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Essex County

2009, Jeff Lemire


Essex County Trilogy is a collection of three graphic short stories set in Essex County, Ontario by Jeff Lemire published in 2011 by Top Shelf Productions. The three short stories are "Tales from the Farm (2008)," "Ghost Stories (2008)," and "The Country Nurse (2009)." Two other shorter stories titled "The Essex County Boxing Club" and "The Sad and Lonely Life of Eddie Elephant Ears" are also included. The collection won the Alex Award, the Doug Wright Award, and the Joe Shuster Award. It was also a 2011 selection for Canada Reads: The Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. In addition, Essex County provided Jeff Lemire with a Harvey Award nomination for Best New Talent in 2008.

On June 2011, it was announced that visual effects artist John Dykstra would direct an adaptation of Essex County entitled Super Zero.

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