Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Cartoonists, including Dr. Seuss, R. K. Laxman, Matt Groening, Gary Larson and Bill Watterson.
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904, American
Writer, Cartoonist
Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet

Matt GroeningMatt Groening
15 February 1954, American
Cartoonist, Animator

Bill WattersonBill Watterson
05 July 1958, American
Cartoonist

Gary LarsonGary Larson
14 August 1950, American
Cartoonist

R K LaxmanR. K. Laxman
24 October 1921, Indian
Cartoonist & Creator of 'The Common Man"
Aaron McGruderAaron McGruder
29 May 1974, American
Writer, Cartoonist & Public Speaker

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist

HergeHergé
22 May 1907, Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Jhonen VasquezJhonen Vasquez
01 September 1974, American
Cartoonist
Ralph SteadmanRalph Steadman
15 May 1936, American
Cartoonist

Steve DitkoSteve Ditko
02 November 1927, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter
SethSeth
16 September 1962, Canadian
cartoonist

Todd McFarlaneTodd McFarlane
16 March 1961, American
Cartoonist, Comics artist, Screenwriter

Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist
Garry TrudeauGarry Trudeau
21 July 1948, American
Cartoonist, Journalist

Jim LeeJim Lee
11 August 1964, American, South Korean
Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist,
J. Michael StraczynskiJ. Michael Straczynski
17 July 1954, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Novelist, Journalist,

Mike MignolaMike Mignola
16 September 1960, American
Comics artist, Novelist, Artist, Screenwriter

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912, American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,
Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970, American
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter

Rob LiefeldRob Liefeld
03 October 1967, American
Editor, Comics writer, Draughtsperson,
Caroll SpinneyCaroll Spinney
26 December 1933, American
Puppeteer, Cartoonist, Actor

Alison BechdelAlison Bechdel
10 September 1960, American
Cartoonist, Comics Artist, writer

Randall MunroeRandall Munroe
17 October 1984, American
Programmer, Comics artist, Writer, Computer

Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
15 February 1948, American
Cartoonist, Writer, Editor, Educator
Joe ShusterJoe Shuster
10 July 1914, American
Comics artist, Designer, Screenwriter
Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
17 November 1966, American
Writer, Cartoonist

Jonathan HickmanJonathan Hickman
03 September 1972, American
Writer, Comics artist

Joe SimonJoe Simon
11 October 1913, American
Cartoonist, Comics artist, Editor, Writer,

Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
01 June 1936, British
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Designer, Animator,
Will EisnerWill Eisner
06 March 1917, American
Cartoonist

Kevin EastmanKevin Eastman
30 May 1962, American
Comics artist, Publisher, Screenwriter

William SteigWilliam Steig
14 November 1907, American
Writer, Sculptor, Illustrator, Children's writer,

Neal AdamsNeal Adams
15 June 1941, American
Comics artist

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René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926, French
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film
Al CappAl Capp
28 September 1909, American
Cartoonist, Writer, Journalist

Willie RushtonWillie Rushton
18 August 1937, British
Actor, Comedian, Illustrator
Harvey PekarHarvey Pekar
08 October 1939, American
Comics artist, Autobiographer, Writer, Music

Carl BarksCarl Barks
27 March 1901, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist

Marv WolfmanMarv Wolfman
13 May 1946, American
Comics artist, Editor, Writer
Judd WinickJudd Winick
12 February 1970, American
Cartoonist

Milo ManaraMilo Manara
12 September 1945, Italian
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Writer, Artist
Gail SimoneGail Simone
29 July 1974, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

PeyoPeyo
25 June 1928, Belgian
Comics artist, Screenwriter, Cartoonist

Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
21 March 1976, Canadian
Writer, Comics artist

Dave SimDave Sim
17 May 1956, Canadian
Cartoonist

Berkeley BreathedBerkeley Breathed
21 June 1957, American
Author, Writer, Cartoonist
Gardner FoxGardner Fox
20 May 1911, American
Comics artist, Writer, Novelist, Science fiction

Don RosaDon Rosa
29 June 1951, American
Comics artist

Peter LairdPeter Laird
27 January 1954, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

Gerry ConwayGerry Conway
10 September 1952, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer
Enki BilalEnki Bilal
07 October 1951, French
Comics artist, Film director, Illustrator,

Matt FractionMatt Fraction
01 December 1975, American
Comics writer
Jim ShooterJim Shooter
27 September 1951, American
Comics artist, Publisher, Screenwriter

Bill MauldinBill Mauldin
29 October 1921, American
Actor, Caricaturist, Screenwriter, School of the

Harvey KurtzmanHarvey Kurtzman
03 October 1924, American
Writer, Journalist
Fabian NiciezaFabian Nicieza
31 December 1961, American
Comics artist, Editor, Writer

Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
25 April 1927, French
Comics artist, Painter, Screenwriter
Kieron GillenKieron Gillen
1975 AD, British
 

Lynda BarryLynda Barry
02 January 1956, American
Cartoonist

Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
14 April 1961, American
Cartoonist, Screenwriter, Writer
Rick RemenderRick Remender
31 January 1973, American
comics artist, writer

Bill SienkiewiczBill Sienkiewicz
03 May 1958, American
Comics artist
Jules FeifferJules Feiffer
26 January 1929, American
Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher,

Wally WoodWally Wood
17 June 1927, American
Editor

Al JaffeeAl Jaffee
13 March 1921, American
Cartoonist, Journalist

Sergio AragonésSergio Aragonés
06 September 1937, Spanish
Writer
Chris WareChris Ware
28 December 1967, American
Illustrator, Cartoonist, Writer, Novelist, Visual
Craig ThompsonCraig Thompson
21 September 1975, American
Comics artist

Brian AzzarelloBrian Azzarello
11 August 1962, American
Comics artist, Writer, Screenwriter

Aline Kominsky-CrumbAline Kominsky-Crumb
01 August 1948, American
Comics artist

James JeanJames Jean
1979 AD, American
painter, artist
Darwyn CookeDarwyn Cooke
16 November 1962, Canadian
comics artist

Lincoln PeirceLincoln Peirce
23 October 1963, American
Cartoonist, Children's writer

Bil KeaneBil Keane
05 October 1922, American
Cartoonist

Carmine InfantinoCarmine Infantino
24 May 1925, American
Comics artist, Editor, Draughtsperson

Kurt BusiekKurt Busiek
16 September 1960, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter
Scott McCloudScott McCloud
10 June 1960, American
Cartoonist, Writer

Erik LarsenErik Larsen
08 December 1962, American
Comics artist, Publisher
Sylvain ChometSylvain Chomet
10 November 1963, French
Draftsperson, Cartoonist, Film director,

William GainesWilliam Gaines
01 March 1922, American
Photographer, Screenwriter

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
02 October 1909, American
Officer, Screenwriter
Hugo PrattHugo Pratt
15 June 1927, Italian
Novelist, Writer, Painter, Screenwriter

Ronald SearleRonald Searle
03 March 1920, British
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Screenwriter
Mort WalkerMort Walker
03 September 1923, American
Comics artist, Writer

Walt KellyWalt Kelly
25 August 1913, American
Comics artist, Character animator, Reporter, Poet,

Louise SimonsonLouise Simonson
26 September 1946, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

John WagnerJohn Wagner
1949 AD, American
comics artist, comics writer
Alan DavisAlan Davis
16 June 1956, British
comics artist

Jerry HolkinsJerry Holkins
06 February 1976, American
Comics artist
Lynn JohnstonLynn Johnston
28 May 1947, Canadian
Artist

Brian BollandBrian Bolland
26 March 1951, British
Comics artist

Richard CorbenRichard Corben
01 October 1940, American
Graphic designer, Screenwriter

Kate BeatonKate Beaton
08 September 1983, Canadian
Comics artist, Children's writer
Bill WillinghamBill Willingham
30 November 1956, American
comics artist