Gus makes his first appearance in DC/Netflix’s new series Sweet Tooth, coming June 2021.
The first trailer for DC/Vertigo’s new Netflix series Sweet Tooth has been unveiled, introducing viewers to the Post Apocalyptic World, where Animal/Human Hybrids are victimized by the survivors of a collapsed society. Showrunner Jim Mickie spoke to Newsarama about the new series, you can read the exclusive interview here.
Sweet Tooth originally ran for 40 issues in DC’s Vertigo Imprint (Now Closed), from 2009 to 2013, accompanied by revivals, and specials. Sweet Tooth’s newest releases are part of the DC Black Label Line. The new series is set to premiere on Netflix on June 4th, 2021.
“Ten years ago “The Great Crumble” wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrids — babies born part human, part animal. Unsure if hybrids are the cause or result of the virus, many humans fear and hunt them. After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus (Christian Convery) unexpectedly befriends a wandering loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). Together they set out on an extraordinary adventure across what’s left of America in search of answers— about Gus’ origins, Jepperd’s past, and the true meaning of home. But their story is full of unexpected allies and enemies, and Gus quickly learns the lush, dangerous world outside the forest is more complex than he ever could have imagined. Based on the DC comic book series by Jeff Lemire, SWEET TOOTH is executive produced by Jim Mickle, Beth Schwartz, Robert Downey, Jr., Susan Downey, Amanda Burrell, and Linda Moran.”
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