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.
Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss
American

Jake Tapper Jake Tapper
American

Gary Larson Gary Larson
American

Bob Kane Bob Kane
American

Herge Hergé
Belgian

Dav Pilkey Dav Pilkey
American

Jeff Kinney Jeff Kinney
American

Thomas Nast Thomas Nast
American

Frank King Frank King
American

Azim Azimzade Azim Azimzade
Azerbaijani

Justin RoilandJustin Roiland
American

Scott AdamsScott Adams
American
SethSeth
Canadian

William HannaWilliam Hanna
American
Todd McFarlaneTodd McFarlane
American

Jessie CaveJessie Cave
British

Steve DitkoSteve Ditko
American
Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
American
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Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
American
J. Michael StraczynskiJ. Michael Straczynski
American

Jim LeeJim Lee
American, South Korean

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American

Garry TrudeauGarry Trudeau
American
Caroll SpinneyCaroll Spinney
American

Bryan Lee O'MalleyBryan Lee O'Malley
Canadian

Randall MunroeRandall Munroe
American

Alison BechdelAlison Bechdel
American

DerfDerf
American
Craig McCrackenCraig McCracken
American

Rob LiefeldRob Liefeld
American
Joe ShusterJoe Shuster
American

Kevin EastmanKevin Eastman
American

Alex RossAlex Ross
American
Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
American

Piers AnthonyPiers Anthony
British, American
William SteigWilliam Steig
American

Quentin BlakeQuentin Blake
British

Mike MignolaMike Mignola
American

Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
British

Jonathan HickmanJonathan Hickman
American
Al CappAl Capp
American

Will EisnerWill Eisner
American

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
French

Neal AdamsNeal Adams
American
Al JaffeeAl Jaffee
American
Harvey PekarHarvey Pekar
American

Marv WolfmanMarv Wolfman
American

Carl BarksCarl Barks
American

Judd WinickJudd Winick
American
PeyoPeyo
Belgian

Willie RushtonWillie Rushton
British
Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
American

E. C. SegarE. C. Segar
American

John TennielJohn Tenniel
British
Peter LairdPeter Laird
American

Berkeley BreathedBerkeley Breathed
American
Rick RemenderRick Remender
American

Walter LantzWalter Lantz
American

Bud LuckeyBud Luckey
American
Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
French

Gerry ConwayGerry Conway
American
Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
American

Milo ManaraMilo Manara
Italian

Gail SimoneGail Simone
American

Joe SimonJoe Simon
American
Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
Canadian

Herb GardnerHerb Gardner
American

Lynda BarryLynda Barry
American

Winsor McCayWinsor McCay
Canadian, American

Darwyn CookeDarwyn Cooke
Canadian
Gardner FoxGardner Fox
American

George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
IlyaIlya
British

Chris WareChris Ware
American

Don RosaDon Rosa
American
Dave SimDave Sim
Canadian

George du MaurierGeorge du Maurier
French, British
Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
American

Jules FeifferJules Feiffer
American
James GillrayJames Gillray
British

Jim ShooterJim Shooter
American

CharbCharb
French
Harvey KurtzmanHarvey Kurtzman
American

Bill SienkiewiczBill Sienkiewicz
American
Kieron GillenKieron Gillen
British