Derek Kirk Kim is the award-winning author of Same Difference, The Eternal Smile (with Gene Luen Yang), and Good As Lily (with Jesse Hamm). He has also contributed to numerous anthologies includingFlight (Vol. 1), Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall, and Bizarro World. His web-TV seriesMythomania is loosely based on Tune.
He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.