Shaun Tan: Eric
A sweet story of the tiny and enigmatic foreign exchange student, Eric. Eric comes to stay with a family, and to their bafflement, chooses to sleep and study in the pantry instead of in his carefully prepared guest room. Many other things seem strange about Eric, but maybe it's just a cultural thing...
This stand-alone story is taken from a larger collection called Tales From Outer Suburbia, available in full here.