Joe Daly, creator of Dungeon Quest, is a cartoonist from South Africa. Born in London, he grew up in Cape Town and studied animation for two years at Cape Town's City Varsity College. His comics work has been nominated for an Eisner and multiple Ignatz Awards and received the Jury Prize at the 2010 Festival de la Bande Dessinee d'Angoulême. He currently resides in Kleinmond, a small coastal town in the Overberg region of the Western Cape of South Africa.