King City

by Brandon Graham

King City

Paperback, 424 pages, Image Comics, List Price: $19.99 | purchase

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Brandon Graham's acclaimed series follows King City residents Joe, who can use his cat as any tool or weapon; Pete, who falls in love with an alien that he is forced to sell into slavery; and Anna, whose boyfriend is turning into the drug to which he's addicted.

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Critics' Lists: Summer 2012

Lit, Illustrated: Five Fantastic Graphic Novels

An alternative to this season's big-screen blockbusters, Brandon Graham's kung-fu sci-fi epic combines the widescreen action of Michael Bay with the sincere slacker comedy of Judd Apatow. The result is a heartfelt, lightning-paced story, lusciously realized through Graham's Moebius-meets-Miyazaki art style — to see what that looks like, click here. Following a thief and his superpowered cat

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