75 Greatest Batman Artist and Writers

by Anthony R. Ramirez
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Within Batman’s historic 75-year run, comic book artists and writers come and go. Some of which leave a lasting impression on fans and collectors of comic books.

In May, Comic Book Resources posted a poll where fans got to choose whom their favorite Batman artists and writers are. This past month they have been releasing the results with 40 artists and 35 writers. The list included some of the best and most iconic comic book artists and writers ever.

According to the fans, these are the 75 Greatest Batman Artist and Writers.

Honorable Mention: Kelley Puckett and Ty Templeton

35. France “Ed” Herron

34. Paul Pope

33. John Wagner/Alan Grant

32. Alan Brennert

31. Neil Gaiman

30. Brian Azzarello

29. Bruce Timm

28. Peter Tomasi

27. Don Cameron

26. Frank Robbins

25. Marv Wolfman

24. Matt Wagner

23. Peter Milligan

22. Gerry Conway

21. Len Wein

20. David V. Reed

19. Archie Goodwin

18. Bob Haney

17. Jim Starlin

16. Mike W. Barr

15. Ed Brubaker

14. Greg Rucka

13. Gardner Fox

12. Alan Moore

11. Scott Snyder

10. Chuck Dixon

9. Doug Moench

8. Alan Grant

7. Jeph Loeb

6. Paul Dini

5. Steve Englehart

4. Grant Morrison

3. Bill Finger

2. Frank Miller

1. Denny O’Neil

Honorable Mention: Bob Brown

40. Mike Parobeck

39. Matt Wagner

38. Lew Schwartz

37. Darwyn Cooke

36. Dave McKean

35. Klaus Janson

34. David Finch

33. Mike Mignola

32. José Luis García-López

31. Chris Burnham

30. Jock
29. Tony Daniel

28. Dustin Nguyen

27. Gene Colan

26. Graham Nolan

25. Sheldon Moldoff

24. Alan Davis

23. Alex Ross

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22. Dick Giordano

21. Andy Kubert

20. J.H. Williams III

19. Bob Kane

18. Kelley Jones

17. Don Newton

16. Frank Quitely

15. Jerry Robinson

14. Carmine Infantino

13. Brian Bolland

12. Bruce Timm

11. Greg Capullo

10. Irv Novick

9. Dick SprangBatman6

8. Tim Sale

7. Marshall Rogers

6. Frank Miller

5. Norm Breyfogle

4. Jim Lee
3. David Mazzuchelli

2. Jim Aparo

1. Neal Adams

All of these creators brought something to the table that changed The Dark Knight’s mythos, making him the character we all know and love today. Due to all the names involved it would be a long article to show work of each individual. If you are interested, more information on each artist and writer is available here.

Did any of your favorite artists and writers make the list? Who are your top 5 writers and artists? Let us know in the comment section below.

Source: Comic Book Resources

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