In a return to the literary and thematic territory ofLEMIRE's breakthrough graphic novel Essex County, ROYALCITY follows Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns tothe once-thriving factory town where he grew up.
There, Patrick is quickly drawnback into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and hisbrowbeaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of hisyoungest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. ROYALCITY is a sprawling, ambitious graphic novel that charts the lives, loves,and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades.
Thisdeluxe hardcover edition collects the entire ROYAL CITY in one completevolume with behind-the-scenes material that takes readers deeper into bothLemire's original story and creativeprocess. Collects ROYAL CITY#1-14
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 408 pages
- Publisher: Image Comics
- Publication Date: 22/09/2020
- Category: Horror & ghost stories
- ISBN: 9781534316058