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SDCC 2015 Debut: Lady Action And Chew

Lady Action: The Sands Of Forever is a thriller prose novel using the Captain Action characters and written by Ron Fortier. Published by Airship 27 with a cover by Ted Hammond, it’s a spy thriller in the vein of Clive Cussler/Nelson DeMille/Ian Fleming, it will debut at San Diego Comic Con this year. As well as […]

The Bleed Episode 2.12: Reading One-Punch Man With John Layman

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt and Samuel Morse The Bleed is a weekly podcast by Bleeding Cool contributors Joe Schmidt and Sam Morse. The podcast consists of the latest news in comics, creator interviews, and a weekly book club discussion. John Layman joins the podcast to discuss ONE-PUNCH MAN by ONE and Yusuke Murata! The writer also discussed his work in Da Big Two, his stint […]

Eisner Award-Winning Series Chew Gets A Tabletop Game From IDW

Are you a fan of the Eisner Award-winning comic series, Chew from Image Comics? If the answer is yes, I have good news for you. This brilliant comic is being turned into a tabletop board game! Chew: Cases of the FDA is going to be a card game for 2-5 players and will have an […]

The Final Page Of The Most Recent Issue Of Chew Shocked Me To My Core

So,the most recent issue of Chew. The comic has been specialising of late in doing terrible things to characters. Death, dismemberment, drawing people in two, it’s never safe to be a character in Jon Layman and Rob Guillory‘s ongoing comic book. But there are a few things you could be sure about. That Tony Chu […]

Chew #44 Gets Downright Nasty (SPOILERS)

This was the last page of last month’s Chew #43. Was it a hoax? A dream? An imaginary story? No. As seen from this panel from tomorrow’s Chew #44. In a world fuelled by food-based superpowers, nuclear cockerels and speakeasy KFCs, anything can – and often does – happen. And while there has been death […]

Sam Humphries, The Contest Of Champions And That Marvel Cosmic Crossover…

Ian Melton reported back after talking to comic creators at Rose City Comic Con last weekend.  Including Sam Humphries… He writes, Sam Humphries’ was very happy to talk to Bleeding Cool and was even happier with the success of the Legendary Star-Lord which “is going super strong”. He said he too had heard “rumors” of the outer […]

Cover Variance: Chew, Poyo Warrior Chicken Special

Here is the second print variant of Chew: Warrior Chicken Poyo #1, the first print ofwhich sold out like a bomb. And it’s keeping a grand tradition of Poyo covers… here are a couple of Days Of Future Poyo…

John Layman and Javier Garron Take Over Cyclops – Updated

Coming out of the Marvel: Next Big Thing we get a new creative team on Cyclops – John Layman and Javier Garron starting with Issue 6. It’s Space Pirate adventures, still – with an emphasis on the pirates. Update – comment form Nick Lowe: “Really sad that Greg had to step off, but his novel schedule was […]

Warrior Chicken Poyo, Foiled, Launched And Reviewed At San Diego Comic Con

Peter S. Svensson, fueled by Gatorade, reviews Warrior Chicken Poyo for Bleeding Cool. This Chew-spin-off semi-annual-ish one-hot premiered at Comic Con, a week before it hits stores. It’s a fantasy adventure comedy about a cyborg luchador secret agent who is also a rooster, all complete in 20 pages. Chew is both the funniest and the […]

Chew’s Biggest Crossover Yet – Big Spoiler For This Week’s Poyo Special

It’s just possible that this is a spoiler. But it’s one the co-creator of Chew, John Layman, really wants a few more people to know. Especially if they weren’t going to buy the new Chew one shot starring Poyo.. Next week’s Chew: Warrior Chicken Poyo #1, available in advance this week at San Diego Comic Con, […]

This Is Your Traditional Poyo San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Cover For Chew

Another San Diego Comic Con, another variant cover for Chew starring everyone’s favourite warrior cyborg chicken, Poyo. With orange foil and limited to 1000 copies, it will be on sale at John Layman‘s table at the show. Which, as we know, attracts a line... And yes, it rather resembles a certain playbook…  


Chew Card Games Announced In Las Vegas

I like Chew. A lot. The comic from John Layman and Rob Guillory has kinda invaded my life. And now it has taken another step. At the Diamond Retailer Summit (dim sum-it) in Las Vegas (vegemite), IDW announced a deal (meal) with Layman (legumes) and Guillory (celery) that will create a new line of Chew […]


This Is What Everyone Will Be Buying Everyone Else In Comics – Plush Chogs

I have my hard glow-in-the-dark Chog proudly sitting on my mantelpiece. But that’s not enough for John Layman. Coming up, plush Chogs. Plush Chogs from @SkeltonCrew taking the sting out of fact there is no Game of Thrones on tonight: pic.twitter.com/X1uGwdKUZ9 — Layman (@themightylayman) May 4, 2014   Plush Chogs coming soon from @SkeltonCrew. SO […]



Poyo Gets A Second Shot At The Spotlight With Chew: Warrior Chicken Poyo

The demand for Poyo is rather large. It must be satisified. And that’s what the Chew team are doing, just in time for San Diego Comic Con. I doubt it’ll be the only Poyo-related product on sale at that show… John Layman and Rob Guillory team up to bring back CHEW fans’ most beloved homicidal […]

Detective Comics #29: From Dystopia to Utopia to Dystopia, Again

By Alexander Webb Creating a utopian Gotham City is nearly unimaginable to most fans. The Gotham we’ve come to know and love is a dark and twisted hell that resonates more with the word, ‘dystopia’ than any synonym of an ideal society. In lesser hands, this storyline would have been a bobble and drop. Luckily, […]