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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. (131 items)
Kevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, comic book writer, author, and podcaster. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy film Clerks ...more

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He rose through the ranks of a family-run ...more

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Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Joseph Hill Whedon (; born June 23, 1964) is an American producer, director, screenwriter, comic book writer, and composer. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of ...more

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Thomas Jane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Thomas Jane (born Thomas Elliott III; February 22, 1969) is an American actor. He is known for appearing in such films as Evening Raga of the West (1987), Boogie Nights (1997), The Thin Red Line ...more

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Charlie Brooker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English humourist, critic, author, screenwriter, producer, and television presenter. He is the creator and co-showrunner of the ...more

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Frank Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Frank Miller (born January 27, 1957) is an American comic book writer, novelist, inker, screenwriter, film director, and producer best known for his comic book stories and graphic novels such as ...more

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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

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Richard Donner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Richard Donner
Richard Donner (born Richard Donald Schwartzberg, April 24, 1930) is an American director and producer of film and television. After directing the horror film The Omen (1976), Donner became ...more

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Jack T. Chick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Jack Thomas Chick (April 13, 1924 – October 23, 2016) was an American cartoonist and publisher, best known for his evangelical fundamentalist Christian "Chick tracts." He expressed his ...more
Edgar Bergen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Edgar John Bergen (born Edgar John Berggren, February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his ...more

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Andy Wachowski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
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
Nelson Alexander Ross (born January 22, 1970) is an American comic book writer/artist known primarily for his painted interiors, covers, and design work. He first became known with the 1994 ...more
Anant Pai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Anant Pai (17 September 1929 – 24 February 2011), 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 ...more
Gosho Aoyama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Gosho Aoyama (青山 剛昌, Aoyama Gōshō, born June 21, 1963) is a Japanese manga artist best known as the creator of the manga series Detective Conan (known in the United States, Canada and the United ...more
Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Aurelio Voltaire Hernández (born January 25, 1967), professionally known as Aurelio Voltaire or by the mononym Voltaire, is a Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, and musician. His ...more
Doug Wildey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Douglas S. Wildey (May 2, 1922 – October 5, 1994) was a cartoonist and comic book artist best known for creating a 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 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 C. Vasquez (/'d͡ʒoʊ.nɛn 'væs.kɛz/) (born September 1, 1974) is an American comic book writer, cartoonist, and music video director. He is best known for creating the comic book ...more
Daniel Knauf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Daniel Knauf, sometimes credited under the pseudonyms Wilfred Schmidt and Chris Neal, is an American television screenwriter and producer, as well as comic book writer, best known for his ...more
Rob Schrab is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Robert Christopher Schrab (born November 12, 1969) is an American comic book creator, actor, comedian, writer, and film and television producer. He is the creator of the comic book Scud: The ...more
Chris Claremont is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Christopher S. Claremont (; born November 25, 1950) is a British-born American comic book writer and novelist, known for his 1975–1991 stint on Uncanny X-Men, far longer than that of any other ...more
David Kirk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
David Kirk (born in Ohio, 1955) is the 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 ...more
Joe Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Joseph Hillstrom King (born June 4, 1972), better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. His work includes the novels Heart-Shaped Box (2007), Horns (2010), ...more
Dave McKean is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
David McKean (born 29 December 1963) is an English illustrator, photographer, comic book artist, graphic designer, filmmaker and musician. His work incorporates drawing, painting, photography, ...more
Milo Manara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
Maurilio Manara (; born September 12, 1945), known professionally as Milo Manara, is an Italian comic book writer and artist.