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
Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist

Matt GroeningMatt Groening
15 February 1954, American
Cartoonist, Animator

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet

Bill WattersonBill Watterson
05 July 1958, American
Cartoonist

Aaron McGruderAaron McGruder
29 May 1974, American
Writer, Cartoonist & Public Speaker
Gary LarsonGary Larson
14 August 1950, American
Cartoonist

Bob KaneBob Kane
24 October 1915, American
Comic Book Writer

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist
HergeHergé
22 May 1907, Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Dav PilkeyDav Pilkey
04 March 1966, American
Cartoonist
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
SethSeth
16 September 1962, Canadian
cartoonist

Scott AdamsScott Adams
08 June 1957, American
Comics artist, Economist, Journalist

William HannaWilliam Hanna
14 July 1910, American
Animator

Jessie CaveJessie Cave
05 May 1987, British
Actress
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912, American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

Steve DitkoSteve Ditko
02 November 1927, American
Comics artist, Screenwriter
Todd McFarlaneTodd McFarlane
16 March 1961, American
Cartoonist, Comics artist, Screenwriter

Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1937, American
Actress

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
24 March 1901, American
Animator
CharbCharb
21 August 1967, French
Caricaturist

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,

Bryan Lee O'MalleyBryan Lee O'Malley
21 February 1979, Canadian
Cartoonist

Caroll SpinneyCaroll Spinney
26 December 1933, American
Puppeteer
Randall MunroeRandall Munroe
17 October 1984, American
Programmer, Comics artist, Writer, Computer

Continue Reading Below
Rob LiefeldRob Liefeld
03 October 1967, American
Editor, Comics writer, Draughtsperson,
Craig McCrackenCraig McCracken
31 March 1971, American
Animator

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

Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
15 February 1948, American
Cartoonist, Writer, Editor, Educator

Garry TrudeauGarry Trudeau
21 July 1948, American
Cartoonist, Journalist
Joe ShusterJoe Shuster
10 July 1914, American
Comics artist, Designer, Screenwriter
Quentin BlakeQuentin Blake
16 December 1932, British
Cartoonist

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

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

Harvey PekarHarvey Pekar
08 October 1939, American
Comics artist, Autobiographer, Writer, Music
Alex RossAlex Ross
22 January 1970, American
Comics artist, Illustrator, Painter

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

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

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926, French
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film

Piers AnthonyPiers Anthony
06 August 1934, British, American
Novelist
Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
01 June 1936, British
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Designer, Animator,

Jonathan HickmanJonathan Hickman
03 September 1972, American
Writer, Comics artist
DerfDerf
31 October 1959, American
Cartoonist

Marv WolfmanMarv Wolfman
13 May 1946, American
Comics artist, Editor, Writer

Will EisnerWill Eisner
16 March 1917, American
Cartoonist
Al CappAl Capp
28 September 1909, American
Cartoonist, Writer, Journalist

Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
17 November 1966, American
Writer, Cartoonist
Carl BarksCarl Barks
27 March 1901, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist

Judd WinickJudd Winick
12 February 1970, American
Cartoonist

Neal AdamsNeal Adams
15 June 1941, American
Comics artist

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

Jack T. ChickJack Chick
13 April 1924, American
Cartoonist
Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
25 April 1927, French
Comics artist, Painter, Screenwriter

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

Joe SimonJoe Simon
11 October 1913, American
Writer

Milo ManaraMilo Manara
12 September 1945, Italian
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Writer, Artist
Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
25 December 1890, American
Cartoonist

Mort WalkerMort Walker
03 September 1923, American
Comics artist, Writer
Gardner FoxGardner Fox
20 May 1911, American
Comics artist, Writer, Novelist, Science fiction

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

Bud LuckeyBud Luckey
28 July 1934, American
Animator
Gerry ConwayGerry Conway
10 September 1952, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer

Berkeley BreathedBerkeley Breathed
21 June 1957, American
Author, Writer, Cartoonist
Lynda BarryLynda Barry
02 January 1956, American
Cartoonist

Walter LantzWalter Lantz
27 April 1899, American
Cartoonist

Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
21 March 1976, Canadian
Writer, Comics artist
Chris WareChris Ware
28 December 1967, American
Illustrator, Cartoonist, Writer, Novelist, Visual

Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
14 April 1961, American
Cartoonist, Screenwriter, Writer
Don RosaDon Rosa
29 June 1951, American
Comics artist

Kieron GillenKieron Gillen
1975 AD, British
 

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

Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
14 September 1867, American
Illustrator
Bill SienkiewiczBill Sienkiewicz
03 May 1958, American
Comics artist
Darwyn CookeDarwyn Cooke
16 November 1962, Canadian
comics artist

Rick RemenderRick Remender
31 January 1973, American
comics artist, writer

Harvey KurtzmanHarvey Kurtzman
03 October 1924, American
Writer, Journalist

Dave SimDave Sim
17 May 1956, Canadian
Cartoonist
Hank KetchamHank Ketcham
14 March 1920, American
Cartoonist

Ronald SearleRonald Searle
03 March 1920, British
Caricaturist, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Jim ShooterJim Shooter
27 September 1951, American
Comics artist, Publisher, Screenwriter

Fabian NiciezaFabian Nicieza
31 December 1961, American
Comics artist, Editor, Writer

Aline Kominsky-CrumbAline Kominsky-Crumb
01 August 1948, American
Comics artist
Herb GardnerHerb Gardner
28 December 1934, American
Cartoonist

Enki BilalEnki Bilal
07 October 1951, French
Comics artist, Film director, Illustrator,
Wally WoodWally Wood
17 June 1927, American
Editor

Matt FractionMatt Fraction
01 December 1975, American
Comics writer
Sergio AragonésSergio Aragonés
06 September 1937, Spanish
Writer
Jules FeifferJules Feiffer
26 January 1929, American
Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher,