Chew #8

Writer: John Layman Artist: Rob Guillory Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 27, 2010 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 5
8.4Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

Introducing Poyo! In the cockfighting ring, Poyo is almost impossible to defeat. This makes Poyo's owners very, very rich. It also has a habit of making Poyo's owners very, very dead. Guess who gets assigned to track down Poyo, and the murderers who have stolen him?

  • 8.7
    IGN - Dan Phillips Jan 27, 2010

    The issue's last image, another one of Guillory's gorgeous splash page mosaics, ensures International Flavor has plenty more surprises and exciting turns to offer. In short, I don't foresee my love for this series dissipating any time soon. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jan 27, 2010

    The combination of Layman's writing and Guillory's art, along with the unapologetic story, unspoken jokes (seriously, how do they not degrade to middle school humor with the "King of Cocks" being dragged through these pages?) and over-staged drama make this a title I am seriously considering adding. Not only that, but I'm thinking the first seven issues might make a fine meal after this appetizer set me up. Read Full Review

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