10 Great Scottish Graphic Novel Creators

Home-grown writers and artists lead the way in graphic novels

Scots have always been pioneers in sequential art and narrative, from DC Thomson’s Beano and Dandy to today’s genre leaders Mark Millar and Grant Morrison. The list below is just a glimpse into the country’s talent.

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Dark Entries by Ian Rankin

2. Dark Entries

Ian Rankin
Kidnapped by Alan Grant, Cam Kennedy

3. Kidnapped

Alan Grant, Cam Kennedy
The 47 Ronin by Sean Michael Wilson

4. The 47 Ronin

Sean Michael Wilson
Goliath by Tom Gauld

5. Goliath

Tom Gauld
Ultimates by Mark Millar

6. Ultimates

Mark Millar
Batman: Arkham Asylum by Grant Morrison

7. Batman: Arkham Asylum

Grant Morrison
Oor Wullie, created by Robert Duncan Lowe

8. Oor Wullie

Robert Duncan Lowe
From Hell by Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, Pete Mullins

9. From Hell

Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell

List created by

Clare Ferguson

Clare Ferguson, Lancashire born, has been living in Scotland since graduating from St Andrews University in 2004. Clare, along with her husband John, is the owner of Scottish graphic novel publishing company Diamondsteel Comics Limited. Diamondsteel Comics Ltd publishes critically acclaimed Scottish superhero graphic novel series Saltire.