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Jim Zub

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Jim Zub is a writer, artist and art instructor based in Toronto, Canada. Over the past fifteen years he’s worked for a diverse array of publishing, movie and video game clients including Disney, Warner Bros., Capcom, Hasbro, Bandai-Namco and Mattel.

He juggles his time between being a freelance comic writer and Program Coordinator for Seneca College‘s award-winning Animation program.

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Jim Zub I'm juggling a few different comic projects right now.

My latest creator-owned series is called WAYWARD. It's a bit like Buffy in Japan. Teenagers figh…more
I'm juggling a few different comic projects right now.

My latest creator-owned series is called WAYWARD. It's a bit like Buffy in Japan. Teenagers fighting Japanese mythological monsters on the streets of Tokyo. Drama, action, and a lots of surprises.

At the same time I'm wrapping up the series I'm probably known best for at this point, a sword and sorcery action-comedy called SKULLKICKERS. We're in the midst of our final story arc and I'm excited for readers to see how we finish it off.

I write the tie-in comic for the ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: WEB WARRIORS cartoon being published by Panini in the UK and other markets.

I've also got a new Disney comic project in the works that hasn't been announced yet, but hopefully will be soon.(less)
Jim Zub One of the nice things about having multiple projects on the go at the same time is that if one is seizing up and not moving forward I can switch gear…moreOne of the nice things about having multiple projects on the go at the same time is that if one is seizing up and not moving forward I can switch gears and work on one of the others. That overall forward momentum keeps me from focusing on the blockage and hopefully gives my subconscious time to figure out a solution to the other writing problem.

Comic writing involves collaborating with the art team (line artist, colorist, letterer, and usually an editor) and the writer is the first person in the production pipeline. I find that the pressure to deliver on time and make sure everyone else has the work they're supposed to can help me push through writer's block. People are relying on me and I don't want to mess things up.(less)
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Geek Top Five: X-Men Movie Draft


On the Geek Top Five podcast I drafted an X-Men movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the Geeks plus fellow guests Wai Ting and Alejandro Alcoba. Each of us had to pull together a story on the spot based on the heroes and villains we drafted and it gets pretty wild. Give it a listen!


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