IRobotOn this day, August 1, 1914, Edd (Edward Daniel) Cartier was born in North Bergen, New Jersey. Cartier studied at Pratt Institute and while still a student he received his first illustrating assignments from Street & Smith publishers. He served in WWII and upon his return to the U. S., Cartier again studied at Pratt. He worked on various pulps, The Shadow, Wild West Weekly science fiction pulps such as Planet Stories and Astounding, and even created sci fi book covers.