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March 14, 2010


FFF Results Post #201—Covered

On Friday, CR readers were asked," Based on the Penguin line of Literary Reprints, Pick Five Works of Literature and Who Should Design the Covers for Them. Use This Format Exactly Or Your Submission Will Be Deleted." This is how they responded.

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Jamie S. Rich

1. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov -- Junko Mizuno
2. Setting Sun, Osamu Dazai -- Sara Pichelli
3. The Pursuit of Love, Nancy Mitford -- Chynna Clugston
4. Breakfast at Tiffany's, Truman Capote -- Tonci Zonjic
5. Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Joelle Jones

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Tucker Stone

1. The Age of Reason, Jean-Paul Sartre -- Amanda Conner
2. The Waves, Virginia Woolf -- Jim Steranko
3. The Good Soldier, Ford Maddox Ford -- Kazuo Umezu
4. Malone Dies, Samuel Beckett -- Darwyn Cooke
5. Herland, The Yellow Wallpaper, and Selected Writings, Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Johnny Ryan

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Tom Spurgeon

1. The Hardy Boys Mysteries, Franklin W. Dixon -- Chester Brown
2. The Nancy Drew Mysteries, Carolyn Keene -- Richard Sala
3. Jernigan, David Gates -- Dan Clowes
4. The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe -- Darwyn Cooke
5. The Lord Of The Rings, JRR Tolkien -- Al Columbia

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Sean T. Collins

* Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell -- Anders Nilsen
* Under Western Eyes, Joseph Conrad -- Naoki Urasawa
* Lord of the Flies, William Golding -- Frank Quitely
* The Death of Ivan Ilych, Leo Tolstoy -- Robert Crumb
* The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer -- Kate Beaton

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Marc Oliver-Frisch

1. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, Edgar Allan Poe -- Jim Steranko
2. Manhattan Transfer, John Dos Passos -- Marcos Martin
3. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce -- J. H. Williams III
4. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut -- Frank Quitely
5. The Ghost Writer, Philip Roth -- Igor Kordey

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Marc Sobel

1. The Road, Cormac McCarthy -- Paul Pope
2. The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand -- Steve Ditko
3. The Idiot, Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- David B.
4. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Beto
5. Martin Dressler, Steven Millhauser -- Chris Ware

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Aaron White

1. Franny and Zooey, J. D. Salinger -- Kate Beaton
2. Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake -- Ben Catmull
3. The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing -- Lauren Weinstein
4. The Last Picture Show, Larry McMurtry -- Matthew Thurber
5. We Need To Talk About Kevin, Lionel Shriver -- Rick Trembles

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Danny Ceballos

1. Les Chants de Maldoror, Comte de Lautréamont -- Gabrielle Bell
2. What Makes Sammy Run, Budd Schulberg -- Ron Regé Jr.
3. Sunset Gun, Dorothy Parker -- Lilli Carré
4. The Wood Beyond the World, William Morris -- Mark Beyer
5. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott -- Lynda Barry

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Chad Nevett

1. Ulysses, James Joyce -- Chris Ware
2. Devils, Fyodor Dostoevsky -- Rian Hughes
3. American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis -- Bill Sienkiewicz
4. 1984, George Orwell -- Carlos Segura
5. V., Thomas Pynchon -- David Lloyd

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Mike Lynch

1. The Stone Diaries, Carol Shields -- Cathy Guisewite
2. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte -- Ai Yazawa
3. Selected Poems, Robert Browning -- Rod McKie
4. The Theory of the Leisure Class, Thorstein Veblen -- George Booth
5. The Swiss Family Robinson, Johann Wyss -- Jeff and Bil Keane

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Rich Tommaso

1. Post Office, Charles Bukowski -- Yoshihiro Tatsumi
2. The Divine Invasion, Philip K. Dick-- James Jean
3. Portnoy's Complaint, Philip Roth -- Joe Matt
4. Pop. 1280, Jim Thompson -- Rich Tommaso
5. The Underground Man, Ross Macdonald -- Jim Rugg

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Mauricio Matamoros

1. The Dunwich Horror, H. P. Lovecraft -- Alex Nino
2. The Book of the Law, Aleister Crowley -- Alan Moore
3. The Bible -- Todd Klein
4. The Exorcist, William Peter Blatty -- Danijel Zezelj
5. The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury -- Brandon Peterson

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Robert Martin

1. Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller -- José Munoz
2. In Search of Lost Time, Marcel Proust -- Chris Ware
3. Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman -- R. Crumb
4. The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot -- Gary Panter
5. JR, William Gaddis -- David Mazzucchelli

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Lou Copeland

1. Death in Venice (and Other Stories), Thomas Mann -- Eddie Campbell
2. The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie -- Ralph Steadman
3. Galapagos, Kurt Vonnegut -- Killoffer (See Donjon Monsters: Les Profondeurs)
4. Foundation, Isaac Asimov -- James Turner
5. The Berlin Stories, Christopher Isherwood -- Emmanuel Guibert

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Justin J. Major

1. Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs -- Ivan Brunetti
2. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck -- Gilbert Hernandez
3. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, John le Carré -- Charles Burns
4. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger -- Lynda Barry
5. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov -- Johnny Ryan

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Michael DeForge

* J, Kenzaburo Oe -- Ivan Brunetti
* The Chocolate War, Robert Cormier -- David B
* The Monkey Grammarian, Octavio Paz -- Ron Regé Jr
* Return from the Stars, Stanislaw Lem -- Kevin Huizenga
* The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth, HG Wells -- Brendan McCarthy

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Mark Coale

1. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- Sean Phillips
2. MASH, Richard Hooker -- Sam Glanzman
3. Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck -- Frank Quietly
4. Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll -- Jill Thompson
5. Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson -- Jaime Hernandez

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William Burns

* Hamlet, William Shakespeare -- JH Williams III
* The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Darwyn Cooke
* The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith -- Sean Phillips
* The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, Edgar Allan Poe -- Mike Mignola
* The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde -- Alison Bechdel

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Tom Bondurant

1. Around The World In Eighty Days, Jules Verne -- Moebius
2. Travels With Charley: In Search Of America, John Steinbeck -- Darwyn Cooke
3. The Wings of the Dove, Henry James -- Jill Thompson
4. Our Man In Havana, Graham Greene -- Howard Chaykin
5. The Jungle, Upton Sinclair -- John Paul Leon

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Gary Usher

1. The Way Some People Die, Ross MacDonald -- Jaime Hernandez
2. A Killer is Loose, Gil Brewer -- Kevin Huizenga
3. Operation Breakthrough, Dan J. Marlowe -- Gilbert Hernandez
4. Down There, David Goodis -- Tim Lane
5. The World of Null-A, A.E. Van Vogt -- Dash Shaw

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Eric Reynolds

1. Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad -- Ralph Steadman
2. Master and Commander, Patrick O'Brian -- Tony Millionaire
3. Miss Lonelyhearts / Day of the Locust, Nathaniel West -- Tim Hensley
4. Animal Farm, George Orwell -- R. Crumb
5. Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger --Adrian Tomine

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Grant Goggans

1. The Violent Bear it Away, Flannery O'Connor -- Roz Chast
2. The Innocents, Truman Capote -- Michael Maslin
3. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers -- Liza Donnelly
4. Cold Sassy Tree, Olive Ann Burns -- Jack Ziegler
5. Black Betty, Walter Moseley -- Charles Barsotti

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Michael Grabowski

1. Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls -- Bill Watterson
2. Catch-22, Joseph Heller -- Joe Sacco
3. The Diary of Anne Frank -- Debbie Drechsler
4. The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie -- Dave Sim
5. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut -- Art Spiegelman

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J.E.Cole

* The Aeneid, Virgil -- Juan Giménez
* The Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison -- Sean Phillips
* The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli -- Lee Bermejo
* Nineteen Eighty Four, George Orwell -- Chris Weston
* The Epic of Gilgamesh, Anonymous -- Claire Wendling

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Nat Gertler

1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain -- Raina Telgemeier
2. Psmith, Journalist, P.G. Wodehouse -- Carla Speed McNeil
3. Bonfire of the Vanities, Tom Wolfe -- Cary Nord
4. The Mouse that Roared, Leonard Wibberly -- Linda Medley
5. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Barry Windsor Smith

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Peter Pan, J.M Barrie -- Kazu Kibuishi
2. The Stranger, Albert Camus -- Steve Ditko
3. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand -- Jim Steranko
4. The Hunting of the Snark, Lewis Carroll -- Steve Ellis
5. A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift -- Roger Langridge

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Michael Dooley

1. Go, John Clellon Holmes -- George McManus
2. Howl and Other Poems, Allen Ginsberg -- George Herriman
3. Big Sur, Jack Kerouac -- Winsor McCay
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey -- Rudolph Dirks
5. The Last Words of Dutch Schultz, William Burroughs -- Chester Gould

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Buzz Dixon

1. Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecroft Shelley -- Frank Miller
2. Catch-22, Joseph Heller -- Robert Williams
3. Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain -- Kiyohiko Azuma
4. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand -- Steve Ditko
5. The Kama Sutra, Mallanaga Vatsyayana -- Rube Goldberg

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Uriel A. Duran

1) The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Other Stories, Jack London -- Brian Bolland
2) Inferno, Dante -- Jim Mahfood
3) Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka -- Bill Sienkiewicz
4) The Art of War, Sun Tzu -- Kristian Donaldson
5) Moby Dick, Herman Melville -- Dan Brereton

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Tom Mason

* Red Harvest, Dashiell Hammett -- Darwyn Cooke
* The Code of the Woosters, P.G. Wodehouse -- Gilbert Hernandez
* Three Men In A Boat, Jerome K. Jerome -- Evan Dorkin
* The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier and Clay, Michael Chabon -- Frank Quitely
* Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson -- Seth

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Ian Sampson

* Nostromo, Joseph Conrad -- Sam Hiti
* The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury -- Paul Chadwick
* Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A Heinlein -- Paul Pope
* A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain -- Jim Rugg
* Tales of the Alhambra, Washington Irving -- Guy Davis

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Chris Randle

1. The Master & Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov -- Hope Larson
2. The Line of Beauty, Alan Hollinghurst -- David Mazzucchelli
3. The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter -- Junko Mizuno
4. Cigarettes, Harry Mathews -- Chris Ware
5. The Show That Smells, Derek McCormack -- Maurice Vellekoop

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Mandy Dunn

* To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee -- Gipi
* The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov -- Farel Dalrymple
* Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller -- Jeffrey Brown
* A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith -- Raina Telgemeier
* Franny and Zooey, J. D. Salinger -- Bryan Lee O'Malley

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