A couple of years ago, there was this meme going around DeviantArt in which you were supposed to make a "map" of the artists and other things that shaped and informed your art style. I actually wanted to make one of these way back then, but never got around to it. Now that the meme has cropped back up at the Comicforum.de, I finally decided to make one. Here it is:
HERE is the Comicforum thread with some other examples.