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List of famous comics artists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top comics artists in the world? This includes the most prominent comics artists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable comics artists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic comics artists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned comics artists.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known comics artists to the lesser known comics artists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the comics artist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous comics artists ever?" and "What are the names of famous comics artists?" then you're in the right place. (213 items)
John Romita, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
John Salvatore Romita, professionally known as John Romita Jr. (; born August 17, 1956), is an American comics artist best known for his extensive work for Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the
Andy Kubert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Andrew Kubert (; born February 27, 1962) is an American comics artist, son of Joe Kubert, and brother of Adam Kubert, both of whom are also artists, and the uncle of comics editor Katie Kubert. ...more
Gipi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Gianni Pacinotti, better known by the pseudonym of Gipi, is an Italian cartoonist, filmmaker, and author.
Stephen R. Bissette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Stephen R. Bissette
Stephen R. "Steve" Bissette (born March 14, 1955) is an American comics artist, editor, and publisher with a focus on the horror genre. He is known for working with writer Alan Moore ...more
Ross Andru is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Ross Andru (; born Rossolav Andruskevich; June 15, 1927 – November 9, 1993) was an American comics artist and editor. He is best known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, The ...more
Dave Sim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Dave Sim (born 17 May 1956) is a Canadian cartoonist and publisher, best known for his comic book Cerebus, his artistic experimentation, his advocacy of self-publishing and creator's rights, and ...more
Adam Kubert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Adam Kubert (; born 1959) is an American comics artist known for his work for publishers such as Marvel Comics and DC Comics, including work on Action Comics, Astonishing Spider-Man & ...more
Tomm Moore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Tomm Moore is an Irish illustrator, comics artist and filmmaker. He is co-founder of Cartoon Saloon, an animation studio and production company, based in Kilkenny, Ireland. His first two feature ...more
Jamie McKelvie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Jamie McKelvie
Jamie McKelvie is a British cartoonist and illustrator, known for his both work on books such as Phonogram, Young Avengers and The Wicked + The Divine, and his approach to comic character
Marjane Satrapi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Marjane Satrapi (Persian: مرجان ساتراپی‎) (born 22 November 1969) is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children's book author.
Aline Kominsky-Crumb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (née Goldsmith; born August 1, 1948) is an American underground comics artist. Kominsky-Crumb's work, which is almost exclusively autobiographical, is known for its ...more
Chezhina Svetlana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Chezhina Svetlana (Russian: Чежина Светлана Игоревна), born January 12, 1985, is a comic book artist from Kazakhstan. She works under the Japanese pseudonym Midorikawa Tsuyoshi (Japanese: 緑川毅志) ...more
Rick Veitch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Richard Veitch (born May 7, 1951) is an American comics artist and writer who has worked in mainstream, underground, and alternative comics.
Fred is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Frédéric Othon Théodore Aristidès (5 March 1931 – 2 April 2013), known by his pseudonym Fred, was a French cartoonist in the Franco-Belgian comics tradition. He is
André Franquin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
André Franquin (French: [fʁɑ̃kɛ̃]; 3 January 1924 – 5 January 1997) was an influential Belgian comics artist, whose best known creations are Gaston and Marsupilami. He also produced the ...more
Cesare Zavattini is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Cesare Zavattini (20 September 1902 – 13 October 1989) was an Italian screenwriter and one of the first theorists and proponents of the Neorealist movement in Italian cinema.
Reine Brynolfsson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Reine Claes-Göran Brynolfsson (born 15 January 1953) is a Swedish actor. He was born in Gothenburg.
Tim Vigil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Tim Vigil
Timothy B. Vigil is an American comic book artist, mostly working in the horror/adult genre. His main graphic novel Faust (with co-creator David Quinn) was adapted by Brian Yuzna as the 2001 ...more
Joann Sfar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Joann Sfar (French: [ʒoan sfaʁ]; born 28 August 1971) is a French comics artist, comic book creator, novelist, and film director.
Enki Bilal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Enki Bilal (French: [bilal]; born October 7, 1951) is a French comic book creator, comics artist and film director.
Kim Deitch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Kim Deitch (born May 21, 1944 in Los Angeles) is an American cartoonist who was an important figure in the underground comix movement of the 1960s, remaining active in the decades that followed ...more
Jeff Matsuda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Jeff Matsuda (born 1970) is a Japanese American animator and concept and comics artist who served as the chief character designer for both Jackie Chan Adventures and The Batman and is the ...more
Jean Giraud is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Jean Henri Gaston Giraud (French: [ʒiʁo]; 8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012) was a French artist, cartoonist and writer who worked in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées (BD) tradition. Giraud ...more
Edgar Pêra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Edgar Henrique Clemente Pêra (born 19 November 1960) is a Portuguese filmmaker. Pêra is also a fine artist and a graphic comics artist . and writes fiction and cinema essays (PhD). ...more
Stan Sakai is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Stan Sakai (スタン坂井, Sutan Sakai, born May 25, 1953) is a Japanese-born American cartoonist and comic book creator. He is best known as the creator of the comic series Usagi Yojimbo.