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December 6, 2009


FFF Results Post #191 -- Hit List

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Comics You Enjoyed This Year." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Footnotes In Gaza, Joe Sacco
2. The Hunter, Darwyn Cooke
3. The Incredible Hercules (series), Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente
4. Bart Simpson's Treehouse Of Horror #15, Edited By Sammy Harkham
5. Masterpiece Comics, R Sikoryak

*****

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Andrew Mansell

1. Plunder Island in Color!!!!
2. Asterios Polyp
3. Wednesday Comics (especially Supergirl)
4. George Sprott
5. The Muppets by Roger Langridge

*****

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Richard Pachter

1. Stitches, David Small
2. Masterpiece Comics, R. Sikoryak
3. Final Crisis, Grant Morrison, J.G. Jones, Doug Manke, Carlos Pacheco et al
4. Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth, Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos, Annie Di Donna.
5. Asterios Polyp, David Mazzucchelli

*****

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Uriel A. Duran

1) Batman:Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?, Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert
2) Lio, Mark Tatulli
3) Punisher:War Zone - The Resurrection of Ma Gnucci, Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon
4) Cat & Girl, Dorothy Gambrell
5) Legion of 3 Worlds, Geoff Johns and George Pérez

*****

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Jeremy Whitley

1. Air by G. Willow Wilson
2. DMZ by Brian Wood
3. Chew by John Layman
4. Invincible Iron Man by Matt Fraction
5. Detective Comics by Greg Rucka

*****

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Aaron Costain

* A Drifting Life, by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
* West Coast Blues, by Jaques Tardi
* The Photographer, by Emmanuel Guibert
* George Sprott, by Seth
* Prince Valiant Vol 1: 1937-1938, by Hal Foster

*****

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Tom Bondurant

1. Secret Six (series), by Gail Simone and Nicola Scott
2.Madame Xanadu: Disenchanted, by Matt Wagner, Amy Reeder Hadley, and Richard Friend
3. The Muppet Show, by Roger Langridge
4. The Non-Adventures of Wonderella (webcomic), by Justin Pierce
5. The "Batwoman" feature, by Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III, in the Detective Comics series

*****

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Grant Goggans

1. 2000 AD #1650, edited by Matt Smith
2. George Sprott, 1894-1975, Seth
3. Bart Simpson #50, Sergio Aragonés
4. The Hark, a Vagrant strip about the replacement Dr. Watson, Kate Beaton
5. The Supergirl feature in Wednesday Comics, Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner

*****

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Johnny Bacardi

1. Starstruck by Lee & Kaluta
2. Incredible Hercules by Van Lente, Pak, and various artists
3. Empowered by Adam Warren
4. Captain Britain & MI-13 by Paul Cornell and various
5. Top 10: Season Two by Zander & Kevin Cannon and Gene Ha

*****

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Michael Grabowski

* "Satellite CMYK," Dash Shaw (Mome Vol. 13, Winter 2009)
* "Rabbithead," Rebecca Dart (Best American Comics 2006, but I read it this year)
* The strip reproductions parts of Glamourpuss, Dave Sim
* Strange Tales (2009), Marvel Comics
* Uptight #3, Jordan Crane

*****

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Buzz Dixon

1. The Illustrated Book of Genesis, R. Crumb
2. Yotsuba&! #6, Kiyohiko Azuma
3. Popeye Vols. 3 & 4, E. C. Segar
4. Sinfest (webcomic), Tatsuya Ishida
5. Luann (comic strip), Greg Evans

*****

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John Vest

1. Beasts Of Burden, Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson
2. Ditko Presents, Steve Ditko
3. Citizen Rex, Gilbert and Mario Hernandez
4. Dominic Fortune, Howard Chaykin
5. Captain America #601, Ed Brubaker and Gene Colan

*****

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Jamie Coville

1. Black Jack
2. Pluto
3. Herbie Archives
4. Captain America series
5. Sinfest

*****

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Russell Lissau

1. Batman & Robin (DC)
2. Witch Doctor (independent)
3. 100 Bullets (Vertigo)
4. Tiny Titans (DC)
5. Criminal (Icon)

*****

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Dave Knott

* The Red Monkey Double Happiness Book
* Prison Pit, Book One
* Little Fluffy Gigolo Pelu, Vol. 1
* Grandville
* M.O.D.O.K.: Reign Delay

*****

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Adam Casey

1. Batman & Robin
2. Unwritten
3. Incognito
4. Muppet Show (Roger Langridge)
5. Pluto

*****

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Sean T. Collins

* Driven by Lemons, Joshua W. Cotter
* Pim and Francie, Al Columbia
* Boy's Club #3, Matt Furie
* Big Questions #12, Anders Nilsen
* Gangsta Rap Posse #1, Benjamin Marra

*****

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Ben Ostrander

1. Stitches, David Small
2. Asterios Polyp, David Mazzucchelli
3. The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
4. You Are There, Jacques Tardi
5. Blazing Combat, Archie Goodwin

*****

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Will Pfeifer

1. Pim & Francie, The Golden Bear Days by Al Columbia
2. George Sprott by Seth
3. Asterious Polyp by David Mazzuccheli
4. Batman and Robin by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely
5. A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi

*****

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Danny Ceballos

1. Nine Ways To Disappear, Lilli Carré
2. Asterios Polyp, David Mazzucchelli
3. Sandman: Dream Hunters, P. Craig Russell & Neil Gaiman
4. You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation, Fletcher Hanks; edited by Paul Karasik
5. What It Is, Lynda Barry

*****

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Marc Sobel

1. Asterios Polyp
2. Sleeper Car
3. Scalped
4. Criminal
5. Stuff of Legends

*****

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Matthew Craig

1. The Boys, Garth Ennis & Darick Robertson
2. Phonogram: The Singles Club, Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie
3. Amazing Spider-Man, Myriad Writers & Artists
4. Comix Telford, Various Artists through Stripsearch/Hi8us Midlands
5. Love and Rockets: The Girl from H.O.P.P.E.R.S., Jaime Hernandez

*****

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Daniel Boyd

* Oishinbo by Tetsu Kariya and Akira Hanasaki
* Everybody is Stupid Except for Me by Peter Bagge
* Little Nothings by Lewis Trondheim
* Low Moon by Jason
* The Wolverton Bible by Basil Wolverton

*****

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Paul Sloboda

1. The Order Of The Stick, Rich Burlew.
2. Echo, Terry Moore.
3. Sad Little Stories: "My ABCs", Gray Gunter.
4. Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard.
5. "God™"

*****

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Chris Duffy

1. Masterpiece Comics by R. Sikoryak
2. Pluto by Urasawa
3. Book of Genesis by R. Crumb
4. Prison Pit by Johnny Ryan
5. Imaginary Homework, minicomic by Theo Ellsworth

*****

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Christopher Butcher

1. GoGo Monster, by Taiyo Matsumoto (Viz LLC)
2. The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1910, by Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill (Top Shelf)
3. Dr McNinja, by Chris Hastings, Kent Archer, & Anthony Clark (Raptor Bandit)
4. Little Nothings Volume 2, by Lewis Trondheim (NBM)
5. A Drifting Life, by Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly)

*****

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Tom Neely

1. Sleepercar by Theo Ellsworth
2. Blammo #4 by Noah Van Sciver
3. Pines #2 by Jason T. Miles
4. Sausage Hand by Andrew Smith
5. I finally gave in and started reading The Walking Dead and devoured the whole series in a week. More please.

*****

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Jamie S. Rich

1. Battlefields: Dear Billy by Garth Ennis & Peter Snjerberg
2. Beasts of Burden by Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson
3. Madame Xanadu by Matt Wagner, Amy Reeder Hadley, Michael Wm. Kaluta, et al.
4. Power Girl by Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner
5. 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man by Matt Kindt

*****

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Wesley Osam

1. George Sprott, Seth
2. Low Moon, Jason
3. Dresden Codak, Aaron Diaz
4. Tales Designed to Thrizzle, Michael Kupperman
5. Nedroid Picture Diary, Anthony Clark

*****

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Mark Coale

1. Agents of ATLAS
2. Asterios Polyp
3. Scalped
4. You Have Killed Me
5. The Muppet Show

*****

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J.E. Cole

* Criminal By Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
* Biomega By Nihei Tsutomu
* The Hunter By Darwyn Cooke
* Incognito By Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
* Northlanders By Brian Wood and various artists

*****

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John Kovaleski

* Jack Staff by Paul Grist
* Killing Girl #s 1&2 by Glen Brunswick and Frank Espinosa
* Knights of the Lunch Table by Frank Cammuso
* Masterpiece Comics by R Sikoryak
* Stitches by David Small

*****

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Leif Jones

1. Body Bags One Shot, Jason Pearson with Dave Stewart
2. ACME Novelty Library #19, Chris Ware
3. Robotika: For a Few Rubles More, Alex Sheikman and David Moran.
4. Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 5, Bryan Lee O'Malley
5. The Zombies that Ate the World, Guy Davis and Jerry Frissen

*****

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Michael Dooley

1. Be a Nose!, Art Spiegelman
2. Britten and Brulightly, Hannah Berry
3. Kabuki: the Alchemy, David Mack
4. Miss Don't Touch Me, Hubert & Kerascoet
5. Sam's Strip, Mort Walker & Jerry Dumas

*****
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