December 21st, 2009



The Daily Cross Hatch asked cartoonists to weigh in on the 'best damned comics' of 2009 and the decade.

Here are my best for 2009:

The Life and Times of Savior 28 by J.M. DeMatteis and Mike Cavallaro
From the Ashes by Bob Fingerman
A.D. by Josh Neufeld
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
Scalped by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera


Zegas by Michel Fiffe
Lilly MacKenzie and the Mines of Charybdis by Simon Fraser
Loviathan by Mike Cavallaro
Underwire by Jennifer Hayden
The Streets of San Diablo by Darryl Cunningham

You can read the other 2009 choices here:

Here are my best for the decade:

All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely
Planetary by Warren Ellis and John Cassaday
Scalped by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera
The Incredible Hulk by Bruce Jones and various artists
100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso
Daredevil by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev cum Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark
The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke
100% by Paul Pope
Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra
The Punisher: The End by Garth Ennis and Richard Corben

You can read the other decade choices here: