jam (b.1984) is a Canadian comicker best known for their webcomic Wasted Talent, an autobiographical comedy about their life as a Mechanical Engineer which ran from 2004 to 2016. It was collected in 5 books. Since completing the series, they have released a number of zines and short stories, contributed to anthologies and magazines, and are creating new fiction and nonfiction works aimed at enabling a solarpunk future. They now work primarily with digital tools, but also create using Copic markers and watercolours. Their work has been featured in numerous anthologies, as well as in Make Magazine, Reader's Digest and the Toronto Star. They live in Vancouver and enjoy riding bikes, looking at moss, and fostering cats.