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Richard Corben

1940 - 2020

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Richard Corben (November 1, 1940 – December 2, 2020) was an American illustrator and comic book artist best known for his comics featured in Heavy Metal magazine, especially the Den series which was featured in the magazine's first film adaptation in 1981. He was the winner of the 2009 Spectrum Grand Master Award and the 2018 Grand Prix at Angoulême. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Corben has received more than 291,780 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Corben is the 115th most popular comic artist, the 6,890th most popular biography from United States and the 26th most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Richard Corben ranks 115 out of 174Before him are Moto Hagio, David Lloyd, Floyd Gottfredson, Masakazu Katsura, Tite Kubo, and Gotlib. After him are Dave Gibbons, Alex Raymond, Todd McFarlane, Larry Lieber, Yukito Kishiro, and Ken Akamatsu.

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Among people born in 1940, Richard Corben ranks 369Before him are Rex Cawley, Chuck Mangione, Daniel Quillen, David Peoples, Michael Sarrazin, and Zvonko Bego. After him are Viktor Pavlov, Paul Williams, Fausto Bertinotti, Anzor Kavazashvili, Francisco Toledo, and Karin Baal. Among people deceased in 2020, Richard Corben ranks 424Before him are Irina Kirichenko, Mohammad Mirmohammadi, Earl Cameron, George Floyd, John Lyons, and Renato Corti. After him are Rafael Leonardo Callejas Romero, Agnes Simon, Lucien Sève, Jaroslav Pollák, Giancarlo Bergamini, and Vidin Apostolov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Corben ranks 6,890 out of 18,182Before him are Jello Biafra (1958), Vivica A. Fox (1964), Jacqueline Susann (1918), Louis Wolheim (1880), Vinny Appice (1957), and Clifton Williams (1932). After him are Gilbert Strang (1934), Michael Lewis (1960), Clyfford Still (1904), Thomas Hart Benton (1889), Nat Adderley (1931), and Metacomet (1639).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Richard Corben ranks 26Before him are Lee Falk (1911), Joe Simon (1913), Jim Davis (1945), Roy Thomas (1940), John Romita Sr. (1930), and Floyd Gottfredson (1905). After him are Alex Raymond (1909), Larry Lieber (1931), John Buscema (1927), George Herriman (1880), Harvey Kurtzman (1924), and Mort Walker (1923).