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November 7, 2010


FFF Results Post #234—D&Q

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Favorite Drawn And Quarterly Series/Books Not By Chris Ware, Seth, Chester Brown Or Joe Matt." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. The Aya Series, Abouet and Oubrerie
2. The Moomin Series, Tove Jansson
3. Berlin, Jason Lutes
4. What It Is, Lynda Barry
5. Get A Life, Dupuy and Berberian

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Gary Sassaman

1. White Rapids by Pascal Blanchet
2. Picture This by Lynda Barry
3. The Golem's Mighty Swing by James Sturm
4. Summer Blonde by Adrian Tomine
5. Exit Wounds by Rutu Modan

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Aaron Costain

1. The Paul books, by Michel Rabagliati
2. Berlin, by Jason Lutes
3. Eden, by Pablo Holmberg
4. Ojingogo, by Matt Forsythe
5. The gekiga collections of Yoshihiro Tatsumi

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Michael Buntag

1. The Fixer, Joe Sacco
2. Gentleman Jim, Raymond Briggs
3. My New York Diary, Julie Doucet
4. Berlin, Jason Lutes
5. 32 Stories, Adrian Tomine

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1) Dirty Plotte (Julie Doucet)
2) Awake Field (Ron Rege Jr.)
3) The Box Man (Imiri Sakabashira)
4) Vellevision (Maurice Vellekoop)
5) The Envelope Manufacturer (Chris Oliveros) (he's never going to finish that thing, is he?)

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Daniel Boyd

1. Road to America -- Baru
2. Hicksville -- Dylan Horrocks
3. Berlin -- Jason Lutes
4. Crickets -- Sammy Harkham
5. 5 is the Perfect Number -- Igort

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Karl Stevens

1. Dirty Plotte: Julie Doucet
2. Atlas/Hicksville (though of course it was originally published by Black Eye): Dylan Horrocks
3. Moomin collections: Tove Jansson
4. Vellevision: A cocktail of comics and pictures: Maurice Vellekoop
5. Make Me A Woman: Vanessa Davis

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Michael Grabowski

* Drawn & Quarterly Volumes 1 - 5
* Or Else, Kevin Huizenga
* Crickets, Sammy Harkham
* Big Questions, Anders Nilsen
* Lucky Volumes 1 & 2, Gabrielle Bell

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Joe Keatinge

1. Hicksville by Dylan Horrocks
2. The Walt and Skeezix series by Frank King
3. Masterpiece Comics by R. Sikoryak
4. A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
5. Wilson by Daniel Clowes

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Tim Clary

* Berlin -- Jason Lutes
* Dogs & Water -- Anders Nilsen
* The Golem's Mighty Swing -- James Sturm
* Or Else -- Kevin Huizenga
* A Drifting Life -- Yoshihiro Tatsumi


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Sean T. Collins

1. Pyongyang, Guy Delisle
2. Optic Nerve, Adrian Tomine
3. Or Else, Kevin Huizenga
4. Big Questions, Anders Nilsen
5. The ACME Novelty Library, Chris Ware

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Danny Ceballos

1. Cecil and Jordan in New York Stories, Gabrielle Bell (the silver endpapers KILLS me)
2. Tubby, John Stanley (best Seth cover ever?)
3. King-Cat Classix, John Porcellino (I will be buried with my copy)
4. Dirty Plotte #1, Julie Doucet (she still has this issue's cover for sale on her website for a mere $5,000; anyone wanna buy one of my kidneys?)
5. Drawn & Quarterly 4, Chris Oliveros, editor (the issue with the amazing Herge bio-comic and the luscious Gasoline Alley Sundays)

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Stergios Botzakis

1. Masterpiece Comics by R. Sikoryak
2. What It Is by Lynda Barry
3. Pyongyang by Guy Delisle
4. James Sturm's America
5. Vellevision by Maurice Vellekoop

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Marc Sobel

1. D&Q Showcase (especially vol. 4 by Dan Zettwoch, Gabrielle Bell and Martin Cendreda)
2. Exit Wounds, Rutu Modan
3. The Push Man and Other Stories, Yoshihiro Tatsumi
4. Optic Nerve, Adrian Tomine
5. Market Day, James Sturm

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Douglas Wolk

1. Or Else, Kevin Huizenga
2. The Walt & Skeezix series, Frank King
3. Against Pain, Ron Regé Jr.
4. Big Questions, Anders Nilsen
5. Cecil & Jordan in New York: Stories, Gabrielle Bell

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Evan Dorkin

1. Drawn and Quarterly anthologies -- var
2. Market Day -- James Sturm
3. Moomin: Complete Tove Jannson
4. Walt and Skeezix -- Frank King
5. The John Stanley Library

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Jeet Heer

* Portraits from Life -- David Collier
* Lucky -- Gabrielle Bell
* My New York Diary -- Julie Doucet
* Thirteen Going On Eighteen -- John Stanley
* The Envelope Manufacturer -- Chris Oliveros

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John Vest

1. Dirty Plotte, Julie Doucet
2. Nowhere, Debbie Drechsler
3. Indoor Voice, Jillian Tamaki
4. The Push Man and Other Stories, Yoshihiro Tatsumi
5. Shortcomings, Adrian Tomine

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John Platt

1. King Cat Classix, John Porcellino
2. Melvin Monster, John Stanley
3. Walt & Skeezix series, Frank King
4. Map of My Heart, John P again
5. The Golem's Mighty Swing, James Sturm

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Mark Mayerson

* Market Day by James Sturm
* Get a Life by Dupuy and Berberian
* The Collected Doug Wright Vol. 1
* A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
* Thirteen Going on Eighteen by John Stanley

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Buzz Dixon

1. Pyongyang by Guy Delisle
2. 13 Going On 18 by John Stanley
3. The Push Man & Other Stories by Yoshiro Tatsumi
4. The Summer Of Love by Debbie Dreschler
5. Wilson by Daniel Clowes

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Eric Newsom

1. Paul in the Country -- Michel Rabagliati
2. Paul Has A Summer Job -- Michel Rabagliati
3. Paul Moves Out -- Michel Rabagliati
4. Paul Goes Fishing -- Michel Rabagliati
5. Pickle/Hicksville -- Dylan Horrocks

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David P. Welsh

1. Red Snow, Susumu Katsumata
2. A Drifting Life, Yoshihiro Tatsumi
3. Aya, Marguerite Abouet and Clement Oubrerie
4. Moomin, Tove Jansson
5. Shortcomings, Adrian Tomine

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