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February 26, 2017


FFF Results Post #471 -- Broken Hearts

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Comics Characters That Either Presently Have -- Or At One Time Had -- Less Of Their Body Than They Did The First Time You Encountered Them." This is how they responded.

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Oliver Ristau

1. Namor
2. Tyr
3. Flash Thompson
4. Tony Nomade
5. almost everyone of Bloodstrike [pictured]

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Steve Harrick

1. Misty Knight
2. Cyclops
3. Raina Telgemeier (in Smile) [pictured]
4. Green Arrow
5. F (in Gregory Benton's B+F)

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1. Cerebus (ditto) [pictured]
2. The Joker (Batman)
3. Flash Thompson (Spider-Man)
4. B.D. (Doonesbury)
5. The Black Spy (MAD Magazine)

Bonus: Arm-Fall-Off-Boy (Legion of Super-Heroes; the first time I encountered him was one panel before his arm came off)

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Thor/Odinson [pictured]
2. Lightning Lad
3. Rick Grimes
4. Evey Hammond
5. Aquaman

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Dave Knott

* B.D.
* Cerebus
* Bucky Barnes
* Flash Thompson
* Atom Eve

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Marty Yohn

1. Claw the Unconquered
2. Aquaman
3. John Colby (Chew)
4. Roy Harper
5. Black Hand

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Anthony Stock

1. Tetsuo
2. Cerebus
3. Deunan Knute
4. Green Arrow (in the Dark Knight Returns)
5. KGBeast

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Daniel Kalder

1. Arcturus Rann (Leader of the Micronauts, lost a hand in Peter B. Gillis' weird/pretentious New Voyages series)
2. The Shadow (Helfer/Baker version)
3. Dr. Strange (Had an eyepatch, Peter B. Gillis again)
4. Swamp Thing (Repeatedly maimed, or reduced to a shoot)
5. Machine Man 2020

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Green Arrow
2. The Thing
3. BD
4. Tetsuo Shima
5. Cursed Pirate Girl

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John Vest

1. Ultron (in Avengers # 57)
2. Machine Man (disassembled by Madame Menace)
3. Brainiac (in Alan Moore's Superman # 423)
4. Original Human Torch (what was left of him in Ed Brubaker's Captain America)
5. Fafnir (loses arm and later life in Thomas / Windsor-Smith Conan)

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Matt Emery

1. Judge Dredd
2. Sugar Ray (1980's Dan Dare)
3. Doomlord
4. Mean Machine Angel
5. Jesse Custer

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Mike Pfefferkorn

1. Speedy/Arsenal (Roy Harper)
2. Green Arrow (Oliver Queen)
3. Anton Arcane
4. Bucky/Winter Soldier (James Buchanan Barnes)
5. Machiste

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Tim Hayes

1. Nighthawk carries his brain around in a dish in Steve Gerber's Defenders
2. Jack Frost in The Invisibles has a finger cut off and eaten
3. John Garrett in Elektra: Assassin is blown up and rebuilt
4. Odin's eye goes walkabout in Roy Thomas's Thor
5. Wonder Woman sacrifices both eyes in Greg Rucka's run

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thanks to all that participated; I skipped posting four entries that seemed not to answer the question; I'm not sure that Raina one did, either; my fault, not a great topic; I'm chopping off my typing fingers now

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