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View Poll Results: Best Double-Spread

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  • Naruto's

    21 17.80%
  • Bleach's

    22 18.64%
  • Berserk's

    40 33.90%
  • Fullmetal Alchemist's

    12 10.17%
  • Oyasumi Punpun's

    23 19.49%
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Thread: Best Double-Spread

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    Best Double-Spread

    The nominees
    Naruto: Minato & Kushina protecting baby Naruto
    http://view.thespectrum.net/manga/Na...o_c504_008.jpg


    Bleach: Ichigo’s final transformation
    http://www.mangafox.com/manga/bleach/v47/c420/12.html


    The Eclipse from Vol.27 page 44 of Berserk
    http://view.thespectrum.net/series/b...ume+27&page=44


    Fullmetal Alchemist /Chapter 107/ Last 2 pages where current and present situation of characters is shown.


    Oyasumi Punpun, Volume 2, Chapter 17
    http://www.turboimagehost.com/p/4485...0-091.png.html

    Hello, hello! It is a pleasure to arrive to one of the categories that features the art of the mangas we all love. We are all familiar with the term Double Spreads and we know that epic, serious, deep spectacular emotions are transmitted in such pages. The nominees were in tough competition and as a result staff, STAR and community votes are all different.

    The staff pick is first, and the winner is:
    Oyasumi Punpun, Volume 2, Chapter 17

    Spoiler show

    The angle of the panel, the details, and the exciting moment that has been transmitted are the reasons that made this one the winner.

    The following is the STAR pick:
    Naruto: Minato & Kushina protecting baby Naruto
    Spoiler show

    The emotions, the beauty of the parental love, shown with great detail and style were the reasons for this prize.

    But the grand winner, the pick of the entire MH community is:
    The Eclipse from Vol.27 page 44
    Spoiler show


    Berserk scores again with Schierke's first attempt to control Guts, and thanks the MH community for being so supportive!
    Last edited by benelori; January 31, 2011 at 02:53 AM. Reason: updated Naruto link
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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    Since I was the one to nominate the spread I'm a real happy camper seeing how Punpun made it to the final 5... my opinion on each of the spreads:

    Naruto's:
    IMO that spread is maybe the weakest from the round. I can't say I like the panelling and the overall quality of the spread isn't that high either. (When compared to the likes of Berserk or Punpun.) If Kishimoto had decided to stress the scene of Minato and Kushina a little more and making it a real two-page spread (without all those sloppy little panels next to it) it would be a lot more impressive.

    Bleach's:
    I'm no fan of Kubo's art. At all. This spread is no exception. It just comes of sloppy for my taste. There are times when a missing background is used as an effect to stress certain scenes but I really can't see this here. It's just your regular lazy Kubo...
    The new character design may be cool (I don't think so but I can see readers enjoying it) but it really lacks some more tones/gradings IMO. The shadows are also quite rough and not that well composed.

    Berserk's:
    Brilliant, simply brilliant. This spread just screams Miura. It's one of the many awesome double spreads this man has created throughout Berserk. Definitely a top-notch pick. Great composition playing with aspects such as perspective.

    Fullmetal Alchemist's:
    As much as I love FMA, I've never been a fan of Arakawa-sensei's artwork. This spread has a nice concept but I don't like the way it's done (technically).

    Oyasumi Punpun's:
    I love Asano Inio's work and style. This spread makes me feel quite melancholic cause it shows nicely what it's been like to be a child. It screams childhood memories to me. Great concept and nicely done, just how I'm used from Asano. I simply love it and will support it all the way!!

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    I gotta admit that there are double spreads from Berserk I like better, but this one is a brilliant one as well. So much madness
    That of Oyasumi Punpun looks really neat as well, though I did not know it before. Perhaps I'll give it a try, it looks like a beatiful moment

    In this category, I thought that Shounen might leave a better impression than in the artwork category -in both Seinen just imo has the advantage of a very often slower release pace for such works, and thus much more time to work on the artworks- but I think that the choice of double spreads for them is not as good as it could've been.
    Those of Naruto and Bleach aren't so impressive by pure arts imo. Backed up by a storyline and elements of emotion etc. they become better, but they still cannot reach the eclipse in my point of view.

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    Naruto: Is that even a double-spread ? I agree with Mr Prince, it's weak ... extremely weak.

    Bleach: Weak as well. A double spread where only the left side is needed ...

    Berserk: It's well done but artistically it's not my style ... too overcharged.

    FMA: I never even considered Arakawa as a very good drawer.

    By default I voted for a manga I don't even know . But that's what I expect from a double-spread: beautiful, stunning, lots of perspective, almost no text, neat ... Oyasumi Punpun deserves to win this.

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    Quote Originally Posted by zelllogan View Post
    Berserk: It's well done but artistically it's not my style ... too overcharged.
    This goes a little into the story so I better spoiler it:
    Spoiler show

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    I nominated one of these, but can I vote as well or has mine been counted already??

    It's true that art-wise, the Naruto double-spread is weak compared to the other ones. But since it's backed with the story, it becomes even stronger IMO. Although I can understand Rofl's view. I think a good double-spread shouldn't just be be good art-wise, it also has to be strong story-wise.

    I kind of wonder if Kishi edited that double-spread in Vol. 53??

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    Quote Originally Posted by Newkerzy View Post
    I nominated one of these, but can I vote as well or has mine been counted already??

    It's true that art-wise, the Naruto double-spread is weak compared to the other ones. But since it's backed with the story, it becomes even stronger IMO. Although I can understand Rofl's view. I think a good double-spread shouldn't just be be good art-wise, it also has to be strong story-wise.

    I kind of wonder if Kishi edited that double-spread in Vol. 53??
    All votings are done in the polls of the according threads (they're always above the opening posts), just chose your favorite and click "vote"

    I agree that double spreads and panels in general are not only defined by the level of arts, but I still think that Naruto is in a bad position here. At a certain point the atmosphere suffers with the level of art, and the emotions allone cannot fully compensate for that.

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    Yeah, I pretty much agree with you on that. But I wonder if Kishi's edited it?? (in the volume)

    Ok, so that means I can vote again even if I already nominated one of them??

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    that berserk double-spread, whenever i first read it, i was like holy crap wtf is going on here. there is so much into it and its just such a significant moment in the manga makes it just the more epic.

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    The Oyasumi Punpun one is amazing...didn't read the manga....however the angle made it for me

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    Since I vote for it in the nomination I continue support the Punpun one. I have started reading the manga and I must admit this Punpun character design is really original and that's what of the criteria I expect in order to like a comic book

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    Re: Best Double-Spread

    The nominees
    Naruto: Minato & Kushina protecting baby Naruto
    http://view.thespectrum.net/manga/Na...o_c504_008.jpg


    Bleach: Ichigo’s final transformation
    http://www.mangafox.com/manga/bleach/v47/c420/12.html


    The Eclipse from Vol.27 page 44 of Berserk
    http://view.thespectrum.net/series/b...ume+27&page=44


    Fullmetal Alchemist /Chapter 107/ Last 2 pages where current and present situation of characters is shown.


    Oyasumi Punpun, Volume 2, Chapter 17
    http://www.turboimagehost.com/p/4485...0-091.png.html

    Hello, hello! It is a pleasure to arrive to one of the categories that features the art of the mangas we all love. We are all familiar with the term Double Spreads and we know that epic, serious, deep spectacular emotions are transmitted in such pages. The nominees were in tough competition and as a result staff, STAR and community votes are all different.

    The staff pick is first, and the winner is:
    Oyasumi Punpun, Volume 2, Chapter 17

    Spoiler show

    The angle of the panel, the details, and the exciting moment that has been transmitted are the reasons that made this one the winner.

    The following is the STAR pick:
    Naruto: Minato & Kushina protecting baby Naruto
    Spoiler show

    The emotions, the beauty of the parental love, shown with great detail and style were the reasons for this prize.

    But the grand winner, the pick of the entire MH community is:
    The Eclipse from Vol.27 page 44
    Spoiler show


    Berserk scores again with Schierke's first attempt to control Guts, and thanks the MH community for being so supportive!

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