Level 3! Sure, they’re superheroes, but is it art?
Of course it’s art! The best, and undoubtedly many debatable selections, are listed right here!
Amazing Spider-Man by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
American Flagg! #1-12 by Howard Chaykin
Animal Man by Grant Morrison and Chas Truog (with various artists)
Aquaman by Steve Skeates and Jim Aparo
Batman in Detective Comics by Steve Englehart and Marshall Rogers
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
Captain Marvel by C.C. Beck and Otto Binder
Doom Patrol by Grant Morrison and Richard Case (with various artists)
Fantastic Four by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Flex Mentallo by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely
The Fourth World Saga (Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen, Forever People, New Gods, and Mister Miracle) by Jack Kirby
Green Lantern/Green Arrow by Denny O’Neil and Neal Adams
Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill
Manhunter by Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson
Marvels by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross
Planetary by Warren Ellis and John Cassaday
Plastic Man by Jack Cole
Superman #423/Action Comics #583 by Alan Moore, Curt Swan, George Perez, and Kurt Schaffenberger
Swamp Thing by Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette, John Totleben and various artists
The Sandman by Neil Gaiman and various artists
The Spirit by Will Eisner
V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd
Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. by Jim Steranko
The Airtight Garage by Moebius
Batman: Year One by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli
The Death of Captain Marvel by Jim Starlin
All right I admit it. I missed a few. The omissions are?you’ll tell me, right?
Next week: Level 4: What remains?