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May 30, 2015


FFF Results Post #420—Let’s Do It Again

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Characters From The Comics Where You Like A Later Look Better Than The Initial Character's Look. Describe Briefly Which Look You Liked More." This is how they responded.

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Chad Nevett

1. Reed Richards (evil Ultimate Reed Richards)
2. Superman (the Eradicator 'Last Son of Krypton' costume)
3. Adam Warlock (middle age receding hairline Adam Warlock from the "Infinity Abyss" to "Thanos" #6 period of Jim Starlin's Marvel work)
4. Spartan (Jack Marlow businessman complete with Void suit)
5. Thor (The recent Esad Ribic 'present' look from "Thor: God of Thunder")

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Mark Waid

1. Daredevil (which will be the common denominator on every list you receive because eyes)
2. Elongated Man (the red-and-black costume I still refer to as the "new" one)
3. The Golden Age Robin (that Neal Adams-designed suit with the split cape)
4. Black Widow (the jumpsuit)
5. Sinestro (the most recent yellow-accented redesigns)

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Michael May

1. Supergirl (Hot Pants Look)
2. Green Arrow (Bearded Neal Adams Look)
3. Captain Marvel (Current Carol Corps Look)
4. Wolverine ('80s Brown Costume)
5. Saturn Girl (Dave Cockrum Disco Princess Look)

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Oliver Ristau

1. Spirou & Fantasio (The modernized version by Tome & Janry)
2. The Legion Of Super-Heroes (The Five Years Later uniforms)
3. Namor (The Atlantean armor)
4. Fix und Foxi (The mangafied version)
5. Astro Boy / Mighty Atom (As Atom in Pluto by Urasawa/Nagasaki/Tezuka)

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Tucker Stone

1. Batman (Post Knightfall Return of Bruce Wayne Dark Costume)
2. The Flash (Justice League Elite Black Costume)
3. Hawkman (Tim Truman/Alcatena Stormtrooper Costume)LINK:
4. Ghost Rider (90’s Danny Ketch Relaunch)
5. Punisher (Sexy One-Eye Greg Rucka Punisher)

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Michael Dooley

1. Captain America (the cartoony, super-steroid look)
2. Catwoman (the René Gruau look)
3. Daredevil (the Netflix series look)
4. Nick Fury (the Will Eisner meets Pop Art look)
5. The Shadow (the Graves Gladney look)

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Buzz Dixon

1. The Cockroach (Captain Cockroach)
2. The Cockroach (The Merely Magnificent =hsssss= Moon Roach) His longest period in a single look / identity and the height of his hilarity
3. The Cockroach (Wolveroach)
4. The Cockroach (Punisheroach)
5. The Cockroach (Swoon)

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Michael Buntag

1. Wonder Woman (DC Comics Presents #41: A Bold New Direction For Wonder Woman)
2. Green Lantern (Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn)
3. Atom (Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka reimagining of The Greatest Robot on Earth)
4. Flash (Wally West 1990s version with the darker suit)
5. Supergirl (Linda Danvers version inspired by Superman: The Animated Series)

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Philippe Leblanc

1- Immortal Iron Fist (The recent Immortal Iron Fist streamlined look with a long sleeve shirt instead of an open shirt looks more appropriate to my millenial eyes)
2- Punk Storm (An interesting and rather sharp redesign: http://slomeau.tumblr.com/image/115862653882)
3- Earth X Captain America (Interesting take on the character as a messiah figure: http://marvel.wikia.com/Steven_Rogers_(Earth-9997) )
4- Doug (From Sugar Skull, he is older, bigger and looks more pathetic than ever before)
5- David Bowman Earthbound (The space god helmet and armor set made hin look like the badass he always wanted to be.)

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Marty Yohn

1. Aquaman (the deep blue camouflage suit from 1986)
2. Luke Cage (the current bald look with t-shirt - it's just so bad-ass)
3. Black Widow (the black cat-suit with gold hip belt)
4. Firestorm (Jason Rusch era look without the shorts)
5. Robin (Original Tim Drake version with pants and no pixie boots)

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Supergirl (The puffy sleeve/short-shorts/choker number.)
2. Green Arrow (The "New Look" Neal Adams design.)
3. Robin (The long pants/black cape design by, again, Neal Adams.)
4. Scarlet Witch (The gypsy costume by George Perez. )
5. Wonder Man (The red leather jacket movie star look.)

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Tom Bondurant

1. The Huntress (mid-'90s black-and-purple version)
2. Captain Atom (The Pat Broderick-designed all-chrome look which debuted in the first issue of the 1987 DC relaunch)
3. Supergirl (Mid-'70s blouse-hotpants-boots combo)
4. Green Arrow (The all-green outfit Neal Adams designed around 1969 which lasted into the mid-'80s, with the dark green gauntlets and boots and the distinctive facial hair)
5. Lightning Lad (The costume I think Dave Cockrum designed in the '70s, which was mostly navy blue with a big white patch and lightning bolts coming down from the shoulders)

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Wolverine (The Days Of Future Past Colonel Logan Look)
2. Wonder Woman (The White Jumpsuits, But Only In The '60s New Wonder Woman Phase)
3. Buddy Bradley (Bald + Eyepatch Look From Annuals)
4. Cyclops (Non-Visor X On Mask They've Used Recently)
5. Shang-Chi (The Simple One-Piece Outfit In Secret Avengers That I Think Maybe David Aja Designed)

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