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List of Famous Comic Book Creators

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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. {#nodes}
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