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John Layman Teases the Return of Chew...

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 […]


John Layman is The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time, From AfterShock in February

John Layman is The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time, From AfterShock Comics in February

The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time launches in February, from John Layman, Karl Mostert and Dee Cunniffe. Here’s the solicitation: THE MAN WHO F#%&ED UP TIME #1 Writer: John Layman Artist: Karl Mostert Colorist: Dee Cunniffe Letterer: John Layman Cover: Karl Mostert w/ Dee Cunniffe 1:15 Incentive Cover: Larry Stroman Sean Bennett is just your […]

John Layman and Nick Bradshaw Launch Bermuda at IDW in 2020

John Layman and Nick Bradshaw Launch Bermuda at IDW in 2020

IDW announced a new comic at New York Comic Con from John Layman and Nick Bradshaw, set to debut in 2020. The comic is called Bermuda, about a 16-year-old girl who lives in an otherworldly dimension. Bermuda is just your normal, everyday 16-year old girl – who just happens to live in an otherworldly dimension, […]


John Layman Plans Sexy Surprise for Twitter Followers on Friday

John Layman, comic book writer of Chew and Outer Darkness, is planning a sexy surprise for his Twitter followers on Friday. Layman revealed on Twitter Monday that he was planning to lock his account on Friday, February 1st. Unlike other comic book writers fleeing Twitter to avoid fallout for revealing that The Punisher has an […]

John Layman and Afu Chan’s Outer Darkness Gets 2nd Printing

The debut issue of John Layman and Afu Chan’s space-horror series Outer Darkness has sold out at Diamond (though your shop may still have copies) and is being “fast-tracked for a second printing in order to keep up with customer demand,” according to an Image Press release which toned down the usual hyperbolic rhetoric that […]


Leviathan #1 cover by Nick Pitarra and Michael Garland

Leviathan #1 Review: Is it Genuine or Parody?

Ryan Deluca and Johnny Burns are on a beer run for their party when a giant monster suddenly manifests in the city. It is enormous, breaths fire, and is right near Ryan’s apartment. Ryan’s girlfriend, Vee Munroe, is still at the apartment along with their friends. Ryan goes back to save her. Meanwhile, the government […]

Charlie's Angels #1 cover by David Finch, Jimmy Reyes, and Triona Farrell

Charlie’s Angels #1 Review: Made for Fans and No One Else

Charlie’s Angels are back, and it’s still the 1970’s. The three Angels have gone undercover in a club where they are spying on a weapon’s deal going down. Jill is a host, Kelly is a waitress, and Sabrina is the performer. Together, they are going to gather evidence and stop the men perpetrating the deal. […]

Exclusive Look Inside Charlie’s Angels #1 by John Layman and Joe Eisma

Dynamite has sent us an exclusive look at the interior pages for their upcoming series launch of Charlie’s Angels. John Layman and Joe Eisma team to tell stories of the iconic female detectives who made their television debut in September of 1976. Featuring the original lineup of Jill, Kelly, and Sabrina (originally portrayed by Farah […]

In Layman’s Terms: John Layman Talks New Charlie’s Angels Comic Series

Dynamite recently announced the launch of a Charlie’s Angels comic series written by John Layman (Chew). The writer is known for telling compelling stories with a bit of humor. I got to talk to him about adapting the iconic ’70s television series to the comic page… and of course, he answered in Layman’s terms. DAN […]

John Layman and Joe Eisma Team for Charlie’s Angels Comic Book Series

The second of Dynamite’s three announcements will catch a few folks by surprise. The publisher has landed the license for Charlie’s Angels and enticed fan-favorite writer John Layman (Chew) and artist Joe Eisma (Big Trouble in Little China) to come on board as the creative team. Based on Sony Pictures Television’s action classic television series of […]

Eleanor and the Egret #5 cover by Sam Kieth

Eleanor And The Egret #5 Review: Fear The Bird

Having sent Mr. Ives packing, Eleanor and Ellis the egret take the fight to Anastasia Rue herself. It is a fight between the art thief and the artist. Who will make it out on top? I’d be remiss not to bring up the bizarre framing of this tale. Beyond the talking and size-changing egret what […]


How It Begins – Andy Kuhn’s Thumbnails For Mars Attacks: Occupation

Mars Attacks: Occupation #5 came out yesterday from IDW. While this morning artist Andy Kuhn posted his thumbnails for the issue on Facebook. He says it takes him roughly two days to thumbnail out a full issue. I’ve put some preview pages for the issue below so you can see how his thumbnails compare to […]

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

John Layman like to troll people. 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 […]


Mars Occupies! A New Mars Attacks Series From John Layman And Andy Kuhn For 2016

Mars Attacks: Occupation by John Layman and Andy Kuhn, with covers by John McCrea and Ryan Brown is coming from IDW in March next year… Mars Attacks is back, and that pesky human John Layman, too!​ ​The Martians came. The Martians saw. The Martians conquered. Now the space invaders cruelly rule over humanity, which has no hope for […]