Born: 1936? month? day? in United States

Died: 1953? month? day? in United States

Biography: Packaged:
Comic Magazine Company for Cook and Mahon, circa 1936-1937.
Nicholson, pre-DC titles, circa 1936-1937.
Star Comics (Chesler / Dynamic, 1937 series), Star Ranger (Chesler / Dynamic, 1937 series), sold to Centaur Comics Group circa 1937-1938.
First MLJ titles, circa 1939-1940.
Shadow Comics (Street and Smith, 1940 series) #1 ([January 12] 1940) and later Street & Smith Comics, circa 1940.
Slam Bang Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series), Master Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series), circa 1940-1941.
Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series), circa 1940-1941.
Dynamic titles, Chesler's own line, circa 1941-1948.
Ajax-Farrell, circa 1944-1947.
Blue Bolt (Novelty / Premium / Curtis, 1940 series) circa 1945-1953.

Packaged comics for:
Avon, Centaur, Charlton, DC, Dell, Fox, Eastern Color, Fawcett, Harvey, Hillman, MLJ, Parents Institute, Quality Comics (1940s), St. John, Timely Comics, United Features Syndicate, W.H. Wise, and Ziff-Davis.


Name:

    Chesler Studio Type: Studio Name

Other Names:

  1. Gold Medal Syndicate Type: Pen Name

Relations:

  1. Employer of - Harold Ades
  2. Employer of - Jack Alderman
    Notes: Did inking work from 1939 to 1940.
  3. Employer of - Lee Ames (b. 1921)
    Notes: Ames might have done pencil and ink work for the studio from 1939 to 1940. This is unconfirmed and it could have been for the Eisner and Iger Studio instead.
  4. Employer of - Harry Anderson (b. 1911)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work from about 1939 to about 1940.
  5. Employer of - Rafael Astarita (b. 1912)
    Notes: Pencils and inks 1936-1939.
  6. Employer of - Gene Barnett
    Notes: Barnett worked for the studio as a letterer, time period unknown.
  7. Employer of - Benvenuto
    Notes: Benvenuto did writing, pencils, and inks for Chesler Studio in 1937.
  8. Employer of - Jon Blummer (b. 1904)
    Notes: Pencils and inks 1939-1940 unconfirmed.
  9. Employer of - Jay Chesler
    Notes: Editor
  10. Employer of - Jack Cole (b. 1918)
    Notes: Cole did writing, pencil, and ink work for the studio from 1937 to 1939.
  11. Employer of - Sam Cooper (b. 1913)
    Notes: Cooper did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1945.
  12. Employer of - Tom Curry
    Notes: circa 1938
  13. Employer of - Norman Daniels (b. 1905)
    Notes: Daniels did writing work for the studio from circa 1937 to 1939.
  14. Employer of - Gill Fox (b. 1915)
    Notes: Fox wrote and did pencil and ink work for the studio from 1936 to 1937.
  15. Employer of - John Giunta (b. 1920)
    Notes: Giunta did letterer and colorist work for the studio from 1938 to 1939.
  16. Employer of - Clem Gretter (b. 1904)
    Notes: Gretter did pencil and ink work for the studio, from circa 1935 to 1937.
  17. Employer of - Paul Gustavson (b. 1916)
    Notes: The artist did pencil and ink works for the studio from 1937 to circa 1938.
  18. Employer of - Gordon Guth
    Notes: Guth did unconfirmed pencil and ink work for the studio during an unknown time period, possibly during the 1940s.
  19. Employer of - Ed Hamilton (b. 1900)
    Notes: Hamilton did pencil, ink and letters work sometime in the 1940s.
  20. Employer of - Milt Hammer (b. 1914)
    Notes: Milt Hammer might have done writing, pencils, and ink work for the studio during an unknown time period, but such work is unconfirmed.
  21. Employer of - Ernie Hart (b. 1910)
    Notes: Ernie Hart did writing, pencils, and inks for the studio from circa 1939 to circa 1944.
  22. Employer of - Jack Katz (b. 1927)
    Notes: It is not confirmed, but it is possible Katz worked for this studio, time period unknown.
  23. Employer of - Henry Kiefer (b. 1890)
    Notes: Kiefer did pencil and ink work for the Studio from circa 1937 to circa 1940.
  24. Employer of - Eugene Koscik
    Notes: Eugene Koscik might have done writing, pencils, and ink work for the studio in 1937, but that is unconfirmed.
  25. Employer of - Bill Levinson
    Notes: Levinson wrote for the Chesler Studio, dates and what he wrote is not known.
  26. Employer of - John Lindermayer (b. 1915)
    Notes: Lindermayer did pencil and ink work for the studio from circa 1936 to circa 1937.
  27. Employer of - Ed Lipowski
    Notes: Lipowski did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1940.
  28. Employer of - R. H. Livingstone (b. 1873)
    Notes: Livingstone did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1937.
  29. Employer of - Bill Madden
    Notes: Madden did pencil and ink work for the studio, from circa 1941 to circa 1946.
  30. Employer of - Fran Matera (b. 1924)
    Notes: Matera did some pencil and ink filler comic story work for the studio briefly during 1943.
  31. Employer of - Ralph Mayo
    Notes: Pencils/inks circa 1944 - circa 1946.
  32. Employer of - Mort Meskin (b. 1916)
    Notes: Meskin did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1939.
  33. Employer of - Andrew Meyerick
    Notes: Pencil/Inks per Bails'
  34. Employer of - Tod Moro
    Notes: Did writing, pencils and inks for the studio from circa 1936 to circa 1937.
  35. Employer of - Leo O'Mealia (b. 1884)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work for Chesler Studio during the 1930s.
  36. Employer of - Rudy Palais (b. 1912)
    Notes: Did pencils and inks on a handful of stories for the studio from circa 1939/1940 and 1946.
  37. Employer of - C. D. Russell (b. 1896)
    Notes: Russell did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1938.
  38. Employer of - Fred Schwab (b. 1917)
    Notes: Schwab did pencil and ink work for the studio from 1936 to March 4, 1938.
  39. Employer of - Hal Sharp (b. 1914)
    Notes: Sharp might have done pencil and ink work for the studio from 1939 to 1940, though unconfirmed.
  40. Employer of - Syd Shores (b. 1913)
    Notes: Shores did assistant artwork for the studio circa 1940.
  41. Employer of - Ed Smalle (b. 1913)
    Notes: Smalle did pencil and ink work for the studio from 1939 to 1940.
  42. Employer of - Marvin Stein (b. 1925)
    Notes: Stein did ink work for the studio during 1943.
  43. Employer of - Lin Streeter (b. 1915)
    Notes: Streeter did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1939.
  44. Employer of - Alan Sulman (b. 1919)
    Notes: Wrote for the studio during an unknown period of time.
  45. Employer of - Bart Tumey
    Notes: Tumey did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1940.
  46. Employer of - Von
    Notes: Pencil and ink work circa 1936 to circa 1937.
  47. Employer of - Jim Wilcox (b. 1895)
    Notes: Wilcox did pencil and ink work for the studio from sometime in the late 1930s to sometime in the early 1940s.
  48. Employer of - Ray Willner (b. 1910)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work done during an unknown time period from the 1930s through the 1940s.
  49. Employer of - Chuck Winter (b. 1896)
    Notes: Winter did pencil and ink work for the Studio circa 1939.
  50. Employer of - Bob Wood (b. 1917)
    Notes: Writer, pencils, and inks, circa 1937 - 1939.
  51. Owned by - Harry Chesler (b. 1897)
    Notes: Head of Chesler Studio from 1936 to 1940. In 1940 the shop was reorganized and continued until 1953.