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 5 Eisner awards and 5 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.
Like a Coen brothers road-trip drama, SWEET TOOTH...is a fantastic post-apocalyptic comic. --AM NEW YORK SWEET TOOTH is a grabber from the get-go...Lemire retains his gift for imbuing ordinary moments with a sense of wonder. --THE ONION Jeff Lemire's SWEET TOOTH is as heartbreakingly elegant as it is wholly original. One of the best comics I've ever read. --Damon Lindelof, co-creator and executive producer of Lost I would crawl over broken glass to read this. --Jason Aaron (SCALPED)