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Master List of Top 100 Comic Book Writers and Artists

After over 1,000 votes cast (approximately 1,023), here is your master list of picks for the best comic book writers and artists of all time! Click on any artist or writer for an article about that creator’s work (including samples of their art and/or writing)!

ARTISTS

50. Marshall Rogers – 224 points (2 votes for first place)


49. Norm Breyfogle – 226 points (3 votes for first place)

48. Carl Barks – 228 points (2 votes for first place)

47. Alex Toth – 231 points (4 votes for first place)

46. José Luis García-López – 235 points (8 votes for first place)

45. Bryan Hitch – 237 points (1 vote for first place)

44. Joe Madureira – 241 points (4 votes for first place)

43. Joe Kubert – 244 points (3 votes for first place)

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42. Jim Aparo – 247 points (4 votes for first place)

41. Wallace Wood – 249 points (8 votes for first place)

40. Mike Allred – 251 points (7 votes for first place)

39. Marc Silvestri – 258 points (1 vote for first place)

38. Stuart Immonen – 264 points (3 votes for first place)

37. Olivier Coipel – 269 points (2 votes for first place)

36. Will Eisner – 277 points (3 votes for first place)

35. David Mazzucchelli – 281 points (4 votes for first place)

34. Gary Frank – 289 points (7 votes for first place)

33. Bernie Wrightson – 293 points (4 votes for first place)

32. Tim Sale – 307 points (5 votes for first place)

31. John Cassaday – 315 points (4 votes for first place)

30. Gil Kane – 326 points (3 votes for first place)

29. Curt Swan – 354 points (4 votes for first place)

28. Gene Colan – 357 points (7 votes for first place)

27. Greg Capullo – 393 points (5 votes for first place)

26. Mike Deodato – 412 points (12 votes for first place)

25. Fiona Staples – 424 points (6 votes for first place)

24. Mike Mignola – 436 points (8 votes for first place)

23. Barry Windsor-Smith – 455 points (3 votes for first place)

22. JH Williams III – 503 points (5 votes for first place)

21. Brian Bolland – 554 points (10 votes for first place)

20. Arthur Adams – 559 points (12 votes for first place)

19. Dave Gibbons – 572 points (9 votes for first place)

18. Todd McFarlane – 632 points (6 votes for first place)

17. Moebius – 697 points (14 votes for first place)

16. Darwyn Cooke – 729 points (8 votes for first place)

15. Alan Davis – 757 points (12 votes for first place)

14. John Romita – 762 points (8 votes for first place)

13. Frank Quitely – 896 points (5 votes for first place)

12. Walter Simonson – 933 points (3 votes for first place)

11. Steve Ditko – 947 points (21 votes for first place)

ten. John Buscema – 998 points (25 votes for first place)

9. Frank Miller – 1026 points (17 first place votes)

8. Bill Sienkiewicz – 1032 points (19 votes for first place)

seven. John Romita Jr. – 1039 points (26 first place votes)

6. Neal Adams – 1585 points (15 votes for first place)

5. Alex Ross – 1822 points (34 votes for first place)

4. Jim Lee – 1825 points (33 votes for first place)

3. John Byrne – 3049 points (62 votes for first place)

2. Jack Kirby – 3663 points (126 votes for first place)

1. George Pérez – 3684 points (133 votes for first place)

WRITERS

50. Keith Giffen – 201 points (1 vote for first place)

49. Gerry Conway – 203 points

48. Greg Rucka – 207 points (2 votes for first place)

47. Rick Remender – 209 points (7 votes for first place)

46. John Ostrander – 211 points (2 votes for first place)

45. Jaime Hernandez – 213 points (4 votes for first place)

44. Al Ewing – 217 points (7 votes for first place)

43. Paul Levitz – 220 points (3 votes for first place)

42. Chip Zdarsky – 231 (6 votes for first place)

41. Carl Barks – 232 points (7 votes for first place)

40. Dan Slott – 238 points (2 votes for first place)

39. art spiegelman – 241 points (3 votes for first place)

38. Gail Simone – 243 points (3 votes for first place)

37. Robert Kirkman – 248 points (3 votes for first place)

36. Tom Taylor – 271 points (2 votes for first place)

35. Will Eisner – 285 points (4 votes for first place)

34. J. Michael Straczynski – 293 points (7 votes for first place)

33. Jeph Loeb – 295 points (7 votes for first place)

32. Steve Englehart – 317 points (8 votes for first place)

31. Walter Simonson – 324 points (2 votes for first place)

30. Kieron Gillen – 339 points (4 votes for first place)

29. Mark Millar – 378 points (3 votes for first place)

28. Jason Aaron – 390 (4 first place votes)

27. Jeff Lemire – 422 (10 votes for first place)

26. Jim Starlin – 439 points (7 votes for first place)

25. Scott Snyder – 451 points (3 votes for first place)

24. Tom King – 457 (8 first place votes)

23. Jack Kirby – 506 points (5 votes for first place)

22. JM DeMatteis – 524 points (5 votes for first place)

21. Denny O’Neil – 608 points (2 votes for first place)

20. Marv Wolfman – 655 points (8 votes for first place)

19. Roy Thomas – 694 points (3 votes for first place)

18. Warren Ellis – 713 points (2 votes for first place)

17. Roger Stern – 745 points (9 votes for first place)

16. John Byrne – 813 points (10 votes for first place)

15. Garth Ennis – 887 points (12 votes for first place)

14. Ed Brubaker – 914 points (8 votes for first place)

13. Peter David – 988 points (12 votes for first place)

12. Brian Michael Bendis – 1075 points (7 votes for first place)

11. Brian K. Vaughan – 1084 points (11 first place votes)

ten. Geoff Johns – 1365 points (14 votes for first place)

9. Kurt Busiek -1456 points (13 votes for first place)

8. Jonathan Hickman – 1633 points (18 first place votes)

seven. Stan Lee – 2143 points (44 votes for first place)

6. Mark Waid – 2148 points (15 votes for first place)

5. Frank Miller – 2468 points (32 first place votes)

4. Chris Claremont – 2851 points (114 first place votes)

3. Neil Gaiman – 2862 points (56 votes for first place)

2. Grant Morrison – 3247 points (91 votes for first place)

1. Alan Moore – 4868 points (185 first place votes)

I hope you had fun! See you next year for the next Top 100!