Carl D’Agostino was born in Staten Island, New York in 1949. He has lived in Miami, Florida since early childhood. He retired in 2006 after 33 years as a high school American and world history teacher in the Miami Dade Public School System. He now lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Besides cartooning he enjoys wood carving and collects President Franklin D. Roosevelt mantel clocks and related items. He is working on publishing several volumes of his cartoons. Currently he is focused of producing/selling prints of his Dia de los Muertos art prints. .