he's definitely one of the best i've worked with. but i've worked with so many that it's hard to really pick a best. is he better than crumb? roth? dutch? glaser? don martin? carl smool? lynda barry? mark zingarelli? charles burns? s. clay wilson? richard powers? matt groening? jim blanchard? jaime hernandez? karel moisewitsch? justin hampton? peter bagge? michael dougan? coop? kozik? merinuck? the list of illustrators i've worked with is endless. i've been doing this almost 30 years.