Wartella Cartoons
Photo Credit: Curtis Wayne Millard
ABOUT THE ARTIST
M. WARTELLA is the award-winning Village Voice cartoonist profiled by The New York Times as a pioneer of online animation in 1998. He is the founder of Brooklyn New York's DREAM FACTORY ANIMATION.

Wartella's distinctive cartoons are featured in every episode of Warner Bros.' MAD on Cartoon Network, the all-animated primetime series which ran successfully for four seasons from 2010 to 2014.

Wartella has previously drawn animated segments for MTV’s cult hit WONDER SHOWZEN (2005-2006) and was a writer for the late-night animated Adult Swim program SUPERJAIL!, (Season One, 2008).

Wartella has contributed to print publications including Interview, SPIN, Arthur, Vice, and Nickelodeon Magazine. He has created jacket art for best-selling books from Houghton Mifflin and Touchstone/Fireside, and is a creative contributor to the WACKY PACKAGES line of collectable trading cards from Topps.

His sequential artwork is featured in D.C. Comics’ Bizarro World anthology as well as the Eisner and Harvey Awards nominated HOTWIRE anthology from FANTAGRAPHICS books.
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  • STEREOGUM Music Video Spotlight, May 2014
  • OBEY PROPAGANDA Interview, October 2013
  • CARTOON BREW Interview, July 2013
  • STRANGE KIDS CLUB Interview, May 2012
  • NEW YORK TIMES Interview, 1998

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