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turtlex
04-24-2009, 12:00 PM
Welcome to ROUND ONE
of
the Best Graphic Novel of All Time Polls

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BRACKET 1 / 9 Nominations

Please vote for the Graphic Novel you feel is the best from this group :


Batman: Dark Victory by Jeff Loeb and Tim Sale
A History of Violence by John Wagner
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
Watchmen by Alan Moore
Box Office Poison by Alex Robinson
Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on a Serious Earth by Grant Morrision
300 by Frank Miller
Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street by Warren Ellis
Batman: The Long Halloween by Jeff Loeb and Tim Sale

These polls are all about interaction and community - come on, tell us why you voted like you did !!!

Sam
04-24-2009, 03:31 PM
This is the toughest bracket for me. I ended up voting for The Dark Knight Returns, but it was between this and 300, both Miller books.

DoctorDodge
04-24-2009, 03:37 PM
I still need to read The Dark Knight Returns, but i've gotta say this one was a tough choice, since i LOVE The Long Halloween. In the end, though, I just had to go along with Watchmen, that comic really did blow me away!

fernandito
04-24-2009, 05:16 PM
ANNOUNCEMENT : I hate Pam and Sam for making me choose between my two most favorite GN's ever. Just putting that out there. <_<

I haven't cast my vote yet, I'll need to meditate on this for a looooooooooooooong time.

sarajean
04-24-2009, 05:18 PM
then i won't tell you what i voted for, as i don't want to influence you.

turtlex
04-24-2009, 05:24 PM
Feev - Please hate The Hat: Version 2.3 which was the bastard program that did the random picking for me !!!

Sam
04-24-2009, 05:25 PM
Don't hate the pimp, hate The Hat.

fernandito
04-24-2009, 05:27 PM
The damage is done, it's too late for apologies! :nope:

Sam
04-25-2009, 03:09 PM
Bump. We need your votes!!:D

Darkthoughts
04-25-2009, 03:28 PM
Watchmen. As Pop Will Eat Itself so wisely sang, "Alan Moore knows the score!"

fernandito
04-25-2009, 03:46 PM
300 has more votes than TDKR?!?

:angry:

Sam
04-25-2009, 06:51 PM
And Watchmen is topping them all. That kinda surprises me, but with the movie having recently been released, not so surprising after all.

turtlex
04-26-2009, 04:28 AM
Watchmen is great... I am not surprised at that at all. Alan Moore.

Brainslinger
04-26-2009, 07:40 AM
I haven't read all of these, so I don't think it's fair I vote.

Of the 4 I have read I suppose it would either be Watchmen or Dark Knight returns I'd go for. I read 300 recently, and while the art was interesting it really wasn't a big deal to me otherwise.

turtlex
04-26-2009, 07:58 AM
Brainslinger - I would say vote. Your opinion is just as valuable as the next. If you've read some of these and think they're good - vote for them. It's all about participation.

re: 300 - it is a visual masterpiece, for sure.

Brainslinger
04-26-2009, 08:20 AM
Brainslinger - I would say vote. Your opinion is just as valuable as the next. If you've read some of these and think they're good - vote for them. It's all about participation.

re: 300 - it is a visual masterpiece, for sure.

Ok, as long as you don't mind the fact I'm biassed. ;)

It'll be either Watchmen or the Dark Knight for me then. I wasn't over keen on the first when I read it , but it was a long time ago, and I suspect my reaction would be different now.

I prefferred the Dark Knight when I read it (relatively recently) but I think Watchmen is a more landmark comic...

Ho, hummmm.....

Watchmen spoiler:
I think it was the bleak ending which coloured my negative view of Watchmen at the time rather than finding the story intrinsically bad. I thoroughly enjoyed the film version I saw recently, and I know that the story changed very little.

Watchmen it is.

turtlex
04-26-2009, 08:30 AM
Hey, we live for the biased !!

Look at feev, he doesn't even read all the titles, just does a search for Dark Knight!

Sam
04-26-2009, 08:45 AM
That is SO true.:lol:

Sam
04-27-2009, 05:40 AM
Vote.

Seymour_Glass
04-28-2009, 03:09 AM
I might vote Watchmen from here on in. All the books I voted for in the first round seem to be failing.

turtlex
04-28-2009, 03:12 AM
Personally, I'm voting with my heart until my fav's are dropped or out voted, etc.

Seymour_Glass
04-28-2009, 03:16 AM
That's what I'm doing, too. But my faves are probably all going to drop off by next round.

turtlex
04-28-2009, 03:18 AM
Well... Maus and Dark Phoenix are my favorites... and those hopefully will pass through to the second...

... thing is, we got a a LOT of really good nominations so every bracket is killing me!

Sam
05-01-2009, 07:01 AM
Round One is in it's last hours, so get your votes in while you still can.

turtlex
05-03-2009, 01:23 PM
We'll be closing this thread, and Round One voting, first thing in the morning.

Please vote now!

Sam
05-03-2009, 02:25 PM
You heard the lady, vote for 'em while you can.

turtlex
05-04-2009, 12:42 AM
And the polls are closed!

Round One results, and tie-breakers where necessary, will be posted soon.

Thank you so very much for your participation!

~ Sam and turtlex