Writer/Artist - Tiny Titans, Adventure Time, Archie, Betty and Veronica, Harvey Hits, Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock, Rugrats, Super Powers!, Superman Family Adventures
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Check this out! Art is a super-cartoonist machine from the heart of Chicago! He's all about the peace, love, and joy. He defines cartoons and comics not only as an art style, but as a way of life. Art started his funky secret art studio in 1994 with his self-published comic book ..."The Cray-Baby Adventures". Since then, he created other comics such as "Gyro-Man", "Captain Camel & the Space Chicken", "Jimmy Dydo", "Lunar Lizard", "Meteor Mite", Grimmiss Island”, and the famous, "Patrick the Wolf Boy". This guy shows no signs of stopping!
Artie has also had a few gigs with Warner Bros. books and had a monthly comic strip in Disney Adventures Magazine called "GORILLA GORILLA"! Art has some cool character design skills and created an autobiographical graphic novel called the "Big Amoeba".
Artie is a creative force behind The Eisner Award winning ITTY BITTY HELLBOY and The New York Times Best Selling, Eisner Award, Harvey Award Winning DC Comics' TINY TITANS, and Artist of The DC SUPER-PETS children’s book series! Artie also Co-Wrote DC’s Billy Batson and the Magic of SHAZAM, Young Justice, Green Lantern Animated (comic) and is the Artist/Co-Writer for the historically awesome TINY TITANS/Little ARCHIE crossover and the epic SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES and SUPER POWERS! PLUS, The new SUPERMAN OF SMALLVILLE graphic novel from DC Comics!
New Famous Cartoonist creations include… ENCOUNTER, GILLBERT, BIG ALIEN MOON CRUSH, DREW and JOT, and… POWERS IN ACTION… true story.
This famous cartoonist is Co-Founder of the AW YEAH COMICS comic shop and Co-Creator of the AW YEAH COMICS comic book series starring ACTION CAT and ADVENTURE BUG! From small press to mainstream in a heartbeat! BAM! Art is living the dream! He stays home and draws comics and never has to leave the house! He lives with his lovely wife, Rose, sons Sonny and Gordon, daughter Audrey, and pup Jingle Fett Baltazar! AW YEAH COMICS!
-2009 #8 on the New York Times best Seller March 2009 for Tiny Titans vol. 1 Trade Paperback!
-2009 Eisner Award Best Publication for Kids! (Tiny Titans)
-2011 Eisner Award Best Publication for Kids! (Tiny Titans)
-2011 Harvey Award Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers! (Tiny Titans)
-2012 Columbia College Chicago Alumnus of the year Award
-2013 AW YEAH COMICS Skokie Merchant of the Year
-2013 Harvey Award Nominee Original Best Graphic Publication for Younger Readers! (Superman Family Adventures)
-2014 Eisner Award Best Publication for Kids! (Itty Bitty Hellboy)
-2015 Eisner Award Nominee Best Publication for Kids! (Tiny Titans)
-2015 Stan Lee Excelsior Junior Award Nominee! (Itty Bitty Hellboy)
-2017 ILLINOIS READS grades 3-5 list. (Tiny Titans)
-2018 AMAZON’S 18 best books for reluctant readers (Summer 2018, Tiny Titans and The Science Fair, Ace DC Super Pets.
-2019 Kids’ Comics Award Nominee for Most Epic Adventure! (Encounter)