1 and 2 can both be answered by saying "Yo Gabba Gabba." You're welcome.
Top 5 street-level trade paperbacks you'd advise on getting?
That all depends on the reader and what they're looking for. For example, when it comes to Batman, one person may prefer The Long Halloween or Year One, and another may prefer Hush. Or for Wolverine, one may prefer Enemy of the State, and the other The Wolverine. SO. MANY. CHOICES! I'd get to hear what the reader isn't interested in and then make suggestions.