About D.J.

This is the infrequently updated website for D.J. Kirkbride, an Eisner and Harvey award winning comic book editor who is also a comic book writer... and a ninja poet. He is often referred to as 'and many more.'

Guess who’s gonna be at WonderCon 2017?

THIS guy.

(That’s me as doodled by ace animator Kurt Hartfelder. Oh! And I’m sharing Artist Alley table F-50 with awesome comic writer Alex Chung.)

THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN #1 release week!

I want to thank everyone who made the release week of THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN #1so great! From stopping by Things From Another World Milwaukie the night before to the Books with Pictures release day signing to Emerald City Comicon and the Dark Horse Comics booth signing to yesterday’s The Comic Bug signings, amazing comic signing signing signing times were had!

Also, want to read some interviews with the creative team? Here are some handy links!

Also, also, here are some reviews of the issue…

Dean Haspiel on THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN

The Once and Future Queen #1 signing at Books with Pictures!

To celebrate the release of THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN #1, Adam and I will will be at Books with Pictures in Portland, OR from noon to 2pm on March 1st. If you’re in the area, please stop by this excellent comic shop and get your comics scribbled on the Hall to my Oates and the Oates to his Hall!

THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN #2 is available to preorder now!

Issue 2 of my 5-issue Dark Horse Comics mini-series THE ONCE AND FUTURE QUEEN is available for pre-order now. Just give your local comic shop item code FEB17008W— or just dive in and add the whole series to your pull list!

OaFQ ish 2 coverPRE-ORDER CODE: FEB170082

(W) Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride (A/CA) Nick Brokenshire (L) Frank Cvetkovic

Battles are fought, weapons are bestowed, and romance begins to blossom! The new queen puts together her own Round Table as Merlin reveals what set the fae war off in the first place, the King in Shadow plots the defeat of humanity, and a devious third party is revealed . . . Are they friend or foe?

In Shops: Apr 12, 2017
SRP: $3.99