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Derek Kirk Kim

Derek Kirk Kim
art by Jesse Hamm

DEREK KIRK KIM is the award-winning author and filmmaker behind “Same Difference,” “Mythomania,” “Good As Lily”(with Jesse Hamm), and “The Eternal Smile”(with Gene Luen Yang.) He has also contributed stories and artwork to numerous anthologies including “Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall,” “Flight, Volume 1,” and “Bizarro World.”

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Tune: Still Life
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Tune: Still Life

Tune

written by Derek Kirk Kim, illustrated by Les McClaine
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In the second installment of the TUNE series of graphic novels, our hapless hero Andy Go is settling into life in an alien zoo...as one of the exhibits. It's not so bad: the food is good, and his...

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Tune: Vanishing Point
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Tune: Vanishing Point

Tune

Derek Kirk Kim
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Andy's life is going nowhere, fast. He left art school with his career all worked out ahead of time, but ...to say it didn't work out is the understatement of the century. Unemployed and living with...

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Same Difference
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Same Difference

Written & illustrated by Derek Kirk Kim
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When Derek Kirk Kim (The Eternal Smile) published his debut graphic novel back in 2003, it made an immediate stir. The story about a group of young people navigating adulthood and personal...

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The Eternal Smile

The Eternal Smile

by Gene Luen Yang, illustrated by Derek Kirk Kim
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Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of what's popularly known as the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.

A fantastical adventure...

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