Born: 1913 May 25 in New York City, New York, United States

Died: 1989 April 9 in Miami, Florida, United States

Biography: Additional biography found at:
Squa Tront (John Benson, 1977 Series) #9 (1983).

Wessler did gag cartoons circa 1932 for the Calgary Eye-Opener [magazine] (Bob Edwards Publishing Corporation, 1902? series).

Notes: The Johnston Carroll and Ben Carroll pen names are not certain per Bails' Who's Who.


    Carl Wessler Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Ben Carroll Type: Pen Name
  2. Johnston Carroll Type: Pen Name
  3. Carroll-O Type: Pen Name
  4. COW Type: Pen Name
  5. C. O. W. Type: Pen Name
  6. Cal Walker Type: Pen Name
  7. Carl Wess Type: Pen Name
  8. Charles Wess Type: Pen Name
  9. C. Wessler Type: None
  10. Carl O. Wessler Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Carl O. Family name: Wessler
  11. Carroll Orville Wessler Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Carroll Orville Family name: Wessler
  12. Cal Williams Type: Pen Name
  13. Charles Williams Type: Pen Name


  1. C. W. [generic]
  2. Carl Wess. [generic]
  3. Carl Wessler [generic]
  4. COW [generic]
  5. COW. [generic]
  6. E. Jarrett ? [illegible] [generic]
  7. Wess [generic]

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: ? (movie) - Role: animator - Years: 1932 - 1943
    Employer Name : Fleischer Studio
    Work Title: ?
    Notes: Wessler was an Assistant Animator for the Fleischer Studio from 1932 to 1943. Details on what animated cartoons he worked on is not known.


  1. Employee of - Sangor Studio (b. 1940)
    Notes: Wessler did writing, pencils, and inks for the studio from 1943 to 1946.