Robert Crumb
Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943), known as Robert Crumb and R. Crumb, is an American cartoonist and musician. His work displays a nostalgia for American folk culture of the late 19th and ea...
José Antonio Muñoz
José Antonio Muñoz or simply Muñoz (born July 10, 1942) is an Argentine artist. He is most notable for his influential black-and-white artwork. His hardboiled graphic novels series Alack Sinner (with ...
André Franquin
André Franquin (3 January 1924 – 5 January 1997) was an influential Belgian comics artist, whose best known comic strip creations are Gaston and Marsupilami, created while he worked on the Spiro...
Daniel Goossens
Daniel Goossens is a French cartoonist born in Salon-de-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône on May 16, 1954.
Goossens began his career in the magazine Pionniers. After a short spell at Pilote magazine, he ...
Jacques Tardi
Jacques Tardi is a French comics artist, born 30 August 1946 in Valence, Drôme. He is often credited solely as Tardi.
After graduating from the École nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and the École...
Jean-Marc Reiser
Jean-Marc Reiser ([ʁɛzɛʁ]; April 13, 1941 – November 5, 1983) was a French comics creator.
A prolific cartoon artist from 1959 until his death, Reiser made his debut in the publication La Ga...
Gérard Lauzier
Gérard Lauzier (30 November 1932 – 6 December 2008) was a French comics author and movie director, best known as one of the leading authors in the more adult-oriented French comics scene of the 1970s ...
Jean-Claude Mézières
Jean-Claude Mézières (born 23 September 1938) is a French comic strip artist and illustrator. Born and raised in Paris, he was introduced to drawing by his older brother and influenced by comics artis...
André Juillard
André Juillard (born 9 June 1948) is a French comic book creator.
Born in Paris, Juillard is one of the most prolific artists of historical comics in France. His career began in 1974. After studie...
Paul Gillon
Paul Gillon (11 May 1926 – 21 May 2011) was a French comics artist. He won the 1982 Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême.Born in Paris, he considered fashion, theater and cinema, and only by accident ma...
Frank Margerin
Frank Margerin (born 9 January 1952 in Paris) is a French author and illustrator of comics.
After high school, Frank Margerin went to a school of applied art, where he mets Denis Sire. He joined D...
Fred (comics)
Frédéric Othon Théodore Aristidès (5 March 1931 – 2 April 2013), known by his pseudonym Fred, was a French cartoonist in the Franco-Belgian comics tradition. He is best known for his series Philémon.<...
Lewis Trondheim
Lewis Trondheim (Laurent Chabosy), born 11 December 1964, is a French cartoonist and one of the founders (in 1990) of the independent publisher L'Association. Both his silent comic La Mouche and Kaput...
François Boucq
François Boucq ([bu]; born 28 November 1955 in Lille), is a French comic book artist. He is most famous for his surreal comics revolving around the main character Jérôme Moucherot.
Boucq publishe...
Régis Loisel
Régis Loisel (born 4 December 1951) is a French comics writer and artist, best known for the long-running series La Quête de l'oiseau du temps, written by Serge Le Tendre.He worked with Walt Disney St...
Nikita Mandryka
Nikita Mandryka (born October 20, 1940) is a French cartoonist of Russian origin.He started drawing in the Pilote magazine, then created L'Écho des savanes along with Claire Bretécher and Marcel Gotli...
Jean-Claude Forest
Jean-Claude Forest (11 September 1930 – 29 December 1998) was a writer and illustrator of comics and the creator of character Barbarella.
Jean-Claude Forest was born in Le Perreux-sur-Marne, a Par...
Will Eisner
William Erwin "Will" Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an American cartoonist, writer, and entrepreneur. He was one of the earliest cartoonists to work in the American comic book indus...
Philippe Druillet
Philippe Druillet ([dʁɥijɛ]; born June 28, 1944) is a French comics artist and creator, and an innovator in visual design.
Druillet was born in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France but spent his youth ...
Dupuy and Berberian
Philippe Dupuy (born December 12, 1960, Sainte-Adresse) and Charles Berbérian (born May 28, 1959, Baghdad) are French cartoonists most famous for their series of Franco-Belgian comics albums featuring...
The Book of Genesis (comics)
The Book of Genesis (2009) is a best-sellingcomic book illustrated by cartoonist and comic book artist Robert Crumb that purports to be a faithful, literal illustration of the Book of Genesis from the...
Enki Bilal
Enki Bilal (born October 7, 1951) is a French comic book creator, comics artist and film director.
Born Enes Bilalović in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, to a Slovak mother and a Bosniak father who had been...
René Pétillon
René Pétillon ([petijɔ̃]; born 12 December 1945, Lesneven) is a French satirical and political cartoonist.Pétillon joined Pilote magazine in 1972. Since 1993, he has published cartoons in the Canard E...
François Schuiten
Baron François Schuiten (born 26 April 1956) is a Belgian comic book artist. He is best known for drawing the series Les Cités Obscures.
François Schuiten was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1956. Hi...
Gotlib
Gotlib (born Marcel Gotlieb July 14, 1934) is a French comics artist/writer and publisher. Through his own work and the magazines he co-founded, L' Écho des Savanes and Fluide Glacial, Gotlib was on...
Animal spirit
Animism (from Latin animus "soul, life") is the worldview that non-human entities (animals, plants, and inanimate objects or phenomena) possess a spiritual essence.Animism is used in the anthropology ...
Jean Giraud
Jean Henri Gaston Giraud ([ʒiʁo]; 8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012) was a French artist, cartoonist, and writer, who worked in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées tradition. Giraud earned worldwide fam...
Georges Wolinski
Georges Wolinski ([vɔlɛ̃ski]; 28 June 1934 – 7 January 2015) was a French cartoonist and comics writer. He was killed on 7 January 2015 in a terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo along with...
Jacques Lob
Jacques Lob (19 August 1932 – 30 June 1990) was a French comic book creator, known for several Franco-Belgian comics creations, but most famously Superdupont.
Jacques Lob began his career as an il...
Zep
Zep (born December 15, 1967) is the pseudonym of Philippe Chappuis, a comics creator from Switzerland, known for his series Titeuf, a popular character in French-speaking countries, and Tchô!, the ass...