Photo by Tiffany Hsieh.

Jim Zub is a writer, artist and art instructor based in Toronto, Canada. Over the past twenty years he’s worked for a diverse array of publishing, movie and video game clients including Marvel, DC Comics, Disney, Capcom, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, and Bandai-Namco.

He juggles his time between being a freelance comic writer and a professor teaching drawing and storytelling courses in Seneca Polytechnic’s award-winning Animation program.

His current comic projects include Conan the Barbarian, the monthly adventures of Robert E. Howard’s legendary sword & sorcery hero, and Dungeons & Dragons, the official comic series of the world’s most popular tabletop role-playing game.

For media/licensing inquiries related to any of Jim’s creator-owned properties, please contact:

Sean Berard
Grandview Talent Management
(323) 297-3440

2024 D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide:
Book 8-Artificers & Alchemy
co-writer Ten Speed/ WotC
2024 Savage Sword of Conan writer Titan Comics
2023 The Murderworld That Time Forgot writer Marvel/Demiplane
2023- 2024 Dungeons & Dragons: Fortune Finder #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2023 D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide:
Book 7-Places & Portals
co-writer Ten Speed/ WotC
2023- Conan the Barbarian #1- writer Titan Comics
2022-2023 Rick and Morty VS Cthulhu #1-4 writer Oni Press
2022-2023 Murderworld 5 connected one-shots
Murderworld: Avengers
Murderworld: Spider-Man
Murderworld: Wolverine
Murderworld: Moon Knight
Murderworld: Game Over
co-writer Marvel
2022-2023 Avengers Unlimited #14-16, 27-32 writer Marvel
2022-2023 Unbreakable Red Sonja #1-5 writer Dynamite
2022 Batman: Urban Legends #20
‘On Haunted Wings’ one-shot story
writer DC Comics
2022 Lower Your Sights Anthology
‘Homestead’ short story
writer Mad Cave
2022 D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide:
Book 6-Dragons & Treasures
co-writer Ten Speed/ WotC
2022 Moon Knight: Black, White & Blood #3
‘No Empty Sky’ short story
writer Marvel
2022 Thunderbolts vol. 4 #1-5 writer Marvel
2022 Devil’s Reign: Omega
‘Cleaning House’ short story
writer Marvel
2022 Life of Wolverine Infinite Comic #1-10 writer Marvel
2021 Dungeons & Dragons: Mindbreaker #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2021 World of Darkness: Crimson Thaw #1-3 co-writer Vault
2021 Avengers: Tech-On #1-6 writer Marvel
2021 Heroes Reborn: Young Squadron #1
‘Truth At All Costs’ one-shot
writer Marvel
2021 Let Them Live!: Unpublished Tales from the DC Vault #1 ’20 Minute Marathon’ Suicide Squad one-shot writer DC Comics
2020 Stranger Things and Dungeons & Dragons #1-4 co-writer Dark Horse
2020 Empire Strikes Back: From a Certain Point of View prose anthology contributor Del Rey
2020 Empyre: Avengers #1-3 writer Marvel
2020 D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide:
Book 4-Wizards & Spells
Book 5-Beasts & Behemoths
co-writer Ten Speed/ WotC
2020-2021 Conan the Barbarian #288-300 writer Marvel
2019 Conan: Serpent War #1-4 writer Marvel
2019-2020 Marvel’s Avengers Gamerverse Prequel Stories: Iron Man, Thor, and Hulk writer Marvel
2019 Alpha Flight: True North #1
‘Mired in the Past’ short story
writer Marvel
2019-2020 Black Panther and the Agents of Wakanda #1-8 writer Marvel
2019 Dungeons & Dragons VS Rick and Morty:
Tabletop Roleplaying Game Adventure
co-writer WotC/Adult Swim
2019 Rick and Morty VS Dungeons & Dragons II: Painscape #1-4 writer Oni/IDW/
Adult Swim/WotC
2019 Dungeons & Dragons: Infernal Tides #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2019 Baldur’s Gate: Descent Into Avernus
Tabletop RPG Campaign for Level 1-13
2019 Savage Sword of Conan #242-244
Conan the Gambler
writer Marvel
2019 Secret Warps: Arachknight Annual
‘A Terrific Tangle’ back-up story
writer Marvel
2019 Stone Star #1-5 writer/
comiXology Originals
2019 D&D Young Adventurer’s Guide:
Book 1-Monsters & Creatures
Book 2-Warriors & Weapons
Book 3-Dungeons & Tombs
co-writer Ten Speed/ WotC
2019 Invincible Iron Man #609-611,614-616 co-writer Marvel
2019 Pros and (Comic) Cons
‘Signing Time’ short story
writer Dark Horse
2019 The Avengers #708-717
No Road Home 10-issue weekly event
co-writer Marvel
2019 Champions vol. 3 #1-10 writer Marvel
2018 Infinity Warps #1+2
‘The Terrific Two’ and anthology bookends
writer Marvel
2018 Rick and Morty VS Dungeons & Dragons #1-4 co-writer IDW/Oni/WotC
/Adult Swim
2018 Hunt For Wolverine: Mystery In Madripoor #1-4 writer Marvel
2018 Champions vol. 2 #19-27
Infinity Countdown: Champions #1-2
Champions Annual #1
writer Marvel
2018 Dungeons & Dragons: Evil At Baldur’s Gate #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2018 The Avengers #675-690
No Surrender 16-issue weekly event
co-writer Marvel
2017 Glitterbomb: The Fame Game #1-4 writer/
Image Comics
2017 Secret Empire: United One-Shot Special writer Marvel
2017 Uncanny Avengers vol. 3 #24-30 writer Marvel
2017 Ultimate Marvel VS Capcom 3
‘World Warriors and Worlds Beyond’ short story
writer Marvel/Capcom
2017 Freelance #1-4 co-writer Chapterhouse
2017 Dungeons & Dragons: Frost Giant’s Fury #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2016 Love Is Love Anthology
‘Here’ short story
writer DC/IDW
2016 Adventure Time Comics #4
‘It’s All Fun and Games ‘Til…’ short story
writer BOOM!/Cartoon Network
2016 Glitterbomb #1-4 writer/
Image Comics
2016 Street Fighter Legends: Cammy #1-4 writer UDON
2016-2017 Thunderbolts vol. 3 #1-12 writer Marvel
2016 Dungeons & Dragons: Shadows of the Vampire #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2015 Street Fighter Unlimited Back-Up Stories writer UDON
2015 Disney Kingdoms: Figment 2 #1-5 mini-series writer Disney/Marvel
2015 SFX-Pop! Anthology
‘Little Medals’ short story
writer DC/Vertigo
2015 Munchkin #1-4
Back-Up Stories
writer BOOM!/
SJ Games
2015 Conan-Red Sonja #1-4 mini-series co-writer Dark Horse
2014-2016 Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors
Short Stories
writer Marvel/Panini
2014 Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate #1-5 writer IDW/WotC
2014-2018 Wayward #1-30 writer/
Image Comics
2014 Disney Kingdoms: Figment #1-5 mini-series writer Disney/Marvel
2014 Cartoon Network Crossover: Cow & Chicken one-shot writer IDW/Cartoon Network
2014 Red Sonja and Cub one-shot writer Dynamite
2014 Suicide Squad: Amanda Waller one-shot writer DC Comics
2014 Pathfinder: City of Secrets #1-6 writer Dynamite/ Paizo
2013-2014 Makeshift Miracle: The Boy Who Stole Everything writer/creator UDON
2014 Exalted 3e One-Shot Comic ‘Tale of the Visiting Flare’ writer Onyx Path
2014 Dynamite Kids: Li’l Red Sonja
‘Li’l Sonja and the Color Conundrum’
writer Dynamite
2013-2015 Samurai Jack #1-20 writer IDW/Cartoon Network
2013 Shadowman #11 ‘Hallow Tides and Hollow Heads’ writer Valiant
2013 Bravoman- The Animation co-writer /
2013 Who Will Lead the H.A.R.D. Corps? Back-Up Story writer Valiant
2013 Legends of the Dark Knight (digital first)
‘Dr. Quinn’s Diagnosis’
(printed in Legends of the Dark Knight 100 Page Super Spectacular #1)
writer DC Comics
2013 The Lion and the Aardvark- Aesop’s Modern Fables ‘The Backwards-Bent Badger and the Forward-Facing Frog’ cover artist/ contributor Stone Skin Press
2013 Super Street Fighter Vol. 1 ‘Who Is Juri?’ and ‘Final Forest Fighter II’ short stories writer UDON
2012-2013 Pathfinder #1-12, + Special writer Dynamite/ Paizo
2012 Klonoa- Dream Traveler of Noctis Sol writer Bandai-Namco
2012 Dragon Spirit
webcomic seasons 1-2
writer Bandai-Namco
2012 Wonder Momo: Battle Idol co-writer Bandai-Namco
2012 Sky Kid
webcomic seasons 1-2
writer Bandai-Namco
2011-2012 Makeshift Miracle: The Girl From Nowhere writer/creator UDON
2010-2015 Skullkickers #1-34 writer/creator Image Comics
2010 Street Fighter Legends: Ibuki #1-4 writer UDON
2010 Clash of the Titans
‘Tale of the Kraken’ prequel comic
writer Legendary
2010 UDON’s Art of Capcom 2 editor UDON
2009 Street Fighter II Turbo #8 ‘Ibuki’ short story writer UDON
2009 Darkstalkers Tribute editor UDON
2009 Popgun 3 Anthology
‘Gotcha’ and ‘One In Every Box’ short stories
writer Image Comics
2008 Street Fighter Tribute editor UDON
2008 Popgun 2 Anthology
‘Two Copper Pieces’ short story
writer Image Comics
2007 UDON’s Art of Capcom editor UDON
2005-2006 Exalted the Comic Series co-writer UDON
2001-2003 Makeshift Miracle writer/creator self-published

Awards and Special Recognition

2024 Robert E. Howard Foundation Awards Winner – Costigan – Literary Achievement –
Conan the Barbarian: Bound in Black Stone
2023 Eisner Awards – Best Single Issue/One-Shot Nomination – Moon Knight: Black, White, and Blood #3
2022 Eisner Awards – Best Graphic Album — Reprint Nomination – Rick and Morty VS D&D Deluxe
2020 Ringo Awards – Best Humor Comic Nomination – Rick and Morty VS D&D II
2019 Ringo Awards – Best Humor Comic Nomination – Rick and Morty VS D&D
2019 Ringo Awards – Best Single Issue Nomination – Champions #24
2019 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Award Nomination – Outstanding Writer
2018 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Award Winner – Outstanding Writer
2016 YALSA – Great Graphic Novels for Teens Wayward Vol. 1
2014 Harvey Awards Nomination – Special Award for Humor
2013 Harvey Awards Nomination – Special Award for Humor
2013 Animex Animex Honorary Award
2013 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Award Nomination – Outstanding Writer
2012 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Award Nomination – Outstanding Writer
2011 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Award Nomination – Outstanding Writer
2011 YALSA – Great Graphic Novels for Teens Skullkickers Vol. 1
2002 Web Cartoonists’ Choice Awards Winner – Best Newcomer

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