Dragan Savić graduated in scenography, but worked as a journalist, illustrator and painter. He published his first caricatures in Borac magazine. By 1940, he drew the comic strip 'Tarcaneta' for Mikijevo carstvo, that was originally created by Nikola Navojev. He was a contributor to Jež magazine from 1953, as well as the regular caricature artist of Borba magazine. His caricatures were also published in foreign newspapers, including the New York Times and Chicago Sunday Times. He received several prizes for his work.