Franco Aureliani

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Franco Aureliani
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Franco Aureliani at the
2011 New York Comic Con.
Born Every Day
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Tiny Titans
Awards 2009,2011,2014 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids, 2011 Harvey Award for Best Original Graphic Publication for Young Readers

Franco Aureliani is a comic book writer/artist, best known for writing the DC Comics series Tiny Titans, for which he won two Eisner Award in 2009 and 2011. Tiny Titans also won a Harvey award in 2011. He was also nominated for another Harvey in 2013 for another project from DC comics, Superman Family Adventures. He and longtime writing partner and friend, Art Baltazar win their third Eisner in 2014 for the Dark Horse Comics children's series Itty Bitty Hellboy. He also teaches art at Carmel High School and is one of the coolest teachers there.

Career[edit]

Franco Aureliani is the artist and co-writer, with Art Baltazar of Tiny Titans, for which the two won the 2009 and 2011 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids.[1] Baltazar and Franco co-wrote DC's Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! and the comic book adaptation of Young Justice.[2] In 2012, DC launched a new series titled Superman Family Adventures which was written and drawn by Baltazar and Aureliani.[3] In 2013, Baltazar and Aureliani launched a revival of The Green Team for DC.[4][5] That series was cancelled in January 2014.[6]

Aureliani is an art teacher at Carmel High School in Carmel, New York.[7]

Published Works[edit]

Tiny Titans (2008-2012)

Superman Family Adventures (2012-2013)

Green Team: Teen Trillionaires (2013-2014)

Awards[edit]

  • 2009 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids for Tiny Titans.[1]
  • 2011 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids for Tiny Titans.[1]
  • 2014 Eisner Award for Best Publication for early readers: Itty Bitty Hellboy, by Art Baltazar and Franco.
  • 2011 Harvey Award for Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers: "Tiny Titans

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Eisner Award Winners List". San Diego Comic-Con International. 2011. Archived from the original on April 23, 2012. Retrieved April 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Franco Aureliani at the Grand Comics Database
  3. ^ Parkin, JK (February 10, 2012). "First look at the cover to Superman Family Adventures #1". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on April 23, 2012. Retrieved April 23, 2012. DC Comics has revealed the cover to the first issue of Superman Family Adventures, the new all-ages title by the former Tiny Titans team of Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani. 
  4. ^ Rogers, Vaneta (February 24, 2013). "Art & Franco See Green Team as 'Most Outrageous' DC Book". Newsarama. Archived from the original on August 10, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  5. ^ Sunu, Steve (April 25, 2013). "Baltazar & Franco Finance The Green Team". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on August 10, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  6. ^ Johnston, Rich (October 14, 2013). "The End For Green Team: Teen Trillionaires… But Also Vibe And Katana?". Bleeding Cool. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Franco Aureliani". Carmel High School. Archived from the original on March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 

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