Edwin Laughlin was the artist of the syndicated 'Spencer Steel' comic, which he signed Dennis Colebrook, in 1937-39. Affiliated to the Eisner-Iger Studio in 1938-39, Laughlin also provided art for Fiction House comic books. He has done features like 'Gilday Gray', 'Heroes of Sports' and 'Peter Pupp'. Also 'Spencer Steel' found his way to the Jumbo Comics comic book around in this period. Around 1940 he worked as an animator for the Fleischer Studios.