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Sweet Tooth Vol. 2: In Captivity (edition 2010)

by Jeff Lemire, Jeff Lemire (Illustrator)

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Title:Sweet Tooth Vol. 2: In Captivity
Authors:Jeff Lemire
Other authors:Jeff Lemire (Illustrator)
Info:Vertigo (2010), Paperback, 144 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:graphic novel, 2012

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Sweet Tooth Vol. 2: In Captivity by Jeff Lemire



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Disturbing, It's like The Road mixed with scenes from Pinocchio when all the boys turned to donkeys on Pleasure Island. ( )
  LJMax | Aug 21, 2015 |
My blog post about this book is at this link. ( )
  SuziQoregon | Jun 24, 2014 |
The sequel focuses on 2 stories, Jeppard's history as the pandemic as started to spread and Gus's beginnings under hypnosis at The Preservation. ( )
  cameling | May 9, 2014 |
I can't help but notice a great handful of parallels and influences from The Walking Dead. It only goes to show that this is definitely my kind of book, as well as anyone whose interests are within this genre. ( )
  LaneLiterati | Feb 24, 2014 |
Volume 2 begins with Gus trapped in the "preserve," where he meets several other animal-kid hybrids, also locked up in the prison camp. Wendy, a pig-girl, is one of the few who can speak, and she tells him what actually happens there: someone comes to get the hybrid kids, and they don't come back. Soon Gus is taken to talk with the doctor, who believes that something in Gus's past will explain the plague. Meanwhile, Jepperd considers his own past, reviewing how he came to be the person he is, and deciding who he wants to be.

The post-apocalyptic elements are clearer here; there's a better sense that this is something that Happened to the world and now we're living in it, rather than something that's happening Out There Far Away. Violence is ticking up, pushing this more toward upper-high school or adults. ( )
  librarybrandy | Mar 31, 2013 |
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"'When they come and get you... you don't never come back.' There are no good people left in the world. Gus is learning that the hard way. Gus thought the man called Jepperd was his protector, his friend. But then Jepperd brought him to a terrible place where half-animal hybrid children like Gus are kept in cages. A place where hard men conduct lethal experiments in a vain attempt to unravel the secret of the plague that has ravaged the world. These men sense that Gus is special. And they'll get to the bottom of what makes him that way... by any means necessary. Meanwhile, Jepperd himself is a free man, who can roam the wastelands at will. But he can never forget the life he left behind. Now he's spiraling, heading down a self-destructive path... and the tragedy he's worked so hard to bury, the tragedy that mad him what he is, waits for him at the bottom."--Publisher's description.… (more)

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