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August 20, 2016


FFF Results Post #460—Is So

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Artists Or Works -- At Least One Of Each -- Where You Know People May Disagree The Named Thing Is A Comics-Maker Or Comic, But You Either Currently Treat It That Way, Or Did For A Long Time, Whether Or Not Doing So Makes Or Made Any Sense." This is how they responded.

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1. Annie Vallotton
2. Citizen 13660
3. the board books of Satoshi Kitamura (Duck is Dirty, Squirrel is Hungry, Dog is Thirsty, Cat is Sleepy In particular. I think, by the transitive properties of comics, the board books featuring Boots the cat get a pass entirely due to the brilliance that is The Comic Adventures of Boots)
4. Lego instructions
5. Mayan Hieroglyphics

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Mo Willems
2. Tony Fitzpatrick
3. Candyland
4. Pauline Baynes' Map Of Middle Earth
5. The Monster At The End Of This Book

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Buzz Dixon

1. Trajan's Column
2. William Hogarth / A Rake's Progress
3. Monsters To Laugh With #1 - #3
4. View-Master story discs, especially using sculpts of cartoon characters
5. Ikea instructions

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Jim Wheelock

* Lynd Ward
* Frans Masereel
* Ally Sloper
* In The Night Kitchen
* Rodolphe Töpffer

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Rob Salkowitz

1. Tomi Ungerer
2. The Star Wars Sketchbook
3. The Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell album cover
4. The Shadow pulp magazine
5. Raymond Pettibon

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Oliver Ristau

1. Marcel van Eeden. The Zurich Trial. Part 1: Witness for the Prosecution
2. Sarah Ferrick. Sec
3. Turnt Up #2
4. CF. City Hunter
5. Sascha Kayser/ Tiedo Meyer. Kill-Tech Industries (above)

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Michael Dooley

1. William Hogarth
2. marble carvings, Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
3. Max Ernst
4. stained glass windows, St. Mary’s Cathedral (Sydney, Australia)
5. A.M. Cassandre

*****

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James Langdell

1. Peter Abenheim (TV's Captain Fortune) telling stories of Captain Impossible while he drew
2. Ikea instructions
3. Pet Society game on Facebook
4. Kurt Schwitters
5. Robert Duncan's word grids

*****

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Steve Herrick

1. Hieronymus Bosch
2. Garbage Pail Kids
3. The St. Louis Weatherbird
4. The Artist in His Museum by Charles Willson Peale
5. Drew Struzan

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Sean Kleefeld

1. ViewMaster reels
2. Airplane safety cards
3. Lego instruction booklets
4. Zoetropes
5. William Hogarth

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