Sweet Tooth: A Discussion of Show and Comic

The comic (throughout the series):

Story & Art: Jeff Lemire
Colorist: Jose Villarrubia
Letterer: Pat Brosseau
Additional art: Nate Powell, Emi Lenox, Matt Kindt

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. Even more remarkable is that Gus is part of a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid children who have emerged in its wake, all apparently immune to the infection.Enter Jepperd, a violent, hulking drifter who soon takes in Gus and promises to lead him to “The Preserve,” a fabled safe-haven for hybrid children. Along the way they’ll have to contend with science militias, deadly scavengers, rival bounty hunters, and hybrid worshipping cultists as they fight to make it to safety and solve the mysteries of this deadly new frontier.”

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Review: You Look Like Death #4

Writer: Gerard Way, Shaun Simon
Artist: I.N.J. Culbard
Letterer: Nate Piekos

“The Hollywood Gods reveal why the once-famous Vivian Clarke was blacklisted, and Klaus sees a side of Vivian that scares even him. Business is booming at the underground vampire amusement park-funhouse mirrors don’t really work for the undead, but the bobbing-for-apples-in-blood-station is a hit. The vampire chimp boss discovers that Klaus could serve him better alive than dead.”

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Review: You Look Like Death #3

Writer: Gerard Way, Shaun Simon
Artist: I.N.J. Culbard
Letterer: Nate Piekos

Klaus’s contact with the dead comes in handy when his former movie star friend needs help wowing a casting director. Beneath Hollywood, we catch up with Shivers, the vampire-chimp drug lord, in his vampire amusement park, where he continues his search for the Umbrella Brat who stole his stash, while Klaus’s aging paramour distracts him with booze . . . and relish.

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Review: You Look Like Death #2

Writer: Gerard Way, Shaun Simon

Artist: I.N.J. Culbard

Letterer: Nate Piekos

When Klaus channels the ghost of a renowned actor at a Hollywood party, his retired paramour realizes he might be exactly what she needs to regain the limelight–and gives him a taste of real magic. Meanwhile, the vampire-chimp drug-lord takes a red-eye to Hollywood to search for the Umbrella-brat who stole his stash . . .

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Review: You Look Like Death: Tales from the Umbrella Academy #1

Written by Gerard Way and Shaun Simon
Art and colors by I.N.J. Culbard
Letters by Nate Piekos of Blambot
Umbrella Academy created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá

Dark Horse Comics – 9/16/2020

The first Umbrella Academy spin off series! When 18-year-old Seance gets himself kicked out of the Umbrella Academy, and his allowance discontinued by Hargreeves, he takes to a place where his ghoulish talents will be appreciated—Hollywood. After a magical high on a vampire-drug-lord’s stash, Klaus needs help, and doesn’t have his siblings there to save him. Seance gets his own miniseries! 

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