The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome.

We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists and/or specific bodies of work, but there's just so much great work to see that we've initiated Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the virtually countless pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our regular travels across the digital media landscape. Some of it's new, some of it's old, some of it's created by working professionals, some of it's created by talented fans, and some of it's endearingly stupid. All of it's awesome.

Want more? Check out Moviefone's Best Movie Art Ever (This Week).

Concept art for Little Nemo: Adventures in Wonderland (1989) by Moebius

Batman by Jim Rugg

Swamp Thing by Art Adams

Iron Man by Eric Canete

Spider-Man by Skottie Young

Kamandi by Gabriel Hardman

Starman by Tony Harris

Catwoman by Alex Ross

The Joker by Yildiray Cinar

Batman and Robin by Ming Doyle

Batman and Catwoman by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer from the collection of Wayne Mousseau

The Scarlet Witch by P. Craig Russell

Blade Runner by Dan Hipp

The Joker by Brian Bolland

True Grit by Massimo Carnevale

Batwoman by Cameron Stewart

Daft Punk's Interstella 5555 vs. Gorillaz by Angelwingkitty

Transmetropolitan by Jim Lee

rgirl by Ryan Kelly

Wonder Woman by Steve Rude

Batman by Moebius

Tank Girl by Rufus Dayglo

Birds of Prey by Chrissie Zullo

Nightwing by Philip Tan

The Shadow by Bruce Timm

The Invisible Woman by unknown

Black Queen by Mindy Lee

Robocop by Dan Hipp

Darth Vader by Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruww

The Rocketeer by Scott Morse

Lilith, Dracula's daughter by Bruce Timm

Lilandra by Julie Bell

Kill Bill by Brian Stelfreeze

The Crow by J. O'Barr

Jon Hamm as Superman by Phil Noto

Ms. Marvel by J. Bone

Batman by John Van Fleet

Dark Phoenix by can't-quite-make-out-the-signature

Madman by Rafael Albuquerque

Wonder Woman by unknown (tragic)

Zombie Transmetropolitan by Tony Moore

Batman and Robin by Cameron Stewart

Superman by Alex Ross

Madman by Barnaby Ward

Doctor Strange by Gabriele Dell'Otto

Power Girl vs. Psycho Pirate by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti with color by Paul Mounts

Catwoman by Cameron Stewart

Batman vs. Hush by Jae Lee

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