Born in Los Angeles, Dennis Worden started cartooning in 1981. He had his work published in Robert Crumb's Weirdo wagazine and various other underground comic anthologies and punk rock fanzines throughout the 1980s. He self-published 'Slur' in 1982 and 'Bongo Dick' in 1986. Worden's first 'Stickboy' book was published in 1988 by Fantagraphics, who also did issues 2 and 3 as well as another comic by Worden, 'Pedestrian Vulgarity'.
Later 'Stickboy' issues were published by Revolutionary Comics and Starhead Comix. Worden edited two issues of the anthology 'Cruel and Unusial Punishment' for Starhead Comix. Other comix by Worden are 'Suburban Teens on Acid' (Iconographics, 1992) and 'The Return of Stickboy' (Carnal Comics). He is also active as a painter.