The greatest comic book artists of all time

by scarlatescu-razvan | created - 28 Apr 2014 | updated - 03 Aug 2014 | Public

1. Jack Kirby

Writer | Iron Man

Jack Kirby was born on August 28, 1917 in New York City, New York, USA as Jacob Kurtzberg. He is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Ant-Man (2015). He was married to Rosalind Goldstein-Kirby. He died on February 6, 1994 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

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2. Frank Frazetta

Writer | Fire and Ice

Frank Frazetta is one of the most prolific and well-known illustrators of the 20th century. This is due in part to the variety of media in which his art has appeared (comics, posters, album covers, books, etc.), but also to his very recognizable style. Frazetta was a very precocious artist, ...

3. Stan Lee

Writer | Doctor Strange

Stan Lee was an American comic-book writer, editor, and publisher, who was executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics.

Stan was born in New York City, to Celia (Solomon) and Jack Lieber, a dress cutter. His parents were Romanian Jewish immigrants. Lee co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, ...

4. Frank Miller

Writer | Sin City

Frank Miller was born in Olney, Maryland, to a nurse mother and a carpenter and electrician father, and was raised in Montpelier, Vermont. He is of Irish descent. Miller was a big comics writer/artist in the '70s and '80s. He wrote and penciled the Marvel series "Daredevil" for a long time. His ...

5. Will Eisner

Writer | The Spirit

Will Eisner was born on March 6, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as William Erwin Eisner. He was a writer, known for The Spirit (2008), The Iron Giant (1999) and Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle. He was married to Ann Louise Weingarten. He died on January 3, 2005 in Lauderdale Lakes, ...

6. Steve Ditko

Writer | Spider-Man

Steve Ditko was born on November 2, 1927 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Stephen John Ditko. He was a writer, known for Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). He died on June 29, 2018 in New York City, New York, USA.

7. Joe Shuster

Writer | Superman

Joe Shuster was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At age 9 he and his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he met and befriended his future partner Jerome "Jerry" Siegel. Siegel and Shuster were both avid science fiction fans, publishing a fanzine in the mid-1920s. It was during this period that ...

8. Jerry Siegel

Writer | Superman

Jerry Siegel was born in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1931, he met and befriended his future partner, Joe Shuster, when the latter moved from his birthplace in Canada. Siegel and Shuster were both avid science fiction fans, publishing a fanzine in the mid-1920s. It was during this period that they read ...

9. Bob Kane

Writer | Batman Begins

Bob Kane was born on October 24, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Kahn. He is known for his work on Batman Begins (2005), Batman (1989) and The Dark Knight (2008). He was married to Elizabeth Sanders. He died on November 3, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. Jim Lee

Writer | Gambit

Jim Lee was born on August 11, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea as I Yong-cheol. He is a writer, known for Gambit (2020), Revisioned: Tomb Raider (2007) and Gen¹³ (2000). He is married to Carla Michelle. They have nine children.

11. Neal Adams

Art_department | Heavy Metal

Neal Adams was born on June 15, 1941 in Governors Island, New York City, New York, USA as Neal Edward Adams. He is known for his work on Heavy Metal (1981), Death to the Pee Wee Squad (1988) and From Beyond (1986). He has been married to Marilyn Susser since 1987. They have one child. He was ...

12. George Pérez

Writer | Young Justice

An American artist and writer in the field of comic books, George Perez is most well known for his work with Marv Wolfman on the New Teen Titans and the reinvention of Wonder Woman in the 1980s. A career that spans some 40 years, Perez is one of the most recognizable and prolific artists in the ...

13. Kevin Eastman

Writer | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Kevin Eastman was born on May 30, 1962 in Portland, Maine, USA as Kevin Brooks Eastman. He is a writer and actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991). He has been married to ...

14. Peter Laird

Writer | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Peter Laird was born on January 27, 1954 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991).



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