Currently added to my list of inspirations is Darwyn Cooke.
Partly The Spirit, but mostly Selina's Big Score (currently also available in Batman: Ego and Other Tails).
Mind you, I adored the Justice League: New Frontier movie, despite it being too short:
But ultimately, a superhero story is most assuredly not the kind of story I want to write.
But what is that story?
I know the feel, the texture. I know some characters and situations, but they don't add up to a story. It sometimes feels like they refuse to turn into a story...