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October 19, 2015


FFF Results Post #433—Family & Friends

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Comics Loved At One Time By A Friend Or Relative Of Yours." This is how they responded.

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Oliver Ristau

1. Rob Cham's Light, my girlfriend
2. Michiel Budel's Wayward Girls, my friend Olli
3. Gerry Alanguilan's Elmer, my girlfriend's mom
4. Jeff Lemire's Essex County, my buddy Shawn
5. Garth Ennis' Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits, my friend Holger

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Dan Morris

1. Batman -- Dad
2. Calvin and Hobbes -- My grandmother
3. Snake n' Bacon's Cartoon Cabaret -- My brother Nate
4. League of Extraordinary Gentleman -- My Wife Christa
5. Lone Wolf and Cub -- My friend Jim

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Philippe Leblanc

1. New X-Men (by Grant Morrison) -- My wife Danielle
2. Tintin -- My mother
3. Yoko Tsuno -- My dad
4. Asterix -- my grandmother Marguerite
5. Frank -- my brother in law James

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Buzz Dixon

1. Lumberjanes -- My daughter Heather
2. Rex Morgan, MD -- My grandmother
3. Batman -- My Brother Rikk [spelling is correct]
4. The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers -- Old Army buddy Joe
5. Little Lulu -- Former co-worker Bill

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Aya -- My wife
2. Scout -- Dad
3. Judge Dredd -- My buddy Jim from high school
4. Godzilla (1977) -- My brother
5. Fantastic Four -- My friend Gregg who died tragically in 2006

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Matt Emery

1. DC Thomson's Commando -- My Uncle Dick
2. The Phantom -- My Uncle Henare
3. 2000AD -- Dad
4. Eerie and Creepy -- Mum
5. School Fun -- My Brother Chris

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Anthony Stock

1. Peanuts in the old paperback format -- My Mom
2. That Conan the Barbarian Treasury Edition with "Red Nails" in it -- My Dad
3. Preacher -- My Sister Nora
4. Jack Kirby's New Gods -- My friend Kevin
5. Yu Yu Hakusho -- My friend Jose

I like this theme a lot, especially because it forces me to think about those seemingly rare people who enjoy comics but don't make them or write about them.

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Andrew Mansell

1. Mary Perkins On Stage -- Mom
2. From Hell -- Wife
3. Dondi --my softball team (honest!)
4. Little Lulu -- my Daughter
5. Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman -- my old roommate Richie

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Mike Pfefferkorn

1. Alley Oop -- Dad
2. Donald Duck -- Mom
3. Elfquest -- My Sister Patty
4. Batman -- My Friend Patrick
5. Scribbly -- My Friend Bruce

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Evan Harrison Cass

1. Mid-80s Captain America -- My Friend Chandler
2. Henry -- My Grandpa Albert
3. The Far Side -- My Dad Van
4. Groo the Wanderer -- My Brother Jared
5. Ralph Snart Adventures -- My Friend Chris

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Little Orphan Annie -- Mom
2. Barnaby -- Dad
3. The Badger -- My Brother Dan
4. Maakies -- My Brother Whit
5. Marshal Law -- My Friend Rebecca

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Douglas Wolk

1. Deadpool -- my son
2. Turok, Son of Stone -- my friend Andrew
3. Finder -- my friend Jay
4. Groo the Wanderer -- my friend Lia
5. Saga -- my friend Sarah

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Marty Yohn

1. Roy Rogers Comics -- Mom
2. Buz Sawyer -- My grandma Gladys
3. Baby Blues -- Wife
4. The Haunted Tank -- My brother Ron
5. Captain America -- My nephew Greg

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Michael Grabowski

1. Iron Man -- Dad
2. For Better Or For Worse -- Mom
3. Special Exits -- my wife
4. Barks' Donald Duck & Uncle Scrooge -- my daughter
5. Minions -- my younger daughter

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Robert Kirby

* Pogo -- mom and dad
* BC -- dad
* Ernie Pook's Comeek -- all my coworkers at Alexander’s Restaurant (1990-1992)
* Calvin & Hobbes -- ex-boyfriend Tony
* Peanuts -- husband John

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Michael May

1. Pogo -- Dad
2. Bloom County -- My Brothers Mark and Matt
3. Bone -- My Wife Diane
4. Boxers and Saints - My Son David
5. The Flash -- My Friend Paxton

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thanks to all that participated

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