FROM Matteo Pizzolo
'Calexit' comic imagines dystopian future of an independent California In writer Matteo Pizzolo’s new comic “Calexit,” a second-term autocratic president has called for the immediate deportation of all immigrants. In response, California secedes. But a civil war breaks out within the state, and parts of it are occupied by federal troops. A young Mexican immigrant named Zora flees Los Angeles and leads a resistance movement. The cover of "Calexit" issue #1. In the comic "Calexit," an immigrant hunter is on a fierce mission to find Zora, a Mexican immigrant on the run who wants to lead a resistance movement. Illustrations by Amancay Nahuelpan. Matteo Pizzolo is the writer behind the "Calexit" comic. (Photo by Amy Ta)
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