Comic Book Writers

Comic book writers tell stories to children in an interesting and creative way. Know about famous comic book writers, such as A.B. Frost, Anant Pai, André Franquin, Bob Kane and Brad Meltzer.

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 1 Stan Lee

Stan Lee
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Famous As: Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, X-Men
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: November 12, 2018

Stan Lee was one of the most popular comic book writers, thanks to his appearances in several Marvel movies. He is well-known as the co-creator of many famous superheroes, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Hulk. He pioneered a naturalistic method to writing superhero comics and challenged the Comics Code Authority, which ultimately led to changes in its policies.

 2 Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 3 John Barrowman

John Barrowman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British, American

 4 Charles M. Schulz

Charles Schulz
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 12, 2000
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 5 James Marsters

James Marsters
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 6 Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

A popular actress, producer, and activist, Rosario Dawson is known as much for her involvement in politics and philanthropy as for her work in films and television. A strong supporter of various charitable organizations, such as One Campaign and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Rosario came out as member of the LGBT community in 2020.

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 7 Max Brooks

Max Brooks
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
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 8 Damon Lindelof

Damon Lindelof
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
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 9 Robert Kirkman

Robert Kirkman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 10 David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 11 Geoff Johns

Geoff Johns
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 12 Bob Kane

Bob Kane
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Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: October 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: November 3, 1998

 13 Garth Ennis

Garth Ennis
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Famous As: Comics writer
Birthdate: January 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British, American
Garth Ennis is best known for the Vertigo comic series Preacher, co-written with Steve Dillon. Ennis is also known for his Marvel franchise Punisher and The Boys. His other collaborations include Hitman and The Darkness. He has won the UK Comic Art Award and the Eisner Award, among other honors.

 14 Mark Millar

Mark Millar
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Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: December 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 15 Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult
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Famous As: Novelists
Birthdate: May 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 16 Nick Simmons

Nick Simmons
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 17 Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 10, 2010

 18 Dwayne Glenn McDuffie

Dwayne Glenn McDuffie
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Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: February 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 2011

 19 Chris Avellone

Chris Avellone
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Famous As: Game Designer
Birthdate: September 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 20 Brian Michael Bendis

Brian Michael Bendis
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Famous As: Comic book writer
Birthdate: August 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 21 Chris Claremont

Chris Claremont
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British, American

 22 Brian K. Vaughan

Brian K. Vaughan
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Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: July 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 23 Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: March 26, 2011

 24 Jim Starlin

Jim Starlin
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Famous As: Comics artist
Birthdate: October 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 25 Roy William Thomas Jr.

Roy William Thomas Jr.
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Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: November 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 26 Bryan Lee O'Malley

Bryan Lee O'Malley
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian

 27 Will Eisner

Will Eisner
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: March 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: January 3, 2005

 28 Jonathan Ames

Jonathan Ames
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 29 Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 30 Greg Rucka

Greg Rucka
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Famous As: Comics artist
Birthdate: November 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 31 Matt Ruff

Matt Ruff
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 32 Joe Simon

Joe Simon
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 14, 2011

 33 Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 34 Jerry Robinson

Jerry Robinson
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Famous As: Comic book artist
Birthdate: January 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 7, 2011

 35 William Gaines

William Gaines
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: March 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 3, 1992

 36 Julius Schwartz

Julius Schwartz
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Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: June 19, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: February 8, 2004

 37 Anant Pai

Anant Pai
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: September 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
Died: February 24, 2011

 38 Hal Foster

Hal Foster
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 16, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: July 25, 1982

 39 Joe Kubert

Joe Kubert
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Famous As: Comic Book Artist
Birthdate: September 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: August 12, 2012

 40 André Franquin

André Franquin
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Famous As: Comics artist
Birthdate: January 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Belgian
Died: January 5, 1997

 41 Reg Smythe

Reg Smythe
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: July 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: June 13, 1998

 42 Peter O'Donnell

Peter O'Donnell
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: May 3, 2010

 43 A.B. Frost

A.B. Frost
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: January 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: June 22, 1928

 44 Jean Ray

Jean Ray
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 8, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Belgian
Died: September 17, 1964

 45 Robert Zuppke

Robert Zuppke
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Famous As: Football Coach
Birthdate: July 2, 1879
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: December 22, 1957

 46 Herman Allan Padgett

Herman Allan Padgett
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Honduran
Died: February 6, 2001

 47 Jacques Lob

Jacques Lob
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Famous As: Comic book creator
Birthdate: August 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: June 30, 1990

 48 Georges Wolinski

Georges Wolinski
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: June 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French
Died: January 7, 2015

 49 Patrice Leconte

Patrice Leconte
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: November 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French

 50 Richard Malka

Richard Malka
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: June 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
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