List of the 100 best comic writers and artists

After more than 1,000 ballots were cast (nearly 1,023), here’s our master list of your picks for the best comic book writers and artists of all time! Click on any artist or writer to write about that creator’s work (including samples of their art and/or writing)!

artists

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


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

48. Carl Parks – 228 points (2 votes in first place)

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

46. Jose Luis Garcia Lopez – 235 points (8 first place votes).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. Darwin Cook – 729 points (8 first place votes).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. John Romita Jr. – 1,039 points (26 first place votes).

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

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

4. Jim Lee – 1,825 points (33 first place votes)

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

2. Jack Kirby – 3,663 points (126 first place votes)

1. George Perez – 3,684 points (133 first-place votes)

the book

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

49. Jerry Conway – 203 points

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. Art Spiegelman – 241 points (3 first place votes).

38. Gilles Simon – 243 points (3 first place votes)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30. Kyron Gillin – 339 points (4 first place votes).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. Jonathan Hickman – 1,633 points (18 first place votes)

7. Stan Lee – 2,143 points (44 first place votes)

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

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

4. Chris Claremont – 2,851 points (114 first-place votes)

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

2. Grant Morrison – 3,247 points (91 first place votes).

1. Alan Moore – 4,868 points (185 first-place votes)

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