Best Cartoon Writers
The Top Ten
1 Stephen Hillenburg
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg is an American marine biologist, cartoonist, animator, director, producer, writer, and voice actor, who is best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. V 1 Comment
2 Genndy Tartakovsky
Genndy Tartakovsky is a Russian American animator, director, writer and producer. He is best known for creating the Cartoon Network animated television series Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars, and co-creating Sym-Bionic Titan. In 2011, Tartakovsky joined Sony Pictures Animation, ...read more.
Gotta get back. Back to the past. Samurai Jack. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
3 Craig McCracken
Craig McCracken is an American animator, director and producer. He is best known for creating the Emmy-winning animated series The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends for Cartoon Network, as well as writing and storyboarding for Oscar's Oasis and Dexter's Laboratory in Kids' WB. ...read more.
4 Alex Hirsch
Alexander Robert "Alex" Hirsch is an American animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and television producer. He is best known as the creator of the Disney XD animated television series Gravity Falls, where he voices some of the characters.
Alex just plain awesome. He's created wonderful characters, has a great sense of humor, and managed to create a cartoon enjoyable for literally anyone.
I love Gravity Falls, so I'm picking Hirsch as my favorite writer (after all, he did wrote all episodes except two episodes) - truespongebobfan
He made a show that will forever be in our hearts
5 Butch Hartman
Elmer Earl Hartman IV, better known as Butch Hartman, is an American animator, writer, director, producer, illustrator and actor, best known for creating the Nickelodeon shows The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, T .U.F.F. Puppy, and Bunsen Is a Beast .
6 John R. Dilworth
Jonathan "John" Robert Dilworth, a.k.a. "Dilly", is an American animator, director and actor. He is best known as the producer, director, writer, and creator of the animated television series Courage the Cowardly Dog.
7 Danny Antonucci
Daniel Edward "Danny" Antonucci is a Canadian animator, director, producer, and writer. He is known for creating the Cartoon Network animated comedy series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He also created Lupo the Butcher, Cartoon Sushi, and The Brothers Grunt.
8 Maxwell Atoms
Maxwell Atoms is an American animator, screenwriter and voice actor. Atoms was best known as the creator of Cartoon Network's The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy franchise. V 1 Comment
9 Rebecca Sugar
Rebecca Rea Sugar is a Jewish American animator, composer and director. She is best known for creating the Cartoon Network series Steven Universe, which has made her the first woman to independently create a series for the network.
This is the person behind some of Adventure Time's best moments.
The mastermind and stellar songwriter behind Steven Universe. Need I say more?
When she quit Adventure Time, everything went down the drain. - Goatworlds
10 Joseph Barbera
11 Lauren Faust
12 C.H. Greenblatt
Carl Harvey "C. H." Greenblatt is an American cartoon screenwriter, producer, and storyboard artist. He has worked on the hit TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, and on the Cartoon Network's series The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Evil Con Carne. He is best known as the creator of Chowder, as well ...read more.
One of the best writers of SpongeBob. I love his writing and drawings in those episodes (although he did everyone's least favorite pre-movie episode, I'm with Stupid). I enjoyed every show he worked on except Fish Hooks. Chowder is good and is certainly the best show on Cartoon Network during its dark age (although its wasn't my favorite because of the flaws). Harvey Beaks is better. - truespongebobfan
He did an amazing job with SpongeBob and Billy & Mandy. I always liked him. One of the best cartoonist ever.
13 Kent Osborne
He Wrote "Jake The Brick" for Adventure Time, "Chocolate With Nuts", and "The Krusty Krab Training Video" both for Spongebob
14 Craig Bartlett
Craig Michael Bartlett is an American animator best known for writing for Rugrats and creating the television series Hey Arnold! and Dinosaur Train. He also voiced various recurring characters in Hey Arnold!
I enjoy everything he's worked on except for Dinosaur Train - Cartoonfan202
15 Michael Dante DiMartino
Michael Dante DiMartino is an American animation director best known as the co-creator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon.
16 Bryan Konietzko
Bryan Konietzko is an American animation director, writer, producer and musician. He is best known, together with Michael Dante DiMartino, as the co-creator and executive producer of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.
17 J. G. Quintel
18 Matt Groening
Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor. V 1 Comment
19 Tom Ruegger
20 Paul Tibbitt
Paul Harrison Tibbitt is an American animator, television producer, writer, storyboard artist, songwriter, and voice actor, best known for working on the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants.