As I mourned the end of my favorite comic book back in 2013, I never imagined it would be made into a TV series. Now, here it is, streaming on Netfilx!
To share my love of Sweet Tooth almost a decade ago, I made fan art out of candy, and afterwards I allowed my kids to indulge their own sweet teeth. I recreated the cover with Cow Tales, Twizzlers, Smarties, and chocolate.
I also waited in line at New York Comic Con to meet the creator, Jeff Lemire, and get his autograph. It was totally worth it!
The pilot of Sweet Tooth was great, and now, I must excuse myself to binge the rest of the season!
The final issue of Sweet Tooth, by Jeff Lemire, hits the store shelves today. Sweet Tooth became my favorite monthly comic since I started getting back into them again as an adult over the last year or so. Last October I attended my very first convention, the New York Comic Con (NYCC), and there I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Lemire and get his autograph on my mighty wallet! I had previously promised to post a picture, so here it is. Isn’t he cute?
Between Halloween and Thanksgiving, when I had heard that the Sweet Tooth adventure would be wrapping up, I fashioned some fan art from leftover Halloween candy as a small tribute. The kids loved it, of course, because they got to eat him. Here it is again.
Click here to read more on my Sweet Tooth candy art. The next project on the horizon for Lemire is a sci-fi love story called Trillium, which looks andsounds awesome. I’m excited to be on board from issue number one for a change, since I’ve been late to the game for a bunch of other great comics. In the meantime, I plan to catch up on Lemire’s collected Essex County comics, which I received as a Christmas present this year.