30. S.H.I.E.L.D. stopping Hulk with a puppy bomb in Indestructible Hulk Special #1.
29. Harley Quinn and the Green Arrow teaming up in Injustice: Gods Among Us.
28. This interaction between Hawkman and Vibe in the pages of Justice League of America #2.
27. A young Jean Grey meeting her daughter Rachel for the first time in All-New X-Men.
26. Chris Samnee’s hidden title on the cover of Daredevil #26.
Notice what the clothes on the hanger spell out?
24. Deadpool’s take on Tony Stark’s alcoholism in Deadpool #7.
23. The return of Jubilee on the all-female X-Men team.
20. The origins of Batman and Superman in Batman/Superman #1.
19. Francis Manapul’s beautiful spreads in The Flash.
(Some of these are from 2012, BUT THEY’RE STILL INCREDIBLE.)
18. The unveiling of Superior Spider-Man’s new costume:
17. The attack of the mermaid monsters in the best horror comic of the year, The Wake.
16. Kitty Pride and Jean Grey’s role reversal between Uncanny X-Men #141 and All-New X-Men #6.
15. The return of the ostracized mutant metaphors in Uncanny X-Men.
14. …And Havok’s similar sentiments in Uncanny Avengers #5.
13. The Rogues standing up against the villains of the DC Universe in The Rogues Rebellion.
12. The Death of Damian Wayne, the latest person to wear the Robin costume.
11. The return of Spider-Man 2099 in Superior Spider-Man.
10. Re-witnessing the reveal of Batman’s costume and the Batmobile in Batman: Zero Year.
9. Cyclops caling the “Cyclops was right” t-shirt in AvX Consequences #2.
8. …Then the time Logan was right in X-Men #6.
7. A sleeper hit, and one of the funniest books out this year, Superior Foes of Spider-Man.
6. The moment that the newly recruited Maro, the mute Green Lantern, finds his willpower in Green Lantern Corps #23.
5. The moment the X-Men of the future takes on the Brother of Mutants of the future in Battle of the Atom.
4. Nick Dragotta’s urban landscapes and super-structures of East of West.
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