September 7, 1934 |
|Awards||Meriden Hall of Fame, 2003|
A lifelong Connecticut resident, Warren Sattler started cartooning at an early age and was first published in a newspaper at age 15. He got his education at the Wilcox Technical School in Meriden, Connecticut. He later taught at the Famous Artists School from 1957 to 1962. In the 1960s, he assisted on the comic strips Barnaby and The Jackson Twins. Sattler also drew comics that appeared in Help magazine under the direction of Harvey Kurtzman. His own strip, Grubby, ran from 1964 to 1997.
In the 1970s, Sattler produced art for comic books, in particular Charlton Comics. Some titles he worked on include Billy the Kid, Fightin' Army, Fightin' Marines, Ghost Manor, Ghostly Haunts, and Yang. Additionally, he worked as an illustrator for Cracked magazine, National Lampoon, and Playboy. Sattler created a second syndicated comic strip in 1980: Swamp Brats, a Sunday-only strip. He ghosted on such newspaper strips as Bringing Up Father, Comics for Kids and Gil Thorp during the 1980s and 1990s.
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- Meriden Hall of Fame at the Wayback Machine (archived May 3, 2006)
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