A look at Jack Kirby related publications for the year (highlighted by a massive book of Simon&Kirby reprints)
And the same for Steve Ditko (100+ pages of new comics, some new essays and Mr. A. reprint)
Okay, I suppose you could make a case that for me, at least, Larry Marder should get the same disqualification as Kirby and Ditko (look up where the name of this weblog comes from...). Much more on the new Beanworld from me later, either here or on Gunk'l'dunk.
Those three creators aside,