Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE The first five issues of Jeff Lemire's acclaimed new series introduce Gus, a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid who was raised in isolation following a pandemic that struck a decade earlier. Now, with the death of his father, he's left to fend for himself . . . until he meets a hulking drifter named Jepperd, who promises to help him. Jepperd and Gus set out on a post-apocalyptic journey into the devastated American landscape to find `The Preserve,' a refuge for hybrids. Writer and artist Jeff Lemire has created the new `must read' book with SWEET TOOTH. - GEOFF JOHNS Spellbinding and offbeat . . . emotionally charged. - USA TODAY A grabber from the get-go... - THE ONION
Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed Essex County Trilogy, the Vertigo graphic novel The Nobody, and is the winner of a Xeric Award and YALSA Alex Award. He is currently the writer for DC Comics' Animal Man, Frankenstein: Agent Of S.H.A.D.E., and Vertigo/DC's Sweet Tooth. He has also previously written the Eisner-nominated Superboy.