Sweet Tooth is the story of Gus, a boy with antlers in a post-apocalyptic America who lives alone in a log cabin until the promise of candy (hence the title) compels him to leave home behind and begin what's half a classic hero's journey and half a simple fight for survival. Gus is but one of many hybrid children born since
Flashpoint is DC Comics' summer event of 2011 that promises to change the DC Universe unrecognizably until the event's climactic finale, when the DC Universe will instead be left changed somewhat recognizably. In support of the event, DC is releasing 60+ issues of comic books
One of the most critically acclaimed graphic novels of recent memory, Essex County is on the path to a feature film adaptation with director John Dykstra, best known for his Oscar-winning visual effects for films like Star Wars and Spider-Man 2. Created by Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth, Superboy), the Tales F
On sale this week is, believe it or not, the 66th issue of DC Comics' Jonah Hex. Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, the ongoing series about the gritty Western anti-hero has seen a who's who of excellent comic book artists contribute both covers and interior artwork, including Paul Gulacy, Phil Noto, Russ Heath, John Higgins, Darwyn Cooke, J.H. Williams III, Billy Tucci, Dick Giordan
For those of you keeping up with Vertigo's must-read Sweet Tooth only in the modestly priced collected editions, you may be delighted to learn that writer-artist Jeff Lemire has completed more than 20 issues of the dystopian saga. The author of Essex County is prolific in
After slumming it in the mainstream DC Universe for most of the noughties, the Strange Adventures anthology is returning to Vertigo. Jeff Lemire, Peter Milligan and Scott Snyder are just some of the writers contributing ten-page stories to the new Strange Adventures #1, which features a cover by Paul Pope and also includes the first chapter of Spaceman, created by the legendary 100 Bullets team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso.
Launched in 1950, Strange Adventures has been home to countless DC Comics short stories that are indeed strange but also quite cool. The title has a h
The world of Jeff Lemire's Sweet Tooth is rife with deadly secrets, but at the heart of them all is the mystery of the human/animal hybrid children who stand to inherit the Earth. The extent of each hybri
If anyone's had a rough go over the past few years at DC Comics, it's Superboy. He had a nervous breakdown, died, came back to life, and starred in a backup feature before finally returning to the Teen Titatns
As anyone who has been to Comic-Con can attest, the annual comics mega-convention is a pretty intense experience that often generates some memorable stories. Everyone seems to have at least one crazy convention tale to tell, and since creators are no exceptio
We're not necessarily closer to a feature length film adaptation of Vertigo's "The Nobody," but in the meantime, you can enjoy a short film based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel.
For the uninitiated, "The Nobody" comes from "Essex County" and "Sweet Tooth" creator Jeff Lemire. The story centers o