Mark Lasky was an artist witht he United Feature Syndicate. He graduated from the University of Bridgeport and also studied at the Art Students League of New York. He has worked as a scriptwriter on comic books like 'Underdog', 'Mighty Mouse', and 'Bullwinkle', and worked on other comic strips like 'Peanuts', 'Miss Peach' and 'Momma'.
He was an editor on Ernie Bushmiller's 'Nancy' for several years. He succeeded Bushmiller as the artist and writer of the strip in August 1982. In addition to 'Nancy', he produced a syndicated panel, 'Antennas'. Unfortunately, Lasky died from cancer a year after taking over 'Nancy', at the age of just 29.