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Individual Author Record

General Information

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Genre: C:CHILDREN C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction Illustrator

Born: 1968 in Chicago, Illinois

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Baltazar is a native Chicagoan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Art Baltazar is one of the creative forces behind the New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning Tiny Titans. He is also the co-writer for Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam, Young Justice, Green Lantern Animated (comic), and artist/co-writer for the awesome Tiny Titans/Little Archie crossover, Superman Family Adventures, Super Powers, and Itty Bitty Hellboy! Art is one of the founders of AW YEAH COMICS comics shop along with the ongoing comic series. He is a 3-time Eisner Award winner.


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Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- """Tiny Titans"""

-- *Eisner Award, Best Publication for Kids, 2009, 2011

-- *#8 on the New York Times Best Seller, March 2009

-- *Harvey Award, Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers, 2011

-- *Eisner Award Nominee, Best Publication for Kids, 2015

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

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-- """Tiny Titans and The Science Fair"""

-- *18 best books for reluctant readers, Amazon, Summer 2018

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-- """Superman Family Adventures"""

-- *Harvey Award Nominee, Original Best Graphic Publication for Younger Readers, 2013

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-- """Itty Bitty Hellboy"""

-- *Eisner Award, Best Publication for Kids, 2014

-- *Stan Lee Excelsior Junior Award Nominee, 2015

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-- """Ace DC Super Pets"""

-- *18 best books for reluctant readers, Amazon, Summer 2018

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-- """Encounter"""

-- *Kids’ Comics Award Nominee for Most Epic Adventure, 2019

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-- """Powers in Action, Volume 1: The Hero Squadron"""

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2020

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-- """AW YEAH COMICS"""

-- *Best of Skokie Awards, 2020