That's why, over the coming weeks, I'll attempt to bring you 10 covers a year, from 1990 to 1999 (publishing date, not cover date, many thanks to Mike's Amazing World of Comics), that I really do think could be contenders for best covers of that much-derided decade. Can we redeem it?
World's Finest #1 by Steve Rude
Classics Illustrated #1 by Gahan Wilson
Hellblazer #27 by Dave McKean
America Antarctica Annual #4 by Kevin Maguire
Animal Man #25 by Brian Bolland
Batman #451 by Norm Breyfogle
Give Me Liberty #1 by Dave Gibbons
Shade the Changing Man #4 by Brendan McCarthy
Dr. Strange and Dr. Doom: Triumph and Torment GN by Mike Mignola
Classic X-Men #45 by Steve Lightle
But perhaps you have different ideas?