Born in Buffalo NY, Bob Burden eventually settled in Atlanta. In 1976, he graduated from the University of Georgia in Athens, with a degree in Journlism and minors in Advertising van Political Science. Burden is the creator, writer and artist of the award winning 'Flaming Carrot' comic, which he created in the late 1970s and appeared in comic books in the 1980s. Later on, he wrote and drew a three-part 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' crossover. At Dark Horse, he launched his new series 'The Mystery Men' in the late 1990s, which features the back-up characters from the 'Flaming Carrot' comics.