Animated 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Adrian Raeside age 62
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 ...more

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Alan Sakhavarz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Alan Sakhavarz age 73

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Albéric Bourgeois is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Albéric Bourgeois Dec. at 86 (1876-1962)
Albéric Bourgeois was a French-Canadian cartoonist, credited with creating the first continuing comic strip to use word balloons in Canada.

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Andrew Foley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cartoonists from 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.

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Bernie Mireault is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Bernie Mireault age 58
Bernard Edward "Bernie" Mireault is a Canadian comic book artist and writer. Comics critic Timothy Callahan has argued that Mireault is one of the unheralded creators who helped bring ...more

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Bif Naked is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 47
Bif Naked is a Canadian singer-songwriter, actress and motivational speaker.

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Billy Mavreas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Billy Mavreas age 50
Billy Mavreas is a Canadian cartoonist and artist living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada whose mostly silent or wordless comics revolve around the themes of language, sexuality and spirituality. He ...more

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Blaine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Blaine Dec. at 75 (1937-2012)
Blaine was the name used by Canadian political cartoonist Blaine MacDonald. Blaine was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and later relocated to Hamilton, Ontario. His work was published in The ...more

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Russell Brockbank is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Dec. at 66 (1913-1979)
Russell Brockbank was a cartoonist born in Niagara Falls, Ontario. He moved to England in 1929. Brockbank was best known for his motoring, motor racing and aviation cartoons. His work was ...more

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Bryan Lee O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Bryan Lee O'Malley age 40
Bryan Lee O'Malley is a Canadian cartoonist, best known for the Scott Pilgrim series. He is also a musician using the alias Kupek.

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Bryce Hallett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 42
Bryce Hallett is a Canadian independent animator living and working in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of Sheridan College's classical animation program and Canadore College's graphic ...more

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Bus Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Bus Griffiths Dec. at 93 (1913-2006)
Bus Griffiths was a cartoonist, lumberjack, and fisherman. He was best known for his full length graphic novel, Now You're Logging published 1978 by Harbour Publishing. Now You're Logging ...more

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Charles Templeton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Dec. at 86 (1915-2001)
Charles Bradley Templeton was a Canadian cartoonist, evangelist, agnostic, politician, newspaper editor, inventor, broadcaster and author. He was born and died in the same city, Toronto, Canada. ...more

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Chester Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 58
Chester William David Brown is a Canadian cartoonist and, since 2008, the Libertarian Party of Canada's candidate for the riding of Trinity—Spadina in Toronto. Brown has gone through several ...more

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Colin Upton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 58
Colin Upton is a Canadian cartoonist and artist who was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. Many of his comics are self-published in the minicomic format, ...more

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Darwyn Cooke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 57
Darwyn Cooke is a Canadian comic book writer, artist, cartoonist and animator, known for his work on the comic books Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier, The Spirit and Richard Stark's Parker: The

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Dave Cooper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 52
David Charles Cooper is a cartoonist, commercial illustrator and a graphic designer who lives in Ottawa, Canada. In addition to comics, Cooper has worked extensively as a designer, producer, and ...more

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Dave Sim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 62
David Victor Sim is a Canadian cartoonist and publisher, best known for his comic book Cerebus, his formal artistic experimentations, his advocacy of self-publishing and creator's rights, and ...more

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David Boswell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
David Boswell age 66
David E. Boswell is a comic book writer and artist, illustrator, and photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia who has worked in the comics industry. He is the creator of the series Reid ...more

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Don Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Don Sparrow
Don Sparrow is an illustrator, writer, and artist born in Canada. Publications in which he has been published include Computer Arts magazine, NUVO magazine, Ohio magazine and several others. He ...more

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Emily Pohl-Weary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 46
Emily Pohl-Weary is a Canadian novelist and magazine editor. She is the granddaughter of science fiction writers and editors Judith Merril and Frederik Pohl.

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Eric Kim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Eric Kim age 42
Eric Kim is a Korean Canadian comic book creator. He illustrated The Sidesteppers for Owl Magazine, has done freelance work for UDON Entertainment, illustrated Love As A Foreign Language for Oni ...more

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Éric Thériault is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
age 52
Éric Thériault is a Canadian comics artist and writer, illustrator and blogger living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Gary Pearson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
Gary Pearson is a Canadian comedian, and television writer producer. He grew up in the southwestern Ontario village of Comber. Taking an early interest in politics and art, he began to do ...more

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George Feyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cartoonists from Canada
George Feyer Dec. at 46 (1921-1967)
George Feyer was a Canadian cartoonist who shot to fame through appearances on CBC Television in the 1950s. As a cartoonist for Maclean's magazine he helped to define the look of Canadian ...more