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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
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Kevin Smith is a film producer. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Comic book creator, Songwriter, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks, Comic Book Men, Dogma

Also Ranked

#97 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#50 on The Best Horror Directors in Film History

#11 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

#7 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
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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, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, ...more

Age: 94

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Profession: Comic book creator, Editor, Television Show Host, Publisher, Business executive, + more

Credits: Iron Man, Spider-Man, Iron Man 3, Spider-Man 2

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#9 on The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

#54 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
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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 Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of the television series ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comic book creator, Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Novelist, + more

Credits: The Avengers, Toy Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Also Ranked

#94 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#49 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#7 on The Most Surprising Early Work by Famous Screenwriters

#36 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Thomas Jane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Comic Book Creators
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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, Boogie Nights, The Last Time I Committed Suicide, Thursday, The Thin Red Line, Deep Blue Sea, Dreamcatcher, ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Comic book creator, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: The Mist, Deep Blue Sea, Dreamcatcher, Face/Off

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