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August 17, 2014


FFF Results Post #390 -- Inks Over Pencils

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Inkers Whose Work You Enjoy Over Five Specific Pencil Artists That Are Different People." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Tom Palmer Over John Buscema
2. Joe Sinnott Over Jack Kirby
3. Will Elder Over John Severin
4. Jim Blanchard Over Peter Bagge
5. Terry Austin Over John Byrne

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Johnny Bacardi

* Craig Russell over Mike Mignola
* Chic Stone over Kirby
* Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
* John Severin over Herb Trimpe
* Tom Nguyen over Doug Mahnke

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Evan Dorkin

1. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
2. Mike Esposito over Ross Andru
3. Mike Royer over Jack Kirby
4. Kevin Nowlan over Jose Garcia-Lopez
5. Will Elder over John Severin

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Douglas Wolk

1. Don Carlton Over Garry Trudeau
2. Alfredo Alcala Over Gene Colan
3. Dan Adkins Over Don Newton
4. Murphy Anderson Over Curt Swan
5. Wade Von Grawbadger Over Stuart Immonen

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Dave Knott

* Murphy Anderson over Curt Swan
* Edgar P. Jacobs over Hergé
* John Totleben over Steve Bissette
* Don Carlton over Garry Trudeau
* Rick Burchett over Mike Parobeck

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Christopher Keels

* Johnny Craig over George Tuska
* John Severin over Herb Trimpe
* Al Williamson over Curt Swan
* Klaus Janson over Gil Kane
* Kevin Nowlan over Jose Luis Garcia Lopez

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Lou Copeland

1. John Totleben over Stephen Bissette
2. Chic Stone over Jack Kirby
3. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
4. Chester Brown over Stephen Bissette
5. Bill Everett over Mike Sekowsky

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Eric Yockey

1. Tom Palmer Over Neal Adams
2. Murphy Anderson Over Curt Swan
3. Mike Royer Over Jack Kirby
4. Alfredo Alcala Over John Buscema
5. Terry Austin Over Marshall Rogers

Actually, I'd take Austin's inks over just about anyone's pencils.

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Fred Hembeck

1. Chic Stone over Jack Kirby
2. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
3. Al Williamson over Curt Swan
4. Wally Wood over Steve Ditko
5. Murphy Anderson over Carmine Infantino

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Mark Waid

1. Murphy Anderson over Carmine Infantino
2. Eric Shanower over Curt Swan
3. John Romita, Sr. over Gil Kane
4. Terry Austin over Marshall Rogers
5. Wally Wood over Bob Brown

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Jeff Harris

* Joe Sinnott over Gene Colan
* Tom Palmer over Neal Adams
* John Romita Sr. over Gil Kane
* Wally Wood over Jack Kirby
* Murphy Anderson over Curt Swan

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Chad Hanna

1. Dennis Janke over Jon Bogdanove
2. Wallace Wood over Jack Kirby
3. Bob Mcleod over Mike Zeck
4. Dick Giordano over Neal Adams
5. Klaus Janson over John Romita Jr.

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Art Baxter

1. John Romita Over Gil Kane -- Amazing Spider-Man #90-124 -- A handful of issues spread out in there
2. Russ Heath Over Mike Golden -- Mister Miracle (Steve Gerber issues) #24 & 25
3. Harvey Kurtzman Over Alex Toth -- Dying City -- Two Fisted Tales #22
4. Bernie Wrightson Over Steve Ditko -- Morlock 2001 and the Midnight Men, July 1975 #3
5. Bill Everett over Ross Andru -- Marvel Feature #1-3 1971 (First few Defenders stories)

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Chris Arrant

1. Wally Wood over Gil Kane
2. Terry Austin over John Byrne
3. Tim Townsend over Chris Bachalo
4. Klaus Janson over Frank Miller
5. Tom Palmer over John Buscema

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Matthew Allison

1. Al Williamson over John Romita Jr.
2. Charles Burns over John Romita Jr. (Naked Snack)
3. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
4. John Totleben over Steve Bissette
5. Kevin Nowlan over anybody

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Marc Arsenault

1. Klaus Janson over Keith Giffen
2. Gene Day over Mike Zeck
3. Steve Leialoha over Carmine Infantino
4. Terry Austin over Marshall Rogers
5. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan

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Steve Replogle

1. Bill Everett over Jack Kirby
2. John Severin over Marie Severin
3. John Byrne over Steve Ditko
4. Ralph Reese over Gil Kane
5. Berni Wrightson over Carmine Infantino

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Rob Salkowitz

* Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
* Alfredo Alcala over John Buscema
* Al Williamson over Thomas Yeates
* John Tottleben over Steve Bissette
* Klaus Jansen over Frank Miller

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Wally Wood over Jack Kirby
2. Dan Bulanadi over Paul Ryan
3. Murphy Anderson over Curt Swan
4. Joe Sinnott over John Romita Sr.
5. Dick Giordano over Neal Adams


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Michael Draine

1. Bernie Wrightson over Michael Kaluta (The Shadow #3)
2. John Totleben over Steve Bissette (Swamp Thing)
3. Frank Frazetta over Al Williamson ("50 Girls 50," Weird Science #20)
4. Steve Ditko over Jack Kirby (The Incredible Hulk #2, Fantastic Four #13)
5. Mick Gray over JH Williams III (Promethea)

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Mark Mayerson

* Mike Royer over Jack Kirby
* J. Bone over Darwyn Cooke
* John Severin over Dick Ayers
* Dan Adkins over Jim Steranko
* Wally Wood over Gil Kane

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Matt Emery

1. Tom Palmer over John Buscema
2. Bob Layton over John Romita Jr
3. Terry Austin over Carmine Infantino
4. Dan Green over John Romita Jr
5. Bob McCleod over Mike Zeck

I usually try to think of different answers but Buscema/Palmer was my immediate thought from a fondly remembered run of comics.

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Oliver Ristau

1. Al Gordon over Keith Giffen
2. Terry Austin over Marshall Rogers
3. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
4. Al Williamson over John Romita
5. Murphy Anderson over Curt Swan

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Scott Dunbier

* P. Craig Russell over Steve Ditko (on Rom)
* Bill Everett over Jack Kirby (on Thor)
* Al Williamson over Curt Swan (on Superman)
* Russ Heath over Michael Golden (on Mister Miracle)
* Bernie Wrightson over Michael Kaluta (on Shadow #4)

*****

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James Langdell

1. Karl Kesel Over Stephen DeStefano
2. P. Craig Russell Over Steve Ditko
3. Tom Palmer Over Gene Colan
4. Gary Martin Over Steve Rude
5. Alfredo Alcala Over Rick Veitch

*****

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Andrew Mansell

1. Joe Sinnott over Jack Kirby
2. Alfredo Alcala over John Buscema
3. Tom Palmer over Gene Colan
4. Gene Day over Mike Zeck
5. Bob Layton over John Romita Jr.

*****

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Marc-Oliver Frisch

1. Tom Palmer over John Buscema
2. Tim Townsend over Chris Bachalo
3. Jesús Merino over Carlos Pacheco
4. Dan Green over John Romita, Jr.
5. Bob Almond over Sal Velluto

*****

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Jim Bricker

1. Tom Palmer Over Gene Colan
2. Steve Leialoha Over Frank Brunner
3. Dick Giordano Over Neal Adams
4. Joe Sinnott Over Jim Steranko
5. Klaus Janson Over Frank Miller

*****

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Scott VanderPloeg

* Jesus Merino over Carlos Pacheco
* Mike Royer over Jack Kirby
* J Bone over Darwyn Cooke
* Murphy Anderson over Gil Kane
* Syd Shores over Gene Colan

*****

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Kiel Phegley

1. Stephen Baskerville Over Andrew Wildman
2. Al Williamson Over Rick Leonardi
3. Wade Von Grawbadger Over Tony Harris
4. Tom Palmer Over John Romita, Jr.
5. Wayne Faucher Over Humberto Ramos

*****

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Alan Doane

1. Joe Rubinstein over John Byrne
2. Klaus Janson over Gil Kane
3. Wallace Wood over Steve Ditko
4. John Totleben over Steve Bissette
5. Terry Austin over Frank Miller

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modified from a suggestion by Chris Arrant; thanks, Chris

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