Top 100 Comic Book Writers and Artists Master List – CBR – Comic Book Resources

We collected your votes for the greatest comic book writers and artists of all-time and here is the master list of your picks for the Top 100!
50. Marshall Rogers – 224 points (2 first place votes)
49. Norm Breyfogle – 226 points (3 first place votes)
48. Carl Barks – 228 points (2 first place votes)
47. Alex Toth – 231 points (4 first place votes)
46. José Luis García-López – 235 points (8 first place votes)
45. Bryan 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)
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 first place vote)
38. Stuart Immonen – 264 points (3 first place votes)
37. Olivier Coipel – 269 points (2 first place votes)
36. Will Eisner – 277 points (3 first place votes)
35. David Mazzucchelli – 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 Cassaday – 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 first place votes)
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 Bolland – 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. Darwyn Cooke – 729 points (8 first place votes)
15. 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. – 1039 points (26 first place votes)
6. Neal Adams – 1585 points (15 first place votes)
5. Alex Ross – 1822 points (34 first place votes)
4. Jim Lee – 1825 points (33 first place votes)
3. John Byrne – 3049 points (62 first place votes)
2. Jack Kirby – 3663 points (126 first place votes)
1. George Pérez – 3684 points (133 first place votes)
50. Keith Giffen – 201 points (1 first place vote)
49. Gerry Conway – 203 points
48. Greg Rucka – 207 points (2 first place votes)
47. Rick Remender – 209 points (7 first place votes)
46. John Ostrander – 211 points (2 first place votes)
45. Jaime Hernandez – 213 points (4 first place votes)
44. Al 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 Barks – 232 points (7 first place votes)
40. Dan Slott – 238 points (2 first place votes)
39. art spiegelman – 241 points (3 first place votes)
38. Gail Simone – 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. J. 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. Kieron Gillen – 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. J.M. DeMatteis – 524 points (5 first place votes)
21. Denny O'Neil – 608 points (2 first place votes)
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)
15. 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 – 1633 points (18 first place votes)
7. Stan Lee – 2143 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 – 2851 points (114 first place votes)
3. Neil Gaiman – 2862 points (56 first place votes)
2. Grant Morrison – 3247 points (91 first place votes)
1. Alan Moore – 4868 points (185 first place votes)
I hope you had fun! I'll see you again next year for the next Top 100!
CBR Senior Writer Brian Cronin has been writing professionally about comic books for over fifteen years now at CBR (primarily with his “Comics Should Be Good” series of columns, including Comic Book Legends Revealed). He has written two books about comics for Penguin-Random House – Was Superman a Spy? And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed and Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? And Other Amazing Comic Book Trivia! and one book, 100 Things X-Men Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, from Triumph Books. His writing has been featured at ESPN.com, the Los Angeles Times, About.com, the Huffington Post and Gizmodo. He features legends about entertainment and sports at his website, Legends Revealed and other pop culture features at Pop Culture References. Follow him on Twitter at @Brian_Cronin and feel free to e-mail him suggestions for stories about comic books that you’d like to see featured at brianc@cbr.com!

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