There is Scott Young's "Wizard of Oz", which has fantastic character design, "Space Dumplins" by Craig Thomson, nearly everything from the Etherington brothers.
And for an old one that is still worth its weight in gold, it seems the ideal age to start reading Asterix.
Thanks again all, feeling better overall. The shoulder pain returned but is manageable. I'm drawing again to keep myself distracted from it and the limited diet options, but I have to be careful not to over do it. These next several weeks are crucial to proper healing and surgery success rates but I don't do great with staying put so it's a balancing act.