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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 Jr. is an American comic book artist best known for his extensive work for Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the 2010s. He is often referred to as JRJR, the abbreviation of ...more

Andy Kubert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Andrew "Andy" Kubert is an American comic book artist, son of Joe Kubert, and brother of Adam Kubert, both of whom are also artists, and the uncle of comics editor Katie Kubert. He is ...more

Gipi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Gianni Pacinotti is a comic artist, film director, TV director, screenwriter and TV producer.

Stephen R. Bissette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Stephen R. Bissette Stephen R. Bissette is an American comics artist, editor, and publisher with a focus on the horror genre. He is best known for working with writer Alan Moore and inker John Totleben on the DC ...more

Ross Andru is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Ross Andru was an American comic book artist and editor. He is best known for his work on Amazing Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Flash and Metal Men. His most frequent collaborator was inker Mike ...more

Dave Sim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
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

Adam Kubert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Adam Kubert is an American comic book artist known for his work for publishers such as Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and DC Comics, including work on Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four, ...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 work on books such as Long Hot Summer, Phonogram, and Young Avengers.

Marjane Satrapi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, 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 is an American underground comics artist.

Chezhina Svetlana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Chezhina Svetlana, born January 12, 1985, is a comic book artist from Kazakhstan. She works under the Japanese pseudonym Midorikawa Tsuyoshi that can be translated as "Green River, a strong ...more

Rick Veitch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Richard "Rick" Veitch is an American comic book artist and writer who has worked in mainstream, underground, and alternative comics. He comes from a big Catholic family, with six

Fred is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Frédéric Othon Théodore Aristidès, known by his pseudonym Fred, was a French cartoonist in the Franco-Belgian comics tradition. He is best known for his series

André Franquin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
André Franquin was an influential Belgian comics artist, whose best known comic strip creations are Gaston and Marsupilami, created while he worked on the Spirou et Fantasio comic strip ...more

Cesare Zavattini is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Cesare Zavattini 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 is a Swedish actor.

Tim Vigil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Tim Vigil Timothy B. Vigil is a comic book artist, mostly working in the horror/adult genre. His main graphic novel Faust was adapted by Brian Yuzna as the 2001 movie Faust: Love of the Damned. The ...more

Joann Sfar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Joann Sfar 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 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 is an American cartoonist who was an important figure in the underground comix movement of the 1960s, remaining active in the decades that followed with a variety of books and comics, ...more

Jeff Matsuda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Jeff Matsuda is a Japanese-American concept artist, comics artist, and animator. He served as the chief character designer for both Jackie Chan Adventures and The Batman, and is the president ...more

Jean Giraud is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Jean Henri Gaston Giraud was a French artist, cartoonist, and writer, who worked in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées tradition. Giraud earned worldwide fame, predominantly under the ...more

Edgar Pêra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Edgar Henrique Clemente Pêra is a Portuguese filmmaker. He writes occasionally fiction and essays and is also a graphic comics artist. Edgar Pêra studied Psychology, but switched to ...more

Stan Sakai is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Stan Sakai is a third-generation Japanese American Cartoonist comic book creator. He is best known as the creator of the comic series Usagi Yojimbo.

Javier Mariscal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Javier Mariscal is a Spanish artist and designer whose work has spanned a wide range of mediums, ranging from painting and sculpture to interior design and landscaping. He was born in February ...more

Jennifer Camper is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Jennifer Camper is an American comics artist and graphic artist.

Vincent Paronnaud is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Vincent Paronnaud, a.k.a. Winshluss, is a French comics artist and filmmaker. Paronnaud was born in La Rochelle. He is best known for cowriting and codirecting with Marjane Satrapi the highly ...more

Dave Stevens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Dave Lee Stevens was an American illustrator and comics artist. He is most famous for creating The Rocketeer comic book and film character, and for his pin-up style "glamour art" ...more

Jim Starlin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
James P. "Jim" Starlin is an American comic book writer and artist. With a career dating back to the early 1970s, he is best known for "cosmic" tales and space opera; for ...more

Kate Beaton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Kate Beaton is a Canadian comics artist, and creator of the comic strip Hark! A Vagrant.

Fumi Yoshinaga is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Fumi Yoshinaga is a Japanese manga artist known for her shōjo and shōnen-ai works.

Walt Simonson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Walter "Walt" Simonson is an American comic book writer and artist, best known for a run on Marvel Comics' Thor from 1983 to 1987, during which he created the character Beta Ray Bill. ...more

Matt Wagner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Matt Wagner is an American comic book writer and artist, known as the creator of the series Mage and Grendel.

Daniel Torres is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Daniel Torres is a Spanish comics artist and writer, known for several series, including Rocco Vargas.

Tony DeZuniga is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Tony DeZuniga was a Filipino comics artist and illustrator best known for his works for DC Comics. He co-created the fictional characters Jonah Hex and Black Orchid. DeZuniga was the first ...more

Noel Van Horn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Noel Van Horn is a comics artist and writer born in the United States and living in Canada. He does mainly Disney comics starring Mickey Mouse. He is the son of William Van Horn, a comics artist ...more

Eddie Campbell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Eddie Campbell is a Scottish comics artist and cartoonist who now lives in Australia. Probably best known as the illustrator and publisher of From Hell, Campbell is also the creator of the ...more

Don Heck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Donald L. "Don" Heck was an American comic book artist best known for co-creating the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, and for his long run penciling the Marvel superhero-team series ...more

Larry Lieber is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Larry D. Lieber is an American comic book artist and writer, and the younger brother of Marvel Comics' writer, editor and publisher Stan Lee. Lieber is best known for scripting the first ...more

Mike Collins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Mike Collins is a Wales-based comic book artist and writer and has been working in comics since the mid-1980s.

Kevin VanHook is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Kevin VanHook is an American filmmaker who began his career in storytelling as a comic book artist and writer.

Kang Full is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Kang Full is the pen name of Kang Do-young, a South Korean webcomic artist. Regarded as a first generation webcomic artist, Kang had no formal teaching in either writing or drawing comics. His ...more

Caza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Caza, the pseudonym of Philippe Cazaumayou, is a French comics artist.

Philippe Druillet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Philippe Druillet is a French comics artist and creator, and an innovator in visual design.

Marc Sleen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Marcel Honoree Nestor, Knight Neels, known with his pseudonym Marc Sleen, is a Flemish/Belgian comics artist and cartoonist. He is mostly known for his comic The Adventures of Nero and Co..

Andrice Arp is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Andrice Arp is a U.S. comics artist and illustrator, and the daughter of Halton Arp. She has been a contributor to the self-published comic called Hi-Horse. In 2004, Hi-Horse Omnibus, comprising ...more

Mary Fleener is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Mary Fleener is an American alternative comics artist, writer and musician from Los Angeles. Fleener's drawing style, which she calls cubismo, derives from the cubist aesthetic and other ...more

Will Meugniot is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Will Meugnoit is a film director.

Troy Nixey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Comics Artists
Troy Nixey is a comic book artist, film director, producer, and screenwriter.