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Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

Updated June 14, 2019 11.0k views132 items

List of notable or famous cartoonists from the United Kingdom, with bios and photos, including the top cartoonists born in the United Kingdom and even some popular cartoonists who immigrated to the United Kingdom. If you're trying to find out the names of famous British 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 the United Kingdom is included when available.

List people range from Alan Moore to Martin Rowson.

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

Use this list of renowned British cartoonists to discover some new cartoonists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Al Ewing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Al Ewing

    Age: 43
    Al Ewing () is a British comics writer who has mainly worked in the small press and for 2000... more
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    Alan Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Alan Davis

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Alan Davis (born 18 June 1956) is an English writer and artist of comic books, known for his... more

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    Alan Fennell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Alan Fennell

    Dec. at 65 (1936-2001)

    BirthplaceEngland

    Alan Leslie Fennell (10 December 1936 – 10 December 2001) was a British writer and editor best... more
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    Alan McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Alan McKenzie

    Alan McKenzie is a British comics writer known for his work at 2000 AD.
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    Alan Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Alan Moore

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceNorthampton, United Kingdom

    Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic... more

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    Alexander Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Alexander "Alex" Williams (born 18 October 1967 in London) is an English film animator and... more
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    Andi Watson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    BirthplaceWakefield, United Kingdom

    Andrew "Andi" Watson (born 1969) is a British cartoonist and illustrator best known for the... more
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    Andrew Cartmel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom
    Andrew Cartmel (born 1958) is a British author and journalist. He was the script editor of... more
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    Andy Diggle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Andy Diggle

    Andy Diggle is a British comic book writer and former editor of 2000 AD. He is best known for... more
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    Andy Lanning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Andy Lanning

    Andy Lanning (born 21 November 1963) is a British comic book writer and inker, known for his... more
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    Andy Riley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Andy Riley

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceEngland

    Andy Riley (born 1970) is a British author, cartoonist, and Emmy-winning screenwriter for TV... more
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    Angus Allan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Angus Allan

    Dec. at 71 (1936-2007)

    BirthplaceWimbledon, London, United Kingdom

    Angus Peter Allan (22 July 1936 – 16 July 2007) was a British comic strip writer and magazine... more
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    Michael Cummings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Michael Cummings

    Dec. at 78 (1919-1997)

    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    Arthur Stuart Michael Cummings OBE (born Leeds, Yorkshire, 1 June 1919, died London, 9 October... more
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    Arthur Wyatt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Arthur Wyatt

    Arthur Wyatt is a writer for British comic 2000 AD, creating stories mostly in the Future... more
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    Asia Alfasi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Asia Alfasi

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceLibya

    Asia Alfasi (born 20 April 1984) is a Libyan-British manga-influenced comic writer and artist.... more
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    Barry Windsor-Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    BirthplaceEngland

    Barry Windsor-Smith (born Barry Smith, 25 May 1949) is a British comic book illustrator and... more
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    Ben Hunt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Ben Hunt

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    Bill Tidy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Bill Tidy

    Age: 87

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    William Edward "Bill" Tidy, MBE (born 9 October 1933), is a British cartoonist, writer and... more
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    Bob Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Bob Wilson

    Age: 79
    Bob Wilson (born 29 October 1942) is a cartoonist, artist and author of children's books. He... more
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    Russell Brockbank is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Russell Brockbank

    Dec. at 66 (1913-1979)

    BirthplaceCanada

    Russell Brockbank (1913-1979) was a cartoonist born in Niagara Falls, Ontario. He moved to... more
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    Bruce Bairnsfather is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Bruce Bairnsfather

    Dec. at 72 (1887-1959)

    BirthplaceMurree, Pakistan, Eurasia, Punjab, Pakistan

    Captain Charles Bruce Bairnsfather (9 July 1887 – 29 September 1959) was a prominent British... more
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    Bryan Talbot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    BirthplaceWigan, United Kingdom

    Bryan Talbot (born 24 February 1952) is a British comics artist and writer, best known as the... more
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    Carl Critchlow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    Carl Critchlow is a British fantasy and science fiction comic illustrator. He is best known... more
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    Charles Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Charles Hamilton

    Dec. at 85 (1876-1961)

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Ealing, London, United Kingdom

    Charles Harold St. John Hamilton (8 August 1876 – 24 December 1961) was an English writer,... more
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    Charles Peattie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United Kingdom

    Charles Peattie

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Charles Peattie (born 3 April 1958) is a British cartoonist, best known as half of the team... more
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