James Burns is a graphic designer, animator and independent comic artist who lives in Avondale Estates, Georgia. As a graphic designer for television he has created 3D animations for clients such as CNN, TBS and various television stations around the country.
In 2002, he was diagnosed with a detached retina, which threatened his eyesight. After recovering, and at age 45, he wrote and drew his first comic book, 'Detached' about the experience, as well as the fear and doubts that were connected with it.
Since then he hase been doing commercial illustration, as well as creating the weekly comic strip 'Grumbles' for Atlanta's Sunday Paper, which has been running in Atlanta's Sunday Paper. He also contributed to the 13th edition of 'Not My Small Diary'.