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Derek Kirk Kim

 

[ Derek Kirk Kim ]

 

Derek Kirk Kim was born in Kumi, South Korea in 1974, and has been writing and drawing as far back as he can remember. He came to the United States when he was 8, leaving behind a deceased father. He studied at the Academy of Art in San Francisco and immediately began a career in comics upon leaving. Since then he has been serializing deeply personal, poignant, and often hilarious short stories at his website, lowbright.com.

Most recently, Kim released a book collecting many of the aforementioned short stories entitled, Same Difference and Other Stories to much critical and popular acclaim. In the same year, he won the prestigious Harvey, Eisner, and Ignatz Awards. Tune is the title of his most recent webcomic.

Derek Kirk Kim appears in Adventures Into Digital Comics and his work on Duncan's Kingdom, Same Difference and Super Unleaded is also featured in the film.

 

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