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Royal City (2017) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Royal City (2017) 1A
    Published Mar 2017 by Image.

    Story, Art and Cover by Jeff Lemire. DOUBLE-SIZED DEBUT ISSUE! NEW ONGOING SERIES written and illustrated by JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, A.D., Sweet Tooth). ROYAL CITY charts the lives, loves, and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades. Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up, is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and his brow-beaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. ROYAL CITY is a return to the literary and thematic territory of LEMIRE's breakthrough graphic novel Essex County and is his most ambitious, and most personal, project to date. 52 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Royal City (2017) 1B
    Published Mar 2017 by Image.

    Story and Art by Jeff Lemire. Cover by Emi Lenox. DOUBLE-SIZED DEBUT ISSUE! NEW ONGOING SERIES written and illustrated by JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, A.D., Sweet Tooth). ROYAL CITY charts the lives, loves, and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades. Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up, is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and his brow-beaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. ROYAL CITY is a return to the literary and thematic territory of LEMIRE's breakthrough graphic novel Essex County and is his most ambitious, and most personal, project to date. 52 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #2
    Royal City (2017) 2
    Published Apr 2017 by Image.

    Story, Art and Cover by Jeff Lemire. The second chapter of JEFF LEMIRE's ambitious new graphic novel begins as Richie Pike, perpetual screw-up and black sheep of the family, has a very bad night that brings him face-to-face with Royal City's criminal underworld, and there will be no turning back. Meanwhile, Pat's troubles continue to mount, sending him on an odyssey of his own. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3
    Royal City (2017) 3
    Published May 2017 by Image.

    Story, Art and Cover by Jeff Lemire. JEFF LEMIRE's ambitious new graphic novel continues as Tara Pike awakens, lost in a strange other world that may hold the secrets to her unhappiness. Meanwhile, the Pike brothers reunite with disastrous consequences. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #4
    Royal City (2017) 4
    Published Jun 2017 by Image.

    Story, Art and Cover by Jeff Lemire. It all falls down. The delicate balancing act that has been keeping the fragile lives of each Pike family member aloft comes crashing down. And with his past finally catching up to him, Pat's sins are revealed, but it may be too late to make amends. The penultimate chapter of ROYAL CITY's first storyline delivers shocking twists and heartbreaking truths. 28 pages, full color. Rated M Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5
    Royal City (2017) 5
    Published by Image.

    Story, Art and Cover by Jeff Lemire. END OF STORY ARC The first story arc of JEFF LEMIRE's acclaimed new series comes to its shocking conclusion as the secrets of the Pike family are finally exposed, and there will be no going back. Meanwhile, while lying in a coma, Peter Pike goes on a bizarre journey with his life hanging in the balance. Cover price $3.99.