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List of famous comic book creators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top comic book creators in the world? This includes the most prominent comic book creators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable comic book creators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic comic book creators 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 comic book creators.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Stan Lee and Kevin Smith.

From reputable, prominent, and well known comic book creators to the lesser known comic book creators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the comic book creator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous comic book creators ever?" and "What are the names of famous comic book creators?" then you're in the right place. (132 items)

Kevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Kevin Smith Kevin Smith is a film producer.

Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Stan Lee Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, ...more

Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Joss Whedon Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon is an American screenwriter, film and television director, film and television producer, comic book author, composer and actor. He is the founder of Mutant ...more

Thomas Jane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Thomas Jane Thomas Jane is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, and comic book writer. He has appeared in films such as Padamati Sandhya Ragam, At Ground Zero, The Crow: City of Angels, ...more

Charlie Brooker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Charlie Brooker Charlton "Charlie" Brooker is an English satirist and broadcaster. He has worked in television, radio, print and online media. In addition to writing credits for programmes such as ...more

Frank Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Frank Miller Frank Miller is an American writer, artist, and film director best known for his dark comic book stories and graphic novels such as Ronin, Daredevil: Born Again, The Dark Knight Returns, Sin ...more

Lana Wachowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Lana Wachowski Larry Wachowski, who is also now known as Lana Wachowski, is half of the Wachowski Brothers.  Larry and her brother Andy have written, produced, and directed the Matrix series of films, as ...more

Richard Donner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Richard Donner Richard Donner is an American film director, comic book writer and film producer. After directing the horror film The Omen, Donner became famous for the hailed creation of the first modern ...more

Jack T. Chick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Jack T. Chick Jack Thomas Chick is an American publisher, writer, and comic book artist of evangelical fundamentalist Christian tracts and comic books. His comics have been described by Los Angeles magazine ...more

Edgar Bergen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Edgar Bergen Edgar John Bergen was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He is also the ...more

Andy Wachowski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Andy Wachowski Andy Wachowski is half of the Wachowski Brothers, responsible for writing, directing, and/or producing such films as the Matrix series.

Alex Ross is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Alex Ross Nelson Alexander "Alex" Ross is an American comic book writer/artist known primarily for his painted interiors, covers, and design work. He first became known with the 1994 miniseries ...more

Anant Pai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Anant Pai Anant Pai, popularly known as Uncle Pai, was an Indian educationalist and a pioneer in Indian comics. He is most famous as the creator of two comic book series viz. Amar Chitra Katha, which ...more

Gosho Aoyama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Gosho Aoyama Gosho Aoyama, born Yoshimasa Aoyama on June 21, 1963 in Hokuei, Tottori Prefecture, Japan is a Japanese manga artist. He is the creator of the manga series Detective Conan.

Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Voltaire Aurelio Voltaire Hernández and professionally known by the mononym Voltaire, is a Cuban-American dark cabaret musician. His stage name is his given middle name, which he shares with the ...more

Doug Wildey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Doug Wildey Douglas S. Wildey was a cartoonist and comic book artist best known for his co-creation of the 1964 animated television series, Jonny Quest for Hanna-Barbera Productions.

Cliff Chiang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Cliff Chiang Cliff Chiang is an American comic book artist. Formerly an assistant editor at DC Comics, he is now an illustrator, known for his work on Human Target, Beware the Creeper and Crisis Aftermath: ...more

Jhonen Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Jhonen Vasquez Jhonen C. Vasquez is an American comic book writer, cartoonist, and music video director. He is best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated series Invader Zim and the comic book Johnny the ...more

Daniel Knauf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Daniel Knauf Daniel Knauf, sometimes credited under the pseudonyms Wilfred Schmidt and Chris Neal, is an American screenwriter, comic book writer, director and producer best known for his creation of the ...more

Rob Schrab is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Rob Schrab Robby Christopher Schrab is an American comic book creator, actor, comedian, writer, and film and television producer. Schrab grew up in Mayville, Wisconsin. He is known as the creator of the ...more

Chris Claremont is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Chris Claremont Christopher S. "Chris" Claremont is a British-born American comic book writer and novelist, known for his 16-year stint on Uncanny X-Men, far longer than that of any other writer, ...more

David Kirk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
David Kirk David Kirk is the Italian-American creator of the Miss Spider series of children's books published by Scholastic. The Miss Spider books have been adapted to a children's television show called ...more

Joe Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Joe Hill Joseph Hillstrom King, better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. He has published three novels—Heart-Shaped Box, Horns and NOS4A2—and a collection of ...more

Dave McKean is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Dave McKean David McKean is an English illustrator, photographer, comic book artist, graphic designer, filmmaker and musician. His work incorporates drawing, painting, photography, collage, found objects, ...more

Milo Manara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Milo Manara Maurilio Manara, known professionally as Milo Manara, is an Italian comic book writer and artist.

Miguelanxo Prado is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Miguelanxo Prado Miguelanxo Prado is a Galician comic book creator. He was born in A Coruña, Spain in 1958.

Marjorie Liu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Marjorie Liu Marjorie M. Liu is a New York Times best-selling author of paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels and comic books. Her novels include the 2005 paranormal romance Tiger Eye. Her comics work ...more

Mitsuteru Yokoyama is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Mitsuteru Yokoyama Mitsuteru Yokoyama was a Japanese manga artist born in Suma-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo. His personal name was originally spelled Mitsuteru, with the same pronunciation. His works include Tetsujin ...more

Chester Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Chester Brown 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

Lee Kohse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Lee Kohse Lee Kohse is a comic book writer/artist, and creative/art director of Allegory.

Chandra Free is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Chandra Free Chandra Free is an American writer and artist of the comic book The God Machine which is published by Archaia Studios Press. She worked on the comic series Sullengrey with Drew Rausch and ...more

Tony DeZuniga is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Tony DeZuniga 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

Geoff Johns is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Geoff Johns Geoff Johns is an American comic book and television writer, film and television producer. He is the Chief Creative Officer at DC Comics, a position he has served in since 2010. His most notable ...more

Larry Lieber is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Larry Lieber 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

Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson was an American pulp magazine writer and entrepreneur who pioneered the American comic book, publishing the first such periodical consisting solely of original ...more

Usamaru Furuya is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Usamaru Furuya Usamaru Furuya is a Japanese manga artist. He graduated from Tama Art University, where he majored in oil painting and developed an interest in sculpting and Butoh dance. During elementary ...more

MF Grimm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
MF Grimm Percy Carey, also known by the stage names MF Grimm, Grimm Reaper, GM Grimm and originally Build and Destroy, is an American underground rapper, music producer, CEO, and Eisner Award-nominated ...more

Ola Fogelberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Ola Fogelberg Ola Fogelberg was a comic book creator and comics artist.

Gardner Fox is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Gardner Fox Gardner Francis Cooper Fox was an American writer best known for creating numerous comic book characters for DC Comics. Comic book historians estimate that he wrote over 4,000 comics stories.

Tony DiPreta is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Tony DiPreta Anthony Lewis DiPreta, better known as Tony DiPreta, was an American comic book and comic strip artist active from the 1940s Golden Age of comic books. He was the longtime successor artist of ...more

Vaughn Bodé is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Vaughn Bodé Vaughn Bodē was an underground cartoonist and illustrator known for his character Cheech Wizard and his artwork depicting voluptuous women. A contemporary of animator Ralph Bakshi, Bodē has been ...more

Kaare Andrews is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Kaare Andrews Kaare Andrews is a Canadian comic book writer, artist and filmmaker who hails from Saskatoon. He is most known for his cover work on Incredible Hulk and Iron Fist, as well as many other comic ...more

Jesse Blaze Snider is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Jesse Blaze Snider Jesse Blaze Snider is a comic book writer, voice-over actor, TV/radio host, and rock musician. He is the eldest son of Twisted Sister frontman and vocalist Dee Snider.

Bryan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Bryan Johnson Bryan Lee Johnson is a writer, actor, podcaster, screenwriter and comic book writer associated with Kevin Smith and the View Askewniverse. He is best known by his local fame in New Jersey and ...more

Ralf König is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Ralf König Ralf König is one of the best known and most commercially successful German comic book creators. His books have been translated into many languages. He has resided in Soest, Dortmund and ...more

Fujiko Fujio is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Fujiko Fujio Fujiko Fujio was a nom de plume of a manga writing duo formed by two Japanese manga artists. Their real names are Hiroshi Fujimoto and Motoo Abiko. They formed their partnership in 1951, and ...more

Dexter Vines is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Dexter Vines Dexter Vines is an American comic book artist and inker, known for his collaborations with pencilers such as Steve McNiven and Ed McGuiness, the latter of whom he is credited with as

Bill White is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Bill White William W. "Bill" White, Jr. was an American animator, and a comic book writer, penciller, and inker. White studied animation under former Disney animator Milt Neil at The Kubert ...more

Zack Whedon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Zack Whedon Zachary Adam "Zack" Whedon is an American screenwriter and comic book writer.

Al Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Al Hubbard Allan "Al" Hubbard (May 26, 1913 - May 1984) was an American animator and comic book writer. He is best known for his work on the Donald Duck stories, and was the cocreator (with Dick ...more