Jim North

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Roland Lowery, better known online as Jim North, is a Daria fan artist and fan fiction author who was born and raised in the US state of Mississippi. Right around his thirteenth birthday, his family moved to correct this horribly unfortunate happenstance and relocated to Arkansas. He currently lives in Branson, Missouri.

Jim creates fan works for various shows, games, and comics. He has also put out a few original pieces and plans to continue doing so.

He became a fan of Daria after watching Esteemsters the night it premiered. Sadly, he only got to watch the next two episodes before losing access to satellite TV. In early 2008, however, he managed to find and watch the entire series on YouTube, rekindling his fandom and further cementing his adoration of the show.

Speaking of things he adores, how about thatLONERchick, eh? He digs her. You might even say they're boyfriend/girlfriend. How cool is that?

Fanon and Fan Culture Contributions[edit]

Created two series, friends (more than) and Daria: Hunter, which is also a shared world.

Founded the Jane Lane Fan Club on DeviantArt.

Established the order of the Cheer Lords.

Daria Fanworks Awards[edit]

2008 Daria Fanworks Awards

  • Received 4 nominations in all, including Favorite New Artist

2009 Daria Fanworks Awards

  • Received 15 nominations in all, including Favorite New Author
  • Won Favorite Romance - Straight for Counting the Days
  • Won Favorite Erotica (Straight/Gay/Lesbian) for pizza

2010 Daria Fanworks Awards

  • Received 18 nominations in all, the most that year for a single author
  • Won Favorite Overall (Written) and Favorite Horror for Sleepwalker
  • Won Favorite Romance - Straight for tutor
  • Won Favorite Post-Canon for Go on Living
  • Won Favorite Crossover for DeWitt

2011 Daria Fanworks Awards

  • Received 15 nominations in all
  • Won Favorite Comedy for The Latest Fashion
  • Won Favorite Post-Canon and Favorite Horror for Screams of Silence

Catalogue Raisonné[edit]

Online Galleries[edit]

Jim's DeviantArt page - For the impatient Daria fan, you can jump straight to the Daria Stuff folder.

Jim's FanFiction.net page - Contains a growing collection of Daria stories as well as other offerings.


Spoken[edit]

Fics on Tape: 'speaking book' adaptations of some of his own stories and of other people's.

Written[edit]

Bringing The parody series

Daria: Hunter series


friends (more than) series of post-canon romance stories (some light, some twisted)


Lawndale Marvels series: a Marvel crossover counterpart to Lawndale's Finest


Sleepwalker horror series

Drawn[edit]