List of cartoonists

:"See also: List of comic strips."

Notable cartoonists

Notable cartoonists include:
* Charles Addams, macabre cartoons featured in "The New Yorker" and elsewhere
* James Andrews, UK-based children's writer and cartoonist.
* Murad Ali Shah Bukerai, Pakistan-based cartoonist,illustrator, journalist and writer of "Daily Ibrat"
* Manik, cartoonist and illustrator of Daily newspaper "Prothom Alo"
* Ratan, cartoonist and illustrator of Daily newspaper "Prothom Alo"
* Ben Rigby, Cartoonest of the Sunday Telegraph featuring cartoons on zebras
* Jim Bamber, cartoonist of "Autosport", magazine specialising in motor sports
* Donna Barstow, cartoonist and writer, "The New Yorker", "PARADE", "Glamour", and: "What Do Women Really Want? Chocolate!" (2004, NBM Publishing) ISBN 1-56163-383-6
* Darrin Bell, "Candorville" and "Rudy Park"
* Oscar Berger, "Aesop's Foibles (1947)"; active 1920s - 1960s
* Mark Beyer, "Amy and Jordan", "Agony"
* Wardell Brown, cartoonist and comic book artist, "Spifficated" and "The Nice Guy's Guide to Dating Women"
* Ed Brubaker
* Tom Bunk, cartoonist for "Mad"
* Al Capp, "Li'l Abner"
* Tom Cheney, Staff Cartoonist for "The New Yorker"
* Chester Commodore, African American political cartoonist
* Mike Cope (cartoonist)
* Robert Crumb, "Mr. Natural", "Fritz the Cat", "Keep on Truckin"
* Jack Davis
* Abner Dean
* Richard Decker, The New Yorker
* Joseph Farris featured in "The New Yorker" and elsewhere
* Will Eisner, "The Spirit"
* Lyonel Feininger, rare fine artist who did strips, "The Kin-der-Kids" and "Wee Willie Winkie's World"
* Steve Fiorilla
* André François
* André Franquin, "Spirou et Fantasio", "Gaston Lagaffe"
* Yuliy Abramovich Ganf, Soviet Russian
* John Glashan, Genius
* Rube Goldberg, cartoons of complex and convoluted machines doing very simple tasks.
* Larry Gonick, "The Cartoon History of the Universe series, Kokopelli & Company"
* Alan Groening, "The Amazing Adventures of Frank and Jolly","Flag Freedom"
* Matt Groening, "Life in Hell", "The Simpsons", "Futurama"
* Sam Gross, for his "The New Yorker" work, plus many other magazines
* Martin Handford, "Where's Wally?"
* Henfil, Brazilian cartoonist
* Hergé, "Tintin"
* George Herriman, "Krazy Kat"
* Bill Holbrook, "On the Fastrack", "Safe Havens" and "Kevin & Kell"
* Geoff "Jeff" Hook, Australian
* Edgar P. Jacobs, "Blake and Mortimer"
* Kirk Jarvinen
* Mike Judge, "Beavis and Butt-Head", "King Of The Hill"
* Walt Kelly, "Pogo"
* Heinrich Kley
* B. Kliban
* John Kricfalusi, "The Ren & Stimpy Show"
* Rick Law, "Beyond the Veil"
* John Leech, 19th-century "Punch" cartoonist.
* Michael Leunig, Australian
* R K Laxman, cartoonist for The Times of India, India.
* Loriot
* Jay Lynch
* Scott McCloud, "Zot!", "Understanding Comics"
* Shigeru Mizuki, "Ge Ge Ge no Kitaro", - Master of horror of Japanese manga
* Morris, "Lucky Luke"
* Paul Palnik, "The God of Cartoons American Jewish cartoon prophet.
* Virgil Franklin Partch, known as "VIP," he was a leading American gag cartoonist from the 1940s to the 1980s
* Bob Penuelas, "Wilbur Kookmeyer"
* Bruce Petty
* Peyo, "The Smurfs", "Steven Strong", "Johan and Peewit"
* Ziraldo Alves Pinto; Brazilian cartoonist, creator of Menino Maluquinho
* Hugo Pratt, "Corto Maltese"
* Quino (Joaquín Salvador Lavado), "Mafalda", often regarded as the foremost Latin-American cartoonist and a fierce social satirist
* W. Heath Robinson, British satirist famous for drawings of convoluted machines, similar to Rube Goldberg
* Ronald Searle, St Trinians, Molesworth, "The Rake's Progress", editorial work and more
* Elzie Crisler Segar, "Popeye"
* Sempé
* Posy Simmonds, "The Silent Three of St Botolph's", "Gemma Bovery"
* Siné
* Art Spiegelman, author of "Maus", co-editor of "RAW (magazine)"
* Ralph Steadman, editorial cartoonist and book illustrator
* Saul Steinberg
* Ed Subitzky, well-known mostly for his "National Lampoon" work, also "The New York Times", etc
* Howard Tayler, pioneered web-cartooning as a profession
* Les Tanner-Political cartoonist (1927-2001)
* Osamu Tezuka, "Astro Boy", "Phoenix" - Known as the "god" of Japanese manga, who practically defined modern Japanese cartooning
* Albert Uderzo, "Asterix"
* Willy Vandersteen, "Spike and Suzy", "De Rode Ridder"
* Ben Wicks, well known Canadian cartoonist and illustrator. Strips include "The Outsider", "Wicks"

Cartoonists in animation

* Tex Avery
* Art Babbitt
* Frédéric Back
* Ralph Bakshi
* Joseph Barbera
* Jules Bass
* Don Bluth
* Tim Burton
* Bob Clampett
* Les Clark
* Gabor Csupo
* Shamus Culhane
* Arthur Davis
* Marc Davis
* Gene Deitch
* Andreas Deja
* Walter Lantz
* Walt Disney
* Ed Emshwiller
* Norm Ferguson
* Friz Freleng
* David Gilbert Animotion cartoons
* Eric Goldberg
* Dave Hand
* William Hanna
* Rudolf Ising
* Ub Iwerks
* Wilfred Jackson
* Ollie Johnston
* Chuck Jones
* Milt Kahl
* Glen Keane
* Ward Kimball
* John Kricfalusi
* Bill Kroyer
* Kutty
* Eric Larson
* John Lasseter
* John Lounsbery
* Ham Luske
* Winsor McCay
* Robert McKimson
* Fred Moore
* Joe Murray
* Grim Natwick
* Bill Plympton
* Arthur Rankin, Jr.
* Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman
* Richard Rich
* Herbert "Herbie" Ryman
* Ben Sharpsteen
* Tom Sito
* Frank Tashlin
* Richard Taylor [Green Springs Cartoons http://www.greensprings.tv]
* Frank Thomas
* Bill Tytla
* Richard Williams
* Mark O'Hare

Cartoonists of comic strips

* Scott Adams, "Dilbert"
* Bill Amend, "FoxTrot"
* John Backderf, aka Derf, "Derf City"
* George Baker, "Sad Sack"
* Murray Ball, "Footrot Flats"
* Darrin Bell, "Candorville", "Rudy Park"
* Jack Berrill, "Gil Thorp"
* Biff
* Wally Bishop, "Muggs and Skeeter"
* Francis Bonnet, "Made To Malfunction" , "Suburban Fariy Tales (comics)", "Crunchy"

* Berke Breathed, "Bloom County" (1980's American social-polticial), "Outland", "Opus"
* David Breger, "G.I. Joe"
* Dik Browne, "Hi and Lois", "Hagar the Horrible"
* Tak Bui, "PC & Pixel", "Cheap Thrills Cuisine'
* Ernie Bushmiller, "Nancy"
* Milt Caniff, "Terry and the Pirates", "Steve Canyon"
* Al Capp, "Lil Abner"
* Darby Conley, "Get Fuzzy"
* Dave Coverly, Speed Bump
* Stan Cross, "The Potts" and "Wally and the Major"
* Teresa Dowlatshahi, "Frog Applause"
* Jim Davis, "Gnorm Gnat", "Garfield", "U.S. Acres", a Mr. Potato Head comic strip
* Norm Feuti, Retail
* Bud Fisher, "Mutt and Jeff"
* Ham Fisher, "Joe Palooka"
* J.D. Frazer, "User Friendly"
* David Füleki, "78 Tage auf der Straße des Hasses", "Suburbia Highschool"
* David Gilbert, "Buckles"
* Paul Gilligan, "Pooch Cafe"
* Chester Gould, "Dick Tracy"
* Bill Griffith, "Zippy the Pinhead"
* Cathy Guisewite, "Cathy"
* Nicholas Gurewitch, "Perry Bible Fellowship"
* Mark Heath, "Spot the Frog"
* Bill Hinds, Tank McNamara, Cleats, Buzz Beamer
* Tatsuya Ishida, "Sinfest"
* Tove and Lars Jansson, "The Moomins"
* Lynn Johnston, "For Better or For Worse"
* Eric Jolliffe, "Andy"
* Bil Keane, "Family Circus"
* Walt Kelly, "Pogo"
* Kemsley, "Ginger Meggs"
* Hank Ketcham, "Dennis the Menace"
* Kazu Kibuishi, "Copper"
* Frank King, "Gasoline Alley"
* Keith Knight, "The K Kronicles"
* Fred Lasswell, "Barney Google"
* Caleb D. Manci, "The King of Elphia"
* Winsor McCay, "Little Nemo"
* Patrick McDonnell, "Mutts"
* Malcolm McGookin, "Blacknose, The Pirate, "Eve"
* Aaron McGruder, African-American creator of the controversial strip The Boondocks
* George McManus, "Bringing up Father"
* Dale Messick, "Brenda Starr"
* Steve Nease, "Pud"
* Fred Negro, "Pub Strip"
* Chris Onstad, "Achewood"
* Nina Paley, "Nina's Adventures", "Fluff", "The Hots"
* Stephan Pastis, "Pearls Before Swine"
* Charles Peattie and Russell Taylor, "Alex"
* Mike Peters, "Mother Goose & Grimm"
* Stan Pitt, "Larry Flynn, Detective"
* Warren Sattler, "Grubby", "Billy the Kid", "Yang", "Fightin' Army", "Fightin' Marines" and "Swamp Brats" as well as contributing artist for "Barnaby" daily, "The Jackson Twins", "Bringing Up Father", "Comics for Kids" and "Hi and Lois".
* Charles M. Schulz, "Peanuts"
* Caroll Spinney, "Harvey"
* Kristopher Straub, "Starslip Crisis", "Checkerboard Nightmare"
* Cathy Thorne, "Everyday People"
* Jim Toomey, "Sherman's Lagoon"
* Garry Trudeau, "Doonesbury"
* Gustave Verbeek, "The Upside Downs", "The Terrors of the Tiny Tads"
* Bill Watterson, "Calvin and Hobbes", one "Critters" cartoon
* Monty Wedd, "The Scorpion", "Bert and Ned", "Tod Trail", "Kirk Raven", "Ned Kelly", "Sword and Sabre", "Captain Justice", "Ben Hall" and "The Making of a Nation"
* Jeff Wilson, "The Avridge Farm"
* KC Green, Droop, Anger Pauly, and Horribleville
* [King Jasser Andaya(philippines),pepito&domeng
*Frode Øverli, "Pondus
*Mitch Clem, Nothing Nice to Say, San Antonio Rock City, My Stupid Life

Cartoonists of single panel cartoons (gag cartoons)

* Charles Addams
* Jerry Van Amerongen
* Charles Boyce
* Ivan Brunetti
* John Callahan, "Callahan"
* Irwin Caplan
* Dick Cavalli
* Patrick Chappatte (Chappatte)
* Roz Chast
* Barbara & Jim Dale, "The Stanley Family"
* Doug Davis
* Chon Day
* John Dempsey
* Aidan Dowling
* Nick Downes
* Mort Drucker
* Joseph Farris
* Dana Fradon
* Oliver Gaspirtz
* Carl Giles (Giles)
* Grea
* Adam Green
* Sam Gross
* Sidney Harris
* Bill Harrison
* Ray Helle
* Tom Henderson
* Ned Hilton
* Judy Horacek
* Stan Hunt
* Al Johns
* Jeff Keate
* Hank Ketcham
* Ted Key
* Bill King
* Nick D. Kim (Nick)
* Vlad Kolarov
* Gary Larson
* Mel Lazarus
* Bill O'Malley
* Larry Miller III
* Frank Owen
* Larry Reynolds
* Salo
* Cat Galie
* Vahan Shirvanian
* Chris Slane
* Ton Smits
* Julia Suits [http://www.nigelsutherland.co.uk Nigel Sutherland]
* Henry Syverson
* Denn Tezzier
* James Thurber
* Don Tobin
* Walt Wetterberg
* Herb Williams
* Gahan Wilson
* George Wolfe
* Kevin Woodcock
* Zero

Political cartoonists

Cartoonists of comic books

* Sergio Aragones, "Mad", also the creator of "Groo"
* Ben Caldwell, famous creator of the Dare Detectives.
* Dan DeCarlo, "Archie", "Josie and the Pussycats" "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"
* Kim Deitch creator of Waldo The Cat and comic novels
* Will Elder, "Mad", "Little Annie Fanny" in "Playboy"
* Steve Fiorilla, mini-comics
* Brad W. Foster, "The Mechthings", "Adventures of Olivia",mini-comics
* Vernon Grant, creator of "The Love Rangers"
* Marc Hansen, creator of Ralph Snart
* Al Jaffee, "Mad", "Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions."
* Harvey Kurtzman, first editor of "Mad", one of the most influential comic artists of all time
* Pran Kumar Sharma, "Chacha Chaudhary"
* Jhonen Vasquez, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, Squee!, I Feel Sick, Everything can be Beaten, Fillerbunny, Bad art Collection, Happy Noodle Boy
* Wally Wood, "Mad", both comic book and magazine
* Vince Deporter, DC Comics; Nickelodeon, Spirou (Belgium)

Cartoonists of action/superhero comic books

* Kyle Baker, creator of "Why I Hate Saturn"
* Elito V. Circa, Pantabangan Folk Artist
* Jack Cole, creator of Plastic Man, later set the style for cartoons in "Playboy Magazine"
* Alan Davis, creator of ClanDestine
* Steve Ditko, creator of many Marvel Comics, including Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with editor Stan Lee
* Will Eisner, creator of The Spirit, teacher, publisher, one of the first to popularize the term "graphic novel", in his book "A Contract with God"
* Bob Kane, creator of The Batman with writer Bill Finger
* Jack Kirby, creator of Captain America with his partner Joe Simon, many other comics through the years
* Erik Larsen, creator of Savage Dragon
* Jim McDermott
* Shawn McManus
* Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy
* Frank Miller, creator of Sin City
* Paul Palnik, creator of The God of Cartoons
* James O'Barr - creator of "The Crow"
* M.Rasheed, creator of "Monsters 101"
* Dave Sim - creator of Cerebus
* Jeff Smith, creator of Bone

ee also

* Editorial cartoons
* List of editorial cartoonists
* Illustrator
* mangaka (list of Japanese cartoonists)


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