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Saturday, March 04, 2006


A lot of "best" lists simply drop a group of names on you and leave it at that. We'd like to explain something of the criteria behind how we chose the gentlemen listed below - that way it'll be easier for you to argue with our choices. First, we need to set the ground rules about who is available for consideration. The people on this list must have worked primarily in American comics; hence, you will not see Moebius, Phillipe Drullliet, or any of the fine Japanese artists currently populating the stands. Second, the comic book industry is our pool, so even though many excellent strip artists began or worked a portion of their career in the comic book industry, you won't find a Walt Kelly or Lyman Young listed. We've also made an arbitrary decision to rule out underground artists. Don't ask why, but this excludes, among others: Robert Crumb, Gilbert Sheldon and Spain Rodriguez. Beyond this, there are no exclusions, except to say that this is strictly an list of artists. There are no bonus points for also being an excellent writer or editor, or for work outside comic books. Within this framework, there were four areas of consideration:


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