to comics after more than a decade long absence. Throughout the
late 1980s and early 1990s, Derek published Strawberry Jam Comics
and wrote the series night life and
To Be Announced. He was co-founder
of The Comics Legends Legal Defense Fund in Canada and edited the
organizations two True North anthologies. Dereks stories
have appeared in comics series including Open
Season, Shred!, and Cerebus.
His second graphic novel, Displaced Persons
is scheduled for publication in March 2008 by Image Comics. Derek
lives with his wife and daughter in Oakland, California, the best
town in the Bay Area.
LEE is Dereks first graphic novel.