Target, by Bob Wood

Bob Wood was an artist for the Harry "A" Chesler Group during the American Golden Age of comics. Working alongside Jack Cole, Charles Biro, Paul Gustavson and Mort Meskin, he contributed work to companies like Lev Gleason (Silver Streak Comics, Daredevil Comics, Boy Comics), MLJ (Pep Comics, Top Notch) and Novelty Press (Target Comics).

Target, by Bob WoodTarget, by Bob Wood

Wood has also worked on a daily comic called 'Goodbyeland' in 1937-38. Together with his Chesler colleague Charles Biro, he also edited some Lev Gleason titles, such as the infamous Crime Does Not Pay (1942). An interesting note is that Bob Wood was later convicted for murder and served prison time between 1958 and 1961.

Bob Wood, drawing George Roussos
Bob Wood, drawing George Roussos in Target Comics.

Last updated: 2012-10-29

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