Mike Carey (Hellblazer) and Eisner-nominated artist Jock (The Losers) tell a tale of disaffected college youth that’s equal parts Bret Easton Ellis and Philip K. Dick.

A group of housemates made up of shallow, exploitative people return from winter break and get really trashed at a party. When they wake up, suddenly they find that no one else seems to remember their roommate Nick.

Questions of identity and memory raise doubts of their very existence as the roommates wrestle with their unraveling lives. While not the best work of either the artist or writer, if you’re willing to go with some of the more far-fetched plot turns, there’s a core idea here that hits on very vital issues at a sometimes overwhelming time in one’s life.

Grade: B

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