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Robert Kirkman and Neil Gaiman have been named two of the most powerful authors in Hollywood. The Walking Dead and Sandman creators took the 6th and 23rd positions on The Hollywood Reporter's chart, respectively.

[Left: Robert Kirkman / Right: Neil Gaiman] Stephen King - who has himself contributed to comics including American Vampire - was placed at the top of the list. His writing has spawned hit films including The Shining, The Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me. The list also includes Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins, (more) »

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