After his artistic studies, Dale Hale became Charles Schulz's assistant on 'Peanuts' for several years. Afterwards, he moved to Santa Monica, where he spent eight years writing and drawing the 'Flintstones' and 'Yogi Bear' daily comics. He then began his own syndicated comic, called 'Figments', which was published in newspapers around the world for 15 years. He also began the cartoon panel 'You're Getting Closer' for King Features Syndicate. Hale has written for animated shows like 'Road Runner', 'Pink Panther', 'Flintstone Kids', 'Flipper', 'Ghost Busters', 'Broom Hilda', 'Duck Tales', 'Tiny Toons', 'Shelly Duvall's Bedtime Stories' and many others. He has also worked in design and development for several companies.