List of famous cartoonists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A cartoonist is an artist skilled at drawing cartoons. Cartoons are drawings that depict humourous situations, often as satire, caricature or humour. Cartoonists work in print publications, animation, comic books, graphic novels, illustrations, graphic design, video games, television, films, etc. Even though cartoons are often meant to be humourous, they often convey deeper messages in an amusing way, especially in print or online publications. Cartoons may consist of just one picture, or a series of several pictures known as a comic strip. Cartoons are not realistic drawings, the features of people and animals are exaggerated to add to their effect. Often cartoons are accompanied by captions to convey a message to the audience. Cartoons as an art are not just about drawing funny pictures; through these pictures, the cartoonist has to connect with the readers and communicate to them a certain message. That is why political cartoons or satires are so popular—they convey a serious message in a humourous way. Depending upon the intended audiences, cartoonists may draw simple cartoons or more complex ones. In the field of animation, cartoonists also create storyboards for producing animated films. Browse through these biographies and timelines to explore the lives and works of various famous cartoonists from all over the world.

Steve DitkoSteve Ditko
(American)
SethSeth
(Canadian)
Todd McFarlaneTodd McFarlane
(American)

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Garry TrudeauGarry Trudeau
(American)
Scott AdamsScott Adams
(American)
Jim LeeJim Lee
(American,South Korean)

J. Michael StraczynskiJ. Michael Straczynski
(American)
Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
(American)
Mike MignolaMike Mignola
(American)

Alex RossAlex Ross
(American)
Rob LiefeldRob Liefeld
(American)
Caroll SpinneyCaroll Spinney
(American)

Randall MunroeRandall Munroe
(American)
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
(American)
Al JaffeeAl Jaffee
(American)

Alison BechdelAlison Bechdel
(American)
Joe ShusterJoe Shuster
(American)
Will EisnerWill Eisner
(American)

Willie RushtonWillie Rushton
(British)
Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
(British)
René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
(French)

William SteigWilliam Steig
(American)
Milo ManaraMilo Manara
(Italian)
E. C. SegarE. C. Segar
(American)

Marv WolfmanMarv Wolfman
(American)
Carl BarksCarl Barks
(American)
Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
(American)

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Kevin EastmanKevin Eastman
(American)
Rick RemenderRick Remender
(American)
Joe SimonJoe Simon
(American)

Neal AdamsNeal Adams
(American)
Harvey PekarHarvey Pekar
(American)
Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
(American)

PeyoPeyo
(Belgian)
Al CappAl Capp
(American)
Gerry ConwayGerry Conway
(American)

Winsor McCayWinsor McCay
(Canadian,American)
Gail SimoneGail Simone
(American)
Jules FeifferJules Feiffer
(American)

Judd WinickJudd Winick
(American)
IlyaIlya
(British)
Jonathan HickmanJonathan Hickman
(American)

Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
(Canadian)
Berkeley BreathedBerkeley Breathed
(American)
Don RosaDon Rosa
(American)

Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
(French)
Gardner FoxGardner Fox
(American)
George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
(American)

Carl LarssonCarl Larsson
(Swedish)
Peter LairdPeter Laird
(American)
Fabian NiciezaFabian Nicieza
(American)

George du MaurierGeorge du Maurier
(French,British)
Harvey KurtzmanHarvey Kurtzman
(American)
Bill SienkiewiczBill Sienkiewicz
(American)

Lynda BarryLynda Barry
(American)
Jim ShooterJim Shooter
(American)
Kieron GillenKieron Gillen
(British)

Matt FractionMatt Fraction
(American)
Mort WalkerMort Walker
(American)
Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
(American)

Wally WoodWally Wood
(American)
Chris WareChris Ware
(American)
Aline Kominsky-CrumbAline Kominsky-Crumb
(American)

Enki BilalEnki Bilal
(French)
Dave SimDave Sim
(Canadian)
Lincoln PeirceLincoln Peirce
(American)

Bill MauldinBill Mauldin
(American)
James JeanJames Jean
(American)
Scott McCloudScott McCloud
(American)

Carmine InfantinoCarmine Infantino
(American)
Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
(American)
Erik LarsenErik Larsen
(American)

Brian AzzarelloBrian Azzarello
(American)
Ronald SearleRonald Searle
(British)
Sergio AragonésSergio Aragonés
(Spanish)

Sylvain ChometSylvain Chomet
(French)
Craig ThompsonCraig Thompson
(American)
John WagnerJohn Wagner
(American)

Hugo PrattHugo Pratt
(Italian)
Bil KeaneBil Keane
(American)
Walt KellyWalt Kelly
(American)