By Chris W. Kim
Paperback with flaps, 192 pp, $19.99
A young man fleeing a disaster comes to live in the city with his sister, making ends meet by taking a job as a delivery man… only to encounter a flood of old friends and acquaintances on his daily route. At first elated by the company of these waifs and strays, he finds that their desperation for work begins to trouble his conscience – but what happens when you can’t help everyone? In his distinctively detailed graphic style, Chris W. Kim presents an elusively disquieting parable of modern isolation, and of the ties that bind – or fail to bind – society together.
“I really enjoyed Strays, a great meditation on loneliness, isolation and grief. Wonderful cartooning.“— Jeff Lemire
"STRAYS is a quiet epic. Channelling the most potent topic of the right, into an honest and sometimes unexpected tale of humanity and place."— Front Row Reviews
"Kim has created an excellent and mature work here. [...] It makes for a well-rounded and considered work and a powerful and emotional experience."— Broken Frontier