New York Times Bestselling author Jeff Lemire is the writer and artist of acclaimed literary graphic novels like Essex County, The Underwater Welder, Sweet Tooth, Roughneck and Secret Path, a collaboration with iconic Canadian musician, Gord Downie. Jeff is co-creator of the sci-fi epic, Descender with Dustin Nguyen and AD: After Death with Scott Snyder. He has written dozens of iconic characters for both Marvel and DC Comics.
Jeff has received the American Library Association’s prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal as well as numerous Eisner, Harvey, and Shuster Award nominations. Many of his properties are currently in development at major studios for film and TV, including Descender at Sony Pictures and Essex County with First Generation Films and CBC and Plutona with Waypoint Entertainment.