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

Herge Hergé
Belgian

Gary Larson Gary Larson
American
Bob Kane Bob Kane
American

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

SethSeth
Canadian
Scott AdamsScott Adams
American

Todd McFarlaneTodd McFarlane
American
Steve DitkoSteve Ditko
American

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
American

Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
American
Caroll SpinneyCaroll Spinney
American
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Jessie CaveJessie Cave
British
J. Michael StraczynskiJ. Michael Straczynski
American

Alison BechdelAlison Bechdel
American

DerfDerf
American

Jim LeeJim Lee
American, South Korean
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American

Randall MunroeRandall Munroe
American

Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo
French

Rob LiefeldRob Liefeld
American

Art SpiegelmanArt Spiegelman
American
Garry TrudeauGarry Trudeau
American

Joe ShusterJoe Shuster
American
Quentin BlakeQuentin Blake
British

Kevin EastmanKevin Eastman
American

Craig McCrackenCraig McCracken
American
Alex RossAlex Ross
American

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
French
Gail SimoneGail Simone
American

Willie RushtonWillie Rushton
British

Bryan Lee O'MalleyBryan Lee O'Malley
Canadian

William SteigWilliam Steig
American

Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe
British
Mike MignolaMike Mignola
American

Jonathan HickmanJonathan Hickman
American

Piers AnthonyPiers Anthony
British, American

Herb GardnerHerb Gardner
American
Carl BarksCarl Barks
American
Will EisnerWill Eisner
American

John TennielJohn Tenniel
British

Al CappAl Capp
American

Al JaffeeAl Jaffee
American
E. C. SegarE. C. Segar
American

Milo ManaraMilo Manara
Italian
Marv WolfmanMarv Wolfman
American

Harvey PekarHarvey Pekar
American

Neal AdamsNeal Adams
American
Berkeley BreathedBerkeley Breathed
American

PeyoPeyo
Belgian
Peter LairdPeter Laird
American

Bud LuckeyBud Luckey
American

Rick RemenderRick Remender
American
Walter LantzWalter Lantz
American

Winsor McCayWinsor McCay
Canadian, American
Gerry ConwayGerry Conway
American

Joe SimonJoe Simon
American

Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker
American

Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
American
Judd WinickJudd Winick
American

Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
Canadian

Chris WareChris Ware
American

Daniel ClowesDaniel Clowes
American

Don RosaDon Rosa
American
Gardner FoxGardner Fox
American

Jim ShooterJim Shooter
American
Lynda BarryLynda Barry
American

Harvey KurtzmanHarvey Kurtzman
American

George du MaurierGeorge du Maurier
French, British
James GillrayJames Gillray
British

IlyaIlya
British
George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American

Jules FeifferJules Feiffer
American
Sergio AragonésSergio Aragonés
Spanish

Carl LarssonCarl Larsson
Swedish

Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
American
Wally WoodWally Wood
American

Ronald SearleRonald Searle
British
Dave SimDave Sim
Canadian