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Zub IDW Comics Arriving in November!

Dungeons & Dragons: Infernal Tides #1
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar and Sebastian Cheng (a)

A new Dungeons & Dragons adventure begins here!

Minsc and his friends are caught in the middle of devil-tainted corruption that has taken hold of Baldur’s Gate. Unravelling the secret of its source will take our heroes to unexpected places and threaten the sanctity of their very souls. Even if they survive this perilous journey, there will be Hell to pay!

Infernal Tides continues the D&D comic odyssey written by Jim Zub (D&D: Evil at Baldur’s Gate, D&D: Shadows of the Vampire, Avengers) with artwork by Max Dunbar (Champions, D&D: Legends of Baldur’s Gate)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99 In shops Nov 20th!

Dungeons & Dragons: Infernal Tides #1—Cover B: Character Sheet
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Max Dunbar (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 In shops Nov 20th!

Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free ink variant over Cover A by Max Dunbar!
Order any number of copies and receive your order fully returnable!

Samurai Jack 100-pager
Jim Zub (w) • Brittney Williams & Andy Suriano (a) • Genndy Tartakovsky (c)

From a distant past to a far-flung future, all around the world and into space, even across dimensions, Samurai Jack has entertained and delighted! Catch up on a compendium of Jack’s greatest adventures by top creators in this special edition! First, Jack and the Scotsman must deal with a curse that has them seeing the world from a different point of view! Then, Jack ventures into a cave of reflective crystals and finds himself face-to-face with…himself?! Plus, more classic Samurai Jack tales!

FC • 100 pages • $5.99 In shops Nov 13th!

Bullet points:
• Featuring stories by Andy Suriano (Rise of the TMNT) and Jim Zub (Avengers, Rick & Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons)!
• Exclusive to comic shops!

D&D Young Adventurers Guide: Dungeons & Tombs – Preview!

Dungeons & Tombs, the third D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide, arrives in bookstores on November 26th.

In this guide you’ll find:
• Profiles for six adventurous locales from Dungeons & Dragons lore.
• 15 creatures profiles for dungeon-specific threats not covered in Monsters & Creatures.
• Guides to brainstorming your own dungeon ideas and drawing graph paper maps.
• 60 brand new illustrations!

Here are preview pages to show you some of the great content inside, perfect for new players or young readers:


Castle Ravenloft Section Introduction

Undermountain – Overview and Important Places

Oozes – the Black Pudding and the Gelatinous Cube

Mapmaking Section Introduction

More information on the D&D Young Adventurer’s Guides can be found right HERE.

D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide 3
Dungeons & Tombs

In this illustrated guide, you’ll be transported to the mystical and magical worlds of Dungeons & Dragons and given a one-of-a-kind course on the dungeons and deathtraps. This book shines a spotlight down the dark, foreboding corners of the most infamous locations in the worlds of D&D. The perfect jumping-on point for young fans of fantasy looking to give D&D a try, the book also features prompts to encourage creative problem-solving skills in the dangerous situations you may find yourself in when on D&D adventures.
Barnes & Noble
Hudson Books

Rick and Morty VS Dungeons & Dragons II #3 in November!

RICK & MORTY VS Dungeons & Dragons II: PAINSCAPE #3
(W) Jim Zub (A) Troy Little (C) Leonardo Ito

Cover A by Troy Little
Cover B by Gina Allnatt
Cover C by Troy Little

Back on Earth, the Smith family are the only thing standing between their fragile world and D&D-fueled demonic destruction. Can they find the hero within their hearts, or is that more of a final issue kind of question?

In Shops: Nov 13, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Talking Black Panther and the Agents of Wakanda over on!

I chat all about the upcoming Black Panther and the Agents of Wakanda series with Jamie Frevele on alongside an exclusive preview of the incredible interior art being put together by line artist Lan Medina and colorist Marcio Menyz.

Lots of exciting stuff coming up in this series. Make sure you pre-order now so a copy is waiting for you on our release day – Wednesday September 18th!

Savage Sword of Conan #8 Reviews

Comic Book University: “I like this new Conan the Gambler story. It’s a new way of looking at Conan…Really good issue.”

Kabooooom!: 10/10 “The artwork by Patch Zircher and the colors by Java Tartaglia does a fantastic job of establishing the setting and mood of the story, subtly building the tension in the environment as the games go on.”

Outright Geekery: “After Jim Zub brought his A game last issue I have been eagerly awaiting the second part of this story. “

Paint Monk’s Library: 8.5/10 “This is the Conan long-time readers have known since the days of Roy Thomas – and it’s the Conan that will get new readers invested in the stories.”

Pop Mythology: “This story shows Conan is more than just brawn and blade and it also show’s Conan’s own awareness of his own gifts. It’s great character work and makes for a good story.”

Weird Science Marvel Comics: 8/10 “A well-crafted middle issue that provides the right amounts of intrigue, drama, suspense, and action, this is an enjoyable Conan book. Zub’s narration is good and his plotting excellent; Zircher’s art is always clear and conveys suspense and violence with equal confidence and no little skill.”

Zub Marvel Comics Arriving in November!

Black Panther and his hand-picked team are our first line of defense on Earth, in space, or even in other realities. They’re operatives of the unimaginable – They’re Agents of Wakanda.
In this issue – a new mission begins! A disturbing galactic experiment has been waiting, growing…Can the Agents of Wakanda stop its encroaching danger before it’s too late?
Strap on your spacesuits, True Believers! This one’s shootin’ for the moon!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99
Arriving 11/13/19

Written by JIM ZUB
The future of the Champions hangs in the balance! The War of the Realms is over — but its effect on the Champions has shaken the team to its very core! Meanwhile, Sam Alexander’s mission in space takes an unexpected turn. Will he find redemption — or is this the last ride for the human rocket? Fear, doubt and deception — the Champions’ ideals are about to be tested, and not everyone will make the grade. And as tensions rise, the Freelancers return! But who has betrayed the Champions, and who can they trust? Miles Morales returns — but will it be in time to save his friends? The next generation of heroes made a vow to do better. Now they have to live up to it. Collecting CHAMPIONS (2019) #7-10.
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-91672-5
Arriving 12/04/19

2019 Ringo Award Nominations

The 2019 Ringo Award nominations are out and I have two nominated projects:

• CHAMPIONS #24 “Trigger Warning,” has been nominated for BEST SINGLE ISSUE.

If you’re a comic industry professional, you can vote in the final ballot right here:

Zub at Fan Expo 2019!

As summer sprints toward the end, it’s time for Fan Expo Canada, Toronto’s big pop culture and comic convention. I’ll be there, set up at TABLE P-223 in the South Building, at the tail-end of Artist Alley.

TABLE P-223 – South Building

Since Fan Expo is my hometown show, I’m able to bring a LOT of books and comics I don’t normally have at other conventions. This is the best place to get caught up on Zub books, if you’re missing any – I’ll have copies of the D&D Young Adventurer’s Guides, Rick and Morty VS Dungeons & Dragons, Wayward Deluxe Book 3, a full selection of trades, and even some rare variant covers, including the limited edition Rick and Morty VS D&D 3D Glasses variant:

We’ll also have some copies of the Wayward Board Game for sale! Right now the game is exclusively available at Barnes & Noble in the U.S., so this is also the easiest way to snag an early copy (and get the designer Jon Gilmour to sign your copy, since he’ll be at the show as well).

Only one panel for me this year:


Comics present their own unique challenges when it comes to writing. Join this panel of experts to learn tips and tricks to making your own stories and dialogue pop! Panelists – Meredith Finch (Wonder Woman), Matt Rosenberg (Uncanny X-Men), Ed Brisson (Ghost Rider), and Jim Zub (Avengers).

Champions #8 Reviews

Beyond the Panel: 8.5/10 “It was fun, chaotic, and enlightening for the direction that this team is now taking.”

Black Nerd Problems: 7.5/10 “Cummings does a solid job on the artwork this issue. With a book like Champions, the most important part is nailing everyone’s powers when the action goes down and Cummings excels at that.”

Caped-Joel: “Zub has a lot of fun writing the Freelancers, a group that he did not create, but one that is very synonymous as antagonists for the Champions.”

Chillmonger: “Locust and Power Man were written very well, drawn too.The illustrations by Steven Cummings on every issue he’s done so far are fire.”

Comic Book University: “This was fantastic.” 8/10 “There’s a ton of intrigue surrounding the Champions team at this point, and it gives some of the other characters a great opportunity to shine.”

Monkeys Fighting Robots: 7.8/10 “Champions #8 was a fun issue that resolved and set up plots all in one. It’s always risky when an issue tries to handle both, but when done right it does pay off. And this is one of those times. There wasn’t a dull moment to be had, and fans are left looking forward to seeing what happens next.”

On Comics Ground: 8.6/10 “The art from Steve Cummings & Marcio Menyz remains absolutely slick and wonderfully vivid (with a special note made towards how wonderfully atmospheric the opening and closing pages of the issue are)!”

Weird Science Marvel Comics: 8.3/10 “Sam Alexander gets some hard-earned character development, and the final page alone provides a compelling reason to pick up the next issue. In short, this issue is well worth your time.”

D&D: Days of Endless Adventure Compendium Arrives in December!

Dungeons & Dragons: Days of Endless Adventure
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar, Nelson Daniel, Netho Diaz (a) • Hydro74 (c)

Go beyond your tabletop campaign—or fuel it with new material—in this trio of immersive comic book adventures set in the boundless world of the Forgotten Realms.

A new generation of heroes, led by a revived Minsc and Boo, rises to protect Baldur’s Gate, but they’ll soon find themselves fighting evil forces throughout the Realms and beyond. Whether they’re stopping a plot by the Cult of the Dragon to destroy the city; escaping from the endless night of Ravenloft in the Demiplane of Dread; or facing down frost-giant raiding parties in the frigid Spine of the World, the action never stops! GO FOR THE EYES, BOO!

Collects Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadows of the Vampire, and Dungeons and Dragons: Frost Giant’s Fury.

Available December 3rd, making it the perfect HOLIDAY GIFT for the tabletop gamers in your life!

(Note that the cover on some of the pre-order sites listed below is an older/temp one used as a placeholder during initial submission to book outlets. The final cover is the Hydro74 one above.)

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 344 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-275-2

Dungeons & Dragons:
Days of Endless Adventure Compendium

(collects Dungeons & Dragons vol. 1-3)

Go beyond your tabletop campaign-or fuel it with new material-in this trio of immersive adventures set in the boundless world of the Forgotten Realms. A new generation of heroes, led by a revived Minsc and Boo, rises to protect Baldur’s Gate, but they’ll soon find themselves fighting evil forces throughout the Realms and beyond.

Collects Legends of Baldur’s Gate, Shadows of the Vampire, and Frost Giant’s Fury.
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Book Depository
Cheap GNs
Midtown Comics