Eisner Winner Art Baltazar’s POWERS IN ACTION gets collected

by Jeff

JAN191428 Eisner Winner Art Baltazar's POWERS IN ACTION gets collectedReturn to the kid friendly Saturdy morning cartoons you loved when you were kid with POWERS IN ACTION VOLUME 1.

The press release follows:

Media Release — Part of Action Lab: Discover, Action Lab Entertainment’s new early readers imprint, POWERS IN ACTION is the perfect Saturday morning cartoon for your kids to read! This initial story arc introduces you to the next dimension of Eisner Winner Art Baltazar’s AW YEAH UNIVERSE.

Lynx and his sister Ocelot join the super team, Hero Squadron, which also includes the super heroic likes of Suplex, Eclipse, Enormus and their leader Moon! Travel along with our heroes as they take on numerous supervillains and learn about the true power of teamwork!

Graphic Policy praises POWERS IN ACTION as “VERY kid friendly, which is to be expected and applauded given the rating, and reads very much like a Saturday morning cartoon.” Writer Art Baltazar is well-known for his kid-friendly titles. His work includes Tiny Titans, Superman Family Adventures and Itty Bitty Hellboy.

Famous Cartoonist Art Baltazar had this to say about the first collected volume of POWERS IN ACTION: “AW YEAH! These are the SUPER HERO stories I’ve been imagining since I was a kid! Based on the super hero comics I created in 1986 when he was 17 and in high school, originally called IMAGES OF ART, these classic tales and characters are getting a redesign and story retellings. I gave them an update with over 25 years of cartooning experience for a brand-new never before seen audience! WHEW! It’s very exciting to present my HERO SQUADRON to the world! I can’t wait to show you what these bad guys are going to do! I hope you dig the fun!”

POWERS IN ACTION VOLUME 1, which collects the first four issues of the series, will be in a comic book store near you this March 2019. Preorder it with the Diamond item code JAN191428.

Writer(s): Art Baltazar
Artist Name(s): Art Baltazar
Cover Artist(s): Art Baltazar
128 pgs./ E / FC

ABOUT ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT- Formed in 2010 with the purpose of pooling their collective talents into a single, powerful entity, the members of Action Lab Entertainment have countless years in multimedia publishing, design, and business. Their first release, Fracture, was successfully funded through Kickstarter and since then they have continued their mission to produce high quality, genre-spanning entertainment. Since its formation, the accolades for A.L.E continue to build on a daily basis. Among its more popular titles are all ages material like the Eisner, Glyph, Shel Dorf Award nominated series PRINCELESS, MIRACULOUS (based on the Nickelodeon Television series), Jamal Igle’s MOLLY DANGER, Artist/ Writer Katie Cook’s GRONK and Gayle Middleton’s (My Little Pony, The Littlest Pet Shop) monstrously adorable VAMPLETS. Action Lab’s Mature Readers imprint ACTION LAB DANGER ZONE continues to push the envelope of comics entertainment with titles as varied as Charles Band’s PUPPET MASTER and Dan Mendoza’s over the top horror-comedy ZOMBIE TRAMP, VAMPBLADE and ITTY BITTY BUNNIES IN RAINBOW PIXIE CANDY LAND, and socially relevant titles including SOUTHERN DOG, KINGDOM BUM and M Goodwin’s TOMBOY.

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