Welcome to the weekly feature MATT CHATS. I’ve been doing regular interviews for awhile now, but now they have a name! Every Tuesday I chat with someone involved in the making, distributing, marketing, selling, etc. of comic books. For this inaugural edition, I spoke with cartoonist Rob Guillory. Six years into a run pencilling, inking and […]
John Layman and Rob Guillory have licensed CHEW to IDW Games, which will produce a line of tabletop games for “fans to sink their teeth into.”* Chew has an animated series in the works as well. The series is about detective Tony Chu who can solves crimes by eating things associated with the crimes. The […]
Comics is an unpredictable world to wander through. One day everything is understandable and safe, Chew sits on the shelf next to Revival, and the world is as you’d expect. But then one day Mike Norton, Tim Seeley, John Layman and Rob Guillory announce that this May, rather than having everything in its right place… […]
Indefatigable Jamie Coville recorded the most interesting panels from C2E2—including the one The Beat was on!—for your listening pleasure. He also took 143 pictures.
Chew, the multi-awarding comic arrives at the halfway point in the series and hits comic stands this Wednesday. The Beat gives you the advanced (spoiler free) review of Chew #30 the bonus-sized wedding issue with a wicked awesome free tri-fold poster for no cost.
On the occasion of the German edition of Chew, which recently debuted from Cross Cult Verlag, I had the opportunity to talk to Layman about the series, his prospects in the comics industry and his experiences at WildStorm. An abbreviated and translated version of the interview, which was conducted via e-mail over the course of several weeks, appears in Chew – Bulle mit Biss 1: Leichenschmaus. The book can be purchased here, here or here, among other places. (Disclosure: I’m the translator.)
On the occasion of the German edition of CHEW, which debuted from Cross Cult Verlag last week, I had the opportunity to talk to Layman about the series, his prospects in the comics industry and his experiences at WildStorm. An abbreviated and translated version of the interview, which was conducted via e-mail over the course of several weeks, appears in CHEW – BULLE MIT BISS 1: LEICHENSCHMAUS.