DescriptionBestselling, award-winning JEFF LEMIRE (ROYAL CITY, DESCENDER, Sweet Tooth) and PHIL HESTER (Shipwreck, Green Arrow) come together for FAMILY TREE.
When an eight-year-old girl literally begins to transform into a tree, her single Mom, troubled brother and possibly insane Grandfather embark on a bizarre, and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America desperately searching for a way to cure her horrifying transformation before it's too late.
But the further they get from home, and the closer the girl gets to completely losing her humanity, the more external forces threaten to tear the family apart as fanatical cults, mercenaries and tabloid Paparazzi close in. determined to destroy the girl or use her for themselves.
A new genre-defying ongoing series FAMILY TREE will combine mystery, action and Cronenbergian body horror into an epic story about the lengths a mother will go to keep her children safe in the face of an increasingly unstable world and unspeakable horrors.
The first collection of the hit new series by superstar creators JEFF LEMIRE and PHIL HESTER begins here!
Collects issues 1 through 4
June 02, 2020
6.5 X 10.0 X 0.4 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author
Jeff Lemire is the award-winning, New York Times Bestselling author of such graphic novels as ESSEX COUNTY, SWEET TOOTH, UNDERWATER WELDER, as well as co-creator of DESCENDER with Dustin Nguyen, BLACK HAMMER with Dean Ormston and GIDEON FALLS with Andrea Sorrentino. He collaborated with celebrated musician Gord Downie on the graphic novel and album THE SECRET PATH, which was made into an animated film in 2016. Jeff has won numerous awards including an Eisner Award and Juno Award in 2017. He has also written exclusively for both Marvel and DC Comics. Many of his books are currently in development for film and television, including both Descender and A.D.: After Death at Sony Pictures, Essex County at the CBC, Underwater Welder and Plutona at Waypoint Entertainment and Gideon Falls with Hivemind Media.
Writer/artist Phil Hester's credits include SWAMP THING, ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP, CLERKS: THE LOST SCENE, THE CROW: WALKING NIGHTMARES, THE WRETCH (nominated for the 1997 Eisner Award for Best New Series), ALIENS: PURGE, and GREEN ARROW. He resides in Iowa with with and their 2 children. Portland resident Brian Churilla is the acclaimed artist of such titles as REX MUNDI, THE ENGINEER, and CREEPY. 2009 saw the launch of his original webcomic THE D.B. COOPER DIARIES.