Sweet Tooth: The Return #5

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Jeff Lemire Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: March 10, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 7
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The clock is tick-tick-ticking down. Soon all the nasty hybrid beasts that roam the Earth will get sick and die. And it’s all thanks to our beloved Father and his incredible science virus! He’s doing it for all of you, because Father loves you very much, and soon you and all his other very good, special friends will get to walk upon the desiccated corpses of the villainous creatures that took our home from us! What a joyous time that will be! What’s that? Oh my! It’s almost time! Let’s pack our bags, brush our teeth, and remember to never lie to Father! Because lying is what a hybrid would do, and you’re much better than one of th more

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Seth Singleton Mar 15, 2021

    The final pages of this issue offer up a wonderful backward glance at the story's trajectory. Father's patience and cold contemplation is a shocking revelation to Gus's longest defender. Gus and Earl are the unwitting participants in a Trojan horse scheme. Their pursuit of a way out from the underground caverns has become a danger to them and everyone around them. Gus is afraid of the danger he might pose because of Father's experiments. But his limited understanding of Father's nefarious plan could make him complicit to the end of the topside world. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday Mar 9, 2021

    A climactic issue that sets up this miniseries' endgame and sets the emotional stakes for our main cast is a way that will prove to be either uplifting - or heartbreaking. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Mar 10, 2021

    All that said, Sweet Tooth: The Return #5 is that issue in a comic run"it exists for the exposition that will propel the plot forward. It's necessary, sure " but it does take away a bit from the stellar setup introduced last issue. Read Full Review

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