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March 27, 2011


FFF Results Post #249—Titles Above The Names

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Standard, Used-Multiple-Times Comics Logos You Like." Here is how they responded.

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Paul Karasik

1. Fantastic Comics
2. Crack Comics
3. Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
4. Big Shot Comics
5. Kutzman's MAD

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Michael Buntag

1. Zot!
2. Hellboy
3. Crisis on Infinite Earths
4. Bone
5. Concrete

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Nat Gertler

1. Avengers logo with the arrow in the A.
2. Thor logo circa the Simonson run.
3. Nexus
4. Plop
5. Marvels

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Matt Maxwell

* The Fantastic Four original logo
* The Uncanny X-Men, slanted version (designed by Neal Adams, if memory serves)
* Weird Science, 'cause "science" is written in lightning
* Hellboy
* King City

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Marc Arsenault

1. Tiny Titans crayon logo
2. Mad the original
3. Hit Comics
4. Avengers arrow logo
5. Metal Hurlant

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James Langdell

1. Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
2. Bacchus
3. Nexus
4. Tales of the Unexpected
5. Pep

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Frank Young

1. Frankenstein (1940s-50s, Prize Comics Group)
2. Action Comics (and other Ira Schnapp-drawn '30s/'40s DC logos)
3. Tales of Suspense (the bean-shaped logo used circa 1963)
4. Fantastic Four (the original logo used on the first 13 issues)
5. Carl Barks' "Donald Duck" logo used on late '40s and early '50s stories

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Tom Spurgeon

1. The Mighty Thor
2. The slanty X-Men logo
3. Crime Patrol
4. National Lampoon
5. Pickle

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1. The Lone Ranger comics with the mask logo
2. M.D. (and really any of those late EC, post-code books, but this, with the caduceus, is the best)
3. Late run Incredible Hercules
4. Batwoman (does it count if they planned to have more than one out by now? And the zero issue and the trade share a logo?)
5. Sandman (it did a great job vying for attention with those fantastic Dave McKean covers)

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Randall Kirby

1. The Invisibles
2.The Maze Agency
3. The Demon
4. [She's] Josie
5. Scary Godmother

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Michael May

1. Batman (from around #608 - 675)
2. Black Widow (2010 series)
3. Hellboy
4. Hawaiian Dick
5. Rocketo

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Cole Moore Odell

1) the 1970s Superboy logo
2) the early '60s Thor logo
(mostly used on interior splashes, with "The Mighty" inside the T)
3) the 1970 Batman logo
4) Doc Stearn... Mr. Monster
5) G.I. Combat

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Jamil Thomas

* Batman and Robin
* Heavy Metal
* Doom Patrol (Morrison era #27-49)
* Machine Man (1984)
* Kamandi The Last Boy on Earth!

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Tom Bondurant

1. New Teen Titans
2. Amazing Spider-Man (original/current)
3. Infantino-era Batman
4. '70s Avengers
5. Slanty Incredible Hulk

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Stergios Botzakis

1. The Avengers (with the arrow in the A)
2. The Amazing Spider-Man (classic version)
3. Animal Man (with the claw marks)
4. Hate
5. Mr. Monster

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Mark Coale

1. American Flagg
2. Justice League of America (silver age)
3. Avengers (80s)
4. Ambush Bug
5. Mister X (vortexx)

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Andrew Mansell

1. Steve Canyon
2. Timberland Tales
3. X-Ray Specs (the see through skirt counts as part of the logo!) *
4 Prince Valiant
5. Dennis the Menace (comic books)

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Max Fischer

1. (Are You Prepared For) OMAC: One Man Army(?)
2. original Wonder Woman
3. Orc Stain
4. Multiforce (the one on the book cover)
5. Heavy Metal

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David Jones

1. Chip Kidd's 90's Detective Comics logo
2. Thriller
3. The Phantom Stranger (I bet I traced it a thousand times as a teenager, drawing my own Phantom Stranger comic covers)
4. The Spectre (60's)
5. The Avengers (mid-60's Colan-era hourglass shaped)

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Buzz Dixon

1. Mad
2. Superman
3. Cherry Poptart (2 counts as multiple, right?)
4. Sin City
5. Any DC checks logo

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topic suggested by Paul Karasik

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