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The Greatest Batman Artists of All Time  

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Batman has been around for almost 80 years and has had more titles than we could possibly list here. Because comics are graphic novels, the illustrators are equally important as the writers in making a comic book story come to life. Though Batman has had nearly 80 years of changing and evolving through dozens of storylines and situations, the Batman artists have continued to be innovative, yet authentic to Batman's costume and tone.

Sure, Bruce Wayne has looked different over the years, but we're just glad he's through his bell bottoms phase. Without the artists, we'd only have half of the story, so our hats off to them for fleshing out such a great character. For more than just Batman artists, be sure to check out the greatest underrated comic book artists of all time.

Upvote the artists you think are the best when it comes to Batman comic book art, and let us know which Batman comics you think are the most artistic in the comments section.
Neal Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Batman Artists of All Time
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Neal Adams (born June 15, 1941) is an American comic book and commercial artist known for helping to create some of the definitive modern imagery of the DC Comics characters Batman and Green Arrow; as the co-founder of the graphic design studio Continuity Associates; and as a creators-rights advocate who helped secure a pension and recognition for Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Adams was inducted into the Eisner Award's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1998, the Harvey Awards' Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Inkwell Awards Joe Sinnott Hall of Fame in 2019. ...more on Wikipedia

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Jim Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Batman Artists of All Time
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Jim Lee (Korean 이용철; born August 11, 1964) is a Korean American comic-book artist, writer, editor, and publisher. He is currently the Co-Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of DC Comics. In recognition of his work, Lee has received a Harvey Award, Inkpot Award and three Wizard Fan Awards. He entered the industry in 1987 as an artist for Marvel Comics, illustrating titles such as Alpha Flight and The Punisher War Journal, before gaining popularity on The Uncanny X-Men. X-Men No. 1, the 1991 spin-off series premiere that Lee penciled and co-wrote with Chris Claremont, remains the best-selling comic book of all time, according to Guinness World Records. His style was later used for the designs ...more on Wikipedia

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Jim Aparo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Batman Artists of All Time
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James N. Aparo (August 24, 1932 – July 19, 2005) was an American comic book artist best known for his 1960s and 1970s DC Comics work, including on the characters Batman, Aquaman and the Spectre. ...more on Wikipedia

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Greg Capullo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Batman Artists of All Time
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Gregory "Greg" Capullo (; born March 30, 1962) is an American comic book artist and penciller, best known for his work on Quasar (1991–1992), X-Force (1992–1993), Angela (1994), Spawn (1993–2000, 2003–2004) and Batman (2011–2016). Greg Capullo also published his own creator-owned comic, The Creech, published through Image Comics. These were two three-issue miniseries. Apart from comics, Capullo has been involved in several projects such as pencilling for the Iced Earth albums The Dark Saga and Something Wicked This Way Comes, the Korn album Follow the Leader and the Disturbed album, Ten Thousand Fists. He was also part of the crew who worked on the animated sequences in the 2002 film The ...more on Wikipedia

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