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Five For Friday #60—Anticipation
posted January 20, 2006

Name Five Projects You're Looking Forward to in 2006

1. Billy Hazelnuts, Tony Millionaire
2. Get a Life, Dupuy & Berberian
3. The Ticking, Renee French
4. The Curse and Other Stories, Kevin Huizenga
5. New issues of Atlas, Dylan Horrocks

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Never done this before, hope I'm not too late...

In no order:

1. Ganges #1, by Kevin Huizenga
2. Japan as Viewed by 17 Creators, by a whole bunch of great people including: Jiro Taniguchi, Joann Sfar, Moyoko Anno, François Schuiten, Taiyo Matsumoto, Benoît Peeters, Kan Takahama, Frédéric Boilet, and Kazuichi Hanawa, among others
3. Lost Girls, by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
4. Batman: Year 100, by Paul Pope
5. The Left Bank Gang, by Jason


Dan Morris

In no particular order, I am certainly looking forward to these comics

Glenn Ganges by Kevin Huizenga
Atlas #2 by Dyaln Horrocks
Abandon the Old in Tokyo by Yoshihiru Tatsumi
Little Star by Andi Watson
Scott Pilgrim vol. 3; Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness by Bryan Lee O'Malley


Jamil Thomas

1) Grant Morrison's Wildcats (with Jim Lee)
2) Pulphope: The Art of Paul Pope - Paul Pope
3) Casanova - Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba
4) Detective Comics - Grant Morrison and a Kubert (hopefully a rumor that will prove true)
5) The Salon * Nick Bertozzi (which I guess isn't actually coming out until 2007, but I've been anticipating this for quite a long time)


Marc-Oliver Frisch

Casanova, by Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba.
Fantastic Four: First Family, by Joe Casey and Chris Weston.
Nextwave, by Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen.
The Programme, by Peter Milligan and ?.
Seaguy: Slaves of Mickey Eye, by Grant Morrison and Cameron Stewart.


Sean T. Collins

1. The Awake Field by Ron Rege Jr.
2. New Ignatz books from Kevin Huizenga, Anders Nilssen, and David B. (or, really, anything those three fellows put out)
3. Bodega the awesome distribution website morphs into Bodega the neato publisher courtesy of Brian Ralph and Dave Kiersh
4. Batman books written by Frank Miller, Paul Pope, and (hopefully) Grant Morrison
5. New Jordan Crane: Uptight #1 and NON #6

Honorable mention: Comics as Art: We Told You So--Fantagraphics' 30th anniversary history book, written by some hack


Jeremy Powell

1. Lost Girls, at last, I hope
2. Non 6
3. More Atlas, Horrocks
4. Squirrel Mother, Megan Kelso
5. Making Comics, Scott McCloud


Ralf Haring

Lost Girls, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
Buddha v7-8 and Phoenix v6, Osamu Tezuka
Essential Godzilla, various
Nextwave, Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen
All-Star Superman, Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely


Jeff Newelt

1. Lost Girls, Alan Moore/Melinda Gebbie
2. Next Wave, Warren Ellis/Stuart Immonen
3. Batman Year 100, Paul Pope
4. Eternals, Neil Gaiman / ?
5. Shazam, Jeff Smith


Gary Esposito

1. The Complete Peanuts 1959-1960 -Charles Schulz, Seth, Fantagraphics
2. The Complete Dennis the Menace Vol. 2-Hank Ketchum, Fantagraphics
3. Walt & Skeezix Vol. 2 -Frank King, Chris Ware, D&Q
4. Optic Nerve #11 by Adrian Tomine, D&Q
5. Ganges #1 by Kevin Huizenga, Fantagraphics


Steve Block

1 Fate of the Artist by Eddie Campbell
2 The Island of Venus by Dylan Horrocks
3 Little Star by Andi Watson
4 Noble Boy by Scott Morse
5 Laika by Nick Abadzis, which I'm hoping is 2006 given it's in the First Second catalogue.


Alan David Doane

1. Bluesman - NBM
2. The Ticking - Top Shelf
3. More Ganges and Or Else from Kevin Huizenga
4. My Day in the Life of Jay by Jason Marcy
5. The Paradoxman and The Thing GN by Barry Windsor-Smith