A typical kid, living an ordinary life, Gordy dreams big of fame and hoops. With a Dad who's perpetually exhausted; a mum busy with his new little sister; and a distracted uncle, Gordy turns to his friends. Between throwing up tags and shooting baskets, Gordy, Theo and Charlie take bold steps towards their imagined future.
But before they can accept the latest lesson from an old truth, their young lives take a turn into the incredible.
"Palm the Ball" is a graphical representation of a pivotal episode 001 scene. In it we give a small nod to a superb 1992 film about the joy and complexities of deep relationships - a subtle theme in the first episode.
The main graphic type is influenced by 1970s comic book types and 80s hip hop vinyl record covers.
What is the Local Group? This will become clear as the story evolves.
Photography by: Adam Mckay