That would be a special The Sweetness candy bar, which is a limited edition promotional for comic book retailers ordering the new a new science fiction adventure comic book series of the same name.
The Sweetness is a new comic about about intergalactic smugglers by acclaimed, YALSA-nominated writer/artist Miss Lasko-Gross (HENNI) and the Eisner Award-nominated, XERIC award-winning cartoonist Kevin Colden (Fishtown). Set in the future, the first collaboration from the married creative team of Lasko-Gross and Colden follows two badass female intergalactic smugglers catering to the unique tastes of Alien drug addicts with a mysterious controlled substance. Due out in June from Z2 Comics, The Sweetness reads like an old-school Vertigo book packed with fun-loving adventure.
"I want people to be excited about a badass space smuggler story and fall in love with the characters," said Miss Lasko-Gross. "In The Sweetness, I've crafted characters and storylines that are effortlessly feminist in ways other popular comics play lip service to but don't quite land. I hope readers are sucked into the story by the surreal moments of twisted humor and surprise that sets my writing apart."
"The Sweetness is smart, fun, and Star-Warsy, but with more women, people of color -- and it's more raunchy," said Kevin Colden. "This series marks my return to drawing long form comics (after taking time off to focus on family and other creative work), and while I'm usually very critical of my own work, this is the best work I've done."
You can see a bigger photo of The Sweetness bars, along with some preview art from the comic, below.0comments