Wilson Scruggs was the artist of the American newspaper strip 'The Story of Martha Wayne', that appeared between May 1953 and November 1962. Born in Washington D.C., Scruggs and his family eventually settled in Florida. He served in the Topographic Branch of teh Air Corps during World War II.
Scruggs attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and the Art Students League in Manhatten, before becoming an illustrator for magazines like Life, The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's and Redbook. 'Martha Wayne' was Scruggs' first work in the field of comics, and was distributed to over 500 daily newspapers in the USA and Canada. The strip featured true-to-life characters and was filled with romance, drama and action.