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'It made me want to be a storyteller': How Dungeons and Dragons gave comic book writer Jim Zub a voice

Award-winning Canadian comic book writer Jim Zub says he learned a lot about life — and found his future career — by playing Dungeons and Dragons as a kid.
Comic book writer Jim Zub in the q studio in Toronto. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Jim Zub is an award-winning Canadian comic book writer who says he learned a lot about life — and found his future career — by playing Dungeons and Dragons as a kid. Now, he's writing guidebooks as well as hosting a podcast about the role-playing game. He joined guest host Laurie Brown live in the q studio to talk about the effect Dungeons and Dragons has had on his career and why the game is exploding in popularity again.

Zub's three new Dungeons and Dragons Young Adventurer's Guides are called Monsters & Creatures, Warriors & Weapons and Dungeons & Tombs.


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