canada Famous Cartoonists from Canada

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List of notable or famous cartoonists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top cartoonists born in Canada and even some popular cartoonists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian cartoonists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These cartoonists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known cartoonist from Canada is included when available.

List includes Terry Mosher, Bif Naked and more.

This historic cartoonists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian cartoonists of note?" and "Who are the most famous cartoonists from Canada?" These prominent cartoonists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian cartoonists.

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Adrian Raeside

Adrian Raeside is an editorial cartoonist for the Victoria Times-Colonist. His comic strip, The Other Coast, was picked up by Creators Syndicate in 2001 and has appeared in over 100 newspapers worldwide. He was born in 1957 in Dunedin, New Zealand. He began drawing cartoons on washroom walls as a kid. After being expelled from his first art class at the age of 15, he moved with his parents to England, then to Canada. While there, he worked at various jobs, from loading grain ships in Thunder Bay, Ontario, to surveying on the West Coast. Raeside founded and operated an animation company in 1988 to animate editorial cartoons for CBC Television. Over the next four years, he created, directed ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand


Alan Sakhavarz

Age: 73


Albéric Bourgeois

Albéric Bourgeois was a French-Canadian cartoonist, credited with creating the first continuing comic strip to use word balloons in Canada. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1876-1962)

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Andrew Foley is a writer and occasional editor and artist of comic books and graphic novels. Andrew Foley lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with his wife, graphic designer Tiina Andreakos. ...more

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