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Bob Burden

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Nationality  American
Education  University of Georgia
Role  Film writer

Name  Bob Burden
Area(s)  Writer, Penciller
Movies  Mystery Men
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Notable works  Flaming Carrot Comics Mystery Men
Awards  Inkpot Award, 1990 Will Eisner Comics Industry Award, 1988
Similar People  Kinka Usher, Ben Stiller, Marilyn Vance

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Bob Burden (Buffalo, New York, 1952) is an American comic book artist and writer, best known as the creator of Flaming Carrot Comics and the Mystery Men.


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Burden’s best-known creation is The Flaming Carrot, which appeared in 1979. He worked as writer and editor with lettering by Roxanne Starr. It has received some scholarly recognition: a cover story and interview in Atlanta's prestigious Art Papers; an original cover drawing in Sotheby's art auction; and reviews in The Village Voice literary supplement.

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Burden's Mystery Men was the subject of a 1999 film adaptation, directed by Kinka Usher and starring Ben Stiller and Geoffrey Rush.

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Besides Flaming Carrot Comics and Mysterymen, Burden wrote a Gumby story, a two-part Cholly & Flytrap story with Arthur Suydam, and Robot Comics, a series which was reprised as the "Robot Crime" story for the 20th anniversary of Heavy Metal.

Bob Burden has also produced some prose work, including a short story called "You've Got Your Troubles, I've Got Mine", and an anthology of short stories by various writers, including Stephen King, called Dark Love, from Penguin Books.

Though he has drawn a number of comics, Burden has said that he considers himself solely a writer: "I'm a writer, okay? The fact that I draw art is purely coincidental to that, but I'm not really what you'd call a competent illustrator."


Burden's works have won numerous awards including the Inkpot Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comic Arts, the ACE Award, and perhaps the most prestigious award in comics, the Will Eisner Comics Industry Award for the Best Single Issue (Gumby's Summer Fun Special). Burden also has two 1998 Eisner Award Nominations, for Invincible Man and Flaming Carrot's Greatest Hits Volume Three.


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