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April 30, 2017


FFF Results Post #475 -- But This, Not That

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Comics That Were Personally -- In Person -- Recommended To You By Someone Whose Name You Know. Name The Person, Too." This is how they responded.

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Chris Duffy

* Watchmen by Moore and Gibbons -- recommended by my college roommate Adam's cousin David
* Lionel Feininger comics -- recommended by Mark Newgarden
* Comics by Jason -- recommended by Jay Stephens
* NON (anthology) -- recommended by Vanessa Johnson (coworker at Nick Mag)
* Dragon's Breath by MariNaomi -- recommended by Summer Pierre

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Michael Dooley

* Holli Hoxx by Austin and Adam Tinius -- recommended by Adam Tinius
* Hero Hotel by Yehudi Mercado -- recommended by publishers Barbra and Bryant Dillon
* Crystal Girl by Natalia Hernandez -- recommended by Natalia Hernandez
* Powernap by Maritza Campos and Bachan -- recommended by Campos and Gabriela (Gaby) Maya
* The Lovely Horrible Stuff by Eddie Campbell -- recommended by comics scholar Charles Hatfield after I told him The Fate of the Artist was the only Campbell work that interested me.

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Marty Yohn

1. Calvin and Hobbes, recommended by my cooperating Art teacher Janine Kaicharny many years ago
2. Saga, recommended by my son Michael
3. Transmetropolitan, recommended by Michael's friend Mitch
4. Akira, recommended by Michael's other friend Brian
5. Smile, recommended by my friend Kate

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Oliver Ristau

1. Judge Anderson: Satan by Alan Grant and Arthur Ranson -- recommended by Zainab Akhtar
2. 3 by Hugues Micol -- recommended by Thomas Ragon
3. The Winter Men by Brett Lewis and Jean Paul Leon -- recommended by Marc-Oliver Frisch
4. Jude Nude by Etienne Davodeau -- recommended by Lars von Törne
5. Am kühlen Tisch by Amelie von Wulffen -- recommended by Anna Haifisch

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Buzz Dixon

* Sandman by Neil Gaimen et al -- recommended by Warren Jaycox
* The 300 by Frank Miller -- recommended by Flint Dille
* One Punch Man by One -- recommended by Holly Knevelbaard
* T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents by Wally Wood et al -- recommended by Scott Whiteside
* The manga of Yoshihiro Tatsumi -- recommended by Bill Leibowitz

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Jeffrey A. Goodman

1. Plastic Man -- My Mom, Elaine Goodman
2. My Dad's Classics Comics Illustrated Collection -- My Grandmother, Min Goodman
3. Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers #2 -- Walt at Waterbeds N Stuff, OSU Campus Columbus, OH 1974
4. Mad #125 (My first) -- Jonathan Seideman, classmate -- 3rd Grade Columbus Torah Academy, Columbus, OH 1969
5. Tales From The Crypt (Ballantine pb) -- David Sehring, classmate -- 5th Grade Columbus Academy, Gahanna, OH 1971 or 1972

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Patrick Watson

1. Stray Bullets by David Lapham recommended by Gib Bickel, Head Ogre at The Laughing Ogre
2. Bone by Jeff Smith recommended by Steve Snyder, owner of Central City Comics
3. Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai recommended by Randy Meredith my best friend
4. My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris recommended by Terry Eisele, creator of With Only Five Plums
5. Jupiter's Legacy by Millar & Quitely recommended by Jeffrey Stang at Image Comics

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Andy Mansell

* Johnny Hazard by Frank Robbins -- recommended by All American Comic Shop owner Carl Bonasera
* Little Orphan Annie -- recommended by Chuck Fiala
* Adolph by Tezuka -- recommended by Dustin Harbin
* Peanuts -- recommended by my mother Therese Mansell (the morning after the first broadcast of the X-mas special)
* Sex Criminals by Fraction and Zdarsky-- recommended by Heroes' own Seth Peagler and Rico Renzi

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topic suggested and example provided by Chris Duffy; thanks, Chris

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