FLESSEL, CREIG
 Source (some data)
  CREIG FLESSEL; additions via Jim Amash and Alberto Becattini
 Name and vital stats
  FLESSEL, CREIG VALENTINE [1912- ] (artist)
 Pen names
  C.F. (overlapping letters) (in advertising); FLESS 1930s
  VALENS MORENO; VALENTINE (in syndication)
 Education
  Grand Central Art School; Pratt Institute [at night]
 Influences
  John Striebel; Al Capp; Albert Dorne
  Robert Fawcett; Norman Rockwell
 Member
  National Cartoonists Society; Society of Illustrators
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: 1934-37 Pulps> 34 35 36 37
  Artist: 1950s Know Your Bible Series [Doubleday]> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
  Artist: 1950s Text books [Ginn Publications]> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
  Artist: Advertising
  Artist: Advertising: 1942 Vimms Vitamins> 42
  Artist: Advertising: 1948-51 Bostitch Staplers> 48 49 50 51
  Artist: Dustjackets: c1958-59 Text books> 58 59
  Artist: Juvenile books: 1979 Huckleberry Finn> 79
  Artist: Magazines: 1941-42 Black Hood> 41 42
  Artist: Magazines: Boys' Life
  Artist: Magazines: c1959 Pictorial Review [KFS Sunday Supplement] [cover]> 59
  Writer & Artist: 1992 How to Draw 50 People [with Lee Ames]> 92
 Commercial Art & Design
  Educational slides: University Films
 Other career notes
  Teacher: School of Visual Arts
 Additional biography
  A Gallery of Rogues: Cartoonists' Self-Caricatures 1998
  Alter Ego #45 Feb., 2005
  Cartoonist PROfiles #3, c1969
  Comic Book Marketplace #15 Jul., 1992
  Comic Book Marketplace 1992
  Comics Journal #245 Aug., 2002
 Honors
  Inkpot Award (San Diego Comicon) 1992> 92
  Nominated by National Cartoonists Society for Illustration 1980> 80
  Nominated by National Cartoonists Society for Special Features 1983> 83
 Syndication
  DAVID CRANE [daily] (pen/ink/) 1960-72 for Hall Syndicate> 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
  DAVID CRANE [Sunday] (pen/ink/) 1960-72 for Hall Syndicate> 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
  DIXIE DUGAN [daily] (asst pen/) 1938 for McNaught Syndicate> 38
  DIXIE DUGAN [Sunday] (asst pen/) 1938 for McNaught Syndicate> 38
  FRIDAY FOSTER [daily] (ghost pen&ink/) 1973 last 2 weeks of the year for Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate> 73
  FRIDAY FOSTER [Sunday] (ghost pen&ink/) 1973-74 for Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate> 73 74
  LI'L ABNER [daily] (ghost pen/) 1958-60 for United Feature Syndicate> 58 59 60
  LI'L ABNER [Sunday] (ghost pen/) 1958-60 for United Feature Syndicate> 58 59 60
  THIS WEEK IN ASTROLOGY [Sunday] (pen/ink/) c1973> 73
 Comics in other media
  Cover strip (wr/pen/ink/) 1940s in Playbill> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  Gag cartoons (wr/pen/ink/) for thousands for various periodicals
  OUR TOWN OODITIES (wr/pen/ink/) 1940s in New York subways> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
  TALES OF BARON VON FURSTINBED (wr/pen/ink/) 1980--88 in Playboy> 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88
  Various features (pen/ink/) in Boys' Life
 Creator
  SPEED SAUNDERS; HANK THE COWHAND; THE BRADLEY BOYS; PEP MORGAN
 Promotional comics
  BETTY BITE SIZE (pen/ink/) for General Foods cereal
  R. C. AND QUICKIE (pen/ink/) 1946-49 for Royal Crown Cola> 46 47 48 49
  TRAILER TWINS (pen/ink/) for Post Raisin Bran
  TRUE STORIES (pen/ink/) for Everready Flashlight
  Various features (pen/ink/) 1937-60s through Johnstone & Cushing; for Nestles Tollhouse Cookies; Y.M.C.A.; churches> 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69
  Various features (pen/ink/) 1937-60s thru Johnstone & Cushing; for Bulova; Campbell's Soups; Post Raisin Bran; Camels; Ralston; Stebler Bikes> 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69
  VIC AND SADE (asst/) through John Striebel for Farina Wheat
 Assisted
  Al Capp 1958-59> 58 59
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CHESLER STUDIO (pen/ink/) 1937-38> 37 38
 Fan & trade zines
  Comic Book Marketplace (contrib/) #15, 17, 19; #21, 1992-93> 92 93
 CENTAUR COMICS GROUP
  AIR PATROL (pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  CUTTER CARSON (pen/ink/) 1937-38> 37 38
  GUN BOSS (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprints: CHESLER and ULTEM]> 37
  LARIAT LAW (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 37
  LUCKY COYNE (pen/ink/) 1937-38> 37 38
  RIVER OF DEATH (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 37
  SILVER SADDLE (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 37
  Support (let/col/) 1937-39 on most of his own art; these are cover dates> 37 38 39
  TROUBLE HUNTERS (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 37
  VALLEY OF LIVING DEATH (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 37
  WANTED MEN (pen/ink/) 1937 [Imprint: CHESLER]> 37
 COLUMBIA COMIC CORPORATION
  JIBBY JONES (pen/ink/) 1940-41> 40 41
  JIBBY JONES (pen/ink/) in BIG SHOT #6 (c) 1940 Columbia 0344FlesselCreig.jpg> 40
  Support (art dir/) 1943-44> 43 44
 DC COMICS
  ADVENTURER VS. ARABS (pen/ink/) 1938> 38
  Backup feature (pen/ink/) 1939 in NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR> 39
  BRADLEY BOYS, THE (pen/ink/) 1936-38> 36 37 38
  BRET LAWTON (wr/pen/ink/) 1937> 37
  BUZZ BROWN (pen/ink/) 1930s> 30 31 32 32 34 35 36 37 38 39
  CHAMPION SPORTS~ (ink/) 1973-74> 73 74
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1937-41/51-56/73-76> 37 38 39 40 41 51 52 53 54 55 56 73 74 75 76
  DEATH OF ME YET, THE (ink/) 1985 in TALENT SHOWCASE> 85
  DEATH OF ME YET. . ., THE (ink/) 1985 in TALENT SHOWCASE> 85
  DEATH OF ME YET. . ., THE (ink/) 1985 in TALENT SHOWCASE> 85
  DON DRAKE OF THE PLANET SARO (pen/ink/) 1936> 36
  FEDERAL AGENT (pen/ink/) 1949> 49
  Filler (wr/pen/ink/) 1936> 36
  GREEN TEAM, THE (ink/) 1975/78> 75 78
  HANKO THE COWHAND (pen/ink/) 1937-38/40> 37 38 40
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1937-38> 37 38
  JIMMY OLSEN (ink/) 1959-60> 59 60
  NATURE STUDY. . . (pen/ink/) c1936> 36
  NEW ADVENTURE COMICS~ (ed/) 1938 [Imprint: NATIONAL]> 38
  OUTSIDERS, THE (ink/) 1976> 76
  PEP MORGAN (pen/ink/) 1936-38> 36 37 38
  PREZ (pen/ink/) 1973-74/78> 73 74 78
  Public service page (ink/) 1951> 51
  RED COAT PATROL [Sgt. O'Malley of the. . .] (pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  Romance (pen/ink/) c1973-c74> 73 74
  SANDMAN, THE (pen/ink/some wr/) 1939-41> 39 40 41
  SANTA CLAUS AND STRIKING ELVES (pen/ink/) 1939> 39
  SHINING KNIGHT (pen/ink/) 1941-42> 41 42
  SPEED SAUNDERS (wr/pen/ink/) 1937-38> 37 38
  STEVE CONRAD ADVENTURER (pen/ink/some wr/) 1936-38> 36 37 38
  SUPERBOY (pen/ink/) 1958-59> 58 59
  Support (let/col/) 1936-39 on most of his own art; these are cover dates> 36 37 38 39
  THRILLING TRUE STORIES (pen/ink/) 1936-37> 36 37
 DELL PUBLICATIONS
  Filler (pen/ink/) 1957-58 in JUNGLE JIM> 57 58
  RANEE, PRINCESS OF THE JUNGLE (pen/ink/) 1958 backup in JUNGLE JIM> 58
 ECLIPSE ENTERPRISES
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1986 reprint> 86
 GREEN PUBLISHING
  ATOMIC~ (pen/ink/) 1946> 46
 HARVEY COMICS
  MY PAL, ALIEN (pen/ink/) 1966> 66
 LEV GLEASON
  CRIME DOES NOT PAY~ (pen/ink/) 1947-49> 47 48 49
 MAGAZINE ENTERPRISES
  AMERICAN ARMED FORCES (pen/ink/) 1944-45> 44 45
  Cover (pen/ink/) 1948 for FUNNYMAN> 48
  KEEN TEENS (pen/ink/) 1947> 47
  U.S. MARINES~ (pen/ink/) 1943-44> 43 44
 MARVEL COMICS
  JOKER COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1942> 42
 MAYFAIR PUBLICATIONS
  NATIONAL CRUMB, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1975> 75
 ST. JOHN PUBLISHING
  War (pen/ink/) 1944> 44
 STANMOR
  Horror (pen/ink/) c1972> 72