A cross between Bambi and Cormac McCarthy's The Road, SWEET TOOTH tells the
story of Gus, a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid children, who has been
raised in isolation following an inexplicable 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. Written by critically
acclaimed, Eisner Award-nominated scribe Jeff Lemire, SWEET TOOTH DELUXE EDITION
BOOK TWO is a new hardcover cut of the best-selling series. Collects issues
Award-winning Canadian cartoonist Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed monthly comic book series SWEET TOOTH published by DC/Vertigo and the award winning graphic novel Essex County published by Top Shelf. Now one of DC Comics cornerstone writers, Jeff was prominent in the publisher's recent "New 52" line-wide relaunch as the writer of ANIMAL MAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. He has also written the monthly adventures of SUPERBOY, THE ATOM and CONSTANTINE. In 2008 Jeff won the Schuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist and The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent. He also won the American Library Association's prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal. He has also been nominated for five Eisner awards and five Harvey Awards. In 2010 Essex County was named as one of the five Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. He currently lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.