Profile: Guy A. Sims

Guy A. Sims is an American author known for the Brotherman series of comic books. He is a frequent collaborator with his brother, the illustrator Dawud Anyabwile. In 2015, he adapted Walter Dean Myers’ book Monster into a graphic novel which Anyabwile illustrated.

In 2017 the brothers worked together with Emory University to create the Big City Map Project which created a virtual reality (VR) world for the text of the Brotherman series. The Brotherman Comics and related memorabilia are archived at the National Museum of African American History & Culture.

Personal life

Sims was born in Philadelphia to Edward Sims Jr., a sociology professor and Deanna Jones-Sims, a public school teacher. He lives in Blacksburg, Virginia, with his wife and three kids.

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