#1 -- His name was Steele Savage.
#2 -- He possessed an extraordinary flair for the mythic and the legendary, fully capturing the fantastic aspects while at the same time grounding them with a solidity that made them wholly believable.
#3 -- I mean seriously, can you find anybody with a cooler name? I think not.
#4 -- While most famous for his mythical subjects, he displayed a wide range and showed an inventive approach to every genre and topic he tackled.
#5 -- Did I mention his name was Steele Savage?