Marty Gitlin is a veteran pop culture author and award-winning journalist. His Great American Cereal Book (Harry Abrams, 2012) soared to No. 1 in both the Americana and Breakfast Book categories on Amazon.com immediately upon release and remained there for several months. He also authored The Greatest Sitcoms of All-Time (Rownan and Littlefield. 2013). He has co-authored A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History. It is the first book to rank the greatest cartoon characters of all time. Marty won more than 45 writing awards, including first place for general excellence from Associated Press, which selected him as one of the top four feature writers in Ohio.