Back in 2006, we did a "First and Last" snapshot of PvP by Scott Kurtz. Even then Kurtz had shown a lot of growth artistically from the origins of the comic. It's worth revisiting PvP again, as Kurtz has probably shown even more growth since 2006 then in the period up to then.
So… First (1998):
There have also been a lot of times Kurtz has really started to stretch artistically in recent years, mixing up styles and color schemes in service of the storyline. Not as dramatic a stretch as some but a favorite is this one from a recent LOLBAT series: