Detached, by James Burns

James Burns is a graphic designer, animator and comic artist who lives in Athens, Georgia. As a graphic designer for television he created 3D animated shorts 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.

Grumbles, by James Burns

After that, he created the weekly comic strip 'Grumbles' for Atlanta's Sunday Paper, which ran for six-and-half years. The strip continued weekly online on its own Tumblr page. James has also created several independently published comics including his graphic novel 'Daemon Process', his anthology 'Real Magicalism', the parody 'Astral Crusader', 'Speechless', 'Über-tales', 'Lance Star' (with writer Bobby Nash), as well as several annual collections of his ‘Grumbles’ strips. His work has also been included in the last several editions of 'Not My Small Diary'.

His latest work is a graphic memoir called 'A Life Half-Forgotten'. It's all about growing up in Central Ohio suburbia during the 1960s and 1970s, and deals with the nature of memory. He starts out remembering his idyllic middle-class white suburban upbringing, and then, all of a sudden, all the forgotten traumas rise to the surface. Childhood happiness, freedom, and privilege are replaced by murder, divorce, and that true horror... junior high.

Daemon Process by James Burns
Daemon Process

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