My trophy for best graph goes to the first graph! It was the easiest to follow but still colorful and catchy enough to graph your attention and get the message across.
<---this picture is my favorite hockey player Sidney Crosby hoisting the 2009 Stanley Cup! :)
This first graph is very descriptive and easy to follow. It combines accuracy with creativity.
This graph is not very descriptive and kind of vague but easy to follow.
This graph is very descriptive and easy to follow however it does not have the names for the phases of the four cycles.