James L. Barry

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James L. Barry is a comic artist best known for his work on the Warriors manga series through Tokyopop. He has also done online comics, such as The Lost Horn, Lost Marbles, The Last Prophet, Punzel, Your Fun-Packed Rapture Guide, and Rabid Rabbit. [1] He has also exhibited art in New York's Museum of Comic and Cartooning Art. [2]


Early life

He earned his MLA from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. [2] [3]


Barry's clients include Tokyopop, HarperCollins, Young and Rubicam and Real Media Solutions. [2]

Barry has done work for many Warriors mangas, including the Graystripe's Adventure trilogy (made up of The Lost Warrior , [4] Warrior's Refuge [5] and Warrior's Return [6] ), the Ravenpaw's Path trilogy (made up of Shattered Peace , A Clan in Need , and The Heart of a Warrior ), the SkyClan and the Stranger trilogy (made up of The Rescue, Beyond the Code, and After the Flood), A Shadow in RiverClan, and Winds of Change. He also illustrated short manga segments at the end of all but one of the Warriors Super Editions, including Bluestar's Prophecy , SkyClan's Destiny , Crookedstar's Promise, Yellowfang's Secret , Tallstar's Revenge, Bramblestar's Storm, Moth Flight's Vision, Hawkwing's Journey, Tigerheart's Shadow, Crowfeather's Trial, Squirrelflight's Hope and Graystripe's Vow. He additionally made illustrations for the adventure games in the back of the Warriors: Omen of the Stars novels.

He has also written many independent comics, including:

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  1. Barry, James L. "Comics". jlbarry.com. Retrieved October 6, 2013.
  2. 1 2 3 Barry, James L. "Information". jlbarry.com. Archived from the original on April 13, 2014. Retrieved October 6, 2013.
  3. "James L. Barry". SVA Portfolios. School of Visual Arts. Retrieved October 6, 2013.
  4. "Review of The Lost Warrior". Access my Library.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Tokyopop and HarperCollins Set to Bring Erin Hunter's Bestselling Children's Series to Manga Format". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2008-03-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. Hunter, Erin (22 April 2008). Warriors: Warrior's Return (Warriors) (Paperback). ISBN   978-0061252334.