Local

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From Brian Wood (Demo, DMZ, Northlanders) and Ryan Kelly (Lucifer, American Virgin) comes Local, a collection of twelve interconnected short stories. Crossing genres as it crosses the country, Local examines Megan McKeenan, a young woman who sets off from Portland, OR with nothing but a backpack and a bad case of wanderlust. Each emotional vignette is a self-contained story that represents one year in the life of this young vagabond as she struggles to find a place to call home,...

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Overview

From Brian Wood (Demo, DMZ, Northlanders) and Ryan Kelly (Lucifer, American Virgin) comes Local, a collection of twelve interconnected short stories. Crossing genres as it crosses the country, Local examines Megan McKeenan, a young woman who sets off from Portland, OR with nothing but a backpack and a bad case of wanderlust. Each emotional vignette is a self-contained story that represents one year in the life of this young vagabond as she struggles to find a place to call home, both physically and spiritually.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781934964002
  • Publisher: Oni Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2008
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 956,157
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    One of the best comics ever made

    Meet Megan, a selfish, self destructive girl who you will have mixed feelings for. She is also one of the most compelling characters ever made

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  • Posted December 12, 2008

    a great book for anyone who has ever felt like a tourist in their home city

    Local follows one character (mostly) on her journey through a number of different cities in North America. Each move to a new city teaches the main character, Meg, new things about how to be a person in the real world. The drawings for each city do a great job of showcasing familiar local architectures. Local takes place in Minnesota, Oregon, Veremont, Arizona, Canada, New York City among others, and in each of these cities it feels like the author and artist have been to the location. It's a great book and an enjoyable read.

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