. Matt Wagner (Grendel, for page layouts and narrative flow)
4. Winsor McCay (the potential of comics)
5. Jack Kirby (inspiration!)

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Scott Dunbier

* Jack Kirby
* Will Eisner
* Alex Toth
* Milton Caniff
* Walt Kelly

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Steven Stwalley

1. George Herriman
2. Larry Marder
3. Lynda Barry
4. Scott McCloud
5. Elzie Segar

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Scott Cederlund

1. Harvey Kurtzman
2. Robert Crumb
3. Chris Ware
4. Gilbert Shelton
5. Jaime Hernandez

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Marc Arsenault

1. Jason Shiga
2. Taiyo Matsumoto
3. Dash Shaw
4. Alex Toth
5. Walt Kelly

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thanks to Paul Karasik for the idea

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