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Chu #5 Review: A Climax Drawn With Intensity and Humor

Chu #5 Review: A Climax Drawn With Intensity and Humor

What started out as an interesting idea for a Chew prequel that struggled to find its own voice in the debut issue has, ever since the stellar Chu #2, delivered killer issue after killer issue Does this first arc finale continue this series' trend of getting better every time?[caption id="attachment_1302835" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chu #5 cover[...]

Chu #4 Review: Saffrons Prequel is Every Bit As Good As Chew

Chu #4 Review: Saffron's Prequel is Every Bit As Good As Chew

Chu #4 continues John Layman and Dan Boultwood's excellent prequel to Layman and Rob Guillory's Chew. For three issues, the series has alluded to events in Chew while creating its own crime caper of a story, pitting Saffron unwillingly against Tony.[caption id="attachment_1287185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chu #4 cover Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Chu continues to be one of the best reads every month, with[...]

Chu #3 Review: Every Comics Reader Should Be Following This Series

Chu #3 Review: Every Comics Reader Should Be Following This Series

John Layman and Dan Boultwood are back with another issue of the Better Call Saul to Chew's Breaking Bad: the wildly entertaining Chu. Chu #3 picks up after the genuinely worrisome cliffhanger of the previous issue, resolving it in an appropriately bloody fashion.[caption id="attachment_1281357" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chu #3 cover Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Chu #3 continues this series streak of getting better with[...]

Chu #3 Review: An Enjoyable If Tonally Rough Light Tragedy

Chu #3 Review: An Enjoyable If Tonally Rough Light Tragedy

This gives her a kind of Doctor Aphra-vibe as she stumbles through the mayhem and malfeasance which is comedic in its presentation, despite the clearly noirish elements herein.John Layman maintains the tone of the prequel/sequel series Chew with his scripting here, maintaining a snappy pacing and equally snappy wordplay Dan Boultwood’s artwork brilliantly captures the mischief[...]

Chu #2 Review: Equal Parts Crime Thriller &#038 Dark Comedy

Chu #2 Review: Equal Parts Crime Thriller & Dark Comedy

John Layman was one of the writers who changed what it means to have an Image Comics series in the 2010s with Chew Now, he has teamed up with Dan Boultwood for a spinoff series, Chu, which focuses on Saffron Chu, sister of the original series' lead, Tony The first issue was a fun and thrilling gross-out that[...]

Chu #2 Review: A Madcap Crime Caper

Chu #2 Review: A Madcap Crime Caper

The madcap crime caper serving as a funhouse mirror for the series Chew doesn’t let up on its second issue There’s a gorgeous cold open (like a really effective introduction of an antagonist) leading to a fantastic transition with an awkward family scene From there, the tension builds as the consequences of the last issue’s[...]

Chu #1 Review: The Better Call Saul to Chews Breaking Bad

Chu #1 Review: The Better Call Saul to Chew's Breaking Bad

John Layman's Chew was a standout creator-owned comic in a time that will be remembered and defined by incredible creator-owned comics It was funny and subversive, light yet emotional, action-packed and twisty, relatable, and yet gloriously weird Now, with Chew complete and artist and co-creator Rob Guillory moving onto his own written and drawn Farmhand, Layman sought a[...]

Chu #1 Review: This Will Likely Whet Your Whistle

Chu #1 Review: This Will Likely Whet Your Whistle

Okay, the “urp” part could have been a little more clearly developed.Do you need to read Chew to have an understanding of Chew? Not necessarily, but there’s no denying that it will help — for example, what happens with Mr Baker and Mr Cooke is less obvious if you don’t already have a grounding in the[...]

This Week Chu #1 Reminded Us That Everything Is Cake

This Week, Chu #1 Reminded Us That Everything Is Cake

The video went very viral, picked up by news websites, A Late Show With Stephen Colbert with the phrase 'everything is cake' going mainstream incredibly fast.This week saw the pandemic-delayed publication of Chu #1 by John Layman and Dan Boultwood from Image Comics, a parallel sequel to Layman's hit series with Rob Guillory, Chew And[...]

Skybound Ends Outer Darkness but Chu is Coming Soon

Skybound Ends Outer Darkness, but Chu is Coming Soon!

Launching in November of 2018 from Skybound, John Layman's next big title after Chew was Outer Darkness, a strange mix of humor, sci-fi, and horror with Afu Chan on art The series ran for 12 issues, collected in two trades, before launching into the Outer Darkness / Chew miniseries that ran 3 issues.  However, the[...]



John Layman Teases The Chewniverse in Outer Darkness/Chew #1

John Layman Teases The Chewniverse in Outer Darkness/Chew #1

Outer Darkness/Chew #1 is out today from Image Comics, by John Layman, Rob Guillory and Afu Chan, creatively combining both universe courtesy of a little time travel scoop But this is only the beginning So while the cast of Chw get to catch up on both their past and future adventures by reading the very[...]

John Layman Is Teasing A Certain C-Word&#8230

John Layman Is Teasing A Certain C-Word…

pic.twitter.com/qZKCz2MReT — LAYMAN (@themightylayman) March 2, 2020Looks like the C from Chew But if you pull the image out of its tweet......who's that fellow at the bottom?True story: It's NOT! — LAYMAN (@themightylayman) March 2, 2020New month, new comic announcement coming. Here’s a hint and a peek: My next book is a crime comic[...]

Chew and Outer Darkness to Crossover at Image by John Layman Afu Chan and Rob Guillory

Chew and Outer Darkness to Crossover at Image, by John Layman, Afu Chan, and Rob Guillory

Looks like we now know exactly what the third tease John Layman posted on Twitter in November is all about.https://twitter.com/themightylayman/status/1139587753983660032Image Comics has announced a three-issue crossover between Chew and Outer Darkness by Layman, Afu Chan, and Rob Guillory, set to hit stores in March That's gotta qualify as "f**king weird," right?Look for this in stores[...]

John Layman Teases the Return of Chew 2 From Image Comics

John Layman Teases the Return of Chew 2 From Image Comics

Earlier this year, John Layman talked about the potential return of his five-year comic with Rob Guillory, Chew After first talking about the effect its publication had on him.After CHEW ended I was exhausted 64 issues (mostly) on time was grueling I took a year off Lost thirty pounds Traveled the world Sorta assumed I'd[...]

Farmhand: AMC Rob Guillory Developing Pilot for Image Comics Series

"Farmhand": AMC, Rob Guillory Developing Pilot for Image Comics Series

AMC/AMC Studios and Eisner-award winner Rob Guillory (Chew) are giving the phrase "organ harvesting" a much more literal meaning, teaming up to bring his best-selling Image Comics comic book series Farmhand to series Guillory will pen the pilot for the series, and will serve as executive producer along with LaToya Morgan (The Walking Dead, Into[...]

Image Comics Expo 2018: Rob Guillory to Write and Draw Farmhand

Image Comics Expo 2018: Rob Guillory to Write and Draw 'Farmhand'

Coming off a 64-issue run on Chew with John Layman, Rob Guillory announced his new series Farmhand at Image Comic Expo today Guillory will be writing and drawing the new series that he describes as a dark comedy.Farmhand focuses on Jebediah Jenkins, a farmhand who has blueprints downloaded directly into his brain on how to[...]

How John Layman Trolled The Internet With Chew #54 (Spoilers)

How John Layman Trolled The Internet With Chew #54 (Spoilers)

The internet, his fans, anyone who wanders into his line of fire.Take the last two issues of Chew Issue 54 had this happen Tony Chew's fellow cibopath Savoy Mason contemplating the taking a life to save, as he saw it, the world.That's Amelia in the photo, Tony Chu's fiance Who has her own way of looking at the[...]

Tomorrow Britain Is All Out Of Faith Saga Chew Rick &#038 Morty And More

Tomorrow, Britain Is All Out Of Faith, Saga, Chew, Rick & Morty And More

But it appears that British shops will be out of the following comic books this week...Whether they get replacement copies at a later date? That is yet to be determined....Strayer #2 Munchkin #14 Peanuts Vl 2 #31 Venus #3 Wilds End: The Enemy Within #6 Conan The Avenger #23 Death Head #6 Hellyboy & BPRD 1953 Beyond The Fences #1 Itty Bitty Hellboy:[...]