Harry "A" Chesler

Entrepreneur, Deceased Person

1898 – 1981

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Who was Harry "A" Chesler?

Harry Chesler, often credited as Harry "A" Chesler, with the "A" an affectation rather than a true initial, was the entrepreneur behind the first comic book "packager" of the late-1930s to 1940s Golden Age of comic books, supplying comics features and complete comic books to publishers testing the waters of the emerging medium.

Chesler's studio, which began in either 1935 or 1936, provided early work to artists and writers including Jack Cole, Jack Binder, Otto Binder, Charles Biro, Mort Meskin, and many others.

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Born
Jan 12, 1898
Jersey City
Also known as
  • Harry Chesler, Sr
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Jersey City
Died
Dec 1, 1981

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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