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 - Harry Anderson (b. 1911)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work from about 1939 to about 1940.
  4. Employer of - Rafael Astarita (b. 1912)
    Notes: Pencils and inks 1936-1939.
  5. Employer of - Benvenuto
    Notes: Benvenuto did writing, pencils, and inks for Chesler Studio in 1937.
  6. Employer of - Jon Blummer (b. 1904)
    Notes: Pencils and inks 1939-1940 unconfirmed.
  7. Employer of - Jay Chesler
    Notes: Editor
  8. Employer of - Jack Cole (b. 1918)
    Notes: Cole did writing, pencil, and ink work for the studio from 1937 to 1939.
  9. Employer of - Tom Curry
    Notes: circa 1938
  10. Employer of - Norman Daniels (b. 1905)
    Notes: Daniels did writing work for the studio from circa 1937 to 1939.
  11. Employer of - John Giunta (b. 1920)
    Notes: Giunta did letterer and colorist work for the studio from 1938 to 1939.
  12. Employer of - Clem Gretter (b. 1904)
    Notes: Gretter did pencil and ink work for the studio, from circa 1935 to 1937.
  13. Employer of - Paul Gustavson (b. 1916)
    Notes: The artist did pencil and ink works for the studio from 1937 to circa 1938.
  14. Employer of - Gordon Guth
    Notes: Guth did unconfirmed pencil and ink work for the studio during an unknown time period, possibly during the 1940s.
  15. Employer of - Ed Hamilton (b. 1900)
    Notes: Hamilton did pencil, ink and letters work sometime in the 1940s.
  16. Employer of - Ernie Hart (b. 1910)
    Notes: Ernie Hart did writing, pencils, and inks for the studio from circa 1939 to circa 1944.
  17. Employer of - Jack Katz (b. 1927)
    Notes: It is not confirmed, but it is possible Katz worked for this studio, time period unknown.
  18. Employer of - Henry Kiefer (b. 1890)
    Notes: Kiefer did pencil and ink work for the Studio from circa 1937 to circa 1940.
  19. Employer of - Eugene Koscik
    Notes: Eugene Koscik might have done writing, pencils, and ink work for the studio in 1937, but that is unconfirmed.
  20. Employer of - Bill Levinson
    Notes: Levinson wrote for the Chesler Studio, dates and what he wrote is not known.
  21. Employer of - John Lindermayer (b. 1915)
    Notes: Lindermayer did pencil and ink work for the studio from circa 1936 to circa 1937.
  22. Employer of - Ed Lipowski
    Notes: Lipowski did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1940.
  23. Employer of - R. H. Livingstone (b. 1873)
    Notes: Livingstone did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1937.
  24. Employer of - Bill Madden
    Notes: Madden did pencil and ink work for the studio, from circa 1941 to circa 1946.
  25. Employer of - Ralph Mayo
    Notes: Pencils/inks circa 1944 - circa 1946.
  26. Employer of - Mort Meskin (b. 1916)
    Notes: Meskin did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1939.
  27. Employer of - Andrew Meyerick
    Notes: Pencil/Inks per Bails'
  28. Employer of - Leo O'Mealia (b. 1884)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work for Chesler Studio during the 1930s.
  29. Employer of - Fred Schwab (b. 1920)
    Notes: Schwab did pencil and ink work for the studio from 1936 to March 4, 1938.
  30. Employer of - Lin Streeter (b. 1915)
    Notes: Streeter did pencil and ink work for the studio in 1939.
  31. Employer of - Alan Sulman (b. 1919)
    Notes: Wrote for the studio during an unknown period of time.
  32. Employer of - Bart Tumey
    Notes: Tumey did pencil and ink work for the studio circa 1940.
  33. Employer of - Von
    Notes: Pencil and ink work circa 1936 to circa 1937.
  34. Employer of - Ray Willner (b. 1910)
    Notes: Pencil and ink work done during an unknown time period from the 1930s through the 1940s.
  35. Employer of - Chuck Winter
    Notes: Winter did pencil and ink work for the Studio circa 1939.
  36. Employer of - Bob Wood (b. 1917)
    Notes: Writer, pencils, and inks, circa 1937 - 1939.
  37. 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.