John Buscema

1927 - 2002

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John Buscema ( bew-SEM-ə; born Giovanni Natale Buscema, Italian: [dʒoˈvanni naˈtaːle buʃˈʃɛːma]; December 11, 1927 – January 10, 2002) was an American comic book artist and one of the mainstays of Marvel Comics during its 1960s and 1970s ascendancy into an industry leader and its subsequent expansion to a major pop-culture conglomerate. His younger brother Sal Buscema is also a comic book artist. Buscema is best known for his run on the series The Avengers and The Silver Surfer, and for over 200 stories featuring the sword-and-sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Buscema has received more than 584,972 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). John Buscema is the 136th most popular comic artist (down from 130th in 2019), the 8,544th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,085th in 2019) and the 30th most popular American Comic Artist.

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Buscemas by language

Over the past year John Buscema has had the most page views in the with 56,068 views, followed by French (9,259), and Spanish (5,707). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Emilian-Romagnol (60.86%), French (41.49%), and Serbian (17.57%)


Among comic artists, John Buscema ranks 136 out of 226Before him are Tsutomu Nihei, Joe Simon, Jamie Hewlett, Kouta Hirano, Alex Raymond, and Les Clark. After him are Yukito Kishiro, Mauri Kunnas, Inio Asano, Sylvain Chomet, Lynn Okamoto, and Kiyohiko Azuma.

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Among people born in 1927, John Buscema ranks 378Before him are Dell Hymes, Sirkka Polkunen, Lars Hall, Leslie Orgel, Igor Dmitriev, and Viola Myers. After him are James Broderick, Jim Elliot, Pat Carroll, Harvey Korman, Vladimir Motyl, and Jacques Bergerac. Among people deceased in 2002, John Buscema ranks 271Before him are Mariya Smirnova, Melih Cevdet Anday, Kaisa Parviainen, Katrin Cartlidge, Willie Davenport, and Conny Vandenbos. After him are Ruth Svedberg, Jack Shea, John Gorton, Dee Brown, Kees Mijnders, and Vladimir Vasyutin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Buscema ranks 8,544 out of 20,380Before him are Robert John Braidwood (1907), Hal Blaine (1929), Barbara Boxer (1940), Maxfield Parrish (1870), Dana DeArmond (1979), and Cass Gilbert (1859). After him are Jack Harlow (1998), Gorilla Monsoon (1937), Laura Nyro (1947), David Hammond (1881), Mamie Smith (1891), and Shane McMahon (1970).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, John Buscema ranks 30Before him are Richard Corben (1940), Roy Thomas (1940), Larry Lieber (1931), Joe Simon (1913), Alex Raymond (1909), and Les Clark (1907). After him are Rose O'Neill (1874), Mike Mignola (1960), George Herriman (1880), Mort Walker (1923), Neal Adams (1941), and Harvey Kurtzman (1924).