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Bryan Turner balances an animation/comic career and 4 kids

Fam Life Bryan Turner Fampic WBryan Turner has a dream job and his kids love it.

He's a story artist and character designer for comic books and animated films, and he's worked on such animated series as Ultimate Spider-Man and Guardian of the Galaxy for Marvel. He's currently working as a storyboard revisionist/artist for Warner Bros. Animation on the new series Dorothy of Oz. The catch is, he's in Los Angeles while his wife, Melissa, and four kids ages 3 to 14 are back home in Kent Island. We recently caught up with Turner via e-mail to find out how he broke into such an amazing field, how he balances family life and his art and how he's surviving so far away.

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