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
Author
Matt GroeningMatt Groening
15 February 1954, American
Cartoonist, Animator

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet

Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist

Bill WattersonBill Watterson
05 July 1958, American
Cartoonist

HergeHergé
22 May 1907, Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)
Dav PilkeyDav Pilkey
04 March 1966, American
Cartoonist

Bob KaneBob Kane
24 October 1915, American
Comic Book Writer

Gary LarsonGary Larson
14 August 1950, American
Cartoonist
Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist

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

Jhonen VasquezJhonen Vasquez
01 September 1974, American
Cartoonist

Ralph SteadmanRalph Steadman
15 May 1936, American
Cartoonist

Joseph Joe BarberaJoseph Joe Barbera
24 March 1911, American
Director

Justin RoilandJustin Roiland
21 February 1980, American
Actor
Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
25 April 1927, French
Comics artist, Painter, Screenwriter

SethSeth
16 September 1962, Canadian
cartoonist

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

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926, French
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film
Steve DitkoSteve Ditko
02 November 1927, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
24 March 1901, American
Animator
Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist

Caroll SpinneyCaroll Spinney
26 December 1933, American
Puppeteer

Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1937, American
Actress
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,
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912, American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

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

Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
15 February 1948, American
Cartoonist, Writer, Editor, Educator
DerfDerf
31 October 1959, American
Cartoonist

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Jessie CaveJessie Cave
05 May 1987, British
Actress
Alison BechdelAlison Bechdel
10 September 1960, American
Cartoonist, Comics Artist, writer

Rob LiefeldRob Liefeld
03 October 1967, American
Editor, Comics writer, Draughtsperson,

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

Quentin BlakeQuentin Blake
16 December 1932, British
Cartoonist
Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970, American
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter
Joe ShusterJoe Shuster
10 July 1914, American
Comics artist, Designer, Screenwriter

Gail SimoneGail Simone
29 July 1974, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

Garry TrudeauGarry Trudeau
21 July 1948, American
Cartoonist, Journalist

Craig McCrackenCraig McCracken
31 March 1971, American
Animator
Bryan Lee O'MalleyBryan Lee O'Malley
21 February 1979, Canadian
Cartoonist

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

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

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

Jim ShooterJim Shooter
27 September 1951, American
Comics artist, Publisher, Screenwriter
Will EisnerWill Eisner
16 March 1917, American
Cartoonist

Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
01 June 1936, British
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Designer, Animator,
Carl BarksCarl Barks
27 March 1901, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist

Willie RushtonWillie Rushton
18 August 1937, British
Actor, Comedian, Illustrator

Piers AnthonyPiers Anthony
06 August 1934, British, American
Novelist
Harvey PekarHarvey Pekar
08 October 1939, American
Comics artist, Autobiographer, Writer, Music

Marv WolfmanMarv Wolfman
13 May 1946, American
Comics artist, Editor, Writer
Peter LairdPeter Laird
27 January 1954, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter

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

Al CappAl Capp
28 September 1909, American
Cartoonist, Writer, Journalist

Bud LuckeyBud Luckey
28 July 1934, American
Animator

Neal AdamsNeal Adams
15 June 1941, American
Comics artist
Berkeley BreathedBerkeley Breathed
21 June 1957, American
Author, Writer, Cartoonist

Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
17 November 1966, American
Writer, Cartoonist

Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
25 December 1890, American
Cartoonist

Milo ManaraMilo Manara
12 September 1945, Italian
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Writer, Artist
Judd WinickJudd Winick
12 February 1970, American
Cartoonist

Walter LantzWalter Lantz
27 April 1899, American
Cartoonist
Joe SimonJoe Simon
11 October 1913, American
Writer

Lynda BarryLynda Barry
02 January 1956, American
Cartoonist

Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
14 April 1961, American
Cartoonist, Screenwriter, Writer
Gerry ConwayGerry Conway
10 September 1952, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer

Harvey KurtzmanHarvey Kurtzman
03 October 1924, American
Writer, Journalist
Chris WareChris Ware
28 December 1967, American
Illustrator, Cartoonist, Writer, Novelist, Visual

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

Al JaffeeAl Jaffee
13 March 1921, American
Cartoonist, Journalist
Don RosaDon Rosa
29 June 1951, American
Comics artist

Dave SimDave Sim
17 May 1956, Canadian
Cartoonist
Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
14 September 1867, American
Illustrator

Gardner FoxGardner Fox
20 May 1911, American
Comics artist, Writer, Novelist, Science fiction

Jules FeifferJules Feiffer
26 January 1929, American
Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher,

Sergio AragonésSergio Aragonés
06 September 1937, Spanish
Writer
Bill SienkiewiczBill Sienkiewicz
03 May 1958, American
Comics artist
Ronald SearleRonald Searle
03 March 1920, British
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Erik LarsenErik Larsen
08 December 1962, American
Comics artist, Publisher

Wally WoodWally Wood
17 June 1927, American
Editor

Rick RemenderRick Remender
31 January 1973, American
comics artist, writer
Enki BilalEnki Bilal
07 October 1951, French
Comics artist, Film director, Illustrator,

Kieron GillenKieron Gillen
1975 AD, British
 

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

Hank KetchamHank Ketcham
14 March 1920, American
Cartoonist

Bill MauldinBill Mauldin
29 October 1921, American
Actor, Caricaturist, Screenwriter, School of the
Bil KeaneBil Keane
05 October 1922, American
Cartoonist

Matt FractionMatt Fraction
01 December 1975, American
Comics writer
Lincoln PeirceLincoln Peirce
23 October 1963, American
Cartoonist, Children's writer

CharbCharb
21 August 1967, French
Caricaturist
Sylvain ChometSylvain Chomet
10 November 1963, French
Draftsperson, Cartoonist, Film director,
Carmine InfantinoCarmine Infantino
24 May 1925, American
Comics artist, Editor, Draughtsperson