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June 15, 2014


FFF Results Post #383 -- Super-Villains

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Perceived Comics Villains That Aren't Primarily Characters In Comic Books." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Fredric Wertham
2. The Batman TV Show
3. Gary Groth
4. Moms (For Throwing Out All Junior's Comics)
5. Jim Shooter

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Sean T. Collins

* mort weisinger
* stan lee
* jim shooter
* bill jemas
* dan didio

*****

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Michael Buntag

1. The Comics Code Authority
2. Harry Donenfeld, Jack Liebowitz & DC Comics
3. Stan Lee & Marvel Comics
4. Scanlation Sites
5. DRM

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Philippe Leblanc

1. Rob Liefeld
2. Variant Covers
3. Dan Didio
4. X-men continuity
5. Pogs

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Jack Schiff
2. Charles F. Murphy
3. Stan Lee (in the eyes of Steve Ditko)
4. Every editor who made a change a creator didn't like
5. Mort Weisinger

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Jones

1. Women who are in any way vocally critical of anything about comics, whether related to gender or not
2. Women who are in no way vocally critical of anything about comics, because they're obviously "fake"
3. Creators' heirs, for being greedy, trying to change the rules, never having created anything, etc.
4. Alan Moore, for obvious reasons
5. Anyone who has ever written for The Comics Journal

(Emphasis on "perceived")

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Mike Baehr

1. Gary Groth
2. James Kochalka circa "craft is the enemy"
3. Craft, circa the above
4. Diamond Comics Distributors
5. Stan Lee

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Josh Leto

1. Scott Rosenberg (Malibu, Platinum, etc.)
2. Every Publisher's Legal Team Ever (vs. Kirby, Shuster, Wolfman, Gerber, etc.)
3. Amazon
4. Video Games
5. 1980's Popular Media (Biff! Bam! Pow! Comics Aren't For Kids Any More!)

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Mark Mayerson

* Martin Goodman
* Stan Lee
* Harry Donenfeld
* Jack Liebowitz
* Mort Weisinger

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Jim Wheelock

1. Richard Nixon
2. Tipper Gore
3. The Comics Code Authority
4. Joel Schumacher
5. Stan Lee

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Greg McElhatton

1. Dan Didio
2. Any current year's batch of Eisner Judges
3. Dave Sim
4. Comic-banning school boards
5. Whomever Rich Johnston is posting rumors about this week

*****

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Michael Grabowski

1. Martin Goodman
2. The Comics Code Authority
3. The Comics Journal
4. Dave Sim
5. The Overstreet Price Guide

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Jamie Coville

1. Comics Magazine Association of America
2. Comic dealers that restore books, but sell them as unrestored
3. Tracers that sell "their" art (Rob Granito, Erro, etc..)
4. Bob Kane
5. Misogynist assholes

*****

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Des Devlin

1. Dr. Shrinko (the fiend who lays out newspaper comics pages)
2. Scamvariant (the evildoer who solicits four "collectable" covers)
3. The Incredible Stench (the comicon cliche that walks like a man)
4. Madame Void (the bad breakup that warped Dave Sim's brain)
5. The Sinister Sea Monkey (tiny flake of dust)

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Buzz Dixon

1. Comics Code Authority
2. United States Senate Subcommittee On Juvenile Delinquency, led by Senator Estes Kefauver
3. The Cannon Film Group
4. Republic Studios for what they did to Captain America & what they wanted to do to Superman
5. Sam Katzman

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Oliver Ristau

1. The person responsible for people branding themselves as Nerds and Geeks.
2. SDCC
3. Avi Arad
4. Gavin Aung Than
5. Dan DiDio

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Chris Duffy

1. Alan Moore (for being mean about superheroes and superhero movies)
2. Stan Lee
3. Mort Weisinger
4. Work for hire
5. 90s comics speculation

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William Burns

* Stan Lee
* Mort Weisinger
* Rob Liefeld
* Dan Didio
* Joe Quesada

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Matthew Craig

1. Joel Schumacher
2. Margaret Thatcher
3. Comicbook Fans
4. Speculators
5. Adulthood

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Tom Bondurant

1. Dan DiDio
2. Bob Kane
3. Stan Lee
4. Todd McFarlane
5. Vince Colletta

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Matt Emery

1. Stan Lee
2. Vince Colletta
3. Mike Diana
4. Al Capp
5. Robert Crumb

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