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July 7, 2019


FFF Results Post #524 -- Saturday Recommendations

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Older Comics Or Specific Groups Of Older Comics You'd Recommend For A Saturday Just Reading Comics." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. The Flaming Carrot, Bob Burden (A-V, Renegade, Dark Horse, Image)
2. Little Orphan Annie, Harold Gray (LOAC)
3. The Replacement God, Zander Cannon (Amaze Ink)
4. Usagi Yojimbo, Stan Sakai (Fantagraphics, Mirage, Dark Horse, IDW)
5. The Land Of Nod, Jay Stephens (Black Eye)

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William Burns

* Steve Gerber Howard the Duck
* Steve Gerber Defenders
* Hellboy
* Dykes To Watch Out For
* The first box set of the Fantagraphics collected Peanuts

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Joe Schwind

1. HA HA Comics (ACG)
2. Dell Giants (Dell)
3. Young Lust (Company & Sons. Print Mint. Last Gasp)
4. Arcade The Comics Revue (Print Mint)
5. Guindon collections (various)

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Dave Knott

* MAD Magazine
* Thimble Theatre featuring Popeye
* Tintin
* Yummy Fur
* Akira

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Jeff Hayes

1. Tom Strong (America's Best Comics)
2. Daredevil Volume 1 by Miller and Janson (Marvel)
3. Usagi Yojimbo by Sakai (Fantagraphics)
4. Eightball by Clowes (Fantagraphics)
5. Camelot 3000 by Barr and Boland (DC Comics)

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Mark Brodersen

1. Reid Fleming World's Toughest Milkman
2. Milk & Cheese
3. Scalped
4. Prison Pit
5. Ex Machina

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Bruce Canwell

1. The Spirit 1947-48, Will Eisner (DC, Kitchen Sink Press, Warren)
2. Little Lulu, John Stanley/Irving Tripp (Dark Horse, Drawn & Quarterly)
3. Fantastic Four # 44 - 60, Jack Kirby/Stan Lee/Joe Sinnott (Marvel)
4. Peanuts, Charles Schulz (Fantagraphics)
5. Hellboy, Mike Mignola (Dark Horse)

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Matthew Guest

1. Dennis the Menace Pocket Full of Fun (Fawcett)
2. Groo the Wanderer (PC, Eclipse, Epic, Image, Dark Horse)
3. Kamandi The Last Boy on Earth( DC)
4. Mad Magazine (EC)
5. Tarzan (Dell, Gold Key, DC, Marvel)

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John Vest

1. Reid Fleming, David Boswell (Eclipse, Deep Sea)
2. Border Worlds, Don Simpson (Kitchen Sink, Dover)
3. Small Favors, Colleen Coover, (Eros, Limerence Press)
4. Strange Growths, Jenny Zervakis (Spit and a Half)
5. Los Tejanos, Jaxon (Last Gasp, Fantagraphics)

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Nick Lane

1. Mickey Mouse by Floyd Gottfreidson
2. Uncle Scrooge or any of the Duck comics by Carl Barks
3. Bone by Jeff Smith
4. Mech Cadet Yu by Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa
5. Justice League by Keith Giffen, JM DeMatteis, And Kevin McGuire

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Allan Rosenberg

1- The Transmutation of Ike Garuda - Elaine Lee & Jim Sherman (Epic)
2- Batman: Strange Apparitions - Steve Englehart & Marshall Rogers (DC)
3- Corto Maltese - Hugo Pratt (Euro Comics)
4- Love Bunglers - Jaime Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
5- Frank - Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics)

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Erik Missio

1. Stray Bullets, Dave Lapham (El Capitan, Image)
2. Kamandi, Jack Kirby (DC Comics)
3. Corto Maltese, Hugo Pratt (IDW/Eurocomics)
4. Locas, Jaime Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
5. Fox Trot, Bill Amend (Andrews McMeel)

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Michael Neno

1. Paul Pope's THB
2. A big ol' stack of Sad Sacks
3. Trevor Von Eeden's Thriller
4. Norman Maurer's The Little Stooges
5. Doll Man comics

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Tucker Stone

1. Blammo, Noah Van Sciver (Kilgore)
2. Dork, Evan Dorkin (Slave Labor)
3. Nana, Ai Yazawa (Viz)
4. Scary Book, Kazuo Umezu (Dark Horse)
5. Domu, Katsuhiro Otomo (Dark Horse)

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Jamie Coville

1. Concrete, Paul Chadwick (Dark Horse)
2. Finder, Carla Speed McNeil (Light Speed Press)
3. Hate, Peter Bagge (Fantagraphics)
4. Ms. Tree, Max Allan Collins & Terry Beatty (Eclipse)
5. Justice League International, Giffen, DeMatteis, Maguire, etc... (DC Comics)

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Oliver Ristau

1. Man-Thing, Steve Gerber (Marvel)
2. The Spectre, Jerry Siegel (DC)
3. Dakota North, Martha Thomases (Marvel)
4. Ms. Tree, Max Allan Collins (Eclipse, Renegade Press, Aardvark-Vanaheim)
5. Torchy Brown, Jackie Ormes (Pittsburgh Courier, The Chicago Defender)

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Buzz Dixon

1. Kona, Monarch Of Monster Isle, Sam Glanzman (Dell)
2. Planet Hulk, Greg Pak (Marvel)
3. The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Omnibus, Gilbert Sheldon (Fanfare)
4. The Big Book Of Barry Ween, Judd Winick (Omni)
5. Nick Fury, Agent Of SHIELD, Jim Steranko (Marvel)

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Rob Salkowitz

* Manhunter by Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson, preferably in the original 100-page Detective Comics they first appeared in
* The "Headmen" run of The Defenders by Steve Gerber and Sal Buscema (I think #22-30?)
* A stack of Spirit magazines from Warren, complete with monster movie ads in back
* Doctor Strange #1-5 by Steve Englehart and Frank Brunner
* The Airtight Garage by Moebius

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Danny Ceballos

1. The Fun House, Lynda Barry (Perennial Library, Harper & Row)
2. Miss Fury, Tarpé Mills (Bell Syndicate)
3. Kings in Disguise, Jim Vance, Dan Burr (Kitchen Sink)
4. Sandman #41-49, Neil Gaiman, Jill Thompson (Vertigo)
5. Kramers Ergot 4, edited by Sammy Harkham (Avodah Books, Gingko Press, Buenaventura Press)

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Antranik Tchalekian

* Alien Legion - Carl Potts, Alan Zelenetz, Frank Cirocco, Chuck Dixon and Larry Stroman (Epic)
* Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe - various (Marvel)
* Justice League/International (1987 series) - Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire (DC)
* Bloom County - Berke Breathed (syndicated/Little Brown & Co.)
* Power Pack - Louise Simonson and June Brigman (Marvel)

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Chris Duffy

1. Down the Street by Lynda Barry (Harper Collins)
2. Dr. Spektor by Don Glut and Jesse Santos (Gold Key)
3. Howard the Duck by Steve Gerber, Gene Colan, and others (Marvel)
4. I Love Led Zeppelin by Ellen Forney (Fantagraphics)
5. Odds Off by Matt Madden (Highwater)

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Douglas Wolk

1. Mars, Mark Hempel & Marc Wheatley (First)
2. Kliban in a Box, B. Kliban (Workman)
3. Master of Kung Fu #103-120, Doug Moench & Gene Day (Marvel)
4. Third World War, Pat Mills & Carlos Ezquerra (Fleetway)
5. Bunny Vs. Monkey, Jamie Smart (Scholastic)

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Austin English

1. Charles Addams collections
2. Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed
3. Raisin Pie by Ariel Bordeaux and Rick Altergott
4. King Aroo by Jack Kent
5. Girl Hero by Megan Kelso

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Andrew Mansell

1. The Spirit: Will Eisner (Kitchen Sink)
2. Groo: Sergio and ME (Epic, Image, Dark Horse)
3. Master of Kung Fu: Moench, Zeck and Day (Marvel)
4. Astro City: Busiek, Anderson (Image, Homage, Wildstorm, Vertigo)
5. King Aroo, Jack Kent (IDW)

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