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Kids like Gus have a price on their heads.Seven years ago, the Affliction raged like a forest fire, killing billions. The only children born since are part of a new breed of human-animal hybrids. Gus is one of these children, a boy with a sweet soul, a sweeter tooth-and the features of a deer.When vicious hunters descend on his isolated forest home, a mysterious and violent man called Jepperd rescues Gus. The hulking drifter promises to lead Gus to The Preserve, a fabled safe haven for hybrid children.As the two cross this dangerous new American frontier, will Jepperd corrupt the boy he’s nicknamed Sweet Tooth, or will Gus’s heart change Jepperd?Written and illustrated by spectacular talent Jeff Lemire, SWEET TOOTH is a haunting tale of survival in post-apocalyptic America of friendships formed in tragedy, and the good and bad in humankind. Collects SWEET TOOTH #1-12, as well as never-before-seen sketches and an introduction by celebrated actor Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex, Frost/Nixon).
"Out of the deep woods, from the mind of acclaimed cartoonist Jeff Lemire, comes a series like no other! After being raised in total isolation, Gus--a boy born with deer-like antlers--is left to survive in an American landscape devastated a decade earlier by an inexplicable pandemic"--
Number of Pages: 285
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Sub-Genre: Graphic Novels / Science Fiction
Series Title: Sweet Tooth
Publisher: Dc Comics
Author: Jeff Lemire
Street Date: September 8, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-0632
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